RICHMOND, BC, June 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Sleep Country's new Distribution Centre in Richmond, BC is now open. The new facility which is a consolidation of two distribution centres into one centralized location, has an increased square footage from a combined space of 48,000 square feet to 70,000 square feet and a 119% increase in racking storage capacity, totalling 1,227 storage locations.
"The added capacity provides the space required for regional growth and will allow continued focus on growing areas such as lifestyle bases, platform bases, accessories in addition to our mattress business and newly launched eCommerce business," said Sieg Will, Senior Vice President of Operations. "This new Distribution Center model will be a point of differentiation for our business, ensuring that the greater Vancouver market is supported with the most effective and efficient distribution model for our customers and retail locations."
The new facility is located at:
7431 Nelson Road, Unit 110
Richmond, BC V6W 1G3
Phone: (604) 303-1200
"Our entire Vancouver team is excited about their new home and their ability to service our customers even better. The new site will provide enhanced delivery services to customers in the greater Vancouver area by offering weekday evening for free in addition to the premium deliveries and other customer centric initiatives that have worked in other regions," added Will.
Richmond marks the second of three Distribution Centre expansions scheduled for this year. The first expansion took place in Calgary, AB in May and the third is scheduled for Toronto, ON in the Fall of 2017.
About Sleep Country
Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. operates 241 corporate-owned stores and is the #1 mattress retailer in Canada. The company operates under two retail banners, Sleep Country with 189 stores across Canada and Dormez-vous with 52 stores in Quebec. In addition to carrying Canada's largest selection of mattresses, the retailer also offers a wide variety of pillows, linens, headboards and lifestyle adjustable bases – everything you need for a better night's sleep. For more information about the company visit www.sleepcountry.ca or dormezvous.com.
SOURCE Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. Investor Relations
For further information: Laura Baker, VP, Marketing, [email protected], 416-242-4774 ext. 2240