Acklands-Grainger Celebrates Opening of Toronto Distribution Center

Acklands-Grainger Celebrates Opening of Toronto Distribution Center

TORONTO — Acklands-Grainger Inc. hosted a grand opening to celebrate its new Toronto distribution centre located in the town of Caledon, Ontario. This state-of-the-art 535,000 square-foot facility has the capacity to stock 170,000 products and serves customers throughout Canada. Customers in Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada will benefit from next-day delivery through this distribution centre.

“Acklands-Grainger is committed to getting our customers what they need, where and when they need it, and we are continually evaluating the best way to do that,” said Dean Johnson, President of Acklands-Grainger.  “Key aspects of our new Toronto distribution centre were designed with customers in mind, and will enhance our ability to serve them.”

Acklands-Grainger has more than 130 team members working in its Toronto distribution centre and currently operates 187 branches and distribution centres across Canada, including 40 in Ontario.

“Having this distribution centre in Caledon and the Greater Toronto Area allows us to better serve our growing number of customers in Eastern Canada,” said Simon Kelly, Director at the Toronto distribution centre. “In addition, this is a solid community and it has a strong talent pool. We look forward to serving as a member of this community for generations to come.”

This distribution centre is built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards and is designed for sustainable energy use.


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