Goodlettsville, Tenn. – Dollar General Corp. has opened its 12th distribution center in Bethel, Pennsylvania. Dollar General announced plans to build the 930,000-sq.-ft. facility in 2012 and broke ground on the facility in fall 2012 with Kinsley Construction.
It began shipping products in January 2014 and is currently scheduled to serve more than 1,000 stores in seven states throughout the Midwest and Northeast at full capacity. The distribution center represents a local investment of approximately $100 million and the creation of 500 local jobs.
“Dollar General is excited to celebrate the grand opening of our Bethel distribution center,” said Rick Dreiling, chairman and CEO of Dollar General. “Our presence in Pennsylvania represents another opportunity to help our stores better serve our customers.”