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Lasership and OnTrac Expand E-Commerce Delivery Network to Texas with Launch in Early 2023

Leading e-commerce parcel carriers LaserShip and OnTrac recently announced the expansion of its e-commerce delivery network into Texas in the fast-growing urban megaregion of Austin , Dallas-Fort Worth , Houston , and San Antonio with deliveries set to begin in early 2023 . The Dallas-Fort Worth facility will operate as the carrier ’ s major sort hub for Texas to reach 19 million new consumers with faster , residential e-commerce delivery .
“ Our focus has always been our relationships with retailers . We are proud to expand to Texas and provide our retail partners with a proven carrier that can help them meet their customers ’ expectations of faster delivery ,” said Josh Dinneen , Chief Commercial Officer at LaserShip and OnTrac . “ As national carriers prioritize profits over partnerships , we are helping retailers win more customers and build brand loyalty across the Lone Star state . We also look forward to welcoming more employees into the Laser- Ship / OnTrac family and growing our involvement within the local communities .”
Located at 802 East Centre Park Blvd . and developed by the industrial team of Crow Holdings Development , the 300,000 sq . ft . sort center will facilitate millions of deliveries to more than 7.6 million residents in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and provide easy access to the I-35 and I-20 corridors . LaserShip and OnTrac are creating hundreds of full- and part-time jobs to help meet local delivery demand , while boosting economic growth across the regions .
“ Crow Holdings Development is proud to partner with great tenants like LaserShip and OnTrac , as they seek to meet the needs and expectations of their customers and especially as demand for e-commerce continues to grow ,” said Crow Holdings Development Managing Director Brad Cooper . “ For more than 70 years , our company has taken a strategic and targeted approach to building state-of-the-art logistics spaces in vibrant markets , and this project has been particularly rewarding , as it ’ s located in our headquarters ’ hometown .”
By expanding to Texas , the combined LaserShip and OnTrac delivery network will reach 80 % of the U . S . population in 2023 . Retailers will also be able to take advantage of LaserShip and OnTrac ’ s new transcontinental delivery service , which helps retailers reach consumers in the country ’ s most populated regions with faster , reliable home delivery that builds brand loyalty at a lower cost . Launched as a product of the companies ’ 2021 merger and in response to overwhelming customer feedback for a proven alternative to national carriers , the transcontinental service connects LaserShip and OnTrac ’ s complementary East and West Coast delivery footprints to move packages from coast to coast in as little as three days . CLDA

Insightful Leadership : Surfing the Waves to Organizational Excellence Published by Jim Tompkins

CLDA keynote and industry guru Jim Tompkins recently published his 31st book called Insightful Leadership : Surfing the Waves to Organizational Excellence . The book provides a systematic way for leaders to harness the power of disruptions and accelerate the rate of innovation to achieve competitive advantage . “ Disruption is the new normal . The chaos of the last few years has changed how people live , work , shop , learn , entertain themselves – everything businesses look to provide ,” says Tompkins , chairman of Tompkins Ventures and Tompkins Leadership . Insightful Leadership : Surfing the Waves to Organizational Excellence is available through Amazon . CLDA
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