For Immediate Release
Contact: Linda Meehan
Last Mile Home Brand To Run 40,000 Square Foot Facility Serving Houston Region
Mendota Heights, MN — October 31, 2017 — Last Mile Home has built a reputation for establishing distribution centers for major retailers across the United States. Today, Last Mile Home announces a new distribution center based in Houston, Texas to serve metro and regional destinations.
Manna Freight Systems President Al Meehan said, “Opening this latest distribution center in the Houston area underscores our commitment to the last mile space as we build out our network.” Last Mile Home is one of three Manna Freight Systems logistics brands delivering large consumer products to homes throughout the United States. Since 2014, Last Mile Home has established more than 20 permanent or staging distribution operations for furniture, appliances and other consumer goods for major retailers.
Simon Cookson was named manager of the Houston distribution center. Additional Last Mile Home employees will provide customer experience support and handle freight. Delivery services are provided by uniformed independent owner/operators.
According to Last Mile Home Distribution Centers Director Brian Tennant this center will serve the needs of one of the country’s major appliance manufacturers. The first day of staging products will be November 2 and deliveries will begin on November 6. He anticipates about 10 trucks per day to make deliveries in the Houston area market. The location of the facility is 250 Portwall St. #200, Houston, TX 77029.
About Manna Freight Systems
Manna Freight Systems is a privately held logistics management company based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and operates three home delivery brands. Those brands are Manna Distribution Services, Orion Air Ride, and Last Mile Home. These brands have years of experience in retail and eCommerce product logistics particularly among large consumer products. For example, representatives of these brands participate on the Specialized Furniture Carriers group, a division of the American Home Furnishings Alliance. They have developed best practices for distribution centers after opening 20 centers in the last three years. Lastly, high-speed and white-glove delivery are major capabilities they offer the market in bedding, case goods, and other large consumer products.
About Last Mile Home
Last Mile Home is a member of the Manna Freight Systems, Inc., family of brands and is headquartered in Minneapolis/St. Paul metro. It operates several distribution centers in Minneapolis, New Orleans, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Chicago, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Seattle among other metro areas in the United States. For more information visit www.LastMileHome.com