Gordon Food Service (GFS) announces that it began shipping products to customers in the Greater Illinois and Wisconsin regions on March 15, 2010. The new 450,000 square foot distribution center is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The facility contains a temperature integrity system to ensure proper temperatures are maintained in the freezer, cooler, and ambient storage areas as well as the receiving, storage, and shipping areas. The facility also includes administrative offices.
The Kenosha facility is the company’s eleventh distribution center in the United States and its first in Wisconsin. Currently, Gordon Food Service operates distribution centers in Grand Rapids (2) and Brighton (2), Michigan; Springfield, Ohio; Shepherdsville, Kentucky; Greenville, South Carolina; Pottsville, Pennsylvania; and Ocala and Miami, Florida.
About Gordon Food Service
Since 1897, the people of Gordon Food Service have been committed to delivering uncompromising quality, outstanding value and exceptional customer service. What began as a simple butter-and-egg delivery service is today North America’s largest family-owned and managed broadline foodservice distributor. Gordon Food Service distributes to foodservice operators throughout the Midwest and along the entire East Coast of the United States and coast to coast in Canada. The company also operates over 130 GFS Marketplace® retail stores, which are open to the public and provide the benefits of restaurant-quality products and friendly, knowledgeable service without a membership fee.