HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Channel Control Merchants, LLC-Dirt Cheap is hoping to find more than 200 new employees for its distribution centers.
Tuesday, the company hosted a job fair and open house at its distribution center at 48 Rawls Springs Loop.
Channel Control Merchants is a multi-million dollar secondary market retailer with more than 100 stores in nine states. It also has five distribution centers with more than three million square feet of merchandise processing space.
Employees are being sought for positions such as forklift operators, security guards, and merchandise processing.
“We have a backlog of trucks and products and trailers and thousands and thousands of truckloads of stuff that we’ve got to get processed and get into our stores,” said Rob Lynch, president and CEO of Channel Control Merchants, LLC-Dirt Cheap. “It’s that simple, we need help processing our stuff to get it out to our customers.”
Most of the company’s stores are in the South.
But, three are in California and twelve are in Canada.