Yusen Logistics opens US Northwest distribution centre

Second operation added in Sumner to serve customers’ growing needs

Yusen Logistics has opened a second Contract Logistics fulfilment and transload centre in Sumner, Washington, US. Located just 10 miles from the Port of Tacoma and 30 miles from the Port of Seattle, the facility encompasses 4.0 acres of yard space, 16,725 m2 of warehouse space, and 43 dock doors to receive, manage, and distribute customers’ goods.

Whether it’s moving cargo to or from the Ports of Seattle or Tacoma, or transloading, managing inventory, and providing value-added services for order fulfilment, the facility will enhance Yusen’s ability to support customers’ supply chains.

The new Sumner distribution centre is part of Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc.’s Contract Logistics network comprised of more than 269,420 m2 of warehouse space, with 20 facilities strategically located throughout the US, as well as 140 acres of yard space located in supply chain hubs.

The new facility solidifies Yusen’s footprint in the Pacific Northwest and enables it to better leverage its warehousing, land transportation, air and ocean freight forwarding services to deliver complete integrated supply chain solutions to customers.

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The new facility address is 13515 48TH Street East, Sumner, WA 98390. This is the third logistics facility that Yusen Logistics currently operates in the Seattle-Tacoma area. The Company has a 11,615 m2 distribution centre in Sumner with 20 acres of yard space, an additional 30 acres of yard space in Tacoma, and 3,715 m2 of warehousing space in Kent, which also supports the Company’s International Freight Forwarding division.

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