Report: Tractor Supply DC rolls ahead in Georgia

Brentwood, Tenn.-based Tractor Supply Co. is moving ahead with a distribution center under construction in Bibb County, Ga., according to a report in the Macon Telegraph

The farm-and-ranch retailer has begun hiring 200 workers for its $50 million distribution center. The facility, measuring 650,000 sq. ft. and located at the I-75 Business Park, is expected to open by June and start shipping goods to stores by August.

Tractor Supply operates more than 1,150 stores in 45 states and plans to grow square footage by about 8% annually, according to a recent investor presentation.