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Trucking company to grow, add 40 jobs

FORT WAYNE – Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. is seeking incentives on a $5.8 million investment that will create 40 new jobs, doubling its local workforce.

The Thomasville, N.C.-based trucking company plans to build a 70-door, state-of-the-art freight service center at 8231 Smith Road, according to an application filed Thursday with Fort Wayne officials.

The company now employs 36 full time and four part time in Fort Wayne, with a total payroll of more than $2.3 million.

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