For Dorothy, there was the Wizard of Oz, and for companies needing warehousing and distribution services to get their freight home, there are the wizards of Ozburn-Hessey Logistics. The company (doing business as OHL) provides supply chain management services from a network of more than 130 distribution hubs worldwide. Overall, OHL maintains more than 32 million sq. ft. of dry and temperature-controlled warehouse space. Customers include companies in the chemical, consumer products, electronics, food and beverage, retail, and automotive industries. OHL was founded in 1951.
Other OHL businesses complement its warehousing and distribution and transportation management offerings, including customs brokerage, network design and consulting, and e-commerce fulfillment services for Internet retailers. It provides its logistical services to customers spanning North and South America, Europe, and Asia
The company's growth strategy involves extending its global footprint further into the Asia/Pacific region. In 2012 OHL upped its presence by launching a dedicated sales office in Vietnam, a country it sees as an important emerging market and one of the largest global producers of apparel, furniture, fruits, and handicrafts. – less