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Third-Generation Leaders Join Spartan Logistics & Logan Creek Construction

For Immediate Release - Toledo, OH - 05/12/2020 – Spartan Logistics and Logan Creek Construction are announcing that two members of the Harmon family third generation have recently joined the business. Nick Harmon joins Spartan Logistics as a Logistics Sales Representative and Logan Howell joins Logan Creek Construction as an On-site Project Manager. Both are the grandsons of founder, Ed Harmon. Read More...


Spartan Logistics Founder Ed Harmon, Announces Ground Breaking in July on a 80,000 Square Foot Development


In a surprise move,Toledo-based developer Ed Harmon announced Monday that he will break ground in July on a new retail/entertainment development in Levis Commons in Perrysburg, OH.

The two-story, 80,000-square-foot development will be located on 4½ acres of vacant ground adjacent to an existing building, known as the Orleans Building, which houses the Benchmark restaurant and Funny Bone Comedy Club.  Read more https://blade-share.newsslide.com/9084bb51-7dc9-4b00-a22b-fb316219c86c/fe0fb63c-e143-4ff7-a0fb-9b6da186de63/

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Spartan Logistics Leases Warehouse at 3100 Creekside Parkway in Rickenbacker Area


Columbus, OH - Spartan Logistics is pleased to announce that they have leased 257,000 square feet of industrial warehouse space in Lockbourne, OH. The new space is Spartan’s first near the Rickenbacker Global Logistics Park, bringing Spartan’s portfolio to over three million square feet. Read More

Spartan Logistics Releases Corporate Video


Columbus, OH - Spartan Logistics has announced today the recent completion of their corporate video. Produced by Warman Productions, this three minute minute video describes in great detail, various 3PL services. Rather than a nuts and bolts explanation of what the company does, the virtual tour provides    viewers with a 3PL experience and the core values by which we operate.

Spartan President, Steve Harmon  in Washington D.C. as Part of the Logistics Association Lobbying Effort.


Spartan Logistics Announces Return to Indianapolis Market


Columbus, OH —Spartan Logistics opens a dedicated warehouse in Greenwood, IN

 Spartan Logistics, a Columbus, Ohio regional supply chain solutions company, is pleased to announce the opening of their newest facility in Greenwood, Indiana. The dedicated operation in a 124,000 square foot facility located at 642 Chaney Avenue will bring over 50 jobs to the city. 

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Spartan Logistics Celebrates 30th Anniversary

November 14, 2018  Spartan Logistics, founded in Columbus, Ohio in 1988 by Ed Harmon, celebrates its 30th Anniversary.  The third-party logistics company began with 3 employees and one location but today employs over 250 employees in over 3.5 million square feet in 6 states.  The integrated, family-run company also provides full-service supply chain and industrial real estate solutions and today includes the NAI Harmon Group and Logan Creek Construction Companies.   

 As Spartan Logistics looks back on an impressive record of achievements and customer solutions, the company has engaged in a variety of customer and employee appreciation events to thank those who made its success possible. “I never dreamed we would achieve this size and scope,” said Ed Harmon, now Chairman of Spartan, “I only focused on helping people and solving problems.”

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 A New Face in Spartan Leadership

August 9, 2018 - We are pleased to introduce Bailey Thieman! Bailey recently joined Spartan Logistics as our Real Estate Controller, and NAI Harmon Group as a Commercial Real Estate Development, Sales, & Leasing Agent, specializing in industrial space. Bailey is a graduate of The Ohio State University where 

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Spartan Logistics Inducted in the Central Ohio Family Business Hall of Fame

May 4, 2018 - The Conway Center for Family Business celebrates their 20th Anniversary on Friday, May 4, 2018, at the Columbus Hilton Easton.  To commemorate this milestone, they are inducting 20 outstanding family-owned businesses into the first-ever, Central Ohio Family Business Hall of Fame. Read More

Spartan Logistics Appoints Craig Recker as Director of Business Development

September 7, 2017 - Spartan Logistics is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Recker as our new Director of Business Development.  Craig is a seasoned logistics professional with 14 years of experience. Read more...

Josh Ledford appointed Executive Vice President

July 12, 2017 -  Spartan Logistics has announced the appointment of Josh Ledford as the new Executive Vice President.  Josh began his career with Spartan over 15 years ago in the Toledo, OH region. Read More...

Spartan Logistics is officially in Operation in Fort Smith, AR

October 10, 2016 - Spartan Logistics, a warehousing, and transportation firm headquartered in Columbus, OH is officially in operation on Jenny Lind Road in Fort Smith, AR.  The Spartan warehouse received it's first customer shipment this week at the former Riverside Furniture warehouse.  In January of 2016, the owners of Spartan Logistics purchased the vacated building, acquiring over 400,000 square feet of high-quality distribution space and bringing their Arkansas portfolio to over 1 million square feet.  Read more... 

