Walmart Banner Sam’s Club to Open Distribution Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Joseph Godsey Shares
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - We love a good expansion strategy! Walmart banner Sam’s Club recently let us in on a $40 million growth investment, unveiling plans for a new multi-purpose distribution center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
“We’re excited to enhance our supply chain capabilities in the state of Oklahoma,” said Joseph Godsey, Chief Supply Chain Officer of Sam’s Club. “We are on a journey to transform the entire Sam’s Club supply chain through strategic expansion and cutting-edge automation. This investment will help us provide a better experience for our members in the speed and availability of our products.”
Located at SW 29th and Council at the OKC Logistics Park, the 300,000-square-foot facility is expected to open in early 2024. According to a press release, the retailer plans to make a capital investment of approximately $40 million to open the facility.
As the release went on to explain, Walmart is currently the state’s largest employer, with more than 35,000 jobs across Oklahoma.
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