|Austin, TEXAS—October 9, 2013—Newgistics, a provider of e-commerce solutions and services for leading brands and retailers, announced today it is opening three new facilities – Kentucky, California, and Illinois. The move is expected to create several hundred new jobs across the organization and expand Newgistics’ network of distribution centers nationwide, allowing it to offer competitive costs and faster, more efficient shipping services coast-to-coast. |
• Kentucky – Located in Hebron, Ky., this is a full solution facility with more than 500,000 square feet. It will handle fulfillment, parcel delivery and returns and is poised to create upwards of several hundred new jobs in the coming year.
• California – Located in Commerce, Calif., this is a full solution facility with approximately 128,000 square feet. It is set to add more than 100 jobs.
• Illinois – Located in Chicago, Ill., this will be Newgistics’ ninth SmartCenter® parcel and returns facility.
The three new facilities are an important component of Newgistics’ end-to-end e-commerce solution and will build upon its national network of delivery, returns, fulfillment and sortation facilities.
“These new facilities demonstrate our continued growth as a company and our commitment to providing our shipping customers a best-in-class experience at a cost-effective price point,” said Bill Razzouk, chairman and CEO of Newgistics. “Each location was carefully selected because it is well-situated to minimize transit times and shipping expenses for direct-to-consumer merchants.”
Newgistics operates facilities across the U.S., providing retailers and direct to consumer merchants an efficient, cost-effective system by which to move merchandise. Through its workshare partnership with the U.S. Postal Service®, Newgistics is able to manage shipping costs and cycle times to the consumer using their highly efficient last-mile delivery network.
About Newgistics, Inc.
Newgistics, a leading provider of e-commerce services for top retailers and brands offers a true end-to-end e-commerce solution. We integrate the most agile, enterprise tier omni-channel commerce software in the industry with order fulfillment, parcel delivery and returns management. Our end-to-end e-commerce platform is powered by hybris, and we have partnered with Manhattan Associates to bring its leading order management solution to our e-commerce customers. By seamlessly connecting every step in the process, Newgistics is able to provide merchants with a single view of their customers, products and orders across the entire order life cycle. Since 1999, Newgistics has provided top merchants with innovative technology-driven solutions that improve the customer experience and accelerate growth. Expert consulting, scalable and flexible platforms and actionable data at every consumer touch-point provide our customers with the competitive advantage to deliver superior performance in the rapidly evolving world of global commerce. To find out more, visit www.newgistics.com.