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Shafter logistics center signs tire distributor

Shafter logistics center signs tire distributor

Privately held commercial development firm The Allen Group said Tuesday that Am-Pac Tire Pros Distributors has signed a seven-year lease to locate a new tire warehouse and distribution operation at the International Trade and Transportation Center in Shafter, Calif.

   Am-Pac Tire will occupy 42,000 square feet in International Trade Building 6. This facility will serve as the company’s Southern San Joaquin Valley and central coast distribution center.

   The 288,000-square-foot ITB6 facility also houses a 98,000-square-foot operation by the Formica Corp.

   The International Trade and Transportation Center is a 700-acre logistics park located northeast of Southern California near Bakersfield. The complex features direct rail service by BNSF Railway and is in close proximity to Interstate 5 and Highway 99, the two major California trucking corridors.