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Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce Simple Logistics Solutions to Establish New Operations in Nashville

Wednesday, June 09, 2021 | 10:00am

·       Transportation broker to create more than 90 jobs

·       Nashville company focused on trucking and logistics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Simple Logistics Solutions (SiLo) officials announced today that the company will establish new operations in Nashville.

SiLo will create 92 new jobs and invest nearly $712,000 in its headquarters operations at 414 Union St. in Nashville.

SiLo, a new, full truckload freight brokerage, concentrates in specialized, oversized open deck truck shipments. The company works with both shippers and carriers to arrange the safe transport of goods and services across the United States and Canada. 

Hiring is underway. Those interested can go to https://www.shipsilo.com/join-our-team to learn more and apply.

Over the last five years, TNECD has supported nearly 65 economic development projects in Davidson County, resulting in approximately 19,000 job commitments and $2 billion in capital investment.


QUOTES

“We’re proud to welcome SiLo to Tennessee and thank the company for investing and creating new jobs in our state. Nashville continues to attract top headquarters from around the country, and these new jobs will strengthen our transportation and logistics industry.” – Gov. Bill Lee

“Tennessee’s transportation and logistics industry continues to gain momentum with more than 227,000 Tennesseans employed in this sector. We appreciate SiLo for choosing to establish its headquarters in Nashville, adding to the robust business landscape of Middle Tennessee.” – TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe

“On behalf of the entire SiLo team, we are proud to establish our Corporate citizenship here in Nashville. We're excited and ready to grow through diverse local talent from the rich university presence and the solid transportation industry players the state of Tennessee has to offer.  Our recent investment in our downtown Nashville office space has positioned us with a reliable location to bring in both experienced and entry level professionals that will support our continued growth. A sincere thanks to Governor Lee and his team who have supported us from the start.” – Luke Hilko, vice president, SiLO

“TVA and Nashville Electric Service congratulate SiLo-Simple Logistics Solutions on its decision to locate operations in Nashville. Fostering new job opportunities and investment in the Valley is central to TVA’s mission of service. We are proud to partner with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to help further that mission and celebrate this announcement.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development

“Middle Tennessee is a logistics and distribution powerhouse, and the future of this industry looks even brighter with start-up companies like Simple Logistics Solutions choosing to do business in Nashville.” – Sen. Brenda Gilmore (D-Nashville)

“I’m very excited about SiLo-Simple Logistics Solutions starting up in downtown Nashville.  My congratulations to ECD for helping make this happen. The 92 jobs this company will provide is just another example that downtown Nashville is inclusive, diverse, growing and thriving.” – Rep. Bill Beck (D-Nashville)
 

About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies that help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. To grow and strengthen Tennessee, the department seeks to attract new corporate investment to the state and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Find us on the web: tnecd.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @tnecd. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tnecd.


TNECD Media Contact

Molly Hair

Public Information Officer

(615) 878-0063

molly.hair@tn.gov