Wilder, Ky., March 10, 2011 — RWI Transportation, an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services, announced this week the opening of a new terminal in the Dallas/Fort Worth market.
According to Richard Bauer, executive vice president and general manager of RWI Transportation, the new terminal is strategically located in Dallas to allow the 55-year-old company to effectively service the entire region. "It also gives us better access to resources to and from the West Coast, and gives us the ability to better source and manage equipment for more options and better service to our customers," he said.
In addition, the facility gives more flexibility and comfort to drivers hauling freight for RWI Transportation within that region. In fact, the terminal has a secured fenced yard, and offers full driver amenities, including showers, laundry cleaning facilities, and a lounge. The company also plans to recruit drivers from the facility. The new terminal is located near downtown Dallas, providing easy access to main freight arteries in the Dallas/Fort Worth market.
Gabe Lopez has been named terminal manager/recruitment and retention specialist of the facility. The facility is located at 4551 Leston Rd., in Dallas, near Market Square.
Managing in excess of 100,000 shipments annually, RWI Transportation handles temperature-controlled and dry freight, and also has specialized expertise in handling fresh produce and other perishable food commodities. RWI is an affiliate of the Castellini Group of Companies, which combines to form one of the largest distributors of fresh produce in the United States. For further information on RWI, visit www.RWItrans.com.
About RWI Transportation
RWI Transportation LLC is an asset-based logistics company that provides regional and national truckload, LTL, expedited, and refrigerated warehousing services for refrigerated and dry products. RWI is an affiliate of the Castellini Group of Companies, which forms one of the largest distributors of fresh fruits and vegetables in the United States. For more information, visit www.rwitrans.com.