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By Lawrence Bivins
Though much about the logistics business has changed in the 30 years since Deborah and Greg Hodges founded Crown LSP Group, the same fundamentals apply to the company’s value proposition: quality, flexibility, and responsiveness to both customer and community needs.
“Our first office was in Kenly,” says Hodges, who started the firm with contacts and experience gained after working for a trucking company. “We needed to be near the truck stops.”
The company started modestly as a national freight brokerage. Today, Crown LSP provides a full range of transportation, logistics and warehousing services, occupying 600,000 square feet of space across two Rocky Mount facilities. “We do a wider range of things than our competitors,” says Hodges.
Both sites are former textile plants and sit near the junction of I-95 and U.S. Highway 64. Rocky Mount’s convenience to mid-Atlantic port complexes gives Crown custo ...
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