More than $7.9 million investment will create 136 new jobs
COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) Kerns Trucking, Inc., a regional transportation and logistics company, today announced plans to establish its corporate headquarters in Cherokee County. The more than $7.9 million investment will create 136 new jobs.
Founded in 1933, Kerns Trucking, Inc. is a fourth-generation dump truck carrier that specializes in local and long-distance dump trucking, various residential dump trucking, recyclable and scrap hauling and custom over-the-road brokerage. Kerns Trucking, Inc.’s portfolio includes: truck services for interstate infrastructure and industrial complex projects; servicing a wide array of concrete and asphalt corporations; transferring essential products for manufacturing and recyclable materials; and residential project services.
Located in Carolina Foothills Park of Commerce in Cherokee County, Kerns Trucking, Inc.’s new facility will increase the company’s capacity to meet growing demand. The Cherokee County location will facilitate future growth and allow Kerns Trucking, Inc. to better serve its customer base.
The facility is expected to be completed in late 2022. Individuals interested in joining the Kerns Trucking, Inc. team should visit the company’s website.
“We would like to thank Cherokee County and the state of South Carolina for their partnership in our current and future success.