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New Greenville County Warehouse to Add Nearly 150 New Jobs

In yet another story that shows how forklift driving jobs are in high demand, a foreign logistics outfit plans to open a new warehouse in Greenville County, South Carolina.

KI Logistics, based in Japan, is having a job fair to recruit new employees to its new warehouse. Reports indicate that KIL plans to hire close to 150 workers – many of them forklift drivers. New Forklift Jobs

The Japanese firm is making a large investment in the Greenville area, with a budget of around $11 million to operate the new facility.

Forklift drivers looking to work at the new KI Logistics warehouse are required to have six months of forklift operating experience, a valid South Carolina driver’s license and a high school diploma or GED.

As an added bonus, the local Greenville County warehouse will also benefit two area companies who are currently KI Logistics customers: Drive Automotive Industries and JTEKT Corp. a pair of firms with ties to the auto industry. KI Logistics lists Toyota as one of its main customers.

The warehouse is scheduled to open in July, which means that forklift drivers with less than 6 months’ experience can use the extra time to get the required qualification.

The new plant will also serve as the North American headquarters for KI Logistics and is expected to open in July, according to a news release.

A forklift driver with the right training has a big advantage over other job candidates. And KI Logistics isn’t the only company hiring forklift drivers. There are many careers available, but only those with up-to-date skills will get the best jobs. has 3 different training programs for any forklift drivers: the Training Kit, Train a Trainer class and the Bundle Training Package. Our affordable online classes provide thorough instruction and are available 24/7/365.

We’re a go-to forklift training partner for many popular firms (Harley-Davidson, Coca-Cola and Fuji Film, just to name a few). Please visit our contact page or call (888) 278-8896 for additional information on FLC.

Remember, the key to your forklift career begins with training. Experience helps (KI Logistics requires 6 months), but training is also important for making sure you’re qualified with the latest OSHA standards. Make sure you stay ahead of the competition with FLC.

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