Gap Inc. Invests $35 Million To Expand Its Gallatin, Tennessee Distribution Center
Area Development Online News Desk (08/28/2013)
Gap Inc. will invest about $35 million expand operations at its distribution center in Gallatin, Tennessee. The global retailer offering clothing, accessories, and personal care products plans to create about 90 jobs in Sumner County.
Its Gallatin campus is one of Gap Inc.’s largest distribution centers and currently provides service to the southern region of the United States for Gap Inc. brands, including; Gap and Gap Outlet, Banana Republic and Banana Republic Factory Stores, and Old Navy.
“For more than 15 years, Gap Inc. has been a proud employer of Tennesseans at our distribution centers,” Gap Inc. SVP of Logistics Shawn Curran said. “We look forward to expanding our presence in Gallatin to continue to provide jobs and send product quickly and efficiently to our customers.”
“Gap Inc. is a valued corporate citizen, providing about 2,500 Tennesseans with high quality jobs in 2012 alone,” said Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty. “Gap Inc.’s decision to expand its distribution center in Middle Tennessee speaks highly of our state’s central location and world-class infrastructure. I appreciate Gap Inc.’s investment and look forward to their continued presence in Tennessee.”
"Gap Inc. continues to rank as one of Sumner County's top employers," Sumner County Executive Anthony Holt said. "The great news of this expansion reaffirms Gap Inc.'s position as an excellent corporate neighbor."
“That Gap Inc. has chosen to continue to grow here in Gallatin speaks highly of the working relationship we have, and to the quality of the workforce and transportation infrastructure in place,” Gallatin Economic Development Agency Executive Director James Fenton said. “We are excited to see them grow.”