Company Name: Gabriel Brothers, Inc.
Industry Sector: Logistics and Distribution
Company Profile: Company is a discount department store chain with over 116 stores that offers brand name fashions and footwear, home décor, kitchen tools, work gear, pet supplies and other consumer goods.
Company Website: www.mygabes.com
- Type of Project: New Location
- Jobs committed: 833
- Types of Jobs:Full-time and part-time jobs include material handlers, packers, sorters, equipment operators, truck drivers, counters, administrators, supervisors, managers, and more.
- Capital Investment: $35,850,000
- Timetable: Construction at the 114-acre site will begin mid-October 2021 and hiring will commence in the fall of 2022. The facility is expected to open for full operation in February 2023.
Gabriel Brother’s Inc, or Gabe’s, sought to increase its distribution operations to receive, process, and ship millions of units of merchandise.
Gabe’s will establish a new distribution center in Springfield, Ohio, at PrimeOhio II Industrial Park, a SiteOhio Authenticated Site.
CNBC named Ohio among the top 10 best states for business because of its infrastructure and logistics capabilities. The Tax Foundation also ranked Ohio No. 1 in distribution center corporate tax costs. With a central geographic location close to customers and a multimodal statewide infrastructure, Ohio makes reliable, efficient shipping possible.
Ohio has the fourth largest interstate highway system in the nation, and 60% of United States and Canadian customers are within a day’s drive, which makes Ohio ideal for road transport.
Measuring over 850,000 square feet, it will be Gabe’s largest distribution center.
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JobsOhio, the Dayton Development Coalition, the Economic Development for the Greater Springfield Partnership, the city of Springfield, and the Ohio Department of Development