General Merchandise/HBC

Eby-Brown Building New Distribution Center

Facility will fuel company’s regional expansion

SHEPARDSVILLE, Ky. -- Convenience-store products distributor Eby-Brown Co. LLC has officially announced that it will open a new 300,000-square-foot distribution center in Shepherdsville, Ky., fueling its expansion into the Mid-South market.

Eby-Brown distribution center

The distribution center will open Jan. 2, 2017, and will initially serve 750 customers in the Kentucky, Tennessee and 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. We are thrilled about the expanded service capabilities and efficiencies this new distribution center will provide our customers. We are actively recruiting an additional 250 Eby-Brown ‘family’ members to staff our new facility,” said Thomas Wake, co-president of Eby-Brown.

Eby-Brown recently expanded their network East with the acquisition of West Mifflin, Pa.-based Liberty USA, a $550 million supplier to convenience-store retailers.

Naperville, Ill.-based Eby-Brown, with more than $5.5 billion in revenue, is the largest family owned, wholesale consumer products distributor in the convenience-store industry, offering programs, technology and variety of product and foodservice solutions. Eby-Brown owns and operates eight distribution centers throughout the Midwest, Mid-South, Southeast and Northeast and on the East Coast.

Members help make our journalism possible. Become a CSP member today and unlock exclusive benefits, including unlimited access to all of our content. Sign up here.

Multimedia

Exclusive Content

Foodservice

Looking Up: Limited-Time Offers on the Rise

These deals continue to grow in all mealparts, Technomic reports show

Company News

Knowing Growing: QuikTrip Flexes in 2023

C-store chain celebrates 1,000th opening, opens 13th medical clinic, more

Foodservice

Get Creative in Foodservice to Thrive in 2024, Technomic Says

Report: Operators must lean into tech, menu and service innovation, take advantage of existing ingredients and resources

Trending

More from our partners