Bluegrass Supply Chain Services Plans Jeffersonville, Indiana, Operations
The new logistics center will be located on 1205 Bridgeport Drive at the Bridgeport Business Center. The company currently operates two additional facilities in the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville and Charlestown.
“We’re extremely excited to bring this new, state-of-the-art logistics center to Jeffersonville,” John Higgins, CEO of Bluegrass Supply Chain Services, LLC and Bridgeport Partners REIG, LLC, said. “Supply chain management, logistics, and advanced innovation plays a critical role in the economic health and vibrancy of our country. This new facility positions us to combine the best of breed technology with integrated solutions to continue playing a key part in this vital area. We appreciate all the efforts made from the State of Indiana, the City of Jeffersonville, and One Southern Indiana to help us expand our footprint and our workforce with job wages at or above the Clark County average.”
The project is being supported by $1.3 million in tax abatements from the City of Jeffersonville, including $1,299,680 in real estate taxes over the next five years, and $11,693 in personal property taxes over the same period. In addition, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) is expanding its existing 2018 incentives to incorporate this additional investment in Indiana.
“This is wonderful news for Jeffersonville and Southern Indiana,” noted Wendy Dant Chesser, President and CEO of One Southern Indiana. “We continue to attract dynamic companies at the forefront of their industries, and with their focus on innovation, technology and continuous improvement in logistics, Bluegrass Supply Chain Services is certainly no exception. 1si is delighted to be a part of this process, and we look forward to watching their progress.”
Bluegrass Supply Chain and Bluegrass Dedicated offer a full suite of value-added warehousing services and transportation management solutions to enhance operational efficiency.
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