Food distributor closing Gresham warehouse

Food distributor closing Gresham warehouse

Arizona-based Systems Services of America is closing its Gresham warehouse in February and will lay off its 78 employees.

Half of the workers who will lose their jobs are drivers. Most others are based in the warehouse, at Northeast 176th Avenue and San Rafael Street in Gresham. The layoffs will occur between Feb. 2 and Feb. 16.

The Scottsdale, Ariz. company, owned by Services Group of America, has three other distribution sites along the West Coast. A sister brand, Food Services of America, operates a distribution hub in Woodburn.

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