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TA Begins Logistics Services at Nucor’s North Carolina Plate Mill

Written by Laura Miller


TA Services has opened a new location on the site of Nucor Steel Hertford in Cofield, N.C., providing immediate access to truckload capacity for plate products produced at the mill. The logistics provider broke ground on the mill site in January of this year.

The Nucor Steel Hertford mill, with an annual capacity of 1.7 million tons, can produce carbon steel plate ranging from eight feet to over 65 feet in length. TA Services loads and transports the plate to its final destinations via stretch trailers.

“Nucor realized that we speak their language, whether it was on the truck or the mill side, and our partnership became one of trust and performance. They gave us a chance to prove ourselves, and we aimed to go above and beyond,” TA Services president and CEO Scott Schell said.

“Adding TA Services as a strategic partner has allowed Nucor Hertford to confidently execute on our commercial strategy,” said Reed Raggio, material handling manager at Nucor Steel Hertford. “Our customers will benefit from the expanded capabilities of the new on-site operation.”

TA Services, a division of Birmingham, Ala.-based PS Logistics, is headquartered in Mansfield, Texas, and has been operating for more than 36 years. It offers a range of third-party logistics services including managed transportation, warehousing and fulfillment, multi-modal transportation brokerage, and cross-border logistics.

By Laura Miller, Laura@SteelMarketUpdate.com

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