DC Construction Underway in Jackson, Georgia
As one of America’s fastest-growing retailers, Dollar General is excited to announce construction is officially underway on the company’s 15th distribution center in Jackson, Georgia. Located in both Butts and Spalding counties, the Jackson facility is expected to create more than 500 new jobs at full capacity and to be operational by fall 2017.
“This state-of-the-art distribution center will help support our rapid store growth throughout Georgia and the southeast,” said Todd Vasos, chief executive officer of Dollar General. “I want to thank the leadership in Butts and Spalding counties, as well as Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia Department of Economic Development for their support and assistance on this project. It is exciting to see our business continuing to grow and create new jobs across the country.”
The approximately one-million-square-foot distribution center is expected to serve more than 1,000 stores in the southeast. Dollar General anticipates the project to be a local economic developmental catalyst where hundreds of jobs are expected to support the center’s construction.
With over 13,000 retail locations and 119,000 employees, Dollar General offers many opportunities to enter the workforce and for experienced employees to gain new skills, develop their talents and grow their careers. Anyone interested in joining one of America’s fastest-growing retailers may apply online at www.dollargeneral.com/careers.
Dollar General currently has more than 700 stores and over 5,000 employees in Georgia. Dollar General’s 14 other distribution centers are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.