July 11, 2012
Old Dominion Freight Line opened its newest service center in Superior Wis., near Duluth, Minn., to serve the Great Lakes shipping area in northern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin.The new eight-door facility, located on a 5-acre site at 3115 Hill Ave. in Superior, Wis., will serve customers in Twin Ports and more than a dozen cities in Minnesota and Wisconsin.The new service center is the company's 218th in its nationwide network of service centers. The Duluth Service Center provides convenient access to rail heads and major roadways, including Interstate 35 and U.S. Highways 2 and 53."Duluth is the gateway to the northern mining industry. With this new location, Old Dominion will complete its expansion for Minnesota, one designed to meet and exceed our customers' expectations," says Kenneth Coleman, the terminal's manager. "The service center is a doorway to the rail service and major ports in the Great Lakes area and will be a complete solution center for direct service to points nationally and globally."This addition is part of a $90 million-120 million investment Old Dominion is committing nationally to real estate purchases and expansion projects in 2012.The new terminal in Duluth is the second the company has opened in Minnesota this year. In May, Old Dominion opened an eight-door service center in Benson.For more information, go to www.odfl.com.