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Rudolph Logistics Group launching development in Spartanburg County

Company creating more than 150 jobs at new logistics operations

Published Monday, July 24, 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Rudolph Logistics Group, an international logistics service provider, is launching a new warehousing operation in Spartanburg County. The Germany-based company is projected to bring more than $18 million of capital investment and create at least 150 new jobs.

Headquartered in Baunatal, Germany, Rudolph Logistics Group is a globally-active logistics and supply chain company that develops and provides comprehensive solutions for a wide range of industries. With an emphasis on the automotive and transportation sectors, the group implements a variety of services to optimize its clients’ supply chains.

Located in Caliber North Business Park in Greer, S.C., the company will be moving into a 171,000-square-foot logistics center that will provide comprehensive services for the automotive industry. Hiring for the new positions is expected to begin in October 2017, and interested applicants should visit www.rudolph-log-usa.com for more information.

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“Spartanburg County is one of the most dynamic business locations in the U.S. Starting here offers great opportunities for us and the customers we serve. They can now benefit from our long-term experience as a specialist in all logistical tasks related to the automotive sector with this new location in a key manufacturing region.” –Rudolph Logistics Group Managing Partner Dr. Torsten Rudolph

“South Carolina continues to lead the way in economic development; and, as a result, companies from all over the world are deciding to do business here. We welcome Rudolph Logistics Group to the South Carolina business community and look forward to seeing all that they will accomplish in our state.” –Gov. Henry McMaster

“South Carolina continues to heavily invest in our logistics network to support the growth of these kinds of businesses. I congratulate Rudolph Logistics on this tremendous $18 million investment, and we look forward to watching them succeed here for many years to come.” –Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt

“We are ecstatic about Rudolph Logistics Group’s investment, and I am confident they will prosper for years to come, just as hundreds of other international companies have after opening operations in Spartanburg County. This is another big win for our community and our state, and another step in solidifying our position as a premiere center of logistics and advanced manufacturing. We are all looking forward to partnering with RLG for years to come and working with them to ensure they are successful.” –David Britt, chairman of Economic Development Committee of Spartanburg County Council and board member of the Economic Futures Group

“Spartanburg County continues to be the place for companies from around the world to do business, and we are excited to welcome Rudolph Logistics Group to our flourishing international business community. We are thankful to all of the partners who worked collaboratively with us to help make this investment a reality.” –Spartanburg Economic Futures Group Chairman Ethan Burroughs

FIVE FAST FACTS
  • Rudolph Logistics Group is launching new operations in Spartanburg County.
  • At least $18 million investment to create more than 150 new jobs.
  • Rudolph Logistics Group is an international logistics and supply chain company that provides solutions for a variety of industries.
  • Located in Caliber North Business Park in Greer, S.C., the company will be moving into a 171,000-square-foot facility that will provide services for the automotive industry.
  • Hiring for the new positions is projected to begin in October 2017, and interested applicants should visit www.rudolph-log-usa.com for more information.
About S.C. Department of Commerce

As South Carolina's leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Samsung, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. In three of the last five years, IBM-Plant Location International reports ranked South Carolina first in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign investment, per capita. The state won the Gold Shovel Award and the Project of Year Award from Area Development magazine in 2012, 2014 and 2015. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Adrienne R. Fairwell, APR
Director of Marketing & Communications
South Carolina Department of Commerce
(803) 737-1998
afairwell@sccommerce.com
www.SCcommerce.com 
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