News in the Warehousing & Distribution field
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US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) awards Waller & Associates, LLC, a four year contract as primary sub-contractor.
ATLANTA, GA – Announced today that the US Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has awarded Waller & Associates, LLC, working as the primary sub-contractor, with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) BPA’s as a result of Solicitation SP4703-10-Q-0020 for both Operations Research (OR) and Logistics Support Analysis (LSA). The term of this contract is four years.
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Waller & Associates initiates WebTools Services
On March 28th, Waller & Associates initiated our new WebTools Services to enable another option for easier and more cost effective management and communications for our Warehousing and Distribution clients.
WebTools provides our clients the capability to utilize their websites for more than just a PR. This service allows our clients to integrate Client Relations and Communications with Internal Information, Communications, and Operational / Logistics tools into one complete package that is securely available anywhere in the world, therefore increasing your productivity and profitability
Waller & Associates unveils Information Technology Assessment Services
On March 19, Waller & Associates unveiled our new Information Technology Assessment Services as another strategic component of our expanding commitment to our Warehousing and Distribution clients.
This unique service offers our clients the ability to assess and modify one of the most overlooked tools in their supply chain operations, their IT systems. Making sure clients’ systems are current by implementing upgrades or replacements of hardware, software, and technologies to satisfy their current Communications, Management and Logistics needs while planning for future growth ensures greater data input and retrieval for better decision making and cost effectiveness.
Waller & Associates introduces Work Measurement Services
Waller & Associates introduces our new Work Measurement Services as part of our growing Warehousing and Distribution services.
This new service concentrates on helping our clients assess and modify their productivity and reduce operating costs through the application of time and motion study and activity sampling techniques including Lean practices and MOST.
Waller & Associates joins the Clean Air Campaign
Waller & Associates has partnered with The Clean Air Campaign, the Georgia non-profit organization committed to improving air quality and reducing traffic congestion, as a Teleworking partner.
Daily use of video-conferencing, digital files, e-mail, and FTP technologies allows us to connect our clients, offices and consultants throughout the world while creating much less impact on our world’s environment.
Rick Waller joins Waller & Associates as Managing Director
Waller & Associates is proud to announce that Rick Waller has joined our management team on December 1st as Managing Director of Marketing and Press Relations.
Rick brings over 30 years of experience to our firm, having owned his own Marketing and Communications businesses, to help our supply chain clients optimize their warehouse operations and logistics through technical training and website tools.
Waller & Associates Implements New Supply Chain Industry Blog
Helping our supply chain clients stay up-to-date in your warehouse operations and logistics and therefore enabling your organization be the most efficient and profitable, the DistributionBlog by Waller & Associates, LLC, our new blog site, has been introduced.
Our Warehousing and Distribution consultants and other guest experts in the Supply Chain arena will be posting timely blogs focused on what is new and what is proven in transportation, logistics, and supply chain operations.
Please join us by reading, commenting, and following this important source of industry news and techniques. It is available as RSS feeds and soon on Twitter and Facebook.
Join Waller & Associates at next week's WERC Atlanta Council's Logistics Disaster Recovery Planning dinnerRecent events like the Atlanta flood can put a tremendous stress on supply chains. More importantly, an effective supply chain operation can help alleviate post natural disaster issues by speeding up first responder and self support services and supplies. Join this interactive discussion panel to learn how The Home Depot, UPS and American Red Cross plan for natural disasters from a continuous operations, customer service, and first responder perspective.
McLane Advanced Technologies (MAT) awards Waller & Associates contract extension to provide distribution & warehousing consulting services for the U.S. Defense Logistics AgencyVisit the MAT Distribution section of their website.
DC Velocity Magazine Interviews Jeff Waller, President of Waller & Associates, LLC, on Grocers Distribution Center AutomationWhen it comes to warehouse automation, the U.S. grocery industry has long been the final frontier. For decades, grocers' warehouses and distribution centers remained untouched by the wave of automation sweeping through the nation's DCs. While pharmaceutical, electronics, and consumer goods facilities all around them installed the latest automated material handling systems, grocers clung to their manual ways. Jeff Waller, President of Waller & Associates, LLC Distribution & Warehousing consulting firm was recently contacted by DC Velocity Magazine to comment on the reasons grocers have been reluctant to automate their distribution centers.