A Lexington, Kentucky based delivery service; King Bee Courier is expanding its services to Southeast Missouri and the surrounding four state region. Tom Kelsey, commercial broker with Lorimont Place, Ltd. confirmed the company has established a warehouse/depot here. Kelsey said the company will occupy a 6,000 square-foot warehouse at 3170 Industrial Fuels Drive in Scott City.

The location is right off the I-55 and Nash Road exits. The company started in 1992 and has become a dominate competitor in Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana in the specialty delivery service business. Other affiliates are Out of the Box Logistics, which line hauls auto parts in 17 states to different hubs, Bee Line Courier, handling general courier services and this division, King Bee LLC specializing in pharmaceutical delivery, logistics and warehousing. Kelsey anticipated they would begin their operations immediately and would be hiring a number of drivers for their newly opened depot here.