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Murphy Logistics Expands in Kansas City Again

Murphy Logistics, a leading Midwest third-party logistics (3PL) and warehousing firm, has expanded its presence in Kansas City, Missouri for the second time in 2021 with the addition of a new logistics center located at 1650 N. Topping Avenue. Opening November 19th, the facility will provide an additional 315,000 square feet of warehouse space for customers, with the latest in logistics and warehouse technology.

Murphy’s newest distribution center located at 1650 N. Topping Ave. Kansas City Missouri, 64120
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The logistics center is ideally suited for food products and animal feed ingredients. Murphy’s newest addition will become Safe Quality Food (SQF) certified, which is a quality program recognized by retailers, manufacturers and food-service providers world-wide! SQF food safety and quality codes are expertly crafted to ensure food safety for industry, customer and regulatory requirements for all sectors of the food supply chain.

Sitting on 12+ acres, this new logistics center will help Murphy continue to meet growing demand for its services in the Kansas City area. With 32 dock doors, a drive in door for flatbed service, and a large yard space for overflow storage and trailer parking, Murphy customers will have added flexibility and room to grow!

“Our newest building will help our team to be more flexible, take on new clients and give us the footprint we need in this expanding market,” explained D. Thomas Griep, CEO and President of Murphy Logistics. “Kansas City’s central location and proximity to critical infrastructure, including rail routes and interstate highway systems, make it an extremely important location for our customers.”

Murphy is equipped with the latest in 3PL and shipping technology including Camelot’s Excalibur WMS, TMS and CFS. The system is an extremely robust, enterprise-wide warehouse, container freight and traffic management solution that gives customers access to a deep view of their supply chain by providing quick access to warehousing and logistics functions and inventory control.

Murphy first established a presence in Kansas City in 2012 and has steadily expanded in the area. The new logistics center is Murphy’s fifth facility in Kansas City, providing a total of 950,000 square feet of warehouse and logistics space in the region.  

About Murphy
Murphy has been dedicated to Moving Business Forward with leading third-party logistics (3PL) and warehouse services for five generations. With enterprise technology and streamlined processes, our experienced workforce simplifies logistics to swiftly move, store, and ship goods for customers of any size through our expansive diversity of locations. As one of the Midwest’s largest and fastest growing 3PL providers, our team provides customized logistics support with asset-based and brokerage transportation; bulk, rack and food grade warehousing; fulfillment; international shipping with a General Purpose Foreign Trade Zone; and rigging services. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Murphy Logistics has stood by customers from small start-ups to Fortune 500 firms for 116 years, forging partnerships based on mutual respect.