Old Dominion Opens Service Gateway to Great Lakes

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. opened an eight-door service center that will serve as a gateway to the Great Lakes shipping area in northern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin.

The new Duluth Service Center, located on a five-acre site at in Superior, Wisconsin, will serve customers in Twin Ports and more than a dozen cities in Minnesota and Wisconsin, including Hibbing, Ely and Grand Rapids in Minnesota and Hayward, Webster, Minong and Cameron in Wisconsin.

The new service center is the company’s 218th in its nationwide network of service centers and provides the company with 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,” said 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 $90-120 million investment Old Dominion is committing nationally to real estate purchases and expansion projects in 2012.

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