FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Federalsburg, MD – H&M Bay, Inc. has announced that it will establish its eighth cold storage consolidation center in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. H& M Bay plans to invest $4.5 million and create 10 full-time & 35 part-time jobs in Lawrence County, Tennessee over the next five years.
“The addition of a new consolidation center and cold storage facility in central Tennessee will help us grow our current operational footprint and expand our service capabilities,” stated Walt Messick, Chief Operations Officer of H&M Bay, Inc. “We are excited that we have found a home in Lawrence County, and look forward to commencing operations in 2019.”
H&M Bay will locate operations in the Team Lawrence Commerce Park, a Select Tennessee Certified Site. The company will build a 51,000 square foot facility that will be operational in the second quarter of 2019. H&M Bay will provide LTL service for shipments originating in Tennessee, Kentucky, northern Alabama, and northern Mississippi to the 48 contiguous states. The Lawrenceburg facility will also offer cold storage and fulfillment services.
“I’m pleased H&M Bay, a privately owned, family-run business, has picked Lawrence County, Tennessee as home for its newest operation,” explained Ethan Hadley, President & CEO of the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce. “Because of exceptional transportation businesses like H&M Bay, Lawrenceburg continues to grow as a hub of logistics and supply chain management companies dedicated to serving the eastern United States. H&M Bay is an excellent addition to our community and we are grateful that this investment brings several new opportunities for the people of Lawrence County.”
H&M Bay has been in business for over 36 years as a premier logistics provider of temperature-controlled LTL freight in the continental United States. H&M Bay has additional operations in California, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Texas, and Washington.
Federalsburg, MD—August 17, 2016 — Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, has named H&M Bay to its 2016 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list. The Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list serves as a resource guide of third-party logistics and cold storage providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain. “The global food supply chain is responding to new challenges associated with food safety regulations along with changing consumer demands for more fresh, healthy and locally-sourced options,” noted Lara L. Sowinski, editorial director, Food Logistics and Supply & Demand Chain Executive. “The companies on Food Logistics’ 2016 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list are among those in our industry who are expanding their capabilities and expertise to better support the complexities of today’s global food supply chain.” Companies on this year’s 2018 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list will be profiled in the August 2018 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at www.foodlogistics.com. About Food Logistics Food Logistics is published by AC Business Media, a business-to-business media company that provides targeted content and comprehensive, integrated advertising and promotion opportunities for some of the world’s most recognized B2B brands. Its diverse portfolio serves the construction, logistics, supply chain and other industries with print, digital and custom products, events and social media.