Success Story - Walmart

Walmart

Searcy Distribution Center moves billions of products to stores and shelves.

Arkansas-based Walmart Inc. has one of the largest private distribution networks in the world, with one of the most efficient transportation and logistics systems around. The Wal-Mart distribution center in Searcy is energized by a workforce that has been recognized by OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program for exemplary health and safety.

The Searcy distribution center is larger than 1 million square feet and turns out billions of cases of merchandise annually. Walmart benefits from Metro Little Rock’s robust interstate infrastructure to move its products to customers with ease and efficiency, all at a low cost.

Figures

Year Established in Metro Little Rock 1978
Number of Employees in Metro Little Rock 1,257
Number of Distribution Employees Worldwide 90,000

Facts

Walmart’s Searcy distribution center is part of a network of 112 distribution centers that service the merchandise needs for 4,100-plus Walmart and Sam’s Club locations across the U.S.
The Searcy distribution center is larger than 1 million square feet and turns out billions of cases of merchandise annually.
Ben France Vice President Economic Development<br />
Little Rock Regional Chamber

Ben France

Vice President Economic Development
Little Rock Regional Chamber

bfrance@littlerockchamber.com
501.377.6004