Tag: Distribution

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’s Chris DeWolfe on Becoming “Shipper of Choice”

Our logistics and inventory operations manager, Chris DeWolfe, talks with Supply Chain Dive about being becoming the shipper of choice in a carrier’s market. “‘We want to work together so the relationship is a win-win for both parties,’ said Chris DeWolfe, logistics and inventory operations manager for United Pipe & Steel, the largest master distributor […]

Delivery and Trucking Considerations

As many of you know, electronic logs have been in place nationwide on all delivery trucks.  This Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration policy ensures that drivers are off the road for mandatory, tracked down-time.  Since going into effect, the strict budgeting of hours for “wheels rolling” have caused previous day-trips to become multi-day trips, which […]