Memphis, Tenn. AutoZone, Inc. announced plans to open a new distribution center (DC) in Hazleton, Pa.
When the facility is completed in the summer of 2008, it will employ approximately 400 associates and distribute parts and products to AutoZone stores in surrounding states.
“The increasing scope of our business requires that we enhance our supply chain capabilities," said Bill Graves, senior VP of supply chain. "AutoZone's new facility will bring even more efficiencies to the process of delivering the right part at the right price to our retail and commercial customers."
AutoZone operates seven other distribution centers throughout the country.