ASW Supply Chain Services Passes NACD Responsible Distribution Verification

August 31, 2021Today, ASW Supply Chain Services, a division of ASW Global, announced that it has successfully passed its NACD Responsible Distribution® verification for the current three-year cycle, reaffirming the company’s commitment to the health, safety, and security of its employees, community, and the environment. Responsible Distribution is the National Association of Chemical Distributors’ (NACD) third-party-verified environmental, health, safety, and …

ASW Supply Chain Services VP Celebrates 35 Years

July 21, 2022Recently, Vice President of Supply Chain Services Carlos Stevens celebrated his 35th year with ASW. Carlos joined ASW after serving in the United States Marine Corps. He started his tenure off with ASW in the Rubbermaid division, working 3rd shift as a forklift operator. He was a young father of a newborn and needed a job with no …

ASW Attends 2022 IWLA Convention

May 5, 2022  ASW Global representatives recently attended the IWLA Convention and Expo held in Amelia Island, Florida. Vice President, General Manager Paul Nonno and Director of Quality and Compliance Jonathan Thornton found the event to be both informative and engaging. General sessions focusing on cybersecurity and ransomware, insight into warehouse law topics, systems integrations, and customer experience and expectations …

ASW Welcomes VP GM of Supply Chain Services

January 7, 2022ASW is excited to welcome Paul Nonno to the team as Vice President, General Manager. Paul will oversee ASW Supply Chain Services. Paul brings a wealth of experience in supply chain management. He has worked both in 3PL’s—managing global third-party logistics operations—and with 3PL’s—managing procurement and vendor services. His involvement with both sides of the supply chain buyer-supplier …

Behind the Intermodal Chassis Shortage

December 13, 2021The Issue Somewhat overshadowed by the larger focus on congested ports, the intermodal chassis shortage has had a big impact on supply chain disruptions. Why has there been a chassis shortage and when will the problem be alleviated? What Are Intermodal Chassis?Intermodal chassis are trailers or frames used to move product between modes of transportation, such as from …

ASW Attends 2021 IWLA Convention

November 2, 2021  ASW representatives attended the 2021 IWLA Convention in San Antonio, Texas. The Convention focused on several key topics for the warehousing & logistics industries, including real estate issues, succession plans, and hiring. At the Convention, ASW CEO André Thornton received the IWLA Jock Menzies Distinguished Service & Leadership Award. Also in attendance at the Convention: Jonathan Thornton, …

ASW CEO Receives IWLA Service Award

November 2, 2021At the 2021 IWLA Convention, ASW CEO André Thornton was awarded the IWLA Jock Menzies Distinguished Service & Leadership Award for outstanding service to the 3PL industry. Thornton was recognized for his advocacy of diversity and inclusion within the warehousing & logistics industries. He sits on the IWLA Board of Directors. As Immediate Past Chair of the Association’s …

New Policy Intended to Reduce Port Congestion

October 28, 2021A shortage in shipping containers has driven up the cost of global shipments. A recent policy implemented by the the two San Pedro Bay Ports (Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles) is intended to drastically reduce congestion. Theoretically this will propel containers to reach final destination sooner, where they can be unloaded quicker, thereby freeing up containers …

Do You Have a Transactional Relationship or Relational Partnership with Your 3PL?

September 24, 2021 Would you describe your relationships with the 3PLs you utilize as merely transactional relationships or as relational partnerships? That is, are you mostly dictating to them what you want done on a case by case basis, or are you working with them collaboratively to devise solutions that will bring you the most benefit over the long run? …

3 ASW Associates Attend IWLA Events

September 21, 2021  Earlier this month, ASW associates participated in three in-person IWLA events, which each took place in Atlanta. VP of Sales Matt Maglicic attended the IWLA Fulfillment Forum, which was a new event for the Association. Jonathan Thornton, Director of Quality & Compliance, attended the IWLA Safety & Risk Conference. Finally, our IT Network and Systems Administrator, Eric …