AIT Worldwide Logistics Expands With Cincinnati Warehouse
March 14, 2022
global supply chain solutions leader AIT Worldwide Logistics continues
to expand, the organization recently relocated its team of
transportation logistics professionals in the metropolitan Cincinnati
area to a nearby, larger location.
“This new facility enhances our ability to serve customers more
efficiently,” said AIT’s Vice President, Americas, Ryan Carter. “It
greatly expands the warehouse footprint, which optimizes the flow and
presentation of cargo, ultimately improving our customers’ speed to
With 12 dock doors, one drive-in, and 74,000 square feet of warehouse
space, the new AIT-Cincinnati is well-suited for cross-docking
operations, including stacking, palletizing, shrink wrapping, labeling,
organizing and routing the floor-loaded freight arriving from consumer
AIT’s Director of Operations, East Region, Chris Sims, noted that the
new building is less than two miles away from the team’s previous
location, making the move seamless for existing customers.
Another advantage, Sims noted, is the location’s proximity to southern
Ohio distribution centers, providing streamlined transit to East Coast
destinations with less congestion than other cross-docking options in
traditional Midwestern metropolitan hubs.
“This new Cincinnati location will support AIT’s mission to deliver
world-class service,” Sims said, adding that the team provides flexible
domestic ground distribution, warehouse management, and white glove
final-mile delivery services for a broad range of customers across the
e-commerce, retail and residential delivery industries.
to the site’s operations manager, the Cincinnati team primarily supports
non-conveyable freight—big, bulky products like swimming pools and
high-end furniture that don’t fit in with the strict scope defined by
the major parcel carriers. In a stark comparison to the brand-name
carriers’ prohibitive oversize fees, AIT offers an economical large
parcel delivery service that can save shippers nearly $2,000 per
delivery for their largest, bulkiest items.
The group, which boasts same-day turnaround for dozens of truckloads
each week, also features a dedicated track and trace unit, managing
shipments on every step of the journey to final delivery.
With plans to double the teammate population in the next three years,
Sims added that AIT also designed the space to attract top talent,
incorporating amenities, including plans to renovate the facility’s
AIT-Cincinnati is strategically located near Interstate Highway 275 for
easy employee and truck driver access.