FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Feb. 16th, 2022 – Bluegrass Supply Chain Services, a third-party/contract logistics provider has opened its second major facility in the Henderson Industrial Park in Franklin, Kentucky. Headquartered in Bowling Green, Bluegrass Supply Chain Services was founded in 2002. Serving automotive, consumer products, and food manufacturing companies, Bluegrass provides value added warehousing, kitting, e-commerce (omnichannel) fulfillment, reverse logistics, and sub-assembly services in a six-state area.
Bluegrass first located in Franklin in 2018 in the Sanders Industrial Park. Bluegrass operates a 148,000 square foot building in the Sanders Park. Their newest Franklin facility is 105,000 square feet located on Garvin Lane in the Henderson Industrial Park. Initial employment is 50 people but the company plans on employing 120 people when it reaches full production. The new Franklin facility provides postponement, just-in-time material management and omnichannel fulfillment support for various companies in the mid-South region.
John Higgins, CEO of Bluegrass Supply Chain Services said “We are excited about adding a second location in Franklin. The town is ideally suited for us to be in proximity with our customers. We have been very impressed with the team members we have added and the pro-business attitude of the community and its leaders.” Higgins stated.
“I think it is a real complement to our city when a company like Bluegrass Supply Chain Services decides to put another facility in Franklin.” said Gary Broady, Chairman of the Franklin Simpson Industrial Authority “This company is fast becoming one of our major employers and we greatly appreciate the investment, and the jobs John Higgins is bringing to Franklin.”
What a great Christmas present our community has received” stated Franklin Mayor, Larry Dixon. “We are very excited to have Bluegrass Supply Chain Services open another facility in Franklin. The excellent jobs they are providing in our town are very much welcomed for sure. We really appreciate their investment in our local economy.”
County Judge Executive Mason Barnes also expressed his delight at the news of the newest company to locate in Franklin. “John Higgins is becoming a major employer and entrepreneur in south central Kentucky. We are very fortunate that he continues to develop projects in Simpson County. Many of our residents in Simpson County will have jobs and new opportunities because of the investment being made by this outstanding company.”
For more information about Bluegrass Supply Chain Services or the Franklin/Simpson County area contact Dennis Griffin at 270-586-4477 or at email@example.com.
Bluegrass Supply Chain is a third-party/contract logistics provider based in Bowling Green, KY. Founded in 2002, we strive to deliver innovative solutions to make our customers and their supply chains better.
Serving primarily automotive and food manufacturing companies, Bluegrass provides value added warehousing, cross docking, ecommerce fulfillment, light assembly, engineering, and quality support services over a five state region. Our sister company, Bluegrass Dedicated operates a fleet of 70 tractors to provide transportation services to customers throughout the US. In addition, Bluegrass Dedicated provides Air, Expedite, Intermodal, and Less-Than TruckLoad freight management to customers throughout North America utilizing our extensive network of partner carriers. Bluegrass Supply Chain and Bluegrass Dedicated have been recognized by INC Magazine as two of the fastest growing privately held companies in America. In addition to being ISO 9001:2008 Certified, Bluegrass Supply Chain and Dedicated have won numerous economic expansion awards in Kentucky and Indiana. Visit bluegrass-scs.com or linkedin.com/company/bluegrass-supply-chain-services/ for more information.
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