McLane Company Inc announced an expanded agreement between its operations and Burger King. Under the new agreement, McLane will provide support to an additional 600 Burger King restaurants in Tennessee, Georgia, Florida and Alabama. This addition brings the total number of Burger King stores serviced by McLane to 2,467 locations from eight distribution centers across the United States.
Since 2000, Burger King has counted on McLane as its primary distributor. The extended relationship ensures the restaurant chain will continue receiving McLane’s dependable service offerings and support as the business grows.
“In the highly competitive QSR industry, Burger King continues to up its game in terms of menu offerings and the locations served,” said Tom Zatina, president of McLane. “We are honored the company has entrusted us with their foodservice supply chain needs over time, and we look forward to further contributing to their success.”
McLane, through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice operates 83 distribution centers across the United States and one of the nation’s largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to more than 100,000 locations nationwide. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc (NYSE: BRK) and has more than 29,000 employees.
Founded in 1954, the Burger King brand is the second-largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The Burger King system operates more than 14,000 locations in approximately 100 countries and US territories. The brand is owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc (TSX,NYSE:QSR), one of the world’s largest quick-service restaurant companies with more than 19,000 restaurants.
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