Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics has won the vehicle processing and yard management business at Volkswagen Group of America, Chattanooga Operations new plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The new contract will lead to increased employment opportunities in the south eastern Tennessee region.
WWL will provide the Volkswagen Chattanooga plant with outbound yard management and vehicle processing services, including technical services and value added accessory installation, vehicle releasing, distribution and rail loading.
Production is expected to begin in the first half of 2011. The plant has the capacity to produce up to 150,000 units annually.