McLane Co, Love’s renew their relationship

McLane Company Inc, a supply chain services company providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions, announced a renewal of its service agreement with long-time customer Love’s Travel Stops.

As part of this extended agreement, McLane will continue to deliver to more than 430 Love’s stores across 41 states.

With its consistent service levels, efficient operational structure and nationwide reach, McLane supports the growth of Love’s Travel Stops as it adds about 40-50 stores per year.

“McLane continually shows commitment to our business. McLane’s Center for Category Innovation assists our team with exceptional category management resources, enabling us to grow sales year over year,” said Mark Romig, director of merchandising at Love’s Travel Stops.“McLane’s national scope allows us to achieve our growth goals while meeting the needs of our customers in an efficient way.”

“Love’s provides a rewarding experience for its customers, and we are honored they chose to continue to utilize our best-in-class resources,” said Vito Maurici, senior vice-president of sales of McLane Grocery. “McLane’s procurement, technology and operations provide our customers superior service and consistency of performance as well as expanded product offerings, regardless of location. As Love’s continues to expand their network, McLane will be there to assist in reducing cost and driving efficiency at retail.”

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City OK. Founded in 1964, it has more than 430 locations in 41 states. Love’s provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, travel items, electronics, snacks, as well as a selection of restaurant offerings. To learn more, visit www.loves.com.

McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE: BRK) and has more than 20,000 employees. Through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice, it operates more than 80 US distribution centers and one of the nation’s largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 110,000 locations across the United States.

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