KLLM announces new logistics services

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KLLM Transport Services has announced the addition of a logistics services division to the company. KLLM Logistics Services will offer 24-hour customer service and dispatch availability with the support of KLLM’s fleet of 1,350 tractors and 1,800 reefer trailers.

“Our goal is to supply shippers and carriers with a service alternative that will result in a competitive edge for their company,” says Jim Richards, president and chief executive officer of Jackson, Miss.-based KLLM. “We want to help them gain efficiencies in their operation and add to their bottom line.”

Kirk Blankenship, a 20-year KLLM veteran with 26 years of industry experience, will serve as director of the logistics services division.