Arby's expands relationship with McLane Foodservice

Nov. 19, 2009
McLane Foodservice, a division of McLane Company Inc, announced that Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc has expanded its network with McLane to include food distribution services in Texas and surrounding states.

McLane Foodservice, a division of McLane Company Inc, announced that Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc has expanded its network with McLane to include food distribution services in Texas and surrounding states. McLane’s Arlington TX distribution center began servicing 190 restaurants in the Texas market November 2, 2009.

Arby’s will be provided with supply chain services, including logistics, procurement, and inventory management systems. McLane currently provides services to 285 units in the western United States through its Phoenix AZ, Tracy CA, and Riverside CA distribution centers.

”McLane’s expertise and top-notch operational efficiencies have supported our growth as a world-class supply chain organization,” said Wendy Kleefeld, vice-president–supply chain of Arby’s Restaurant Group. “By expanding our partnership for service in the Texas market, we will continue to build upon that success.”

With 38 distribution centers and one of the nation’s largest private fleets, the company handles products from thousands of suppliers to more than 60,000 locations. Every year, McLane delivers more than 10 billion pounds of merchandise to every state and county in the United States. The company also provides logistics services in Brazil and exports to 34 nations. For more information, visit www.mclaneco.com.

Arby’s Restaurant Group, based in Atlanta GA, is the second-largest quick-service sandwich chain in the United States with more than 3,700 systemwide restaurants. It is a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc.

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