DUBLIN, Ohio --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pacer International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PACR), the North American freight transportation and global logistics services provider, announced that its Pacer Distribution Services (PDS) warehouse and distribution operation opened a 200,892 square-foot facility within the Watson Industrial Center in Carson, California.
The property is located on 11 acres at 800 East 230th St. in Carson, CA, within the Watson Industrial Center. The facility is located in the heart of the South Bay market in close proximity to major Los Angeles freeways, the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Long Beach Airport (LGB). The property features 30 dock high positions, a 29-foot ceiling clearance and two truck yards featuring a 185-foot turning radius and a 131-foot turning radius.
“By securing this first class facility in close proximity to the ports, Pacer will improve service to our customers that use the Southern California gateways. With our clean truck fleet, warehouse operations expertise, and ability to integrate our transloading operation with our intermodal and highway products, we have created a winning combination for our customers,” said Kent Prokop, president of Pacer Distribution Services.
Pacer’s warehousing and distribution unit has been operating in the Southern California area for over twenty years. PDS provides a variety of services to its customers including: public and contract warehousing, transloading, cross-docking, consolidation and de-consolidation, local and regional trucking and harbor drayage. Pacer’s other services include: intermodal, trucking, import and export, and logistics management services.
ABOUT PACER INTERNATIONAL
Pacer International, a leading asset-light North American freight transportation and global logistics services provider, offers a broad array of services to facilitate the movement of freight from origin to destination through its intermodal and logistics operating segments. The intermodal segment offers intermodal transportation through Pacer Stacktrain (cost-efficient, two-tiered ramp to ramp rail transportation for containerized shipments), Pacer Cartage (local trucking) and Pacer Transportation Solutions (door-to-door service combining rail and truck transportation). The logistics segment provides truck brokerage, warehousing and distribution, international freight forwarding, and supply-chain management services. For more information on Pacer International visit www.pacer.com.