- 19 July 2012
MAINFREIGHT USA ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF ITS NEW CHICAGO FACILITY
CHICAGO, Il., July 5, 2012 — Mainfreight USA, Inc., a $2 billion global logistics provider, announced the opening of their new logistics facility serving Chicago and the world. The new facility, located just West of Chicago O’Hare Airport and 5 to 40 miles from all five Chicago railheads, will offer 90,000 square feet of 3PL and warehousing space. The Chicago warehouse features 13 dock doors including ramp and airline pallet doors to facilitate AIR and OCEAN logistics to and from the world. The facility is TSA certified and includes an alarmed security system and cameras covering the entire building. Other features include 24/7 real-time and web based inventory management visibility.
Chicago has one of the world's largest and most diversified economies, with nearly 4.3 million employees and a gross regional product of $500 billion. It is an efficient economic powerhouse that is home to more than 400 major corporate headquarters, including 29 Fortune 500 headquarters. Chicago has long been a hub of international business activity, home to over 1,500 foreign-based companies and, with more than $40 billion in foreign direct investment, the city has been recognized as having a Top Foreign Direct Investment Strategy among major cities around the world.
"It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago. She outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them." - Mark Twain, 1883
The Mainfreight Group provides international and domestic freight forwarding services and global logistics management across Australia, China, Europe, New Zealand and the United States. The company is listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX: MFT). For additional information about Mainfreight USA, please visit http://www.mainfreightusa.com or call 1-800-283-8888.
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