Opening of Orgill’s new distribution center in Rome
Open for business.
from Orgill The new distribution center in Rome is now fully operational and will begin serving customers in an eight-state region in the coming weeks.
Company officials say it is the fastest start-to-finish completion of a basic distribution center in the company’s modern history.
The ground was inaugurated on the 780,000 square foot facility in April 2020, just as the COVID-19 pandemic struck,
The Rome site is Orgill’s eighth distribution center.
Orgill serves more than 11,000 retail hardware stores, home centers, lumber dealers and agricultural stores in the United States and Canada, and in more than 50 countries around the world.
The new center will serve Orgill customers throughout New York, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and northeastern Pennsylvania.
Officials say the new site effectively doubles Orgill’s distribution capacity in the region.
Orgill executive vice president of distribution Randy Williams says the impact of the new distribution center will be felt beyond its immediate service area.
“The addition of the Rome distribution center to our network will undoubtedly help us provide more efficient service to customers in the North East and Mid Atlantic regions, but the addition of a large facility such as this also has a ripple effect on the other distribution centers in our network, “says Williams.” In reality, Rome will create more capacity in almost all of our distribution centers and allow us to better serve our customers. increasing in most of our service areas. “
Mark Scanlon, Orgill Northeast Distribution Vice President, Says New Rome Distribution Center Team Brings Extensive Experience From Across The Distribution Spectrum And Orgill Is Looking Forward To Learn of the diverse group.
The center will employ around 225 people.
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