BRENTWOOD, Tennessee--Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OH Logistics) announced the expansion of its network with the recent lease of a facility in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, in the Heartland Industrial Park, located approximately 15 minutes from the Toronto International Airport. Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city.


"Because all of our growth is client-directed we are able-in a very tangible way-to grow with and be flexible for our clients by opening facilities in new markets to support their expansion strategies," said Scott McWilliams, CEO. "We look forward to operating in this new facility with our client."


"We are delighted to open this operation in the Toronto area," commented Bob Spieth President of Contract Logistics for the company. "We were able to leverage our resources to meet our clients' changing needs and to expand our network into this marketplace. The ProVenture team was tremendously helpful throughout the process of identifying and leasing this great facility." Jeb Atkinson, vice president at ProVenture, advised Ozburn-Hessey Logistics in the transaction in conjunction with Rob Renaud, vice president, and Sam Meer, vice president, both of GVA Devencore.


The facility was leased primarily for one of the 3PL's clients and the company intends to lease additional space as needed in Canada. Plans are to begin shipping from the facility on November 1, 2007.


About OH Logistics

Based in Tennessee, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics is one of the largest privately held 3PLs in the US, providing supply chain management solutions including international and domestic transportation, warehousing, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and import and export consulting services. The company offers fulfillment, e-commerce fulfillment, service parts management, return logistics, network optimization, cross docking, and pool distribution. OH Logistics consists of three divisions-International Services, Contract Logistics and Transportation Services. The company operates over 100 value-added distribution centers and offers complete transportation management services domestically and internationally. OH Logistics serves the food service consolidation; industrial; electronic and high-tech; health and beauty; consumer products; and many other industries and employs over 5,000. OH Logistics can be reached at (877) 401-6400 or on the web at


About ProVenture

ProVenture is a national real estate advisory and corporate services firm based in Brentwood, TN. The firm specializes in contract lease/sale negotiation, site selection, and institutional investment transactions. Founded in 1997, the company has managed in excess of 50 million sq. ft. of real estate and construction projects in over 120 locations across North America. ProVenture's Logistics Practice primarily services the manufacturing and distribution industries. For more information, please visit