HAYWARD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--East Bay Logistics, inc. (EBL), the premier provider of supply chain services to cocoa and coffee purveyors in Northern California, today announced its expansion into the Southern California market with the opening of EBL Coffee LA. Opened at the end of 2011, the new facility is situated in Rancho Dominquez with 45,000 square feet of warehouse space and a fleet of trucks conveniently located near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as well as a hub of coffee roasting customers.
In addition to the Los Angeles expansion, EBL is enhancing its online service capabilities with a Vendor Managed Inventory program, and an innovative “inventory look-up application” that will provide both import and roaster customers with the ability to view and administer their inventories online at all times. Both programs are anticipated to launch by the first quarter of 2012.
“EBL brings an unrivaled portfolio of supply chain successes to Southern California with the opening of EBL Coffee LA,” said John Visbal, president and CEO of EBL and EBL Coffee LA. “Customers of EBL Coffee LA will receive the same high level of service, efficiency, cleanliness and attention to detail that they have come to expect from our staff, systems and facilities in Northern California. We’re looking forward to bringing our high standards to the Los Angeles area.”
In addition to Visbal, EBL and EBL Coffee LA’s leadership team includes general manager Tricia Shelton, warehouse manager Edgar Regis and key accounts manager Stanley Soebianto who is also a licensed “Q Grader.”
For more than a decade, EBL has been the West Coast leader in full service green bean logistics service to the coffee and cocoa industries. EBL and its affiliated companies manage the customer supply chain from the ports (Oakland, Long Beach and Los Angeles) to roasting plants and manufacturing facilities.
EBL meets or exceeds the highest industry standards for pest control, organic certifications, and requirements for green bean logistics. The company operates separate facilities for cocoa and coffee with a dedicated staff of forklift operators, truck drivers, and customer service employees.
EBL Coffee LA is located at 18924 S. Laurel Park Drive, Suite H, in Rancho Dominquez and can be reached at 310-604-1664, firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Learn more at www.EastBayLogisticsInc.com.