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Bender Group Bolsters its National Distribution Network by Adding DC in Kansas City, Kan.

Reno, Nev., Sept 5, 2013: Bender Group, a third party logistics (3PL) company headquartered in Reno, Nev., recently leased a 50,296 sq.-ft. building at 627 Adams in Kansas City, Kan. Bender Group offers logistics solutions to help companies of all sizes improve their supply chain systems, from the manufacturing source to delivery through multiple distribution channels. The new facility will serve the central U.S. market and complements existing eastern and western fulfillment DCs in Winchester, Va, Woodland & Riverside Calif. and Reno Nev. Bender Group plans to grow and market its multi-client operation in Kansas City to service both existing and new clients.

"Adding Kansas City to our existing fulfillment DC network bolsters our ability to ship to over 98% of the entire US population within two days,” said Jared Lindwall, manager of business development for Bender Group. “This will provide a competitive advantage for our clients looking to get their product to the market faster, whether it is a traditional retail or direct-to-consumer order."

Mark C. Long, SIOR, CCIM, LEED AP — Senior Vice President-Principal with Zimmer Real Estate Services, L.C. represented the buyer in the real estate transaction.

“The Kansas City region is ideally positioned to offer distribution and warehousing operations an ideal location to serve a U.S. customer base,” said Chris Gutierrez, president of KC SmartPort. “We are very excited to welcome Bender Group to our region and look forward to their continued growth in KC.”

ABOUT BENDER GROUP

Bender Group is one of the most reliable and experienced third party logistics companies in North America with roots in the logistics demands of World War II. Founded in 1945 with a 60,000 square feet public warehouse in Reno, Nevada, Bender Group has responded to the evolution of the supply chain with an entrepreneurial spirit and emphasis on technology. Bender is now a full service 3PL, operating dedicated and multi-client distribution centers, a complete transportation network, and international logistics services. Bender uniquely integrates its expertise and resources with an intelligent and focused small business approach. More information about the Bender Group is available at www.bendergroup.com.

ABOUT KC SMARTPORT

KC SmartPort is the authority on logistics opportunities in the 18-county, bi-state Kansas City region. An industry growth affiliate aligned with the Kansas City Area Development Council, KC SmartPort promotes and enhances the Kansas City region's status as a leading North American logistics hub.www.kcsmartport.com

Media Contact: Jared Lindwall
Bender Group
Phone: 775-788-8800
Email: jaredl@benderwhs.com
345 Parr Circle Reno, NV 89512
Toll: 800 621-9402
Fax: 775-788-8811