ORRVILLE, Ohio, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jarrett Companies, based in Orrville, OH, is pleased to announce the purchase of the property formerly owned by Schneider National located in Seville, OH. Jarrett Companies, which currently employs 260 employees, is the parent of Jarrett Logistics Systems, a third party logistics company and the flagship brand in their corporate portfolio, PackShip, a white glove & final mile carrier and Jarrett Fleet Services, a truck fleet maintenance company.
Schneider National will lease back 6 acres of the property from Jarrett Companies for parking and dropping & hooking of their equipment.
Jarrett Fleet Services (JFS) will relocate to the property and will occupy two service buildings totaling 37,000 square feet of shop space to expand its maintenance and repair services to its customers. The 53-acre property is located near the I-71 and I-76 interchanges, which is in a heavy truck traffic area with easy accessibility to the Cleveland and Akron markets, allowing JFS an opportunity for significant growth.
PackShip will be utilizing the property for dropping & hooking of their equipment and as an autonomous truck Transfer Hub. When autonomous trucks become commercially available, the property will be utilized as a Transfer Hub, where trailers are exchanged between driverless trucks and local drivers. Autonomous trucks will haul trailers to the Transfer Hub and PackShip drivers will perform the delivery to the final destination.
"We are pleased to add this property to our portfolio and expand our services in JFS and PackShip. This purchase will allow us to continue growing by engaging technology that positively impacts and disrupts the logistics industry today and in the future," said Mike Jarrett, president of Jarrett Companies.
About Jarrett Logistics Systems
Jarrett Logistics Systems (JLS), is a company that specializes in transportation management services for manufacturing companies, wholesalers and distributors who ship or receive products from all over the world. JLS service offerings can be broken down into five categories: Operational Excellence; Procurement; Technology; Freight Payment Services; and Business Intelligence. The JLS Routing Center has been the backbone of the operation and has transformed clients supply chains into a proactive, strategic advantage for their businesses. JLS is headquartered in Orrville, OH with additional locations in Indianapolis, IN and Los Angeles, CA. For more information about Jarrett Logistics Systems, visit www.jarrettlogistics.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 877.392.9811.
PackShip is a multi-vertical logistics company providing custom solutions in packaging, shipping, final mile delivery, and business-related services to the retail and commercial markets. Learn more at www.packshipusa.com
About Jarrett Fleet Services
Jarrett Fleet Services focuses on providing full service and professional fleet maintenance and repair services for trailers, straight trucks, and trucks, including body, frame, structural and painting. Learn more at www.jarrettfleetservices.com
Contact: Matt Wagner
Company: Jarrett Logistics Systems
Tel: (800) 872-1622
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