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Dothan Frieza Warehouse Announces Expansion of 25 New Jobs and Investment of $8 Million

DOTHAN, Ala. – Dothan Warehouse is pleased to announce its second expansion to the Dothan Freezer Warehouse located at 3570 Westgate Parkway, Dothan, Alabama. This expansion will create 25 new jobs in the Dothan market and will include an investment of $8 million.

“This investment is very important for the economy of our region as it strategically enhances our efforts to diversify our economy. As we continue to improve our community’s infrastructure, we are excited to see companies like Dothan Warehouse succeed in the distribution, warehousing and logistics industry. The expansion of Dothan Warehouses will increase our market growth capacity in the food storage and distribution sector, which uniquely improves the health of our economy in the southeastern United States by creating valuable jobs.

The Phase 1 and 2 expansions represent an investment of $28 million and will create more jobs upon full implementation. said Mayor Mark Saliba, City of Dothan. Houston County Chairman Mark Culver expressed his appreciation for this investment and the continued efforts with companies like Dothan Warehouse to invest in the area. “Our city, county and region continues to grow and support existing businesses that have a strong history like Dothan Warehouse. Their continued investment is further proof that we are building a business climate to drive growth in the Wiregrass region,” he said.

Dothan Freezer Warehouse Announces Further Expansion In Phase 1, Dothan Warehouse created 55 new jobs for Wiregrass residents and invested $20 million in expanding its 75,000 square foot footprint with the ability to blast 16 truckloads of products per day. During the Phase 2 expansion, which is currently underway, Dothan Warehouse is expanding its warehouse space by 30,000 square feet, while doubling its trailer parking capacity. The Phase 2 expansion results in the creation of 25 additional jobs, accompanied by a capital investment of $8 million.

The extensions described above allow Dothan Warehouse to increase its overall throughput, which translates into increased customer service. These expansions are also a direct result of the increased production of the poultry industry in our region. Dothan Warehouse has been in business since 1980 and has always provided quality third party logistics services to its customers. Dothan Warehouse’s strategic location gives the organization a competitive advantage due to its proximity to major ports in the South East. Currently, the company uses 845,000 square feet of dry storage space, 185,000 square feet of cold storage space and 100,000 square feet of frozen storage space.

Dothan Warehouse can manage all of a company’s storage and shipping operations at its facilities, reducing the need for large and costly capital upgrades. The business can also customize its processes and services for unique needs. Additionally, Dothan Warehouse has the ability to adequately stock and distribute specialty products, such as those for the biopharmaceutical industry.

Dothan Warehouse believes that the biopharmaceutical industry will continue to grow in our local market and that their unique capabilities position them well to serve the needs of this specialized industry in the future. “We also provide a warehouse management system with scanning capability and the ability for customers to check inventory online,” explained Turner Jones, president of Dothan Warehouse. “From loading, unloading, cross-docking, freight consolidation, freight brokerage and repackaging, Dothan Warehouse has a diverse portfolio to meet the variety of needs of businesses requiring dry storage,

Dothan Freezer Warehouse announces expansion of cold storage and freezer storage, Dothan Warehouse has you covered. We appreciate the strong support we have received from the Alabama State Department of Commerce, Alabama Industrial Development Training, City of Dothan, Houston County, Chamber of Commerce of Dothan/Grow Dothan Area, City of Dothan Industrial Development Board, Community of Wallace College and Southeast Alabama Works.

Alabama Department of Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield said, Dothan Warehouse’s expansion will boost Wiregrass’ logistics and distribution cluster and open the region to more investment opportunities. in the food and beverage sectors. With its diverse portfolio of dry, cold and freezer storage, the Dothan Warehouse project complements our efforts to drive growth in many critical sectors of Alabama’s economy. The addition of additional freezer storage capacity allows the facility to offer these services to new food-related businesses that require quick freezing capabilities. We are delighted to see them continue to invest in Alabama.

For more information about Dothan Warehouse, visit www.dothanwarehouse.com. You can also call (334) 793-6003 for a consultation or email turner@dothanwarehouse.com.

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