Smith Transport, Inc. has announced that it has been selected as the onsite transportation provider for the Walmart Distribution Center (DC) located in Bedford, PA. The Roaring Springs-based trucking company said the fleet to service this facility will consist of approximately 160 drivers, mostly hired from the local Bedford/Roaring Spring/Altoona area.
“The success in bringing this new business into the Smith Transport portfolio goes to a cross functional team of many individuals,” said Smith President Todd Smith. “This was the ultimate team effort, but most importantly this victory belongs to our professional drivers. Drivers are our #1 customer.”
“At Smith Transport, ‘PEOPLE MAKE A DIFFERENCE’,” said Smith. “Implementing this new business with Walmart aligns brilliantly with our philosophy of finding freight that fits our drivers. Over the course of the next 6090 days we will be transitioning into this role as we integrate this business into our portfolio.”
“This new opportunity will help Smith Transport to realize its growth projections for 2018 and beyond,” Smith said. “We know that we have family members, neighbors, friends, and other community members that depend upon this DC for their livelihoods as well as goods to purchase at our local Walmart stores and beyond. This long-term opportunity will be very exciting for our stakeholders as well as the local community.”
About Smith Transport
Founded in 1982, Pennsylvania based Smith Transport offers full-service logistics solutions. But as large as we’ve become, we’ve never lost focus on the importance of our Driver Team. And that’s what sets us apart in this industry.