B&D Technologies announces our first distribution center (DC) in the state of Florida. The new DC is based in the city of Ocala, this addition is a continuation of B&D’s investment in localized inventory to service our customers in middle and central Florida. The DC will house a portion of the almost $7M of B&D’s total inventory consisting of bearings, power transmission products, variable frequency drives (VFDs), electric motors, and many other commonly used industrial products.
B&D has three key branches in the state of Florida with locations in Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, and Ocala. B&D also has two branches in southern Georgia, Valdosta and Thomasville, that cross the border servicing both states. The DC will enhance the existing inventory of all five branches and compliment the service that B&D provides with competent staff including regional applications engineers.
Ben Nations, Senior Vice-President of B&D Technologies, commented that “Our ever-expanding footprint is a testament to our belief of localized inventory and service that is the foundation of our 72-year history serving our customers and local communities.”
“This location will help elevate B&D’s competitive advantage in Florida in terms of lead times. This will help allow us to provide better service to our existing customers in Florida and continue to differentiate us from other distributors,” said Dane Shepherd, Director of Supply Chain for B&D Technologies.