The Tejon Ranch Commerce Center is located about an hour north of the San Fernando Valley, very near the geographic and population center of California, providing the ability to reach more than 40 million people with next-day delivery and 70 million in two days, with the shortest average distance to major population centers in the western U.S.
The Commerce Center sits on both sides of Interstate 5, giving distributors immediate access to the west coast’s principal north-south goods movement corridor, and an easy connection via State Highway 58 to both the I-15 and I-40 east-west corridors.
The Commerce Center’s location in unincorporated Kern County gives companies the opportunity to take advantage of the County’s aggressive new economic incentive program. Kern County offers individually tailored performance-based tax revenue sharing opportunities with NO CAP on the amount of the incentive or the duration it’s offered. It’s currently the only major logistics location in Kern County eligible for the incentive.
"The Tejon Ranch distribution center is strategically located to serve our supply chain needs as we continue to expand westward. From its central location, our supply chain team can deliver goods to stores in northern and southern California in a day.”
John Flanigan, Executive Vice President of Global Supply Chain, Dollar General
"With its excellent accessibility to major highways and airports, TRCC’s location will ensure the rapid delivery of Cat parts to dealers and customers.”
Steve Larson, Vice President of Caterpillar, Inc., Chairman & President, Cat Logistics
"We’ve found a great talent pool in the local area and have had success filling jobs and retaining associates. Productivity is 15% higher than we had originally expected, with associates routinely able to do as much in five to six hours what we expected would have taken eight hours to do.”
Patrick Rasmussen, Distribution Center Manager, Famous Footwear
Distribution Center managers at the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center rave about the available labor. Not only are wage rates lower than other major regions in California, they’ve found their employees to be hard-working, loyal and very productive.
Dual port access
directly on I-5
With its location on Interstate 5, at the center of the state, the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center provides dual port access from the Ports of Los Angeles/Long Beach and the Port of Oakland.
"We are extremely happy with outbound efficiency, so much so that our Tejon location will be handling direct turnaround deliveries to our Southern California stores.”
Pam Andrews, General Manager, IKEA’s Tejon Distribution Center
"Having the TA/Petro Travel Centers adjacent to our facility is good for drivers.”
Jess Paredes, Transportation Manager, IKEA’s Tejon Distribution Center
The Commerce Department has approved an expansion of Foreign Trade Zone #276 at the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center. All of the industrial sites at TRCC are now included in FTZ #276, which has expanded to nearly 1,100 acres.
TEJON RANCH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2019-- Tejon Ranch Co. (NYSE: TRC) today announced that it has agreed to terms on a lease with a company that will relocate its western US distribution operations from the Los Angeles area to the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center (TRCC) in the fourth quarter of this year.
Tejon Ranch commissioned a study by an independent, third-party consultant to analyze the factors most important to site selectors, and to see how TRCC compared to other major industrial regions in California. The conclusion? TRCC offers significant advantages.
According to Colliers International Senior Executive VP John DeGrinis, there are many reasons why more LA-based companies. like L'Oreal, will want to make the short move north to the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center.
The County of Kern has approved a new economic incentive for L'Oreal that's worth $2.3 million. The incentive, which will come in the form of rebates on property, sales and use taxes paid by the international beauty company, is based on the number of jobs created. It is the first incentive approved under the new Advance Kern program, which was approved by the Board of Supervisors in November 2017.
L'OREAL USA is making the move from Valencia, CA to the Tejon Ranch Commerce Center to take advantage of the three "L"s - Labor, Logistics and Location. Having outgrown its existing facility, L'Oreal needed a place where it could expand, even as the company continues to grow.
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