San Bernardino, Calif., Stater Bros. opened its new corporate offices on a 200-acre campus on the former Norton Air Force Base in San Berardino. Calif. The site will also include a 2.1 million-sq.-ft. distribution center, the largest under-one-roof distribution center in the U.S. supermarket industry.
According to the company, the new facility will consist of a dry distribution facility, a refrigerated facility, a bakery depot, a truck-maintenance garage and a dispatch returns building. When it begins shipping product in February 2008, the center will replace eight existing Stater Bros. distribution centers currently located in Colton, Redlands and Mira Loma.