COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - A growth in business with Ford Motor Company for Penske Logistics has meant additional jobs in Coldwater. Penske Logistics has taken over the old Yellow Freight facility on Sauk River Drive in Coldwater for a new warehousing and cross-dock facility that began operating on June 2nd, adding 70 new jobs to the area.
The 114-door facility has 93,850 square feet of loading-dock space and 7,320 square feet of office space. When operating at full capacity, the site is expected to process millions of pounds of freight on a weekly basis to support Ford's assembly, powertrain, stamping, service parts, and reverse logistics operations.
"We're pleased to have expanded our relationship with Ford and support their business growth," said Penske Logistics President Marc Althen. "The workforce here in Coldwater is skilled and experienced and we look forward to being a part of the community. We also appreciate the cooperation of the local officials who helped make re-opening this facility a smooth and easy process."
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management.