Grainger Opens Distribution Centers in U.S., Canada

Maintenance, repair, and operations products merchant W.W. Grainger opened a pair of new distribution centers last month in Patterson, CA and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

The company’s new Patterson, CA distribution center, located southeast of San Francisco, will stock up to 350,000 industrial products and provide next-day service to Grainger’s West Coast customers. The 820,000-sq. ft. LEED Gold certified building is designed for sustainable energy use and limited environmental impact. .

Acklands-Grainger, Canada’s largest distributor of industrial, safety and fastener products, opened a new 122,000 sq. ft. distribution center in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The facility includes a 102,000-sq. ft. warehouse along with a branch showroom and regional support center to service its expanding product lines and customer base.

Grainger’s supply chain network includes 28 distribution centers around the world.

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