ForeFront Group, Inc. will open its new global distribution center in Baldwyn, MS. Currently occupying over 200,000 square feet with adequate space for future expansion, the ForeFront Centre will provide customers with efficient distribution and customization services through its extensive embroidery capacity.
The center features 28 loading bays for shipping and receiving and over 20,000 square feet of temperature controlled customization and assembly space. One of the key features is the state-of-the-art receiving, order selection, picking, routing and shipping system utilizing radio frequency technology and bar codes to create an intelligent system for order fulfillment.
“Our new global distribution center illustrates ForeFronts commitment to expand our market leading golf accessory business while seeking additional avenues for future growth,” according to Stan Harris, ForeFront Groups chief executive officer. “The strategic location of our Baldwyn facility is going to be an economic catalyst in the area, and the availability of a skilled work force, coupled with the support provided by the local, county and state governments working together in Mississippi, have made us very welcome. They have a can do attitude that makes locating business in the area a very streamlined process.”
Harris adds, “We needed to choose a location that allows us to serve our worldwide customer base and create the systems and processes that will enhance our overall golf business and leadership position in the marketplace. We found the Baldwyn area met all of our criteria and we are excited to become part of this community.”