Memphis has earned the reputation as “America’s Distribution Center” based on a deep pool of skilled logistics workers, extensive transportation resources, centralized geographic location and a regional economic emphasis to provide strategic global platform that expands all phases of Memphis tri state area’s supply chain services.
The region’s outstanding Interstate Highway system, major land, air and water transportation resources and cooperative business climate have been instrumental reasons major corporations have made strategic decisions to locate facilities in the area. Additionally, local leaders have targeted bioscience, logistics and distribution, manufacturing, corporate office and music, film and tourism for special economic development emphasis.
CWC Logistics entered the Memphis third party logistics market in 2006 when an existing partner in five other cities identified a need in the area and selected CWC to expand into the tri state region. Within weeks of being selected, CWC leased space, obtained material handling equipment, hired and trained a logistics team, assisted with the installation of IT and racking systems and began receiving product.
Other short term and long term projects have been successfully implemented in the area with standard warehouse operations and a wide variety of value added services. Domestic and imported goods/services are incorporated following written processes that are measured for quality and value. Internal and external KPI’s are measured, reported and available utilizing CWC’s in-house WMS utilizing controlled access to our online data.