Category Archives: Logistics & Transportation

Hankook Tire rolls 200 jobs to Tennessee.

NASHVILLE — Hankook Tire America will locate its North American headquarters in Nashville. The global tire manufacturer will invest approximately $5 million and create up to 200 jobs in Davidson County. Search for Hankook jobs here. “By choosing Nashv ...

FedEx gears up for a whale of a holiday season.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx is adding more than 55,000 positions throughout its network, including package handlers, drivers and other support positions to aid in holiday shipping efficiencies. During peak season, FedEx Ground will run seven-day sort operat ...

Orgill plans new HQ, plus 115 jobs in East Memphis.

NASHVILLE — Orgill, Inc. will invest $15 million to build a new headquarters in east Shelby County and add 115 employees. Orgill will construct a 100,000-square-foot facility in on Houston Levee in Collierville, a Memphis suburb. The new building will b ...

Nashville invited to the table for UberEATS expansion.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Uber is poised to expand its meal delivery service UberEATS into Nashville, as well as five other U.S. cities, according to GeekWire.com. Uber rolled out the service in four markets originally earlier this year, New York City, Chicago ...

Lyft picks up and moves to Nashville.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Lyft will open a new headquarters in Nashville, with plans to create 400 jobs in the city. Lyft representatives released a statement to TechCrunch.com recently announcing the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company has offered Lyft ...

Ryder to add 600 jobs at Spring Hill facility.

SPRING HILL, Tenn. — Ryder Supply Chain Solutions will expand its warehousing, transportation, kitting and assembly operations in Spring Hill. The announcement represents an investment of $16.5 million and the creation of 606 jobs. Founded in 1933, Ryd ...

Shoemaker Caleres will make bigger footprint in Lebanon.

LEBANON, Tenn. — Caleres, a global footwear company, will make a substantial investment to expand its distribution facility in Lebanon and add 40 jobs. This expansion allows Caleres, formerly Brown Shoe Company, to optimize its logistics network and exp ...

TQL to open Memphis office.

MEMPHIS — Total Quality Logistics (TQL) will expand its operations in Tennessee by opening a new location in Shelby County. The company will invest $1 million to open a sales office in downtown Memphis, creating at least 100 new jobs over the next five ...

TQL opens Knoxville branch office.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Total Quality Logistics (TQL), a transportation services company, will expand its operations in Tennessee, opening a sales office in downtown Knoxville. The company office will create at least 100 jobs over the next five years, accord ...

Dot Foods facility nears finish.

DYERSBURG, Tenn. – Although construction is weeks behind schedule, Dot Foods expects to begin deliveries out of its new 166,494-square-foot facility distribution facility in Dyersburg in early January. The $24 million facility will include frozen, refr ...

FedEx locates facility in Mt. Juliet.

MT, JULIET, Tenn. — FedEx Ground will build a distribution center in Mt. Juliet, a move that will create nearly 350 jobs in Wilson County. A spokesperson for FedEx said the company will build a 300,000-square-foot facility on Beckwith Road off In ...