Sherwood Lumber Announces The Grand Opening of a New Distribution Center
MELVILLE, New York, April 28, 2017 – Sherwood Lumber Corp., a national leader, innovator and solutions provider to the Lumber and Building Materials Industries specializing in quality lumber, panel, and engineered wood products (www.sherwoodlumber.com) today announced the grand opening of the Company’s newest distribution center strategically located in the heart of Northern California.
“Sherwood Lumber opened the doors to its first distribution center back in 1956, and today the Company operates a myriad of regional distribution and reload facilities from coast-to-coast providing first-class customer service and products to our diverse customer base,” said Kyle Little, Chief Operating Officer of Sherwood Lumber. “This expansion is very exciting for our company, and is the second phase of our regional growth plan which was first announced with the opening of our California sales office on January 9th of this year.”
The Company’s new Stockton facility features an 80,000 sqft. warehouse, and 4 acres of outside storage and staging area for their Engineered Wood Products “cut & pack” services. Stockton will offer a wide range of products for wholesale distribution including: western plywood, sanded plywood, concrete form, pressure treated plywood, fire treated plywood, FSC plywood, OSB, dimension lumber, fire treated lumber, cedar shakes & shingles, engineered wood products, glulam beams & columns.
Stockton is rail-served by both UP and BNSF carriers, and capable of receiving inbound center beam, boxcar, and intermodal shipments. There are also waterborne opportunities utilizing the Port of Stockton which is the 3rd largest general cargo port facility in California. The strategic location of this facility will continue to enhance the Company’s growing specialty sales and distribution platform, allowing efficient access to the whole of California, Nevada and beyond. Our customers in this region will now have access to a ready source of quality products available on Full-Truck as well as LTL basis.
Bruce Garrett – Director of Western Distribution commented: “Sherwood Lumber is an amazing family-owned organization that is based upon exemplary customer service and absolute integrity. Our efforts are supported by generational vendor relationships with some of the largest manufacturers in the world. We are excited to bring this experienced, customer-centric approach to an entirely new group of valued customers here in the California and Nevada marketplace.” Effective immediately, the physical address and contact information for Sherwood Lumber’s new California distribution center will be:
Sherwood Lumber – California Distribution
1005 Humphreys Street
Stockton, CA 95203