Richmond Hill, ON – Acklands-Grainger Inc. opened a new distribution centre in Saskatoon, SK, in May 2012 to enable the industrial and MRO products distributor to put more products closer to its customers.
“Grainger is dedicated to providing customers the right products, at the right time and in the right place,” said D.G. Macpherson, senior vice-president and president, Global Supply Chain and Corporate Strategy, W.W. Grainger Inc., the company’s parent organization. “We’re continuing to invest in our distribution network so we can provide our customers quick, easy access to the products they need to keep their facilities running efficiently and their employees safe on the job.”
In total, Grainger’s supply chain network includes 28 distribution centres around the world. The new 122,000 sq-ft facility in Saskatoon, which employs 90, includes a 102,000 sq-ft warehouse along with a branch showroom and regional support centre. Acklands-Grainger says it has served businesses in Saskatchewan for more than 70 years.