There are four other Velvet distribution centers
, located in the Ohio cities of Chillicothe, Bucyrus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati.
It was one of six distribution centers
that the chain picked up along with its acquisition of about 1,800 Brooks Eckerd Pharmacy stores from the Jean Coutu Group.
The symposium's guest speaker, Nelson Miller, director of logistics for Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, oversees seven nationwide distribution centers
and a company-owned and operated fleet of trucks guaranteeing 99% next-day customer delivery within 800 miles of a center.
The corridor also has distribution centers
for Rite Aid drugstores and the Michaels chain of craft stores.
Keystone acquired the 26-acre site in September of 2002 and is constructing two state-of-the-art distribution centers
, totaling approximately 525,000 SF of industrial space.
Of its 13 national distribution centers
, this is the only one with a majority of African American workers and the only one that has voted to unionize.
The result will turn a former Conrail switching yard into two state-of-the-art distribution centers
employing hundreds of area residents.
Nationwide, the company serves 11,200 restaurants and has 16 other distribution centers
, including two in California.
The construction of the Cabot parts facility, which will replace the region's current parts depot located four miles away in South Brunswick, will supplement Volkswagen's other current Parts Distribution Centers
located in the United States and Canada.