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Gordon Food Service announced today that it will open a new distribution center in Kannapolis, North Carolina. The company signed a long-term lease agreement for a 300,000-square-foot distribution center located in Afton Ridge Business Park on Glen Afton Boulevard. Construction of the facility will begin later this fall and is scheduled to be complete in fall 2015. The facility is expected to employ approximately 275 people within the first five years of operation.
Gordon Food Service is pleased to announce the 2014 North American recipients of the prestigious Vendor Involvement Process (VIP) supplier awards. Suppliers receiving the VIP Partner Award demonstrated excellence and improvement in supply chain and customer relationship metrics.
Gordon Food Service, North America’s largest family-controlled broadline foodservice distributor, announced today that it will open a new distribution center in Aberdeen, Maryland before the end of the year. The facility will serve foodservice operators in the Baltimore, Washington DC, and Philadelphia areas. The company signed a long-term lease agreement for 242,000-square feet of space within an existing distribution center. The facility is expected to employ approximately one hundred fifty people within the first three years of operations.
Gordon Food Service today announced that it has acquired Glazier Foods Company, a leading foodservice distributor headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Gordon Food Service released the first edition of the Annual Stewardship Report today, a report which outlines the environmental and social investments made by the company throughout the 2013 fiscal year.
Gordon Food Service broke ground today on its new 445,000-square-foot distribution center in Douglasville, GA. Tom Croteau, Deputy Commissioner for Global Commerce of the Georgia Department of Economic Development; Harvey Persons, Mayor of the City of Douglasville; Gordon Food Service Chief Exective Officer Jim Gordon; and Atlanta Division General Manager Brian Zylstra were in attendance. In addition, several state and local officials, and Gordon Food Service employees were also present.
Gordon Food Service broke ground today on its new 420,000-square-foot distribution center at the Findlay Industrial Park in Imperial, PA.
Gordon Food Service today announced plans to build three new distribution centers. The company will break ground on a 100,000-square-foot distribution center in Wyoming, MI this summer. This facility is expected to be operational in spring, 2014.
A 260,000-square-foot facility will be built near Atlanta, GA in the Riverside West Business Park in Douglasville, GA. Construction will begin this summer and the facility is expected to be operational in summer, 2014. The Atlanta-area distribution center will employ approximately 200 within three years.
Gordon Food Service today announced it has appointed two new Directors to the Company’s Board of Directors. Frank Geier, current President of Gordon Food Service Canada, will be joining the Board effective January 1, 2014, and Chris Ordway, former Senior Director and General Manager of North American Consumer Products at Motorola, will be joining the Board effective immediately.
Gordon Food Service today announced that it has acquired Perkins, a leading broadline foodservice distributor located in Taunton, Massachusetts.
“Perkins is a great company with a strong family heritage. Their dedication to high-quality service is an ideal fit with Gordon Food Service’s culture and commitment to exceptional customer service,” said Jim Gordon, CEO of Gordon Food Service.