Sherwood Lumber opens a new distribution center in the US

Sherwood Lumber, a leader, innovator and solutions provider to the Lumber and Building Materials Industries, announced the grand opening of the company’s newest distribution center strategically located in Stockton,  Northern California, USA.

According to the announcement, the new Stockton facility features an 80,000 sqft. warehouse, and 4 acres of outside storage and staging area for their Engineered Wood Products “cut & pack” services. Stockton will offer a wide range of products for wholesale distribution including: western plywood, sanded plywood, concrete form, pressure treated plywood, fire treated plywood, FSC plywood, OSB, dimension lumber, fire treated lumber, cedar shakes & shingles, engineered wood products, glulam beams & columns.

Stockton is rail-served by both UP and BNSF carriers, and capable of receiving inbound center beam, boxcar, and intermodal shipments. There are also waterborne opportunities utilizing the Port of Stockton which is the 3rd largest general cargo port facility in California. The strategic location of this facility is expected to enhance the company’s growing specialty sales and distribution platform, allowing efficient access to the whole of California, Nevada and beyond.

Kyle Little, Chief Operating Officer, Sherwood Lumber, commented:

“Sherwood Lumber opened the doors to its first distribution center back in 1956, and today the Company operates a myriad of regional distribution and reload facilities from coast-to-coast providing first-class customer service and products to our diverse customer base. This expansion is very exciting for our company, and is the second phase of our regional growth plan which was first announced with the opening of our California sales office on January 9th of this year.”

Earlier Sherwood Lumber appointed Wade Hickson as Senior Vice President of Sales, effective April 3, 2017. Mr. Hickson is reporting to Kyle Little, Chief Operating Officer of Sherwood Lumber.

 

About Sherwood Lumber:

The company a US-wide leader, innovator and solutions provider to the Lumber and Building Materials Industries specializing in quality lumber, panel, and engineered wood products.

Source: Woodbizforum