Unformatted text preview: Center to be an equal distance to its stores. Ennis enables the Lowes Flatbed Distribution Center to receive its product by railway (Main Line Union Pacific) and ship to stores via truck with absolute simplicity: the railway’s tracks run within six-feet from the Distribution Center’s rear entrance. Additionally, Highway 287, which runs from the Gulf to Canada, as well as I-45, which stretches from Houston to Dallas are also assets available at the Ennis location. Furthermore, the workforce availability in Ennis was also a tremendous draw for Lowes. This was made evident through the hiring of 50 full-time employees; who directly benefit from an estimated $975,000 in annual wages....
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- Spring '12