Logistics company investing $1.6 million and consolidating operations in South Carolina
GREENVILLE, SC – September 26, 2016 – GREENVILLE, SC – September 26, 2016 – The Greenville Area Development Corporation (GADC), the County-chartered organization tasked with advancing the area’s economic growth, announced today that UST Logistical Systems (UST), a national third-party logistics company, is launching its first operations in Greenville County. The new development is projected to generate $1.6 million in new capital investment and bring 50 jobs to the Upstate.
Established in 1998, UST is a third-party logistics company that specializes in the delivery of furniture and appliances from a retailer’s warehouse directly to a customer’s home. Reaching one million annual deliveries in 2015, the company has grown to feature delivery operations for several major store chains including Conn’s Home Plus and hhgregg, Inc.
“We are extremely excited to be headquartering in S.C. UST is a vibrant and passionate company; these traits are certainly true of Greenville as well so we feel this pairing is perfect. We look forward to being impactful members of the community.” -UST Logistical Systems Chief Administrative Officer Scott Moore
“We couldn’t be more excited that UST has decided to establish its headquarters in South Carolina. This $1.6 million investment, and the 50 jobs it means for Greenville County, is a real reason to celebrate across the state, and we look forward to a long-lasting partnership with one of the newest members of Team South Carolina.” -Gov. Nikki Haley
“UST’s move to Greenville County provides another boost to our state’s logistics sector. The company’s decision to locate here is yet another testament to the business-friendly climate we’ve worked hard to foster here in South Carolina.” -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“UST Logistical Systems’ decision to locate its corporate headquarters to Greenville is a testament to the excellent achievements that have been placed into our downtown as well as the collaborative efforts on behalf of our economic development offices and the Greenville Chamber. Greenville County is proud to have a company that values their people and their communities locate within Greenville County.” -Greenville County Council Chairman Dr. Bob Taylor
“We are so pleased that UST Logistical Systems has chosen to relocate its U.S. corporate headquarters to the city of Greenville and we look forward to welcoming the UST family to our community. This announcement is all the more exciting because it further demonstrates the team effort of our economic development partners and allies to showcase the city as a place where business gets done through cooperation and collaboration.” -Greenville Mayor Knox White
“We welcome UST to Greenville. This innovative and forward-thinking company will be a great addition to our market. Once again, Greenville proves to be attractive to headquarters seeking to optimize their ability to attract talent. An effort like this requires all hands on deck and we are proud to have worked with our economic development allies to make it happen.” – Carlos Phillips, President and CEO of the Greenville Chamber
To accommodate its continued growth, the company is relocating its corporate headquarters to 103 North Main Street in Greenville, S.C. Hiring for new positions is projected to begin in the fourth quarter of 2016, and those interested in joining the UST team should visit the company’s website online for more information.