Polaris has announced its plans to expand the distribution jobs in Wilmington , Ohio, creating 20-25 new job openings around 20-25 over the next three years.
The 165,000 square foot expansion aims at improving the current distribution capacity which will bring the facility footprint to 465,000 square feet.
The company intends to enhance its overall operation by expanding product assortment, improving delivery, customer service, and optimizing operations.
Additional rack storage and new automated material handling technology are designed to improve customer responsiveness and productivity.
The Wilmington distribution center has announced its continued support to Polaris’ growing Aftermarket, Parts, Garments, & Accessories (PG&A) businesses.
This will help Polaris in establishing its eastern presence and will lead to its better service with dealers and customers.
Steve Eastman, president of Aftermarket and PG&A at Polaris said, “Polaris’ Aftermarket and PG&A businesses continue to experience tremendous growth and we expect that trend to continue. The expansion of our distribution center in Wilmington Ohio, allows us to leverage our incredible local distribution team and elevate service levels for our customers.”
He added, “As we explored our investment options, expanding our Wilmington operation quickly rose to the top given the support of the community and the city’s proximity to our dealers and customers throughout the eastern part of the United States.”
Julie Sullivan, the Dayton Development Coalition’s Executive Vice President of Regional Development said, “We’re thrilled to support Polaris as they expand their operations in Wilmington. Their increased operations will help improve customer service while allowing them to diversify their product assortment and gain market share.”
She added: “Their longstanding presence in Wilmington has provided economic stability and employment opportunities for the community.”
Polaris, headquartered in Minnesota, is a global leader in Powersports which makes high-quality, breakthrough products and broadens the view of powersports.
Source: Business Wire