Spartan Logistics Now Operational in Kansas City, MO

October 5, 2016 - Spartan Logistics, a warehousing, and transportation firm headquartered in Columbus, OH is pleased to announce its expansion into the Kansas City marketing, making Missouri its 5th state. Spartan's newest location is at 4700 Dramus Avenue, within the Kansas City Power and Light Industrial Center.

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Spartan Logistics continues to increase the footprint in Fort Smith, AR to 1 million SF

March 7, 2016 - Ed and Steve Harmon never planned to set down such stakes in Fort Smith. The father-and-son Harmons head Spartan Logistics, a trucking and warehousing company based in Columbus, Ohio, and in the past 18 months, Spartan said it has invested approximately $20 million to buy and renovate more than 1 million SF of Fort Smith warehouse space. Read more of the article...

Ken Vogel Joins Spartan Logistics as New Director of Operations

Internationally experienced Director of Operations, Ken Vogel moves to Columbus, OH

January 14, 2016 - Spartan Logistics is proud to announce the newest addition to our operations team, Ken Vogel. Find out more about Ken's experience...

Spartan Logistics Officially Purchases Whirlpool Distribution Facility in Fort Smith, Arkansas

Spartan Logistics completes Fort Smith, AR purchase

September 29, 2014 - The Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Spartan Logistics has officially purchased the entire 619,508 square feet distribution building from the Whirlpool Corporation. Read more of the press release...

Whirlpool Distribution Building To Be Acquired By Spartan Logistics

Increasing footprint in Fort Smith, Arkansas to 600,000 square feet

May 7, 2014 -The Whirlpool distribution building in Fort Smith is set to be acquired by Spartan Logistics, according to a news release. Spartan Logistics is planning to expand its operations in Fort Smith by acquiring the distribution center which is almost 620,000 square feet, the news release stated. Read more of the press release...

Spartan Logistics Acquires 160,000 Sq. Ft. Warehouse Facility in Anderson S.C.

160,000 square foot facility acquired from Elston Richards

November 06, 2013 -  Spartan Logistics, a third-party warehousing and logistics services provider based in Columbus, Ohio, is proud to announce today that it has acquired a 160,000 sq. ft. warehouse and related tenant business in Anderson, S.C., from Elston-Richards based in Grand Rapids, Mich. Read More of the press release...

Spartan Logistics Leasing Whirlpool site in Fort Smith, Arkansas

100,000 Square Foot Facility to expand footprint in Fort Smith, Arkansas

October 28, 2013 - An Ohio-based logistics and warehouse company has signed a lease with Whirlpool Corp. to use 100,000 square feet of its site on Jenny Lind Road, with an option to extend the lease beyond the initial term and space. Read More of the press release…

Spartan Logistics Expanding Indiana Footprint

130,000 Square Foot Facility added to Spartan Portfolio

October 11, 2012 - Entering its 25th year in business, Spartan Logistics, a third-party logistics company based in Columbus, Ohio, has increased its total warehouse space to nearly 2 million square feet by acquiring a 130,000 square foot Indianapolis facility. Read More of the press release…

Spartan Logistics Featured in Profile Magazine

Customer First attitude helps Spartan Logistics’ Customers Succeed

May 1, 2012 - Profile magazine is a print and digital publication that identifies and promotes innovation in prominent American industries. Spartan Logistics was fortunate enough to be recognized by them for our customer-centric atmosphere and our ‘family feel’ approach to our daily business. Read More of The Profile article…

Logan Creek Construction helping to bring 150 jobs to northwestern Ohio

Automotive Partner sees Continued Success with their Logistics

September 8, 2011 - Logan Creek Construction is an Oregon-based design-build contractor that operates on a national scale. Logan Creek has developed over three million square feet of industrial property in 10 states. Read More of The Press article…

Leading Warehouse and Distribution Provider, Spartan Logistics, Announces Steve Harmon as New Company Leader

Following the retirement of the Company Founders, Ed Harmon and Jim Ranney, Spartan announced its transition to the next generation of leadership. Steve Harmon will be assuming the role of Managing Director of the warehouse and distribution company.

COLUMBUS, OH, June 23, 2010, 24 - 7PressRelease/ — Columbus, Ohio-based warehouse, and distribution provider, Spartan Logistics, announced Steve Harmon will be assuming leadership of the company, as his father, Ed Harmon, steps down after 22 years of running the company. Read more…

Leading Logistics Provider Announces New Ohio Contracts

Spartan announces State of Ohio award to manage inventory and operate warehouses. Will open new locations in Cleveland and Cincinnati warehouses.

COLUMBUS, OH, April 06, 2010 -  24-7PressRelease/ — Columbus, Ohio based Spartan Logistics, announces its six-year contract to manage three warehouses and provide order fulfillment services for the State of Ohio in Toledo, Cleveland, and Cincinnati warehouses. The Toledo location is an existing location for Spartan, but the company will open new locations by June 2010 in Cincinnati and Bedford Heights, Ohio. The total square footage Spartan will operate under this contract will be nearly 500,000 square feet. Read more…