Starting in June of 2003, Jacobson operates a 200,000 square foot facility down in Houston, Texas for DuPont. The operation is a Hazmat warehouse mainly for crop protection chemicals, and has rail access to accommodate drumming or packaging. We also provide import/export expertise, along with the ability to do special labeling, handling and intermodel transportation.
In 2002, Cytec Industries began a Network Consolidation program to reduce the number of warehouses in their network from over 50 to 5 major Distribution Centers. In August of 2002, Jacobson began operations to provide over 150,000 square feet of dedicated distribution for Cytec at five Distribution Centers located in: Levittown, Pennsylvania; Indianapolis, Indiana; Houston, Texas; Phoenix, Arizona; and Charlotte, North Carolina. Cytec's products range from food grad material to high hazardous products.
Beginning in 2003, Rhodia began a Network Consolidation program to reduce the number of warehouses in their network from over 30 major Distribution Centers to 3 centers. In April 2003, Jacobson began operations to provide over 520,000 square feet of dedicated distribution for Rhodia at three Distribution Centers located in: Levittown, Pennsylvania; Chicago, Illinois; Greenville, South Carolina. Jacobson also provides storage in two satellite locations: Rockford, Illinois and Houston, Texas. Rhodia's products include food grade, pharmaceuticals, and high hazardous materials.
In 2003, Jacobson began construction of the first of four buildings in LaPorte, Texas; providing 200,000 square feet of chemical warehouse space. The Houston facility is equipped with state-of-the-art hazardous material storage and safety and security features.
In November of 2003, Jacobson began operating a dedicated 240,000 sq. ft. distribution center in St. Charles, Illinois for Georgia Pacific Corporation. This facility is utilized as a mixing and distribution center for Georgia Pacific's newly improved product line of paper towels and tissues.
In the summer of 2004, Jacobson began operations in Shelby and Lexington, North Carolina. In Shelby, there are three warehouse facilities totaling 472,000 square feet that serves the world's largest continuous strand fiber glass manufacturing plant. In Lexington, the facility is 180,000 square feet that serves PPG's Fiber Glass plant.
In February 2005, Jacobson Companies announces coalition with Bekins Logistics to form a new business unit called Jacobson Distribution Company. Bekins will enhance our supply chain services to our customers by providing more than three million square feet of warehouse space and value-added services. Locations include Sioux City, IA; LeMars, IA; Omaha, NE; Columbus, OH; Greenwood, SC; and Brownstown, MI.
In November of 2005, Jacobson acquires The Plus Group in Memphis, doubling the existing Jacobson Staffing Company size at that site. The current field office will integrate the acquired employee base to provide more efficient service to our clients.
In January 2006, Jacobson begins relationship with Kelloggs in Wyoming, Michigan. This involves operating 50,000 square feet and supporting the plant.
In January 2006, Jacobson acquires Southwest Storage and Distribution (SSDL Logistics) based in Phoenix, AZ. SSDL Logistics facility in Phoenix includes nearly four acres of dry, cooler and freezer storage space. The transportation operations utilize 50 leased tractors and trailers and has direct rail access served by Union Pacific.
In May of 2006, Jacobson acquired Wilpak Inc., Atlanta, GA- based supply chain management company. The addition of Wilpak adds 75,000 square feet of space in Atlanta devoted to contract manufacturing, contract packaging, and postponement operations. This merger enhances the capabilities of both parties in providing national supply chain management services.
In July of 2006, Jacobson acquired AWG, The Arthur Wells Group. Headquartered out of St. Louis, MO, AWG is a privately-held partnership of trucking, warehousing and distribution companies and has been recognized as one of the premier distribution and logistics companies in the food industry today. This addition to Jacobson's operations allows the company to utilize Arthur Wells' many years of experience in the food industry to expand its existing business in that area.
In July of 2007, Jacobson added Arnold Logistics to its family of companies. Headquartered in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, Arnold Logistics is a full service logistics provider offering fulfillment, distribution center management, contract packaging and reverse logistics. – less – More from ZoomInfo »