LOGISTICS & DISTRIBUTION
With Texas emerging as a logistics center due to the NAFTA trade, and employment forecasts calls for continued growth along the San Antonio-Austin corridor, the logistics/distribution industry is on a continued growth pattern and can easily be linked to other targets such as automotive and specialty foods. It is vital for your products and services to get to where they are needed and when they are desired.
The New Braunfels area offers just-in-time capabilities to Mexico, San Antonio and up through the Greater Austin area with direct and easy access to the:
- Port of Houston
- Port of Corpus Christi
- Port of San Antonio at Kelly USA
- Port of Laredo
It is difficult to accomplish marketing or manufacturing without logistical support. This process involves the integration of information, transportation, inventory, warehousing, material handling, and packaging. The operating responsibility of logistics have become crucial in the geographic positioning due to rising fuel costs and an expanding globalized market. New Braunfels makes logistics distribution easy due to its location at the intersection of IH-35(North and South) and IH-10 (East and West). Railroad, freight, aviation and other regional highways are located nearby.
Some of the nearby logistics/transportation companies are:
- Celerity Logistics Inc.
- Southeastern Freight Lines
- Central Freight Lines Inc.
- Union Pacific
- San Antonio International Airport – Cargo
Distribution companies within the area are:
- Walmart Distribution Center
- Sam’s Club Distribution Center
- Ashley Furniture
- Leisure Pools