With Plans to Grow Business and Add Employment Opportunities
Defiance, OH: Keller Logistics Group has announced the acquisition of Cincinnati Co-Packing & Warehousing, a 3PL solutions provider located in North Eastern Kentucky. The company changed hands in April.
Founded in 1997, Cincinnati Co-Packing & Warehousing Co. (CCW) entered the warehousing industry with 40,000 square feet of storage space. Over the years, the number and size of the facilities have expanded to over 290,000 square feet of packaging, warehousing, and distribution space available to it’s customers; primarily national beverage brands.
Offering carton packing, shrink wrapping, and hand assembly, CCW’s offerings mix well with Keller’s existing services, and adds a new geographic region for business growth while adding new customer relationships to the Keller book of business. Ideal customers are those in the food and beverage industry looking for the aforementioned services and general warehousing space.
“Acquiring Cincinnati Co-Packing and Warehousing is a natural addition that compliments what we already do within the food and beverage industry,” stated Keller Logistics Group CEO, Bryan Keller. “As a leading 3PL in the food and beverage vertical, this addition allows us to diversify our portfolio and continue with our growth trend of adding warehouse and co-packing space throughout the Midwest.”
Keller Warehousing & Co-Packing is a member of the Contract Packaging Association (CPA), the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA), and has been recognized by Food Logistics magazine as a Top 3PL & Cold Storage Provider for four consecutive years. With the acquisition of CCW, Keller plans to expand the current customer base as well as increase job opportunities. Approximately 70 people are currently employed at the location.
About Keller Warehousing & Co-Packing: Keller Warehousing & Co-Packing is an affiliate of Keller Logistics Group with facilities that offer over 2.5 million square feet of dry warehouse space in a safe, clean and secure environments with the ability to provide co-packing services. We utilize specialized equipment for the packing and wrapping of discount, multi, bonus, and warehouse club packs, and offer highly efficient assembly of shippers and end aisle displays. Several of our facilities are USDA, FDA, and SQF 2000 certified and food-grade to meet the growing demands of our food and beverage customers. Our facilities also offer complete inventory control and visibility via Keller’s WMS- Manhattan Scale™. Asset-based transportation, shuttle, cross-docking, and secondary packaging services can be arranged. We have a strong network throughout the United States to support you, so if you have needs outside our current locations, we will strive to support your logistics strategy. WE GO WHERE YOU GROW.