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World Distribution Services Opens Tacoma DC

The grand opening of its new 300,000-square-foot Tacoma warehouse and distribution center was held Feb. 1.

Warehouse logistics solutions provider World Distribution Services recently hosted the grand opening of its new warehouse and distribution center in Tacoma, Washington.

The 300,000-square-foot facility is WDS’s first West Coast facility. The company said the facility will further its “robust presence” in the Pacific Northwest region.

“Fully staffed and operational, WDS Tacoma offers cross-dock and transload services, distribution and fulfillment, and e-commerce capability,” the company said in its announcement. “With a 36-foot clear height, 46 dock doors, a state-of-the-art warehouse management system (WMS), and ample parking for trailers, the new location offers a variety of storage and distribution solutions to the region and acts as a gateway to the US interior for importers using the Ports of Seattle and Tacoma.”

As part of a commitment to growth in the region, WDS said it will support its sister company UWL by servicing Sun Chief Express, which offers service between Vietnam and the U.S. West Coast.

“CEO (John) Wolfe and I were glad to participate in World Distribution Services’ grand opening ceremony,” said Commissioner Kristin Ang of The Northwest Seaport Alliance. “Both WDS and UWL have been welcome assets to the logistics community, and we’re glad that they are bringing their longstanding experience and expertise to our gateway. The future is bright between our organizations and we look forward to continuing to expand our partnership.”

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