NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Convenience distributor Eby-Brown Co. LLC set the date for opening its new 300,000-square-foot distribution center in Shepherdsville, Ky. The state-of-the-art facility will begin operating Jan. 2, 2017.
The new distribution center will fuel Eby-Brown's expansion into the mid-South region and initially serve 750 customers in the Kentucky, Tennessee, southern Indiana and Ohio markets.
"We are moving full speed ahead to expand in the Mid-South with the same focus we have always had, delivering the best solutions and service to our customers," said Thomas Wake, co-president of Eby-Brown. "We are thrilled about the expanded service capabilities and efficiencies this new distribution center will provide our customers."
As part of the investment, the company is actively recruiting an additional 250 Eby-Brown "family members" to staff the new facility, Wake added.
Eby-Brown is a privately held convenience store distributor in the United States, servicing retail accounts throughout the Midwest and Southeast.