Rite Aid Distribution Center – Mid Atlantic
The Mid-Atlantic Distribution Facility located in Perryman, MD consists of 790,000 SF of warehousing, 79,990 SF of specialty warehousing for pharmaceuticals distribution and 90,000 SF of offices and support and a data center to monitor inventory distribution to the Mid-Atlantic Rite Aid stores.
The main warehousing area includes specialty storage areas for chocolate, aerosol cans and oil. The design complies with FDA requirements for temperature and security in the pharmaceutical section. The project also includes a vehicle maintenance shelter, a remote guard station to control site access and a fueling island.
The data center allows for immediate replenishment of inventory through a control system that provides statistical data to Rite Aid on lead times, shipping times, replenishment, etc. The system runs directly from the store computer banks and automatically handles the ordering of replenishment inventory.
The building has a structural steel frame with insulated tilt-up concrete wall panels. The roofing system is a mechanically-attached membrane system on wood deck. The exterior facade of the office wing combines split-face masonry, an aluminum storefront system and an exterior insulation and finish system.