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Menlo Worldwide Logistics Opens Chicago-area Export Facility


Menlo Worldwide Logistics Opens Chicago-area Export Facility

SAN MATEO, Calif.- Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that it has created an export logistics center for Caterpillar Inc. with the opening of a dedicated Midwest-area export logistics center in Joliet, Ill. Initial activities will occupy 202,000 square feet of the 350,000-square-foot building, allowing for future expansion.

“As soon as we started talking with Caterpillar, it was apparent that there is strong cultural and business alignment between our companies,” said Robert L. Bianco Jr., president, Menlo Worldwide Logistics. “We share a commitment to Lean principles, and our core values are very similar. We know we can provide the speed, cost and quality they want.”

Under the new relationship, Menlo will provide export consolidation services including receiving, export packaging and loading/shipping.


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