- Transportation provider to relocate headquarters from Nashville to Brentwood, Tennessee
- Project will create more than 60 new jobs
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart McWhorter and Steamboat Transportation Group, LLC officials announced today the company will invest $2 million to expand and relocate its headquarters operations from Nashville to Brentwood, Tennessee.
Steamboat Transportation Group, LLC will create 61 new jobs in Williamson County.
Located at 105 Continental Place, the transportation provider’s new headquarters will support business growth and allow the company to hire additional employees. Upon completion of the project, Steamboat Transportation Group, LLC will employ nearly 100 Tennesseans.
Steamboat Transportation Group, LLC is a third-party logistics company whose transportation services include flatbed, refrigerated, expedited, oversized, intermodal and international.
Since 2019, TNECD has supported nearly 20 economic development projects in Williamson County, resulting in more than 3,800 job commitments and approximately $260 million in capital investment.
“Companies choose to invest and expand in Tennessee thanks to our strong business climate and highly-skilled workforce. I congratulate Steamboat Transportation Group on its continued success in the Volunteer State and relocation to Williamson County, which will benefit Tennesseans across the region.” – Gov. Bill Lee
“Steamboat Transportation Group’s decision to expand in our state is a result of Tennessee’s business friendly climate and skilled workforce. We believe this specialty transportation provider will find a welcoming home in Williamson County, and we appreciate the additional investment and job creation in Tennessee.” – TNECD Commissioner Stuart McWhorter
“As a proud Tennessee company, we are excited to continue expanding our business in Middle Tennessee in the coming years and are extremely grateful for the show of support from TVA and the State of Tennessee. I would like to thank our existing team members, who represent our brand with the utmost integrity day in and day out, and acknowledge the leadership they have provided to help Steamboat achieve the success it already has. With a very talented candidate pool, many of which are currently enrolled in colleges and universities across this great state, our recruiting efforts are ramping up. The future is bright for the State of Tennessee, and we are excited to be a part of it. We will continue to push this Steamboat, Full Steam Ahead.” – Jake Geismar, founding partner and CEO, Steamboat Transportation Group, LLC
“TVA and Nashville Electric Service congratulate Steamboat Transportation Group, LLC on its decision to expand operations in Williamson County. We are proud to partner with Williamson Inc. and the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to support companies like Steamboat Transportation that are committed to continued growth in the region, and we celebrate this announcement together.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of economic development
“We are excited Steamboat is relocating to Brentwood and creating 61 new jobs. Congratulations to Steamboat for expanding its successful operations. We wish them a long and prosperous future.” – Sen. Jack Johnson (R-Franklin)
“Tennessee continues to be a place where businesses can thrive. With this expansion, Steamboat Transportation Group will bring more jobs and economic opportunity to our community. I congratulate the company on its success and look forward to its bright future in Brentwood.” – Rep. Gino Bulso (R-Brentwood)
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