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Memphis-based Dunavant opens container drayage terminal in Baltimore

NATALIE MARTIN | THE DAILY MEMPHIAN

November 19th, 2019 

Memphis-based global logistics firm Dunavant announced Tuesday its newest container drayage terminal opening at the Port of Baltimore.

The Baltimore terminal signals growth in capacity and capabilities for Dunavant and marks the company's 20th location across the U.S., Asia, and Caribbean, according to a release.

“With strategic locations in major port and intermodal cities, we are able to provide our customers with outstanding, attentive and expedient service,” William B. Dunavant III, president and CEO of Dunavant Enterprises, Inc, said in a release. “Baltimore was a logical next step in our growing enterprise.”

The terminal is led by Region Manager Robert Worst and Dispatcher Dawn Miskimon, and owner-operators are already engaged to support the new location.

“We are very happy to welcome Dunavant to the Port of Baltimore,” Maryland Port Administration Communications Director Richard Scher, said in a release. “Dunavant is recognized as one of the nation’s top supply chain companies. Their expertise in global and domestic transportation, warehousing and distribution, trucking, and intermodal solutions will be a welcome addition to the Port of Baltimore community.”