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Dot Foods Announces Expansion of Burley, Idaho, Facility; Chris Landrum Comments

Dot Foods Announces Expansion of Burley, Idaho, Facility; Chris Landrum Comments

Friday, March 22nd, 2024

Investing in one of its facilities, Dot Foods hopes to support growth on the West Coast. The company is investing $22 million in its Burley, Idaho, distribution center.

Chris Landrum, Vice President of Warehousing, Dot Foods"We are proud to be investing in our operations in Burley and setting ourselves up to meet the growing needs of our West Coast customers by expanding our warehouse," said Chris Landrum, Vice President of Warehousing. “The expansion will also continue our investment in the Mini-Cassia region, which is always a priority for Dot in the communities we call home. We plan to hire 80 new people in our Burley location over the next five years to support this growth. Our people are the key to our success, and we're excited to expand our talented Burley team.”

Dot Foods will begin construction this summer on an additional 66,800 square feet of traditional warehouse space to its existing facility; this includes significantly increased dry, frozen, and refrigerated warehouse storage space.

Dot Foods is investing $22 million in its Burley, Idaho, distribution center

According to a press release, the company plans to finish construction in the summer of 2025, which will allow it to move an additional 80 million pounds of product through the Burley facility each year.

"There is a growing need for frozen and cold storage space across the country," Landrum continued. "Increasing our capacity in those in-demand temperatures is a priority for us so we can continue to provide the best possible service to our customers."

The Burley location is crucial in servicing Dot's customers in Idaho, Utah, Oregon, Washington, and parts of Wyoming, Colorado, and Montana. The expansion will add 24,400 square feet of frozen warehouse space, 8,700 square feet of cooler space, and 14,700 square feet to the dry warehouse.

Additionally, nearly 19,000 square feet of cold and dry dock space and 15 new dock doors will be added. In total, the facility’s square footage will increase to 206,800.

Keep reading Deli Market News as we continue to keep an eye on expansions across the industry.

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