~ More than $92.7 million investment will create 249 new jobs ~
Columbia, SC — DHL Supply Chain (DHL), a U.S. leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group, today announced plans to grow its South Carolina footprint by establishing new operations in Cherokee County. With an investment of more than $92.7 million, the project will create 249 new jobs.
The company provides customized logistics solutions based on globally standardized warehousing, transportation and integrated services components. DHL designs and manages supply chains that drive efficiency, improve quality and create competitive advantage for its customers.
Located at 600 Webber Road in Cowpens, DHL’s new operations will include the development of a 1.3-million-square-foot warehouse, which will increase the company’s operating capacity.
The facility is expected to be completed by the third quarter of 2022. Individuals interested in joining the DHL team should visit WorkforDHL.com.
The Coordinating Council for Economic Development has approved job development credits related to this project. A $250,000 Rural Infrastructure Fund grant was also awarded to Cherokee County to assist with costs associated with the project.
“DHL Supply Chain is excited to once again partner with the state of South Carolina to grow our logistics presence in a very desirable market. We are a firm believer that our investment in the Palmetto State will further solidify our market leadership position in the supply chain and logistics industry.” -DHL Supply Chain Head of Real Estate Solutions, Americas, Carl DeLuca
“We work hard to bring new companies to South Carolina, but it’s always particularly exciting to see one of our existing businesses grow into other areas of the state. We celebrate DHL’s decision to invest $92.7 million and create 249 new jobs in Cherokee County.” -Gov. Henry McMaster
“Logistics companies are right at home in South Carolina. DHL’s new facility in Cherokee County will help our state’s businesses move their products quickly and efficiently in a competitive marketplace.” -Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt
“Another exceptional company adds its name to the long line of industries moving into Cherokee County. We would like to extend a hearty welcome to DHL. We look forward to a long and successful partnership.” -Cherokee County Council Chairman Tim Spencer
Five Fast Facts
- DHL Supply Chain (DHL) is establishing operations in Cherokee County.
- The more than $92.7 million investment will create 249 new jobs.
- DHL Supply Chain is a U.S. leader in contract logistics and part of Deutsche Post DHL Group.
- Located at 600 Webber Road in Cowpens, S.C.
- Individuals interested in joining the DHL team should visit WorkforDHL.com.
About S.C. Department of Commerce
As South Carolina’s leading economic development agency, the Department of Commerce works to recruit new businesses and help existing business grow. S.C. Commerce has recruited world-class companies to South Carolina such as BMW, Boeing, Continental, Giti Tire, LPL Financial Holdings, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Samsung, Toray and Volvo Cars and also supports startups, small and existing business, innovation and rural development initiatives. S.C. Commerce partners with the S.C. Technical College System via readySC to support workforce training and recruiting, and with the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce, which provides worker training and employment opportunities within the state. With a strong international footprint, the Palmetto State has consistently been among the top in the nation for attracting jobs through foreign direct investment on a per capita basis. Additionally, the state has won the Gold or Silver Shovel Award from Area Development magazine every year since 2011. For more information, visit www.SCcommerce.com.