NEX Transport Inc., Columbus, Ohio, announced plans to add a new facility in Bellefontaine, Ohio, investing more than $1.4 million and creating 200 new jobs.

NEX Transport will partner with Thomas & Marker Construction, Bellefontaine, Ohio, to build and lease the new warehouse. Construction is scheduled to begin in summer 2019.

“The Columbus region has played a key role in our company’s ongoing success and growth,” says Hiroki Matsuoka, president for NEX Transport. “With this expansion, NEX Transport will continue to make strides in its strategy to transform into a world-class logistics provider.”

Established as a joint venture between Nippon Express USA, Long Island City, N.Y., and Nittsu Shoji USA, Arlington Heights, Ill., NEX Transport provides kitting, sequencing and component deliveries.