A&R Logistics, Inc. Establishing Operations in Berkeley County
$60 million investment creating over 60 jobs
OCT 21, 2019 – MONCKS CORNER, S.C. –A&R Logistics, Inc., a leading supply chain services company providing dry bulk transportation, warehousing, packaging, third-party logistics (3PL) and export solutions to the chemical industry, is establishing a new state-of-the-art export facility in Berkeley County. The $60 million investment is expected to create over 60 new jobs.
Founded in 1969, A&R Logistics, Inc. provides a variety of bulk transportation and logistics solutions to multinational customers in the chemical industry. A&R Logistics, Inc. has more than 1,000 employees, with a large fleet of trucks and trailers across its extensive, nationwide network of terminals and warehousing and packaging facilities.
Located in West Branch Commerce Park in Moncks Corner, S.C., A&R Logistics, Inc.’s new 615,000-square-foot facility will use cutting-edge equipment to offer an array of packaging solutions and complete logistics services for customers shipping product out of the Port of Charleston.
“A&R is thrilled to partner with the great state of South Carolina and the Port of Charleston to expand its operations to the East Coast. We believe combining the Port of Charleston’s efficient operations with A&R’s deep experience in packaging and premier customer service will offer unparalleled service to the chemical and plastics industry.” –A&R Logistics President and CEO Mark Holden
“South Carolina’s logistics sector continues to impress, and today’s announcement by A&R Logistics, Inc. is a further testament to that. Not only do we have everything we need to make high-quality products in South Carolina, but we also have the resources to move those products all over the globe. Congratulations to A&R Logistics, Inc. for establishing operations here in South Carolina.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“Today’s announcement by A&R Logistics, Inc. is a testament to the logistics advantages and pro-business environment that South Carolina offers. We’re excited to have such a dynamic company locate its operations in the Lowcountry, and look forward to their success in our state for many years to come.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“S.C. Ports Authority (SCPA) is thrilled to have A&R Logistics invest in a new facility in the Lowcountry to provide warehousing and packaging services for the chemical industry. Proximity to the Port of Charleston gives A&R Logistics access to global markets for exports, as well as the ability to handle growing import volumes bound for Southeast consumers. SCPA excels at meeting companies’ supply chain needs with excellent customer service, reliable operations and efficiently run port terminals. We are excited to welcome A&R Logistics as a customer, and we look forward to the opening of their state-of-the-art facility.” -S.C. Ports Authority President and CEO Jim Newsome
“Berkeley County is pleased to welcome A&R Logistics to our corporate family. This company is a good fit for a unique location. Much of A&R Logistics’ product will be moved utilizing existing rail, limiting the number of additional trucks on roadways. The county looks forward to seeing the many opportunities ahead for A&R Logistics.” -Berkeley County Supervisor Johnny Cribb
FIVE FAST FACTS
• A&R Logistics, Inc. is establishing operations in Berkeley County. • The $60 million investment is creating over 60 jobs. • A&R Logistics, Inc. is a leading supply chain services company providing dry bulk transportation, warehousing, packaging, 3PL and export solutions. • Located in West Branch Commerce Park in Moncks Corner, SC. • The expansion is expected to be complete by the fourth quarter of 2020.
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