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WAREHOUSING & PACKAGING
agement system by implementing a
mobile app for its drivers in the drayage
segment. The company can eliminate
paperwork and enhance operational efficiencies. It also upgraded its warehouse
management system for greater visibility into the productivity of its workforce.
"We expanded our KPI management
reporting capacity to meet the agility,
visibility and accountability requirements of our supply chain partners,"
The company also makes a significant commitment to sustainability.
"We have solar panels that produce
more than 800,000 kilowatts of energy
each year," Overley says. "We save over
1.3 million kilowatt hours. Our solar
panels allow us to not only reduce our
carbon footprint and enhance the envi-
ronment, but it also allows us to reduce
cost. We generate our own power and
sell it back to the power grid, which
allows us to reduce our cost."
Being the Best
Overley says he is most proud of East
Coast Warehouse's customer base, which
includes the most recognized companies
in the world. He adds that the company
also has excellent employees with all 250
showcasing a commitment to excellence.
Finally, Overley says he is proud of the
company's commitment to being bestin-class.
"We want to be the best at what we
do," he adds. "We have a commitment to
constantly evaluate our service performance and offerings. We believe we
have been innovative with change and
have provided significant leadership in
logistics for our customers."
East Coast Warehouse plans to continue growing and hopes to triple its size
over the next five years. "We think there
is still room for significant growth in our
existing market and we believe that our
service offering is unique and compelling, and we feel that it differentiates us
from our competition," Overley says.
PINC The world's leading brands use PINC's advanced
yard management, finished vehicle logistics, and inventory robotics solutions. PINC provides scalable software,
hardware, and services that enable companies to move
inventory through the supply chain faster, cost-effectively, consistently, and more efficiently. The company's
cloud-based real-time asset tracking platform, powered
by the Internet of Things (IoT) sensor network, that
includes passive RFID, GPS, and cellular technologies,
provides actionable information and insights that allow
organizations to enhance service, increase collaboration, optimize inventory, accelerate velocity, and improve
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