Chapin, S.C. – United Sporting Companies announced today a plan to consolidate its Pittston, Pennsylvania
distribution facility into its existing Chapin, SC, and Bellefontaine, OH facilities.
The consolidation will reduce costs, increase efficiencies, and optimize the utilization of the USC distribution
network. The closure of the Pittston, Pennsylvania operation is expected to be complete by May 2019.
"We continue to look for ways to better serve our customers, we are committed to identifying cost savings
opportunities and increasing efficiencies. The rationalization of this facility is the outcome of these efforts,"
said United Sporting Companies Chairman and CEO Brad Johnson.
United Sporting Companies opened the Pittston operation in 2011 after the company purchased Jerry’s Sport
Center. The facility is being absorbed into our Bellefontaine, OH and Chapin, SC distribution centers.
United Sporting Companies (USC) is a leading nationwide distributor of hunting, outdoor and marine
products. USC does business over two core subsidiaries, Ellett Brothers and Jerry’s Sport Center, which were
founded in 1933 and 1949, respectively. Providing the Industry's largest product selection of over 85,000
SKUs in combination with the support of the most knowledgeable sales force in the country, USC proudly and
efficiently serves over 30,000 independent retail customers across all 50 states through sales offices and
distribution centers in Chapin, SC, Newberry, SC, Downingtown, PA, Dallas, TX, Bellefontaine, OH, Salt Lake
City, UT and Waite Park, MN.