Animal Health International, Inc. officially opened its newest distribution center in Sioux Falls, S.D., this week. The center will service swine, dairy and poultry producer customers, large animal veterinary customers, companion and mixed animal veterinary practices, and dealer stores.

“Our Sioux Falls facility will service the needs of customers in North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota”, explains Tim Witt, Regional Operations Manager for the area with Animal Health International.

The three-story facility measures 52,000 square feet, including a 4,800 square foot cooler.  It is designed to use SAP’s eWM (Extended Warehouse Management) module in order to enhance pick, pack and ship accuracy, and manage inbound goods delivery and slotting. Staffing includes 18 warehouse personnel and 5 customer service/call center specialists.

“Over 90 percent of our orders receive next-day service, and that’s important”, says Witt. “Our customers rely on Animal Health International and the products we provide to manage and grow their businesses.”