Acme Tools Opens Distribution Center In Grand Forks, North Dakota, Business Park
Designed to optimize the fulfillment process, the company said its new distribution center opened with 20 employees and projections to double its workforce in five years. The Grand Forks Business Park location also provides for future expansion to accommodate additional growth.
"The online marketplace continues to record rapid year-over-year growth rates," said Steve Kuhlman, Vice President of Corporate Operations for Acme Tools. "Completion of the new distribution center centralizes our Internet sales operation and increases fulfillment efficiency, which will benefit our Web customers and retail operations who expect timely order processing and fast, on-time delivery from Acme Tools."
The company stocks over 180,000 products from 3,500 manufacturers. Its new Acme Tools Distribution Center features increased exterior surface space for trucks delivering products and loading outbound shipments, and increased interior space for inventory and staging areas providing more efficient receiving and shipping operations. A new high performance precision conveyor system, packing stations and mobile radio frequency technology maximizes product transfer and order fulfillment.
"Acme Tools continues to offer e-retailing's finest assortment of tools, equipment and accessories in the industry," said Paul Kuhlman, Vice President of Merchandise Operations and Marketing for Acme Tools. "Acme Tools will continue to invest in e-commerce technology and mobile technologies that guarantee response time performance and maximum site availability with excellent consistency for our customers."
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