Legion Logistics expanding in Florence; creating new jobs | News
FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - New jobs are coming to Northern Kentucky as Legion Logistics announces their expansion.
Governor Steve Beshear made the announcement on Wednesday that offices will expand in Florence to create 24 jobs and make a $1 million investment in Boone County and the Commonwealth.
“We congratulate Legion Logistics on its success and growth in Florence,” said Gov. Beshear. “Northern Kentucky certainly is on a roll with new projects and expansions by existing companies in the region. We’re glad that Legion Logistics is growing, creating new jobs and investing in the Commonwealth.”
Legion Logistics plans to add 2,500 square feet to its office at 600 Meijer Drive in Florence to meet growing customer demand.
“The announcement of Legion Logistics’ expansion highlights the growing number of companies that call northern Kentucky home,” said Rep. Addia Wuchner. “Our region’s entrepreneurial nature and our work ethic are second to none. We’re proud Legion Logistics is expanding and bringing more jobs to Florence.”
Legion Logistics, founded in 2009, specializes in helping businesses of all sizes move freight throughout the United States and Canada. Legion Logistics started in the home of its company president, Lacy Starling, and has grown quickly. Tony Coutsoftides, co-owner and CEO of Legion Logistics, is a service-disabled veteran who brings 15 years of logistics experience to the company. The company moved to its current offices in March 2012, tripled its workforce last year, and is already expanding and projecting additional new jobs in 2013.
For more information on open positions, workplace culture and the application process, visit Legion Logistics, www.legion-logistics.com.