J & J Machinery Transport Locates in Jasper County
November 14, 2017
J & J Machinery Transport, Inc., a company specializing in the transport and relocation of precision industrial and commercial machinery, has invested $2.5 million and created 8 jobs at the former Daniel Defense facility, located at 58 Firefly Drive in Ridgeland.
“J & J Machinery Transport, Inc. and its employees are excited about the opportunities that opening our newest terminal in Ridgeland, SC will present. The location complements our existing terminals in Greenville, SC and Charlotte, NC and enables us to more efficiently serve our customers that use the Georgia Ports for the import of their equipment,” said President Jim Jones.
Located at Exit 21 on I-95, J & J Machinery Transport’s location is within 34 miles of the Georgia Ports Authority Terminal in Savannah, GA and 78 miles to the SC Ports Authority Terminal in Charleston, SC.
“SouthernCarolina Alliance welcomes J & J Machinery Transport, Inc., as an asset to our industrial community, and we look forward to working with them for years to come,” said SouthernCarolina Alliance Chairman Buddy Phillips. “Jasper County provides an exceptional location for both interstate access and port proximity.”
According to Marty Sauls, Chairman of Jasper County Council and the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce, “J & J Machinery Transport will be an excellent fit for Jasper County, and we are grateful for their investment in our community. Jasper County and the SCA team continue to recruit quality companies and create jobs here in Jasper County. We are excited about the future.”
“Every job created in our community stimulates the local economy,” added Mayor Joey Malphrus of Ridgeland. “J & J is a growing company with an outstanding reputation for excellence, and we are proud that they have chosen to call Ridgeland, ‘home.’”
The J & J Machinery Transport facility is located in a 90,000 SF facility, secured with all amenities, providing the company with the ability to execute all container drayage and stripping needs, including forklifts with up to an 80,000-pound capacity for storage and handling. For more information on the company, please visit the website: www.jjmachinerytransport.com.