Logistics Briefs: Rich Products, Stater Bros. in the news
September 10, 2008
LOGISTICS BRIEFS: The Buffalo (N.Y.) News reported that Rich Products Corp., Buffalo, will use Allied Frozen Storage, West Seneca, N.Y., for northeast storage and distribution. In related news, the Erie County (N.Y.) Industrial Development Agency granted $77,000 in sales tax breaks to Allied in advance of the Rich's job. Officials said the money will help pay for new fork lifts, computers, scanners, security systems and other equipment. Atlas Cold Storage formerly had the Rich's account but has decided to close its West Seneca operation, the newspaper reported. . . . Supermarket retailer Stater Bros Markets, San Bernardino, Calif., opened a new perishables distribution center in San Bernardino. The 860,,000-square-foot facility includes multi-temp storage areas (-20F to +55F) and a humidity-controlled produce room. It will service 90 percent of the company's area stores, officials said. . . . The International Foodservice Distributors Association promises to showcase the latest foodservice distribution trends and technologies at the group's annual Foodservice Distribution Conference & Expo on Oct. 12-14 in Pittsburgh, Pa. Visit www.ifdaonline.com for details.