McLane Expands Florida Distribution Center

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Berkshire Hathaway’s McLane Company is constructing roughly 300,000-square-foot addition to its distribution center in Northwest Ocala, Florida.

McLane Company is reportedly spending more than $26.5 million to enlarge the facility.

McLane will add 125 new jobs in Ocala when the expansion is completed.

McLane is one of the largest supply chain services leaders, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice, operates over 80 distribution centers across the U.S. and one of the nation’s largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 110,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcoholic beverage distribution through its wholly owned subsidiary, Empire Distributors, Inc.

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