CaseStack Announces 2012 Warehouse of the Year
Santa Monica, Calif., – UTi Contract Logistics and Distribution, Grand Prairie, Texas, has been awarded CaseStack’s 2012 Warehouse of the Year. CaseStack established the “Warehouse of the Year” program in 2006 to honor their partners that demonstrate a dedication to providing exceptional service and a willingness to accommodate CaseStack’s continued growth.
“For the fourth year in a row, I am proud to recognize UTi Contract Logistics and Distribution as CaseStack’s 2012 Warehouse of the Year,” said Steve Sezna, CaseStack’s COO. “The UTi team’s commitment to excellence is clearly demonstrated with this milestone achievement.”
Each one of CaseStack’s warehouses is evaluated and scored using a matrix of key performance indicators (KPI’s) that are designed to measure and ensure that each warehouse is delivering superior customer satisfaction through order accuracy, inventory integrity and outstanding service.
According to Ryan Casady, CaseStack’s Senior Director of Logistics Partners, “This year’s award was won by the closest margin in the history of our program with each of our regions providing exceptional service. Again, UTi Contract Logistics and Distribution has shown the ability to deliver best in class service in an ultra-competitive environment. The CaseStack Warehouse of the Year Award can only be won with an extreme focus on excellent results against our challenging metrics and again this year UTi rose to the challenge.”
UTi has been a terrific partner and service provider for CaseStack. UTi’s dedication and commitment to servicing CaseStack’s customers is unprecedented in the industry.
“Winning the CaseStack Warehouse of the Year award four years in a row shows UTi’s continued commitment to operational excellence. Last year we saw tremendous growth with CaseStack as our weekly outbound volume increased by 65% and our weekly order count increased by 46%. This huge increase in business came with some challenges, but our team stepped up and continued to provide the excellent service levels that led to winning this prestigious award. We look forward to another great year of growth and strengthening our already solid partnership with CaseStack,” said Brannon Rowlett, General Manager for UTi.
The Grand Prairie, TX facility is one of six consolidation centers that CaseStack operates throughout the United States, in addition to one in Canada. CaseStack’s other consolidation centers are located in Buena Park, CA; Atlanta, GA; Naperville, IL; Scranton, PA; Portland, OR; and Toronto, Canada.
About UTI Worldwide
UTi Worldwide Inc. is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company providing air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services. The company serves a large and diverse base of global and local companies, including clients operating in industries with unique supply chain requirements such as the pharmaceutical, retail, apparel, chemical, automotive and technology industries. The company seeks to use its global network, proprietary information technology systems, relationships with transportation providers, and expertise in outsourced logistics services to deliver competitive advantage to each of its clients’ supply chains. For more information, please go to www.go2uti.com.
CaseStack (www.casestack.com ) is an industry leader in collaborative retail consolidation programs and provides outsourced logistics services for companies selling products to retailers, distributors and other manufacturers. CaseStack collaborates with retailers and other partners to provide sustainable logistics solutions that eliminate systemic supply chain waste. CaseStack combines an advanced transportation and warehousing system with proprietary, web-based software to provide end-to-end fulfillment services, enabling customers to reap the benefits without the infrastructure costs. The company has received awards from Ernst & Young, Deloitte and Inc. magazine, recognizing it as one of the fastest-growing and technologically-advanced logistics outsourcing companies in North America. For more information about CaseStack’s retail consolidation programs and logistics services email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-855-638-3500
Pictured from left to right: Gary Hardin, IT manager, UTi; Justin Daun, Manager of Warehouse Partners, CaseStack; Mike Marlow, Director of Operations, UTi; Ryan Casady, Senior Director of Logistics Partners, CaseStack; Brannon Rowlett, General Manager, UTi; Dan Sanker, President/Chief Executive Officer, CaseStack; Greg Younghans, VP-Operations, UTi; Nathan Sanders, Vice President Operations, Americas Contract Logistics, UTi; Steve Sezna, Chief Operating Officer, CaseStack