McLane Company and Love’s Travel Stops Extend 21-Year Relationship with Updated Agreement Servicing 430 Stores

Love’s to leverage McLane’s national reach to implement consistent best-in-class solutions across the 41 states in which they operate

TEMPLE, Texas--()--McLane Company, Inc., a leading supply chain services company providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions, today announced a renewal of its service agreement with long-time customer Love’s Travel Stops. As part of this extended agreement, McLane will continue to deliver to more than 430 Love’s stores across 41 states.

With its consistent service levels, efficient operational structure and nationwide reach, McLane supports the growth of Love’s Travel Stops as it adds approximately 40-50 stores per year.

“McLane continually shows commitment to our business. McLane’s Center for Category Innovation assists our team with exceptional category management resources enabling us to grow sales year over year,” said Mark Romig, director of merchandising at Love’s Travel Stops.“McLane’s national scope allows us to achieve our growth goals while meeting the needs of our Customers in an efficient way.”

“Love’s provides a rewarding experience for its customers and we are honored they chose to continue to utilize our best-in-class resources. McLane’s procurement, technology and operations provide our customers superior service and consistency of performance as well as expanded product offerings, regardless of location. As Love’s continues to expand their network, McLane will be there to assist in reducing cost and driving efficiency at retail,” said Vito Maurici, senior VP of sales of McLane Grocery.

The contract is scheduled to renew in July 2017.

About Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Founded in 1964, Love’s has more than 430 locations in 41 states. Love’s provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, travel items, electronics, snacks and more, as well as a selection of restaurant offerings. On-site Love’s Truck Tire Care centers offer roadside assistance, tire care and light mechanical services for professional truck drivers. Showers, CAT scales and other services for professional truck drivers are also available. Love’s, which remains family-owned and operated, employs more than 17,000 people. To learn more, visit www.loves.com

About McLane

McLane Company, Inc. is one of the largest supply chain services leaders, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice operates over 80 distribution centers across the U.S. and one of the nation's largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 110,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcoholic beverage distribution through its wholly owned subsidiary, Empire Distributors, Inc. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs more than 20,000 teammates.

Contacts

McLane Company, Inc.
Tom Sicola, 254-742-3637
Vice President, Marketing
Tom.Sicola@mclaneco.com

Contacts

McLane Company, Inc.
Tom Sicola, 254-742-3637
Vice President, Marketing
Tom.Sicola@mclaneco.com