U.S. Xpress, Inc. Unveils Its New Maintenance Facility at Its Ellenwood, GA. Terminal
A new, state of the art maintenance facility is unveiled at U.S. Xpress, Inc.’s metro-Atlanta terminal
ELLENWOOD, GA.- December 8, 2016 -- U.S. Xpress, Inc., a leading provider of transportation services throughout North America, unveiled its new maintenance facility at its metro-Atlanta terminal, in Ellenwood, GA.
The new state of the art maintenance facility is 36,000 square feet, and U.S. Xpress, Inc. currently employs 40 maintenance staff there.
In attendance at the unveiling ceremony were Accent Construction, the firm responsible for building the maintenance facility, vendors, and the maintenance facility staff, along with U.S. Xpress, Inc.’s Senior Vice President of Maintenance Gerry Mead and Chairman and CEO Max Fuller, who delivered the address.
Clayton County’s Director of Economic Development Courtney Pogue was also in attendance. Pogue stated, “U.S. Xpress, Inc. has made a significant investment into our core industries of logistics and transportation, and we are excited about the number of jobs it will create for our community.”
In his address, Fuller thanked Accent Construction for their diligence and hard work in bringing U.S. Xpress, Inc.’s goal of having a maintenance facility of this caliber to fruition. He thanked Clayton County for giving U.S. Xpress, Inc. the opportunity to be a part of their community and extended his sincerest thanks to the maintenance staff for their dedication and patience. Along with these acknowledgements, he also discussed the impact the facility would have on U.S. Xpress, Inc.’s drivers, maintenance facility staff and the Clayton County community.
Fuller stated, “This new maintenance facility will allow us to fully support our drivers in this market and region, and provide a first-class work environment to our technicians and maintenance staff here in Ellenwood.” He continued, “This investment further supports our commitment to Clayton County, and we are excited about the opportunity to expand our workforce here in Atlanta in this state of the art maintenance facility.”
About U.S. Xpress, Inc.: Founded in 1985, U.S. Xpress, Inc. is the nation’s second largest privately owned truckload carrier, providing a wide variety of transportation solutions throughout North America. We are committed to being at the forefront of safety compliance, using comprehensive training for our staff and drivers and ensuring our trucks feature the latest safety innovations. With a dedication to minimizing our impact on the environment, U.S. Xpress is a SmartWay Transport Partner. U.S. Xpress affiliates include Total Transportation of Mississippi, and Xpress Internacional. For more information, please visit www.usxpress.com