Arkansas-Based Trucking Business Coming to Texarkana
TexAmericas Center has just announced the addition of Woodfield, Inc., a family-owned and operated trucking business headquartered in Arkansas, to its industrial park.
Woodfield, Inc., will lease a 1,500-square-foot space for its offices and 10 spaces for its trailer trucks across a total of three acres. TexAmericas Center will be the location of the company’s regional hauling division and its over-the-road fleet management oversight, and Woodfield’s regional-based operations will begin in early May 2021. Woodfield is a family-owned Arkansas business with headquarters in Camden. TexAmericas Center will be the location of the company’s regional hauling division and its over-the-road fleet management oversight. Woodfield’s regional-based operations will begin in early May 2021.
According to a press release, Woodfield offers a variety of trucking services to meet the needs of its customers. From long-haul dry van shipping and heavy/specialized services to regional and OTR flatbed trucking.
“This is a perfect partnership for both Woodfield and our region,” said Scott Norton, Executive Director/CEO of TexAmericas Center.
Woodfield selected TexAmericas Center based on a multitude of factors, including its warehousing opportunities, prime location, and the ease of working with its leadership. Another selling point for TexAmericas Center was its location and the access it provides to qualified trucking employees. Truck driving is currently identified as one the of most in-demand careers and essential occupations. The Texarkana College Professional Driving Academy trains students in four weeks of study and instruction and is split between classroom time at the College, time at the driving yard, which is located on TexAmericas Center’s East Campus, and on the three interstates connecting at Texarkana. Drivers who have completed the program and have the minimum experience required by Woodfield will have opportunities to work for the trucking firm.