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Dunkin’ distribution unit moving to Georgia

National DCP LLC, the exclusive purchasing and distribution entity for Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the continental United States, said it plans to shift some administrative positions from Bellingham to a new corporate office in Duluth, Ga.

That new office in Georgia is scheduled to open in August, said the company, which is a sourcing, purchasing, and distribution cooperative. The new office will house functions that include finance, member services, human resources, and communications.

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“Approximately half of the 135 administrative positions currently located in Bellingham will be given the opportunity to relocate to the new corporate office or remain locally,” the company said in a press release. “The over 1,100 NDCP employees, including those who work on the operations side of the 35 distribution centers and hub locations across the country, will not be affected by the move including those currently based in Bellingham.”

The warehouse side of the operations in Bellingham, including loaders and truck drivers will remain in Bellingham, the company added.

“We are working closely with all impacted staff members whether they are transitioning to Duluth, remaining in Bellingham, or separating from the company,” chief administrative officer Leo Taylor said in a statement.

Chris Reidy can be reached at reidy@globe.com.
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