A&R is Expanding its Export Services and Packaging Footprint

November 4, 2020
A&R is Expanding its Export Services and Packaging Footprint

A&R has Announced its Fifth Facility

A&R Logistics is expanding its export services presence with the opening of a new facility in the Ameriport Industrial Park in Baytown, Texas. This business is North America’s leading supply chain services company to the chemical industry. They at present operate three facilities in the same industrial park totally 800,000-square-feet. A&R is buying specific operating assets. They are assuming the lease formerly held by Baytown Packhouse. This expansion is A&R’s fifth facility opening in the last 10 months.

A&R currently operates three facilities in the same industrial park totaling 800,000-square-feet. The company is purchasing select operating assets and assuming the lease formerly held by Baytown Packhouse. The expansion marks A&R’s fifth facility opening in the last 10 months.

A&R will Create World-Class Export Services

“The capacity expansion in the chemical heartland will further enable us to provide world-class export services. It represents another milestone in the buildout of our 360-degree supply chain offering,” said Mark Holden, A&R CEO. “The demand from our customers for export services has grown alot over the past few years. The growth in Houston represents yet another example of A&R investing in solutions to better meet customer needs.”

The Company will Operate Six Export Packaging Facilities with State-Of-The-Art Packaging Lines

Moreover, A&R will operate six export packaging facilities with 13 state-of-the-art packaging lines, 3.6-million-square feet of export warehousing space. Therefore, it has the capacity to package over 3,000 railcars per month by the end of 2020. A&R’s domestic warehousing footprint extends over 2.5 million-square-feet with 2000 rail car storage spots. This export expansion complements A&R’s domestic warehousing footprint.

This Business Provides a Flexible, Efficient Supply Chain

A&R’s export business provides a flexible and efficient supply chain. The line adds to the company’s industry-prime domestic dry and liquid bulk transportation, warehousing, in-plant and 3PL suite of services. The company’s geographically varying export services footprint provides customers with multi-port flexibility for their trade covering the main U.S. chemical ports including Houston, Savannah and Charleston.

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