NORTHPORT, AL — December 14,2023
BLG Logistics, a global leader in logistics and supply chain solutions, proudly hosted an open house at its new facility in Northport, Alabama, showcasing the company’s commitment to value services, developing careers, and community engagement. They were proud to open their facility to businesses and community leaders to showcase their space and capabilities.
The highlight of the event was the revelation of BLG Logistics’ expansive 212,000 square foot facility, equipped with a fully climate-controlled shop floor, canteen kiosk and security systems providing an optimal working environment for its dedicated team of professionals. The facility also boasts extensive professional office space, highlighting BLG’s commitment to creating a dynamic and collaborative workspace.
A key feature of the facility is its active Foreign Trade Zone, enabling BLG Logistics to provide a range of international logistics services, further reinforcing the company’s global reach and capabilities. The facility is illuminated by energy-efficient LED lighting, contributing to sustainability and environmental responsibility.
Also in the facility is a powerful 10-ton overhead crane, with capacity to handle heavy loads such as press tools and dies, bulk steel and other equipment with precision and efficiency. This crane, coupled with smaller lift assists, reflects BLG’s dedication to providing automation solutions to its clients.
BLG Logistics takes pride in its German-born processes optimized in the USA by a dedicated team of local professionals. The facility seamlessly manages cross-docking, pallet in/out, sequencing, kitting, repacking, re-flashing, and subassembly, all facilitated through BLG’s custom Warehouse Management System (WMS), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), and optimized processes.
“It’s our goal to be both the trusted logistics provider to our customers as well as the employer of choice to our community. A showcase facility like this plays a huge role in that. Add the BLG Group’s systems and process with our local culture and you have the recipe for excellence. We look forward to setting the new standard in contract logistics here.” Said Kirk Atkinson, President, and CEO of BLG Logistics Inc.
BLG Logistics continues to be at the forefront of the logistics industry, driving innovation, and setting new standards. The open house event reinforced the company’s commitment to transparency, collaboration, and the ongoing success of its partners and clients.
For more information about BLG Logistics and its innovative logistics solutions, please visit www.blgus.com.
About BLG Logistics
BLG Logistics is a global leader in logistics and supply chain solutions, providing a comprehensive range of services to clients worldwide. With a commitment to innovation, efficiency, and sustainability, BLG Logistics leverages cutting-edge technologies and a dedicated team of professionals to optimize processes and deliver unparalleled logistics solutions. For more information, please visit www.blgus.com.