Since entering the beverage distribution industry back in 1857, our company has continued to grow and adapt to the ever-changing market. As demand increases for PepsiCo’s beverages, we want you to be able to find all your favorites in Warren, Washington, and northern Saratoga counties. To achieve this goal, we recently completed a major improvement project at our Glens Falls facility.
Working Hard to Meet the Needs of Our Customers and Consumers
Fitzgerald Bros. is committed to offering the best in class sales and services to both our customers who sell our PepsiCo beverages and the consumers who purchase them. We’re always looking for new ways to improve our beverage distribution operations, and in February 2021, our company kicked off Phase 1 of a multi-year construction project that will result in an expanded facility and other important upgrades.
After working on the project throughout much of the year, we’re excited to announce that Phase 1 is officially complete as of fall 2021.
A Major Accomplishment: Check Out What’s New After Phase 1
One of the main components of Phase 1 was adding 2,800 square feet of warehouse space, bringing our total to 30,800. This will allow us to store even more beverages from PepsiCo’s portfolio of brands, such as Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Gatorade, Pure Leaf, Schweppes, and more.
In addition, we replaced our former cooler with one that is 4x the size, which gives us plenty of space to store our main refrigerated products (Tropicana juices, Naked Smoothie products, and KeVita Kombucha brands). And, thanks to this new cooler, we have the potential to add other refrigerated products to our inventory in the future.
To wrap up Phase 1, we also purchased a new generator for our facility and enhanced our electrical and recycling capabilities. With our company experiencing a period of growth, this project will help us meet the needs of our loyal customers and consumers.
Stay Tuned for Updates About Phase 2 of Our Project
Our team is now looking ahead to Phase 2 of the multi-year improvement project. The next step is finalizing the specifications and collecting bid proposals for another facility expansion, and we hope to commence construction in spring 2022. If everything goes as planned, Phase 2 will be finished by fall 2022.
In the meantime, our facility is hard at work ensuring your favorite PepsiCo beverages are available on shelves throughout the Glens Falls region. Pick up some today, and don’t forget to follow our blog for future project updates and product announcements!