Burris Logistics, Milford, has purchased a warehouse facility in Waukesha, WI, a Milwaukee suburb.
The facility has more than 100,000 square feet of temperature-controlled warehousing space and an additional 70,000 square feet of dry warehousing space. Burris Logistics expects to add approximately 100 employees to the Waukesha facility.
Burris Logistics division President John Hummel grew up in Waukesha County and offered the following: “I am proud to add well-paying jobs for the hard-working community members in Waukesha. Burris Logistics is a 95-year-old family business, and we support the team members that run our buildings”.
The addition of the Waukesha facility expands Burris Logistics’ capabilities and reach in the fast-growing e-commerce industry, allowing its partners to deliver to consumer households within one to two shipping days.
“Our e-commerce partners require one to two day parcel shipping times to deliver their subscription food and other products safely and with the utmost quality,” said Nick Falk, senior vice president of business development at Burris Logistics. “Waukesha enables us to easily reach our partner’s customer base in densely populated communities like Chicago, IL and Milwaukee, WI, and as far as Denver, CO and Fort Worth, TX.”
Vice President of Marketing Bobby Bailey believes the strategic expansion into the region enhances the overall versatility of Burris Logistics. “Waukesha complements the versatility of Burris Logistics as a partner, enabling us to store, distribute, and fulfill orders beyond food, beverage, and floral,” said Bailey.
Burris has area locations in Milford, Harrington, New Castle, and Elkton, MD. It also operates Trinity Logistics, a Seaford-based company that links shippers and truckers.
It has warehouse sites as far west as Oklahoma and also has a presence in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Florida and Georgia.
Privately held Burris is listed as the 43rd largest logistics companyand has 2,100 employees.