Sam’s Club Plans Lithia Springs, Georgia, Fulfillment Center
The new facility will be located at 1000 Douglas Hill Road in Lithia Springs.
“We’re excited to significantly enhance our supply chain capabilities in the State of Georgia and the surrounding Southeastern part of the country,” said Joseph Godsey, Chief Supply Chain Officer of Sam’s Club. “We are on a journey to transform the entire Sam’s Club supply chain through strategic expansion and cutting-edge automation. This location is a great step in that direction. This investment is critical to deliver to our members with speed and provide an overall great experience.”
Sam's West, Inc. is an American chain of membership-only retail warehouse clubs owned and operated by Walmart Inc.
“Sam’s Club is a familiar name for many families, and we are excited the company has chosen Douglas County to expand its supply chain capabilities,” noted GDEcD Commissioner Pat Wilson. “Georgia’s highway system and rail lines connect companies to logistics assets like the ports, which spreads the economic benefits of these assets far and wide. We are thankful for the economic development partners who support our state’s continued growth, and we look forward to Sam’s Club’s continued success in Georgia!”
Senior Project Manager Fernanda Kirchner represented the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Global Commerce in partnership with Elevate Douglas, Georgia Quick Start, the Georgia Ports Authority, and Georgia Power.
“We are grateful to have had the pleasure to work with the Sam's Club family in establishing their presence in Douglas County,” added Chris Pumphrey, President of Elevate Douglas Economic Partnership. “Growing the tech industry in Douglas County is one of our strategic priorities and this facility is a result of this vision. We look forward to engaging further with the company and building a lasting relationship in Douglas County.”
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