Panasonic Energy Forges Partnership with Wagner Logistics



Contract with North Kansas City-based Wagner Logistics will create jobs and expand the supply chain management provider’s real estate footprint.

NORTH KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 27, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Wagner Logistics, a leading provider of supply chain solutions, announces that it has been awarded a significant warehousing contract to support Panasonic Energy’s manufacturing facility in De Soto, Kan., which is set to open in spring 2025 to produce lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles around the world. The plant will increase Panasonic Energy’s global capacity, and this collaboration with Wagner Logistics fortifies their warehouse and logistic operations, indicating even more employment opportunities for the Kansas City area and future expansion for Wagner Logistics.

Panasonic awards warehousing contract for De Soto, Kan. EV battery plant to North Kansas City-based Wagner Logistics.

“We are honored to be selected as the warehousing partner for Panasonic Energy. It’s a great opportunity for Wagner and a great thing for Kansas City,” says Brian Smith, chief executive officer, Wagner Logistics. “This contract represents a testament to our expertise in providing tailored supply chain solutions and our dedication to exceeding customer expectations. We look forward to leveraging our capabilities to support Panasonic Energy’s manufacturing operations and strengthen our collaborative partnership.”

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