By Lisa Johnston
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Philadelphia — Almo, the appliance and CE distributor, will open a distribution center in the Milwaukee area in October.
The facility will service the entire upper Midwest and will feature a full assortment of CE, major appliances and small appliances. The new warehouse will offer same-day shipping, and it boasts 230,000 square feet of high-bay space (expandable to 300,000 square feet), 25 dock doors, and a highly automated pick/pack/ship system.
The new warehouse will provide customers with a bevy of benefits, including expanded product assortment, consolidated shipments opportunities, very high availability and rapid-shipping capabilities.
“We are confident that this new facility will prove to be a major upgrade for our existing customers in the upper Midwest,” said Warren Chaiken, president/COO of Almo. “When planning for this new warehouse, we left no stone unturned and took into consideration the ever-expanding needs of our customer and vendor partners. We have also utilized some of the most forward-thinking warehousing technology that our industry has to offer. It’s a true win-win.”
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