The company said the distribution center is the first step in its new strategic distribution model designed to meet customer demand for next-day delivery. Future plans are for a national network of regional distribution centers.
Johnstone Supply Opens New Distribution Center
Johnstone Supply (Portland, Ore.) opened a 100,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in Breiningsville, Pa., March 7, that will serve 69 stores in the Northeast. It offers next-day delivery, a customized line of products for the region and also has same-day pick-up. The state-of-the-art center features “narrow aisle” stocking and shipping and Radio Frequency (RF) scanners. The company has two other distribution centers in Memphis and Portland.