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Dollar General Opens Blair, Nebraska, Distribution Center; Jeff Owen Comments

Dollar General Opens Blair, Nebraska, Distribution Center; Jeff Owen Comments


BLAIR, NE
Friday, August 25th, 2023

Blair, Nebraska, has a new tenant as Dollar General (DG) has constructed its new distribution center in the area. Investing $140 million in the Washington County region, the retailer has built its first dual facility, combining the efficiencies of traditional and DG Fresh supply chain functionalities to bolster company development.

Jeff Owen, Chief Executive Officer, Dollar General“Today’s celebration not only marks another growth milestone for our global supply chain teams, but also reflects our continued investments in Nebraska,” said Jeff Owen, Chief Executive Officer. “On behalf of the entire Dollar General team, we are grateful for continued partnerships and support from state, regional, and local teams, particularly from Governor Jim Pillen, the Gateway Development Corporation, and the City of Blair. We are confident this project will enable us to better serve our customers, provide our employees with career opportunities, and foster a longstanding, positive relationship with the Blair community.”

The roughly 1-million-square-foot facility is expected to create more than 400 new career opportunities and support more than 1,000 DG stores at full capacity.

Dollar General has opened its first dual facility in Blair, Nebraska, combining the efficiencies of traditional and DG Fresh supply chain functionalities (Photo credit: Business Wire)

Currently, Dollar General employs more than 1,700 Nebraskans across its store and distribution center presence.

Check out the release here for more information.

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