Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), North America’s leading operator of
discount variety stores, celebrated the grand opening of its 23rd
distribution center in Warrensburg, Missouri yesterday with a ribbon
cutting ceremony followed by a celebration with Dollar Tree’s newest
distribution center associates and their families, management and
representatives from the local community.
“We are pleased to celebrate the grand opening of our new Warrensburg
distribution center,” stated Gary Philbin, President and Chief Executive
Officer. “This facility represents a key component to supporting Dollar
Tree’s continued growth. We are proud to be able to create jobs in the
western Missouri region and are appreciative of the partnerships and
support provided by the State of Missouri, Johnson County and the City
The plans for the approximate $110 million distribution center
investment were announced in April 2017. The Warrensburg facility will
service Dollar Tree’s Midwestern U.S. stores across 11 states.
In 2017, Dollar Tree’s distribution network shipped and received more
than 1.7 billion cases of merchandise through their facilities. In order
to continue to support their nearly 15,000 stores across the United
States and 5 Canadian provinces, Dollar Tree also recently broke ground
on its 24th distribution center in Morrow County, Ohio,
scheduled to open in summer 2019. This new facility will be 1.2 million
square feet and is expected to create 400 new jobs in the local
“There is tremendous opportunity ahead as we continue to grow our
organization. This is a very exciting time for Dollar Tree,” concluded
About Dollar Tree, Inc.
Dollar Tree, a Fortune 200 Company, now operates more than 14,800 stores
across 48 states and five Canadian provinces. Stores operate under the
brands of Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and Dollar Tree Canada. To learn
more about the Company, visit www.DollarTree.com.
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