Knight Transportation will establish Grand Rapids logistics branch, add 87 jobs

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Knight Transportation is heading to Grand Rapids with 87 jobs in tow at its new logistics center.

Regional economic development organization The Right Place, along with its local and state partners in the City of Grand Rapids, announced the approval of a Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) incentive that will bring 87 new jobs and $574,000 in new investment to Grand Rapids, Michigan over the next three years.

Knight Transportation will establish its first Michigan Logistics branch, at 555 Fourth Street NW. The new branch will house the company’s “Solutions team,” focused on leveraging all of Knight Transportation’s capabilities and technology to create an efficient high service solution for their customers.

“When selecting a site for our new office we felt it was important to locate in a city with a vibrant and growing economy that provides access to a highly skilled work force,” said Mike McClelland, senior vice president, Knight Transportation. “The Grand Rapids community and surrounding area gives access to some of the most distinguished colleges and universities and also gives our employees a great place to live.”

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Source: The Right Place

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