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PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION

Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations include more than 1,000,000 square feet of warehouse space in the Des Moines area. In keeping with the Firestone brand quality emphasis, tire products are carefully handled and stored to avoid damage and maintain product in first-class condition for customers. The main distribution hub is in Des Moines, but we utilize two warehouses on the West coast and one on the East coast to service their respective market areas.

DISTRIBUTION STATISTICS

  • Receive 45 trucks per day 7 days a week
  • Ship 50 trucks per day 5 days a week
  • Inventory turns every 4-12 weeks
  • Throughput equals 908,000 tires (196,775,000 lbs.) per year
  • Inventory consists of 620 SKU’s totaling 129,500 units
     

GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER

  • 858,000 square feet
  • 1,368’ wide X 627’ deep
  • 30’ clear height inside
  • 88 dock-high overhead doors
  • 8 specialized shuttle ramp overhead doors
  • 16 football fields would fit inside the building
     

PLANT WAREHOUSE

  • 550,000 square feet
  • 1,100’ wide X 550’ deep
  • 24’ clear height inside
  • 30 dock-high overhead doors
  • 1 specialized shuttle ramp overhead door
  • 10 football fields would fit inside the building

 

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