The company reported in February that it will close 39 distribution centers by the fourth quarter. It's estimated that the closures could cut more than 1,100 jobs around the country.
The company said it is providing severance and benefits for employees.
Changing shopping patterns — such as customers shopping in a wider variety of retail outlets and online — contributed to the decision to shift resources, according to a news release.
“While this is the right move for the company to achieve our long-term objectives, it was a difficult decision because of its impact on employees,” company spokeswoman Kris Charles said in an email.
The Kellogg Atlanta Distribution Center is located at 3605 Royal South Parkway.
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