SPRINGFIELD, Tenn., August 8, 2008 … ForeFront Group, Inc., the leading supplier of premium golf accessories, today announced the opening of its new global distribution center in Baldwyn, Miss. The ForeFront Centre is strategically located in the middle of the United States and is poised to support the growth of the company’s Burton and Datrek golf bags, Devant golf towels and Miller Golf accessory brands.
Currently occupying over 200,000 square feet with adequate space for future expansion, the ForeFront Centre will provide customers with efficient distribution and customization services through its extensive embroidery capacity.
The center features 28 loading bays for shipping and receiving and over 20,000 square feet of temperature controlled customization and assembly space. One of the key features is the state-of-the-art receiving, order selection, picking, routing and shipping system utilizing radio frequency technology and bar codes to create an intelligent system for order fulfillment.
“Our new global distribution center illustrates ForeFront’s commitment to expand our market leading golf accessory business while seeking additional avenues for future growth,” according to Stan Harris, ForeFront Group’s chief executive officer. “The strategic location of our Baldwyn facility is going to be an economic catalyst in the area, and the availability of a skilled work force, coupled with the support provided by the local, county and state governments working together in Mississippi, have made us very welcome. They have a ‘can do’ attitude that makes locating business in the area a very streamlined process.”
Harris adds, “We needed to choose a location that allows us to serve our worldwide customer base and create the systems and processes that will enhance our overall golf business and leadership position in the marketplace. We found the Baldwyn area met all of our criteria and we are excited to become part of this community.”
ForeFront Group, Inc. owns the Burton, Datrek, Devant Sport Towels, Sir Christopher Hatton and Miller Golf Company brands and has been developing, marketing and customizing premium golf accessory products with brands dating to 1907. Its extensive product offerings include golf bags, travel covers, custom image dyed and embroidered golf towels, bag tags and many other golf accessories. It enjoys license or distribution agreements with major universities through CLC, the NFL with Wilson Sporting Goods, PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, PGA of America, Ryder Cup and the USGA. ForeFront Group services over 6,000 points of sales through multiple distribution channels including green grass, retail, national sporting goods and mass merchandise retail as well as the corporate, premium and advertising specialty markets. For more information on our product offerings visit us at www.forefrontgolf.com
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