Ocala, FL — McLane Co., Inc. has opened a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in Ocala, FL, its sixth in the state, according to the company.
The new facility features 165,000 square feet for dry groceries, 200,000 square feet for perishables, with the remaining space used for offices and support staff, according to McLane. The new center will create more than 400 jobs in Marion County, FL, and deliveries from the site will commence during March.
“We are thrilled to open our new facility in Ocala, where the business community is welcoming and open to growth,” says Michelle Chesnutt, division president, McLane Ocala. “The values and work ethic of the prospective workforce is an ideal fit with McLane’s culture.”