C&S Wholesale Grocers Announces Support of Ahold Delhaize USA’s Transition to a Self-Distribution Network

Keene, N.H. – C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S., announced its support of Ahold Delhaize USA as it transitions to a self-distribution supply chain network over the next three years, continuing a 30-year relationship with Ahold Delhaize USA companies. C&S will continue to serve as the third-party labor provider at three locations Ahold Delhaize USA is acquiring, including two locations in York, Penn., and one in Chester, N.Y.

“C&S is uniquely positioned for the long-term, we have a strong leadership team with some of the best industry veterans; an expanding footprint in key geographic areas; innovative technology solutions that enhance the consumer experience; and the most cost-efficient products and services in the market. We are confident about our future,” said Rick Cohen, Chairman, C&S Wholesale Grocers.

Recently, C&S announced its expansion of operations into the Pacific Northwest with the addition of a new warehouse in Troutdale, Oregon. This state-of-the-art warehouse will open by the summer of 2020 and will provide outstanding services to our valued customers, helping them focus on winning at retail and serving their communities. C&S is already servicing several retail partners in the area with the most cost-efficient products, services and solutions.

“As the leader in our field, C&S is consistently challenging the status quo and adapting to changes in the market to help our customers win,” stated Mike Duffy, Chief Executive Officer, C&S Wholesale Grocers. “The pace of change in grocery continues to accelerate and C&S is well positioned to support our retail partners, bringing value and innovation to their operations. That has been our trademark for more than 100 years and continues to drive the way we work every day.”

About C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 7,900 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases and institutions with over 138,000 different products. We are an engaged corporate citizen, supporting causes that positively impact our communities. To learn more, please visit www.cswg.com.

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