Power Team News

Rite Aid selects Spartanburg County for New Distribution Center

January 28, 2015

Rite Aid Corporation announced plans to build a 900,000-square-foot distribution center in Spartanburg. The new center is expected to employ nearly 600 people after it becomes fully operational and will support the inventory and fulfillment needs of approximately 1,000 Rite Aid stores in the Southeastern United States. The Spartanburg distribution center, a $90 million project, will be Rite Aid’s first new distribution facility in 15 years.


New Investment

Nearly 600

New Jobs


SCEDIF Program

Served By

Broad River Electric Cooperative

“Spartanburg is an ideal location for our new distribution center. We look forward to breaking ground on our new facility, which will help us to further optimize our supply chain and better serve our stores and customers across the Southeast.”

– John Standley, Chairman and CEO, Rite Aid Chairman

“Rite Aid’s $90 million investment will create hundreds of jobs in the Upstate and will make a real difference in the local community. We welcome Rite Aid to the South Carolina family and look forward to watching them succeed here for many years to come.”

– The Honorable Nikki R. Haley, Governor of South Carolina

“Having such a successful, nationally recognized company, like Rite Aid, pick South Carolina for a major distribution operation speaks to the logistics advantages and business-friendly reputation our state has earned.”

– Robert M. “Bobby” Hitt, South Carolina Secretary of Commerce