MGM Transport Corp. has begun light assembly production of dining room chairs for A-America Furniture at its new Eden distribution facility. Located in Tukwila, WA, A-America is a 30-year-old case goods importer of solid wood collections. They will ship unassembled chair parts to MGM’s Eden facility for production and inventory management. Cost effective, knockdown chair shipments assembled in Eden will allow timely delivery to east coast customers.
The Eden facility was opened in January of this year under MGM’s Warehousing & Distribution services. From this facility, MGM provides complete distribution services, including white glove in-home residential delivery. The 500,000 square foot operation includes substantial rack and bulk storage space as well as facilities for inspection, light assembly, repair and repackaging. Additionally, MGM’s inventory and distribution management technology can be integrated seamlessly into customers’ systems for more efficient supply chain management.
“The Eden facility was designed for the twenty-first century furniture industry,” explained John Donahue, vice president in charge of MGM Warehousing & Distribution. “From container or partial container to home delivery and all steps in-between, we provide turnkey capabilities. It helps our customers be more efficient. They enjoy less hassles in delivery and greater profitability.”
“This is a textbook example of the evolution of the industry,” stated Edward Massood, President and COO of MGM Transport. “A-America focuses on sourcing and importing quality casegoods. We focus on providing seamless supply chain flow once the products are landed. By integrating our strengths with theirs, everyone wins, especially retailers and consumers.”
Thanks to an unfailing commitment to reliability and innovation, MGM Transport Corp. (www.mgmtransport.com) has grown into the transportation leader in the home furnishings industry since its inception more than half a century ago. Over the years, the multimillion-dollar, family-owned and operated business has transformed from a traditional trucking company to an innovative, full-service transportation, warehousing and logistics partner for manufacturers and retailers, both domestic and import. The company was the first in the home furnishings industry to offer online tracking and bar coding. MGM Transport is the specialist in LTL (less than truckload) services, with daily deliveries throughout the East Coast corridor and beyond, as well as direct deliveries from California.
Through MGM’s commitment to deliver the best transportation and logistics services to the home furnishings industry, they have also developed MGM Warehousing & Distribution, MGM Home (white-glove, residential delivery), MGM Metro Express overnight delivery to New York City, and MGM Nationwide for point-to-point truckload service anywhere in the United States.
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