Shipper Focus: How SalonCentric Cuts Waste & Improves Order Windows

1/25/17 10:14 AM

Partnering for Measurable Supply Chain Improvements

Reducing Tons Of Supply Chain Waste

SalonCentric, a nationwide wholesale salon and beauty supply distributor, wanted to find a way to reduce its impact on the environment while also minimizing its supply chain costs.

One area of its supply chain that SalonCentric saw an opportunity to make a difference with was the company's use of traditional cardboard boxes for shipping. Corrugate boxes, a staple of most retail supply chains, are great for transportation. However, such containers have a short shelf life and quickly find themselves in landfills.

To address the problem, SalonCentric invested in reusable plastic tote bins. The use of the bins had an astounding positive impact on the company's environmental footprint. 

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Topics: Customer Testimonials and Recognition, Supply Chain, Retail, Awards

How The Power Of One Helps Drive Fishers Finery To Retail Success

3/1/16 1:16 PM

Customer Testimonial: Supply Chain Success In The Retail World

Craig Barnell, General Manager of Connecticut-based Fishers Finery, utilizes the services of Averitt Express on many different levels. From importing to warehousing and delivery, "The Power of One" gives Barnell the peace of mind that comes from the knowledge that he has: One Contact. One Invoice. One Partner.

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Topics: Video Testimonial, PortSide, Customer Testimonials and Recognition, Supply Chain, Retail, Importing

Virco Saves Up To $1 Million with Averitt

1/28/15 9:00 AM

For the third year in a row, we’re pleased to announce that Averitt has been honored with the prestigious Alliance Award. Presented by World Trade 100 magazine and trade association SMC3, Averitt, manufacturer Virco, and The Reliance Network were recognized for working closely together to optimize Virco’s supply chain.

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Topics: Distribution, Customer Testimonials and Recognition

Results Of The Averitt/Pitt Ohio/Toshiba Pool Distribution Program

3/17/14 10:12 AM

Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. and Averitt Express Inc. had been working together in the Southeast for two decades with mutual success. As the two companies describe the relationship, they often worked together on solutions, not just prices. As a result, the two were able to create more supply chain flexibility and savings for Toshiba.

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Topics: Distribution, Customer Testimonials and Recognition

How Tuesday Morning Reduced Supply Chain Costs By 19 Percent

1/1/13 10:30 AM

It’s the “holy grail” of supply chain management. A collaborative relationship between shipper and provider … with measurable results! Averitt and retailer Tuesday Morning are proud to have been chosen by World Trade 100 magazine and SMC3 as an Alliance Award winner. The Alliance Awards program, which was instituted this year, recognizes alliances in high-performing supply chains that are driving results.

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Topics: Distribution, Customer Testimonials and Recognition