BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Tractor Supply has officially begun construction on its new distribution center in Navarre, Ohio. The company celebrated the occasion on June 17 with a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of the new facility, which will create more than 375 new full-time jobs by the end of 2023 and service more than 250 Tractor Supply stores at full capacity, the company announced. With an initial investment of nearly $70 million, construction is currently scheduled to be completed by Fall 2022.
Tractor Supply executives, local government officials and development partners break ground on the Company’s new distribution center in Navarre, Ohio.
“Tractor Supply is excited to break ground on our ninth distribution center,” said Colin Yankee, Tractor Supply’s executive vice president, chief supply chain officer. “The central location of this new facility in Navarre, Ohio will allow us to more efficiently service our growing store base and online sales as we continue investing in our business for future success. Beyond the technical fit, we were excited to find the right combination of community support, workforce and cultural fit between Tractor Supply’s values and the Village of Navarre. We thank everyone who has helped in making this possible and look forward to a longstanding partnership as we build a loyal and dedicated team at this facility and become an integral part of this community.”
The 895,000-square-foot facility is being designed and built to meet high energy efficiency and environmental standards. The company anticipates seeking LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Tractor Supply will begin hiring for positions at the distribution center in 2022.