Cedar Rapids, IA-based, family-owned, and operated, West Side Transport has announced the opening of a new logistics hub in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This expansion into the southeastern region of the United States will allow the asset-based trucking, logistics, and warehousing provider to continue its strategic growth across North America. The Chattanooga facility is West Side's eighth location.
The Chattanooga service center strengthens West Side's truckload asset network and the new warehousing opportunities provide a solid foundation for us to deliver the premium service our customers expect and deserve."
Jim Russo, Vice President of Sales.
The full-service facility will create terminal and warehousing job opportunities to further support West Side Transport's growing current, and future, customer base. With the opening of the Chattanooga logistics hub, West Side will be offering a variety of new driving positions with a range of home time options.
At West Side, drivers come first, The Chattanooga facility not only gives us an opportunity to provide a home daily position but allows West Side the ability to connect with our drivers domiciled in Chattanooga and surrounding areas. Our main concerns are providing a quality paycheck, getting the driver home, treating every driver with the respect they deserve, and having a terminal located near our driver base. This facility will help us in accomplishing these goals."
Ron Joseph, Chief Operating Officer.
West Side Transport, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a dry-van carrier operating a fleet of 550 late-model power units, 2,100 dry-van trailers, and multiple warehouses. West Side Transport has been in operation for over 45 years and is recognized as a "Carrier of Choice" in the trucking industry, with terminals located in Cedar Rapids, IA, South St. Paul, MN, Glenwood (Chicago), IL, Canton, MI, Columbus, OH (two locations), Indianapolis, IN, and Chattanooga, TN.