Chattanooga, Tenn. -- Transportation and logistics company Xpress Global Systems (XGS) has announced the opening of a new 68,500-sq-ft service center in Lakeland, Fla. The new facility will allow the company to more efficiently service a greater footprint in Florida.

“Analysis showed us that a much larger, more more modern facility in Lakeland would provide better service to our valued customers and allow us to improve efficiencies,” said Darrel Harris, CEO of XGS.

XGS, which began in 1965 as a long-haul shipper for the carpet industry, maintains more than 600 employees in 31 facilities around the country.

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