Announces significant 2023 hiring plans
Reinforces commitment to the Charlotte community
CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Armstrong Transport Group (“Armstrong,” or the “Company”), a leading non-asset-based logistics provider, today announced the grand opening of its new Charlotte headquarters. Located on the fifth floor of the Vantage building, a five-acre mixed-use development in Charlotte’s vibrant South End, Armstrong’s new, state-of-the-art office space will help foster collaboration across Armstrong’s workforce, in addition to increasing opportunities to recruit local talent and give back to the local Charlotte community.
Armstrong is occupying the entire fifth floor of Vantage’s modern East Tower. Comprising more than 27,000 sq feet, this new space is more than double the size of Armstrong’s previous headquarters and has ample workspace for up to 225 employees. The Company currently employs more than 250 corporate employees, with 125 located in Charlotte and the remainder spread across offices in Chicago and Boise. Armstrong also provides back-office support to more than 150 freight agent offices and 600 logistics professionals nationwide. As one of the largest third-party logistics (“3PL”) companies in the U.S. with over $1 billion in revenue, Armstrong plans to hire more than 100 employees nationwide in 2023 to match its pace of growth.
“We are thrilled to enter into this next exciting chapter in our new, modern office space in Charlotte’s South End,” said Armstrong CEO, Brian Mann. “Our decision to move to South End is central to our company’s growth strategy and was driven by our commitment to continually invest in our people. After working together remotely for the past several years, I am certain that this new office space will help us develop and retain employees while connecting with our community so we can focus on attracting the best top-tier talent the Charlotte area has to offer.”
Designed with employees in mind, Armstrong’s new offices will feature:
- Naturally lit workspaces with phone rooms, a wellness lounge, a catering-equipped kitchen and game room featuring classic video games, pinball and tabletop shuffleboard.
- Plenty of options to conduct meetings or huddles in open workspaces, an outdoor furnished patio and a training room.
- Access to an on-site gym, free parking and coffee bar.
Recently named among the Top 25 Freight Brokerages in 2022 by Transport Topics and ranked 27th out of the Top 100 Domestic Management 3PLs by Armstrong & Associates, Armstrong is committed to fostering a positive and productive workplace environment for its employees. Armstrong’s new South End headquarters features spaces for both collaboration and recreation in order to promote a strong sense of community across its workforce and strengthen its recruiting pipeline. Beyond its commitment to its employees, Armstrong also plays an important role in its local community, and frequently partners with charities and philanthropies in the Charlotte area. Most recently, Armstrong sponsored Second Harvest Food Bank’s Sort-A-Rama event in September, and Armstrong employees volunteered their time to help sort donations and give back to the local Carolina community.
The Vantage building comprises more than 600,000 square feet of office and retail space spread across two 11-story buildings with 18 terraces overlooking Charlotte’s skyline. The building offers wellness programs, hospitality, and abundant food and beverage options, including a one-acre urban park with outdoor seating, eight dining options and a planned 200-room boutique hotel with a rooftop bar Centrally located for both convenience and entertainment, the Vantage building is a block away from the Carson Street light rail station in South End for commuters, and is within walking distance of Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium, home of the Carolina Panthers and Charlotte FC.
About Armstrong Transport Group
Armstrong Transport Group is a leading non-asset-based logistics provider headquartered in Charlotte, NC. For more than 15 years, Armstrong has provided solutions for moving and managing freight in a complex and evolving marketplace. The service-centric, technology-forward company excels at connecting shippers and carrier partners through its 60,000+ multimodal carrier network. With its proprietary technology platform and integrated tools, Armstrong saves money for shippers, increases earnings for carriers, and creates efficiencies for freight agents. Recognized as a Top 25 Freight Brokerage in North America, Armstrong’s top-tier logistics experts are located across 150 freight agent offices. For more information about Armstrong Transport Group, visit www.armstrongtransport.com.
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