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US Foods Holding Corp. Opens State-of-the-Art Distribution Center in Sacramento, California; Dan Geissbuhler Comments

US Foods Holding Corp. Opens State-of-the-Art Distribution Center in Sacramento, California; Dan Geissbuhler Comments


ROSEMONT, IL
Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

It’s always exciting to learn about the new developments and expansions taking place in our industry; it’s even more exciting when those plans happen right in our backyard. News broke recently that US Foods Holding Corp. opened up its most sustainable distribution facility in the Sacramento, California, area.

Dan Geissbuhler, Area President, US Foods Holding Corp.“Our state-of-the-art facility in Sacramento enables US Foods to more efficiently serve independent restaurants and foodservice operators across Northern California due to its proximity to our growing customer base, and the energy-efficient attributes of the building and fleet reflect our commitment to sustainability,” said Dan Geissbuhler, Area President. “Sacramento’s dynamic economy continues to foster business growth and expansion opportunities, and we’re eager to showcase the many benefits the facility will bring to our customers as we help them Make It.”

Boasting 355,000 square foot, the state-of-the-art distribution facility and customer engagement training center reflects a variety of sustainable building and fleet initiatives undertaken by US Foods. According to a press release, the facility enables US Foods to service its growing Northern California customer base more efficiently, with significant room for expansion.

The foodservice operator has opened a new distribution facility in the Sacramento, California, area—its most sustainable one yet

The facility houses foodservice products, fleet maintenance operations, a full-service demonstration kitchen, and a training center for customer product demonstrations and recipe innovation. US Foods’ facility also offers an interactive technology center where customers can learn about the company’s industry-leading and web-based business solutions.

Other key sustainability highlights include:

  • A forthcoming Silver Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification for building design and construction
  • Solar array installations to be installed later this year and expected to generate between 40-50 percent of the building's energy needs
  • Energy-saving LED lighting, environmentally optimized HVAC systems, refrigeration systems that do not utilize water for evaporative cooling, and water-saving landscaping
  • A fleet of 27 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) trucks fueled by Renewable Natural Gas, a carbon-neutral biogas produced from the decomposition of organic matter. With the addition of the new Sacramento-based CNG trucks, US Foods will have more than 75 active CNG trucks in its fleet

The 355,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art distribution facility and customer engagement training center reflects a variety of sustainable building and fleet initiatives undertaken by US Foods Holding Corp.

For more details about this new facility, click here.

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