08/11/23 – Ohio-based R+L Carriers opens new facility in Huntsville, Alabama operational on August 11. This project entailed the construction of an 80,000-square-foot terminal, 100 freight dock doors, a six-bay maintenance facility, multiple offices and a fuel island.
The 50-acre facility is located at 290 Finney Road SW, just off Interstate 565, and will support operations in throughout North Alabama including Decatur, Muscle Shoals, Florence, Athens and South Tennessee. Although the facility is new to the “Rocket City”, R+L Carriers is no stranger to the region.
Since the early 1990’s, R+L Carriers has served the freight transportation needs of North Alabama,” said Greg Bronner, R+L Carriers VP of Marketing and Business Critical Sales. “Given the increase in freight volumes in this market, this additional capacity supports the shipping public and reflects our continued commitment to grow with our customers in expanding markets and to maintain industry-best transit times.”
The Huntsville, Alabama, service center opens with approximately one hundred full-time employees, including technicians, diesel mechanics, dock support, management trainees, clerical staff and customer service representatives.
About R+L Carriers
Based in the United States, R+L Carriers is a Global Freight Transportation and Logistics company that has remained family-owned and operated since 1965. R+L Carriers offers one of the most comprehensive networks of nationwide service centers for LTL, Truckload, Expedited and Cross-Border Shipping. In addition to its core value-added shipping solutions, R+L Carriers has a portfolio of services that extends to International Supply Chain Management, Warehousing and Customs Brokerage.