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Hermann Services Southwest Forms Strategic Alliance with American Warehouses, Inc. in Houston, TX

08-20-2012

To maintain its commitment of continuous improvement and value-added services, Hermann Services Southwest and American Warehouses Ltd., have aligned to create a powerful logistics synergy. Hermann cut the ribbon to open its Southwest facility 32 years ago in 1980. By combining the services of both of our firmly-established companies, we now present our clients with one of Houstons most diversified and robust warehousing and trucking solution providers, said Jeffrey Hermann. Were proud to work in tandem with American Warehouses to offer the highest level of service possible in the region. Renowned for its operational efficiencies and expertise, American Warehouses will spearhead the operations management at both facilities. Hermann Services Southwest supports the alliance with expertise in logistics and a state-of-the-art transportation fleet for turnkey distribution services throughout North America. Hermanns Southwest Warehouse facility is located in La Porte, TX with immediate access to key shipping arteries for distribution throughout the United States and serves as a port terminal for the PTRA, BNSF, and Union Pacific railroads. American Warehouses is located just north of downtown Houston on 57 acres to offer significant ground surface storage. It also provides convenient access to Port of Houston as well as Houstons major highways and uses its own Union Pacific rail spur. Together the alliance presents over 1.3 million sq. ft. of ambient, cooler, and hazmat storage. Ryan Burke, President of American Warehouses, has assumed a senior management position at the Hermann Southwest warehouse facility and will oversee all day-to-day activities of both facilities. Jeffrey Hermann, Vice President, Hermann Services, will oversee all sales activities and spearhead logistics solutions for supply chain solutions. For more information about Hermann Southwest Transportation, please contact: Jeffrey Hermann, Executive VP of Hermann Transportation (800) 524-0067, Ext. 236 email: jm@hermanntds.com