Greenville, SC – Guardian Building Products announced the opening of its newest building products distribution center just east of Nashville, at 402 Hartmann Drive in Lebanon, Tennessee. The new location, with an approximate 200-mile service radius, serves customers as far north as Louisville, Kentucky, as far east as Knoxville, Tennessee, and south to Birmingham, Alabama. The center boasts 65,000 square feet under roof and an additional two acres of outdoor storage. Other highlights include:
- The use of energy-efficient lighting to reduce the facility’s environmental impact.
- A new racking system that will better utilize vertical space and improve organization.
- A newly renovated office area.
“This Nashville location continues to strengthen our vision of becoming the industry leading two-step distributor of roofing and exterior building products,” said Gary McDougal, Regional Vice President – Southeast. The Guardian Building Products management and real estate teams took great care in research of a new facility to enhance its current geographic footprint in the southeast. Customer delivery needs and proximity to current and potential customers were key factors. “The new facility also allows us to increase our product depth and breadth for our growing customer base,” said McDougal. “Relocating to Nashville will ensure we are in a position to efficiently service our customers up to two times per week.”
Products available through the Nashville distribution center include roofing products and accessories, insulation products, gypsum products, siding products, decking products, and millwork products. Top stocked brands include: Atlas Roofing, CertainTeed roofing, GAF, TAMKO Building Products, Lomanco, Tarco, Knauf Insulation, Lapolla spray foam insulation, National Gypsum, USG, American Gypsum, CertainTeed siding, Fiberon decking, and more.
The new facility has 15 employees including, warehouse workers, inside sales people, outside sales people and management, and is the consolidation of two nearby locations.
As of June 1, all incoming deliveries, outgoing deliveries and customer pickups will be serviced out of the Nashville facility.
Source: Guardian Building Products