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Chick-fil-A Supply Plans West Columbia, South Carolina, Distribution Hub

Chick-fil-A Supply, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chick-fil-A, will establish a new distribution center in West Columbia, South Carolina. The $80 million project is expected to create 165 jobs in Lexington County.

Located at Saxe Gotha Industrial Park the facility will help ensure restaurants have the supplies to accommodate customers and will also address distribution complexities such as frequent, high-volume delivery, varied delivery environments and rapidly evolving needs. Operations are scheduled to begin in 2024.

“Our new distribution center in Lexington County provides us with a tremendous opportunity to grow our business and create jobs that will attract diverse talent from across the region. We’re excited to expand our footprint in South Carolina with an investment in the local community that helps us serve our franchise operators, licensees and their teams,” Chick-fil-A Supply Executive Director Josh Grote said.

As an incentive the Coordinating Council for Economic Development approved job development credits related to this project.

“We are proud to have Chick-fil-A Supply establish its newest distribution operation in South Carolina. The jobs the company is creating in the area will benefit Lexington County, the Midlands region and the entire state. We welcome Chick-fil-A Supply to Lexington County and know they will accomplish great things in the community,” Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III noted.

Founded in 2020, Chick-fil-A Supply supplements Chick-fil-A’s distribution network and allows the company to maintain greater flexibility within its supply chain. The company is an innovative distribution service provider focused on understanding and meeting the unique needs of Chick-fil-A restaurants.

“A brand beloved by many locals, Chick-fil-A Supply’s announcement of a distribution center will give people a new reason to enjoy it even more – career opportunities. Welcome, Chick-fil-A Supply, to Lexington County, and congratulations to our partners in Lexington on the addition of another renowned name to the Saxe Gotha Industrial Park,” added Central SC Alliance Chairman Matthew Shaffer.

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