Yusen Logistics opens new distribution center in the Northwest

Secaucus-based Yusen Logistics, a supply chain logistics company, announced on Thursday it has opened a new distribution center in Sumner, Washington.

The facility will have 4 acres of yard space, 180,000 square feet of warehouse space and 43 dock doors.

Yusen Logistics has opened a second facility in the Greater Seattle-Tacoma area.

“We are excited to expand our presence in this important U.S. Northwest shipping market to better serve the growing needs of our customers,” Gerald Hofmann, senior vice president of Yusen Logistics (Americas) Contract Logistics Group, said. “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 fulfillment, the facility will enhance our ability to support our customers’ supply chains.”

The new center is part of Yusen’s Contract Logistics network, which has more than 2.9 million square feet of warehouse space throughout 20 facilities and 140 acres.

“Yusen Logistics is well-positioned to meet the needs of our clients in this high-demand market”, Mikhail Kholyavenko, CEO and president, Yusen Logistics, Americas region, said. “Our Sumner facility solidifies our footprint in the Pacific Northwest and enables us to better leverage our warehousing, land transportation, air and ocean freight forwarding services to deliver complete integrated supply chain solutions to our current and future customers.”

Located at 13515 48th St. East, the center is the third logistics facility that Yusen operates in the Seattle-Tacoma are.