TEMPLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McLane Company Inc., a leading supply chain services company providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions throughout the U.S., today announced it has been awarded the eastern and Midwest business by Circle K, one of the largest convenience store companies in the U.S. and Canada.
Included in the multi-year agreement, McLane will begin servicing 1,161 Circle K locations starting January 2017, and an additional 982 locations in January 2018, totaling 2,143 stores. In addition, Circle K has extended a multi-year agreement with McLane to continue servicing its 1,356 former Pantry locations.
“Circle K is well-known and respected in the industry. They, like McLane, continue strategic growth throughout the United States to better meet the needs of their customers,” said Tony Frankenberger, president at McLane. “It is an honor to be chosen to service such a significant amount of the Circle K business, and to expand our relationship with Circle K.”
McLane Company, Inc. is one of the largest supply chain services leaders in the U.S. 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, McLane Foodservice and wholly owned subsidiary, Meadowbrook Meat Company, Inc., (MBM), operates 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 90,000 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.