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Site Location Partnership Showcases Location Advisory Consulting Services at MHIA's North American Material Handling & Logistics Show in Cleveland

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  site location partnershipCleveland, OH (May 3, 2010) – Site Location Partnership (SLP), a Dallas-based corporate site selection and economic development consulting firm, announced that its presence at the North American Material Handling & Logistics Show was a success as the firm met with hundreds of companies to showcase its advisory services for business expansion or relocation. SLP was joined at the show by several clients from Georgia, Indiana, Ohio and Texas. The firm also attended a private event in Cleveland dedicated to networking and discussions between site location consultants, commercial real estate specialists, corporate decision makers and community leaders.

Sponsored by Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA), the North American Material Handling & Logistics Show (NA) is the most comprehensive showcase of material handling and logistics equipment, systems and technologies in North America. Over 15,000 supply chain professionals from around the world attended NA 2010 at Cleveland's I-X Center. The trade show's 150,000 square foot exhibition area featured manufacturing, warehousing, distribution, assembly, logistics and IT solutions from over 500 leading material handling providers.

"The NA show connected us with many manufacturers and logistics service providers considering new sites for their warehousing and distribution operations," said Justin Thompson, CEO of Site Location Partnership. "Our site selection advisory services are ideal for these businesses as they look to optimize their supply chain infrastructure and distribution efficiency with new facilities. Identifying the best location for a warehouse or distribution center can dramatically increase a company's ability to adapt quickly to market change, reduce transportation costs and improve overall productivity."

The networking event brought together an exclusive group of location advisory, corporate real estate and economic development executives. "This gathering provided the perfect setting to share best practices and project success stories with other site selectors and real estate professionals," said Mark Darce, senior vice president of development at Site Location Partnership. "We were able to meet some wonderful people and exchange useful referrals that could turn into new business."

About Material Handling Industry of America

Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) is the largest U.S. material handling and logistics association representing the leading providers of supply chain and distribution solutions. MHIA members are material handling and logistics equipment, systems and software manufacturers; consultants; systems integrators and simulators; third party logistics providers and publishers. MHIA provides educational, business development, networking and solution sourcing opportunities for its 800 member companies and for the larger community of manufacturing, distribution, logistics and supply chain professionals.

About Site Location Partnership

Site Location Partnership (SLP) is a multi-disciplined advisory firm that enables the growth of businesses, communities and economies through its two primary consulting areas - corporate site selection and economic development. SLP’s Corporate Location Practice helps companies from industrial and commercial sectors select the optimal location for expansion, relocation or consolidation of business facilities. SLP’s Economic Development Practice assists various organizations in implementing business attraction strategies for new corporate investment, job creation and economic growth.

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