Press Release April 12, 2018
Riverside Logistics Services is excited to announce the opening of a new 121,000 square foot warehouse facility in the Southpark Industrial Complex located at 5200 Commerce Road, Richmond, VA.
This location is strategically located near the Port of Richmond and will provide 54,000 square feet of expansion storage space for a recently contracted international import customer. The new customer will be moving their distribution from Norfolk, VA to Richmond, VA.
This expansion will increase Riverside’s footprint to 600,000 square feet in the Richmond Metro area. Riverside Logistics headquartered in Henrico County, Virginia is a leading provider of integrated logistics solutions. The company provides warehousing, transportation, logistics management and consulting to manufacturers and distributors of a wide variety of materials worldwide.
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RIVERSIDE LOGISTICS CSX-SERVED WAREHOUSING HELPS A NATIONAL PAPER MANUFACTURER MEET ITS OVERFLOW ROLL-STOCKING NEEDS
by James F Durfee, Vice President Business Transformation
Paper companies are typically in business to make paper, lots of paper! They then usually need a place, a big place, to store this paper before it is consumed. Logistics can sometimes become somewhat of an after- thought to the manufacturing process. When a major Paper Company in the Richmond area needed a rail-served location in Central Virginia to handle overflow Roll Stock, Riverside Logistics was there to help. With 100,000 square feet of warehouse space, served by the CSX railroad, and a staff trained and equipped to handle paper roll stock, Riverside flew into action and began receiving spill-over roll stock from the manufacturer via the CSX railroad. The boxcars kept coming and coming until over 75 thousand square feet of product was housed in Riverside’s warehouse. Riverside inventoried this product using its state-of-the-art WMS system. When it came time to ship the product out, Riverside arranged for all the local transportation necessary and utilized its dedicated fleet of carriers to move the product across the Richmond area.
Being rail-served and having the know-how and equipment to handle large rolls is just one of the many logistics capabilities of Riverside. Our combined total of almost 500,000 square feet of warehousing space in Central Virginia, with immediate access to the Port of Richmond and Norfolk, Interstate 95 and 64 for both East-West and North-South access and shipping uniquely positions us to competitively support all of our customers’ needs both long term and short term.
Legitimate Rail-served warehouses are becoming harder to find, especially in markets like Richmond. When you couple rail sidings with roll handling capability you end up with a fairly unique set of Logistics capabilities for customers needing these types of services.
Next time you need rail-served warehousing in Central Virginia, call us.