Gordon Food Service - Douglasville, GA
Gordon Food Service is a food distribution company with strategically located facilities to serve their customer's needs.
As the lead design firm for this 400,000 SF new distribution facility, Providence provided the design team project management, building design, cold storage design and structural engineering design. The facility includes a 2-story main office for regional operations, and 1-story office for warehouse operations and amenities. The storage areas consist of dry grocery, +55 degree cooler, +35 degree cooler, +28 degree cooler, -10 degree freezer and -20 degree ice cream freezer. The facility includes receiving docks for dry groceries and refrigerated goods. The shipping dock is entirely refrigerated at +35 degrees . The warehouse was designed for future automation with racking designed to accommodate 4-level pick-to-belt modules. A mezzanine was designed above the receiving docks for future accumulation conveyors, and above the shipping dock for a future sorter. Providence also designed a vehicle maintenance facility equipped with a fueling station, and an automated wash to support the fleet of trucks and trailers.