KeyBusinesses

Distribution & Logistics

Rock Hill is located immediately off of I-77, only 20 miles from Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) and the intermodal facility at CLT. It also supports a Class I railroad operated by Norfolk Southern and is an easy distance from the Port of Charleston. Combined, these infrastructure assets make Rock Hill a natural fit for distribution and logistics companies looking to locate somewhere convenient and cost-effective.

 

Distribution & Logistics Companies in Rock Hill

Company  

FTE  

NAICS Code Description  

Website  

West Marine 300 Boat Dealers www.westmarine.com
DHL Supply  166 Freight Transportation Arrangement  www.exel.com
McKesson Medical  140 Drugs and Druggists' Sundries Merchant Wholesalers www.mckesson.com 
Fresenius Medical Care  85  Kidney Dialysis Centers www.fmcna.com 
B&B Distributors, Inc  68 Beer and Ale Merchant Wholesalers   www.bbdistributors.net 
United Refrigeration  65 Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers  www.ccdickson.com
Comer Distributing Company 51 Beer and Ale Merchant Wholesalers  www.comerdistributing.com

 

Industry & Workforce Resources

Resources in Rock Hill

Rock Hill Applied Technology Center
The Material Handling & Logistics Program curriculum, offered by the Rock Hill Applied Technology Center is led by an Advisory Council of local transportation and logistics companies.  The program is centered on the principles of material handling, movement, warehouse storage, and control and protection of inventory. The program includes a warehouse work-based internship for credit and is designed to prepare high school students to become a Certified Logistics Associate upon graduation. 

York Tech Truck Driving Program
York Technical College partners with area and national trucking companies to prepare candidates for a career in a leading industry. The program lasts 6 weeks and costs around $3,700.  Students spend a minimum of 16 hours behind the wheel and are taught as a group. This program provides job placement assistance and is certified/accredited by SCDOT.

State & Regional Resources

Material Handling Institute
Headquartered in Charlotte, the Material Handling Institute is the nation's largest material handling, logistics and supply chain association. MHI offers education, networking and solution sourcing for members, their customers and the industry as a whole through programming and events.

SC Logistics Cluster
The South Carolina logistics industry better facilitate the flow of goods throughout a consumer market. It focuses on efficient transportation both of goods and of employees, and provides data to economic developers and companies considering a SC location. It allows the state and its localities to have a competitive edge. The national average salary for logisticians is $74,260. The job growth rate is +2%.