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With 210% Revenue Increase, Zipline Logistics Expands in Ohio for “Purposeful Growth”

State’s leading logistics industry helps the Ohio-based company serve its global customer base
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Company Name: Zipline Logistics LLC
Location: Marble Cliff
Industry Sector: Logistics & Distribution
Company Profile: Zipline Logistics, founded in 2007, is a digitally enabled transportation partner that specializes exclusively in serving food, beverage and consumer product manufacturers. Managing hundreds of thousands of shipments, Zipline Logistics proudly supports clients ranging from some of the largest retail organizations in the world to the brightest up-and-coming food and beverage brands in North America.
Company Website: https://ziplinelogistics.com/ 

Project Summary:

  • Type of Project: Expansion
  • Number of Jobs:
    • Jobs committed: 37
    • Jobs retained: 57
    • Types of jobs: Sales and customer support positions
  • Capital Investment: $1.1 million

Company Need:

Zipline Logistics — a Top 100 logistics service provider specializing in the transport of consumer products — increased its customer base by 62% and experienced 210% revenue growth over the past five years, resulting in 42 new jobs during that same period.

At capacity in its current facility, Zipline Logistics requires new space in order to continue its growth trajectory in Columbus.

Testimonial:

“We believe in purposeful growth. To us, that means expansion without disruption to office culture or customer experience. Our values and mission to improve the lives of transportation professionals are what continue to drive us forward.” – Walter Lynch, CEO, Zipline Logistics

Why Ohio?

Zipline Logistics plans to move to a larger 16,000-square-foot headquarters in the Tri-Village community of Upper Arlington, Marble Cliff and Grandview Heights. The company will invest $1.1 million into office renovation, IT support and training.

Zipline Logistics is a great example of how companies in logistics and distribution are starting, scaling and succeeding in Ohio. Ohio has a central location with one of the best infrastructures in the U.S., providing quick access to large customer populations. Ohio also has a multichannel infrastructure and nine foreign trade zones, the most in the Midwest. For companies like Zipline Logistics, which rely on offering the highest quality customer service and industry-leading efficiency, Ohio enables fast, flexible, predictable and low-cost shipping.

This is Zipline Logistics’ third office in the Columbus Region. 

Collaborators:

The Village of Marble Cliff, One Columbus, JobsOhio and the Ohio Development Services Agency