Mosaic Companies expands U.S. distribution presence

HomeNewsMosaic Companies expands U.S. distribution presence

Mosaic CompaniesMiami, Fla.— Mosaic Companies, a manufacturer and distributor of natural stones, slabs and tile, said it plans to open a new, state-of-the-art warehouse and distribution hub here. The new hub is expected to be fully operational by late fall 2022.

Located in the Countyline Corporate Park in Hialeah, Fla., the company said the new facility will increase its east coast warehouse footprint by nearly double and support all Mosaic Companies brands, including Walker Zanger, Opustone, Surfaces and Anthology Tile.

Designed and built to optimize storage capacity, inbound and outbound freight and overall logistics efficiency, the location will also host a brand-new Anthology Tile showroom as well as the company’s corporate office personnel, according to the company. In recent months, Mosaic Companies said it has been hiring for many positions, increasing its accounting, finance, design, supply chain, operations and logistic teams.

“We knew that to grow the business and better support our clients, dealers and distributors, we could not rely on a series of small, brand-centric warehouses in multiple locations,” said Keith Denny, president, Mosaic Companies. “We had to go big and modernize our onsite logistics infrastructure.”

According to the company, the new warehouse is momentous, not only in its size but also in its eco-responsibility. All lights and HVAC equipment used in the facility will be the most energy-efficient in the market, according to the company. All forklifts are brand new and electric, which benefit hugely from Florida’s power grid and reduce the company’s CO2 footprint.

Once open, the company said its new distribution hub will be fully integrated with the company’s logistics network and will help the organization streamline business on both the east and west coasts.

Must Read

Southwind names three new territory managers

Dalton—Southwind announced the addition of three new territory managers to its growing sales force.  Adam Moorefield will be taking over the Central and Southern Virginia...

Contract flooring: State of the industry 2024

As the commercial flooring market evolves, the drive toward innovative and sustainable hard surface solutions is shaping the industry’s future, offering diverse options to...

Ambassador Mid-West Floor showroom manager retires

Chesterfield, Mo.—Laura Nielsen Taylor—a 26-year employee and current showroom manager at Ambassador Mid-West Floor—announced her retirement, effective May 31. “After working 26 years at this...

Strategies to solve the worker-shortage crisis

In the U.S. we’re experiencing labor shortages across many sectors, including flooring. It’s not just installers, it’s salespeople and other positions as well. In...

Retailers React: What area of your business has been showing the most activity this year?

Every two weeks, FCNews seeks out flooring retailers across the country to offer their advice on hot topics of the day. This week, we...

NALFA begins review of LF-01 laminate flooring test standard

Washington, D.C.—The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) has commenced a comprehensive review of the NALFA/ANSI LF-01 laminate flooring testing standard. This initiative marks...
Some text some message..
X