LOMBARD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Consolidated Distribution CorporationSM, LLC (CDC), the leading QSR, fast casual, quick-serve and casual dining supply chain solutions company in the U.S., has signed a lease at RidgePort Logistics Center in Wilmington, Illinois. CDC will lease two warehouses at the logistics campus, consolidating its five existing ambient and frozen Midwest warehouses. CDC plans to move into the new warehouse super-center by the end of 2015, and will lease a total of 398,740 square feet initially.
With the relocation to Wilmington, CDC will add services for refrigerated products, in addition to ambient and frozen. Both buildings will have rail service and 40-foot ceiling heights. CDC has the ability to expand the size of each building as needed.
- The first building, at 111,244 square feet, will house refrigerated and frozen goods. It will have 16 dock doors and has the ability to expand to a total of 200,000 square feet.
- The second building will hold ambient products; CDC will initially lease 287,496 square feet of this 577,912-square-foot building. It is capable of expanding to more than one million square feet.
“We are pleased to be able to add refrigerated products to our services – something many of our customers have asked for,” said CEO J. Mitchell Rader. “By expanding our services and creating our warehouse super-center, we are making a commitment to continually serve our customers with the highest level of customer service possible.”
About Consolidated Distribution CorporationSM, LLC (CDC)
CDC is a leading foodservice supply chain solutions company serving the fast-casual, quick-serve and casual dining restaurant industry. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Lombard, Illinois, CDC is also the largest independent multi-concept redistributor in the United States. CDC’s redistribution model reduces supply chain costs by shipping truckload quantities of slower-moving and promotional frozen and nonperishable food items, disposable supplies and other products to its warehouses. CDC is then able to create truckload shipments of consolidated products for the distributor, resulting in a lower landed cost. The company provides cost-saving efficiencies and network optimization solutions to franchisors and purchasing co-operatives of some of the most famous brands in American dining. CDC has established a unique niche by meeting the diverse needs of its customers: franchisors, purchasing co-operatives, and franchisees. To learn more, please contact Thomas Geza Varga at (630) 633-6321, or visit www.CDCSupply.com.