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Averitt Express Expands North Charleston, South Carolina, Operations

Averitt Express, a freight transportation and supply chain service provider, plans to expand its operations in North Charleston, South Carolina. The $4.58 million project is expected to create twelve jobs.

The investment will include an additional 35,000-square-feet of warehousing space at the company’s current facility, located at 7749 Palmetto Commerce Parkway, allowing it to support the growing volume of cargo moving in and out of the Port of Charleston.

“We are excited to grow our presence in one of the nation’s most strategic logistics hubs. From supporting the local shipping needs of our customers in Charleston County to the global supply chain needs of those across the country and around the world, our team is dedicated to ensuring that our customers and local communities succeed and grow,” said Averitt Express Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Barry Blakely.

Averitt is one of the nation’s leading freight transportation providers, handling shipments globally.

“South Carolina has the distribution and logistics infrastructure to help support Averitt Express’ expansive, supply chain services. We congratulate Averitt Express and look forward to the impact of their expansion in the Charleston County community,” noted Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III.

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