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ACS Enables Trucking Industry to Operate More Efficiently with Opening of New Facility in Louisville

By ARealRedneck - Last updated: Monday, March 16, 2009 - Save & Share - Comments

(ACS) is enabling more than 700 trucking companies to operate more efficiently with the opening of its new facility in Louisville. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson are scheduled to join ACS in a celebration and grand opening event at the new TripPak SERVICES™ facility at 6101 Strawberry Lane in Louisville on Wednesday, March 18 at 5:00 p.m.

“ACS had its choice of where to locate this facility,” said Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear. ��They chose Louisville, proving once again that Kentucky is a great place to live, work and raise a family. We are grateful that another Fortune 500 company is expanding in the Commonwealth.”

ACS TripPak SERVICES™ is the recognized leader in business process improvement and IT solutions in the trucking industry. Customers benefit from more accurate payroll and billing support tools, which immediately boost cash flow for fleets and drivers alike. With submission methods including in-cab scanning, truck stop scanning and drop boxes located at more than 1,500 truck stops, fleet terminals and distribution centers in North America, TripPak provides low cost services for more than 700 trucking companies. TripPak is located near a major package sort center and air flight hub in Louisville, expediting document handling and reducing processing times.

“We’re excited to have an industry leader like ACS choose Louisville to expand their investment in Kentucky,” said Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson. “The ACS TripPak division is another positive example of how Louisville has become a powerful logistics magnet that draws companies and their employees.”

With 4,000 employees in Kentucky, ACS is the sixth largest private employer in the Commonwealth. Kentucky has the second largest base of ACS employees anywhere in the world, second only to Texas where the corporate headquarters are located. ACS recently expanded in Lexington with the hiring of 100 employees and investing $2 million in facility upgrades.

“Louisville is an ideal location to meet the needs of TripPak’s customers throughout the country,” said Tom Blodgett, executive vice president and group president of ACS Business Process Solutions. “ACS looks forward to continued expansion around the world and here in Kentucky.”

The work of ACS touches millions of people’s lives every day. Each year, ACS makes moving people and products around the world easier by processing approximately 10 million travel transactions for 12 major passenger airlines; helping 700 trucking companies make deliveries; and processing two million documents every day for a worldwide shipping and logistics leader. Whether it’s helping consumers make airline reservations, purchase hotel and vacation packages or assisting companies in managing their accounts, providing customer support or streamlining planning and scheduling, ACS keeps the world moving.

“The new state-of-the-art facility in Louisville demonstrates our commitment to our clients and the high level of service we continue to provide the transportation industry,” said Kelley Walkup, division vice president and general manager for ACS Expedited Solutions. “This new facility is the perfect example of how we are continuing to provide solutions for the transportation industry.”

About ACS

ACS, a global FORTUNE 500 company with approximately 70,000 people supporting client operations reaching more than 100 countries, provides business process and information technology solutions to world-class commercial and government clients. Learn more about ACS at http://www.acs-inc.com.

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