Dunavant Expands Houston Distribution Footprint with Second Warehouse

HOUSTON—Dunavant continues to expands its Houston distribution presence with an additional chemical warehousing facility in close proximity to Houston Port Authority and Bayport and Barbours Cut terminals.

The new warehouse features 212,000 square feet of H3-H4 rated chemical storage, a 50,000 square-foot flammable liquid storage area with AFFF foam, primary and secondary containment, and fence security with a drop lot. The warehouse is CTPAT compliant and Foreign Trade Zone approved.

Dunavant’s newest warehousing space brings the company’s Houston footprint to 789,000 total square feet.

“Our growing customer demand and successful relationship with Houston’s distribution center complex prompted growth in Dunavant’s warehousing capacity,” said Dunavant COO Richard McDuffie. “We’re pleased to add to our existing network and increase our service area and resources. We can meet any warehousing needs from consumer goods to chemical supplies.”

Dean Bay, Senior VP of Dunavant Distribution Group, leads Dunavant’s Houston warehouse facilities. For information, contact Dean at 281.694.0100. 

ABOUT DUNAVANT. Founded in 1928 and headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Dunavant gained more than 50 years of experience in logistics and supply chain management as one of the largest global commodities distributors in the world. In 2010, the company expanded its established logistics model beyond commodities to other industries including the automotive aftermarket, chemical, food and beverage, paper and packaging, and retail. With solutions within the four main service verticals – global, freight, distribution, and consulting - Dunavant provides the knowledge, experience, and technology necessary to ensure supply chain efficiency and effectiveness for its customers. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.