From Freightliner LLC Press release November 1, 2007 – Frieghtliner will transfer selected functions from its corporate headquarters in Portland to a South Carolina location closer to customers and Freightliner Trucks production facilities. Company officials confirmed that 341 positions are affected, including Freightliner Trucks sales and marketing functions. Other elements being relocated manage relations with the company’s dealer network, provide technical support to both dealers and customers, and ensure a reliable and cost-effective supply of replacement parts. (end)
Other news sources claim Freightliner is looking at purcashing 300 acreas of land in York County for a future corporate campus. The 341 jobs will move into temporary offfices in Fort Mill, SC but the exact loaction has not yet been disclosed.
This is great news for us in York County, SC and especially Fort Mill, SC.