Cooper Tire is to open a 1,000,000ft2 regional distribution center in Whiteland, Indiana that will provide extra capacity for product storage alongside a modern space for optimizing company operations.
“As we strive to meet customer needs and continue providing outstanding customer service, this new, larger distribution center positions Cooper to navigate logistic requirements faster and more efficiently,” commented Mike Calabro, executive director, North America supply chain for Cooper. “We are also pleased the workforce from our former distribution center in Franklin, Indiana, has transitioned with us to this new location.”
“Throughout the entire process, from site selection to finished construction, the support we received from the town of Whiteland as well as real estate investment firm has been tremendous,” ended Calabro.
The tire center was first announced in June 2020 and will replace Cooper’s Franklin distribution center. The Whiteland facility is part of six regional Cooper distribution centers in operation in the USA, and forms part of the company’s North America distribution network alongside three plant manufacturing warehouses and two mixing warehouses.