CHEP USA, a leader in pallet and container pooling solutions, will relocate its headquarters to Atlanta, Gov. Nathan Deal announced.
The company, part of Brambles Ltd., plans to bring 173 jobs to the new facility over the next five years. The company will locate in office space in Dunwoody, according to Deal.
“Georgia has many natural benefits and other strategic resources that make our state an attractive location for companies in the logistics industry,” Deal in a news release. “CHEP and other logistics service providers understand that our state has significant capabilities to support this industry, so we are indeed glad to welcome this new headquarters operation to Georgia.”
CHEP manages pallet and container supply chain logistics for its customers in a number of industries, including consumer goods, home improvement, beverage, petro-chemical and automotive industries. CHEP partners with companies to develop pallet and container management solutions that ensure reduced product damage, offer enhanced delivery efficiencies, eliminate waste and reduce supply chain costs.
“We are delighted to join the Atlanta business community,” CHEP USA President Kim Rumph said in a news release. “Georgia offers CHEP excellent proximity to many of our key customers, provides advantages in recruiting and attracting talent into our organization and offers an outstanding quality of life for our employees who will relocate.”