Medline celebrates the grand opening of 650,000 feet.2 Hammond, Louisiana is home to a LEED-certified distribution centre.
State dignitaries — including Governor John Bel Edwards and Lt. Governor William H. Nungesser — joined leaders from Tangipahoa Parish, the city of Hammond and Medline team members and customers during a ribbon-cutting event at the distribution center near the Hammond airport. Officials and facility tours were also offered by major hospitals and nursing homes in the area.
“We are grateful to Louisiana, Tangipahoa Parish and Hammond for welcoming us to this wonderful community,” said Steve Miller, Medline executive vice president of supply chain, “And we pledge to continue to be good neighbors, great corporate citizens, and real advocates for improving healthcare care delivery in this state and region.”
The $72-million site handles the distribution of thousands of individual products and devices shipped to healthcare providers across the continuum of care, such as hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory surgery centers, hospices and physicians’ offices. Hammond is expected to manage more than $200,000,000 in…