Adding 1.2 million square feet to its distribution network, Malouf recently acquired a new warehouse distribution property in Delano, California. The new facility will allow the company to better serve its clientele in the Western United States.
“Based on feedback from our retail partners, we know that efficient shipping and proper inventory levels are essential to their success,” said Malouf VP of Sales Mike Douglas. “As our company continues to grow, we will strengthen our capabilities to meet our customers’ needs.”
The new warehouse is fitted with a storage racking system and 185 dock doors, and miles of conveyers connect through the building to promote increased productivity and efficiency. Prior to the acquisition, the facility functioned as a distribution center for Sears.
With this new property, Malouf’s distribution centers total 5.3 million square feet, and the company can now offer next-day ground shipping to 35 percent of the continental United States.
Ryan Egbert, national director of distribution for Malouf, commented, “With an ever-evolving product mix and the addition of Salt Flat furniture, this new facility provides ample space for future growth and allows us to increase our outbound capacity for our customers.”
Following the acquisition, Malouf also expects to create 100 local jobs within the next two years. Egbert explained, “We’re excited to be in an area with an excellent labor pool with a strong work ethic, and we look forward to welcoming them to our family.”
Malouf is currently preparing the building for operations and plans to start shipping product out of the facility later this year. The company will transition the majority of its West Coast distribution to California.
Malouf was represented by Eric Dienstbach with Binswanger, and the property owner was represented by Stephen Haupt, an industrial specialist with Colliers International.
About Malouf: A leader in the furniture and bedding industry, Malouf™ offers a wide range of innovative products including mattresses, adjustable bed bases, furniture, pillows, sheets, mattress protectors, bed frames and mattress toppers. Malouf™ products are available in over 15,000 retail partner locations in the U.S. and its growing international team now serves over 25 countries. Known for its commitment to quality, pricing and service, Malouf™ continues to expand its vertical integration and technology capabilities to better serve its customers with more than 350 global patents and trademarks. Malouf™, a Certified B Corporation®, was founded in 2003 by Sam and Kacie Malouf and is headquartered in Logan, Utah.