Category: News

Chris DeWolfe at the CCJ Summit, credit Aaron Huff

Our Logistics & Inventory Operations Manager on Improving Shipper/Carrier Cooperation

The Commercial Carrier Journal Solutions Summit was recently held in Phoenix, and Chris DeWolfe, our Logistics and Inventory Operations Manager, had the chance to speak on a panel about the new policies and investments United Pipe is making to guarantee efficient and on-time pipe deliveries by freight carriers to our distribution centers. Because of new […]

United Pipe & Steel's Operations team at work

Featured in The Wholesaler: United with Customers

Check out this featured article from The Wholesaler,  about how United Pipe’s drivers and logistics operation benefits our wholesale customers and their bottom line, and makes us the leading master distributor in pipe products distribution! We take pride in all that we do, include our industry-best service.  We’re honored to have been recognized for the […]

Hurricane Florence Flooded Road

Operation and Delivery Updates in North and South Carolina

Since Hurricane Florence, progress has been made in reopening major highways and roads, like I-95 which is now completely open.  However, there are still hundreds of closed roads, along the coastal areas like southeast North Carolina. Because there are still a lot of roads closed due to flooding, United Pipe & Steel is currently servicing […]

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Gas Explosions in MA

Update: 9/18/18 The pressure in the natural gas pipe system was 12 times too high when a series of explosions occurred last week in three Massachusetts towns.  For more information, click here. United Pipe & Steel’s corporate office is close to the towns affected by these explosions, and a few United Pipe employees were evacuated […]

Hurricane Florence Being Tracked

Hurricane Florence Service Updates

UPDATE: 9/17/18 United Pipe’s Burlington, NC distribution center is open for business. We will be making deliveries to customers not affected by the hurricane. Please be sure to call your United Pipe representative with any delivery questions in NC and SC: 1-800-777-7473 United Pipe will be donating 2% of all profits now through Friday, September […]

United Pipe’s Fleet of Trucks Delivers in Tight Freight Market

In an article from The Wall Street Journal, Get in Line: Backlog for Big Rigs Stretches to 2019, you can read more about why with freight demand red-hot, truck manufacturers expect to break records for orders this year, and deliveries will reach deep into next year. We’ve covered the tight freight market before, and you […]

Steel Market Updates: What You Need To Know

Our friends at Wheatland Tube have compiled a Steel and Market update for August, with the key piece of information being that Steel prices remain at record high level.  See below for a breakdown. Underlying Fundamentals Rising Input Cost Lead Times Extended to 5-8 Weeks Record High Transport Cost (due to driver shortages, click here […]

The Product Tour With Michael Blair

It’s a milestone for new United Pipe employees; the product tour with Vice President of National Accounts, Michael Blair. Michael has been hitting the road and selling for United Pipe since 2000. Before that, was a manager at a few wholesaler suppliers in New Hampshire, which is how he met our founder David Cohen… by […]

United Pipe Tackles Truck & Driver Availability

One of the continuing causes for increases on commodity products like steel pipe, copper tube and PVC pipe is the availability of truck transportation, or lack thereof. The Washington Post published an article about the current “severe trucker shortage” in the United States which reports on the contributing factors that have led to this jam. […]

How to Reach United Pipe Sales

We have received a few reports of our phone numbers not working today, June 11th.  We understand this is part of a local phone company outage and should be resolved shortly. Our phones are on and we have been receiving some calls. If you cannot dial through to us, please email info@unitedpipe.com or contact us […]