Bon-Ton consolidates distribution

York, PA — Looking to streamline operations and cut costs, The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. announced it will close its distribution center here and consolidate all merchandise processing functions into its Whitehall distribution center in Allentown, PA.

The closing will take place April 4, 2003, and will eliminate the jobs of some 65 hourly associates and five managerial associates.

According to the company, the Whitehall DC has the capacity to support all Bon-Ton stores as well as to expand its services to support future growth.

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