In a move designed to centralize operations, YoW will relocate its Baton Rouge, La. business operations to Atlanta.
In a move
designed to centralize operations, plumbing master distributorYour ‘other’ Warehousewill
relocate its Baton Rouge, La.
business operations to Atlanta.
The process is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2012.
the employees from the Baton Rouge office will get the opportunity to
transition to the new Atlanta offices, and those employees who do not transfer
or find other positions will be offered enhanced severance packages and
out-placement assistance from YoW’s parent company,The Home Depot, according to
recently hiredCraig Cowartas its general manager and
Cowart will oversee the transition while working out Atlanta offices.
a reinvestment in our business,” Cowart told Supply House Times during the 2012
KBIS show in Chicago.
“It’s a total alignment for the team, which had been split up. It will allow us
to continue to be the leader in the plumbing industry that we are now.”
Home Depot will be opening two new customer service centers to support YoW and
its online business; one in Kennesaw, Ga. and the other in Ogden,
Utah, just outside of Salt Lake City.
while a location hasn’t been finalized according to Holmes, the company hopes
to open a new fulfillment distribution center in Georgia, hopefully by the fourth
quarter of 2013.
Supply House Times talks to YoW at
KBIS 2012 in Chicago