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Checkers/Rally's selects McLane for food distribution

Nov. 6, 2009
McLane Foodservice, a division of McLane Company Inc, announced that Checkers Drive-in Restaurants Inc has selected the firm to provide food distribution services through its Memphis TN and Manassas VA facilities to more than 190 restaurants in those regions.

McLane Foodservice, a division of McLane Company Inc, announced that Checkers Drive-in Restaurants Inc has selected the firm to provide food distribution services through its Memphis TN and Manassas VA facilities to more than 190 restaurants in those regions.

Checkers/Rally’s will be provided with supply chain services including logistics, procurement, and inventory management systems. McLane’s Manassas distribution center will start deliveries December 7, 2009, and the Memphis distribution center will begin them January 4, 2010.

Susan Adzick, vice-president of sales and marketing for McLane Foodservice, said, “Checkers/Rally’s is an innovator in the industry, delivering full-flavored products at a great value efficiently through their double drive-through lanes every day. Given our shared focus on quality and exceptional customer service, we’re forging a successful relationship that we expect to expand over time.”

A $34 billion supply chain services provider, McLane has 38 distribution centers and one of the nation’s largest private fleets, handling products from thousands of suppliers to more than 60,000 locations. Every year, McLane delivers 10 billion-plus pounds of merchandise in the United States. The company also provides logistics services in Brazil and exports to 34 nations. A wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, McLane employs 15,000 teammates globally. For more information, visit www.mclaneco.com.

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants (www.checkers.com) develops, owns, operates, and franchises quick-service Checkers and Rally’s double drive-through restaurants.

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