Drug wholesaler AmerisourceBergen, Inc., filed a notice with the New Jersey Department of Labor indicating it plans to layoff 72 employees on April 5 at the company's facility in Thorofare, Gloucester County.
AmerisourceBergen, based in Valley Forge, is one of the three largest drug wholesalers in the country, with nearly $80 billion in annual revenue.
A company spokeswoman declined comment. As of Sept. 30, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, AmerisourceBergen had 26 distribution centers in the U.S. for its main drug business, including leased facilities in 11 states, New Jersey among them. - David Sell