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 …

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, …

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 …

Industrial Engineer / Quality & Compliance Position

March 5, 2021 ASW is pleased to announce we are accepting applications for the Industrial Engineer / Quality & Compliance position. This is a full-time position. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 4 years of demonstrated experience in either safety, quality or other regulatory compliance. Click here to see the full job description and to apply.

Workplace COVID-19 vaccination considerations

What Will COVID-19 Vaccination Availability Mean for the Warehouse & Logistics Industry?

BackgroundIn December, the FDA gave Emergency Use Authorizations (EUAs) for two COVID-19 vaccines, each requiring two doses to be administered several weeks apart.[1] CDC guidelines recommend that essential workers be vaccinated during the first phase of the vaccination rollout. Indeed, many frontline healthcare workers have already received one or both doses of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine during what …

ASW to Sponsor NACD Webinar

January 5, 2021ASW Global is sponsoring the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) annual Legislative and Regulatory Outlook webinar on January 28.  NACD is an international association of chemical distributors and their supply-chain partners. Member companies process, formulate, blend, re-package, warehouse, transport, and market chemical products for over 750,000 customers. NACD’s member and affiliate companies represent more than 85% of …

Understanding Direct-to-Consumer (DTC)

There are B2B companies–those businesses providing services and commodities to other businesses–and there are B2C companies that provide services and commodities to individual customers. Or are they DTC companies?OverviewIf you’re a supplier, you’ve probably been asked by fellow suppliers and corporate buyers if you are B2B or B2C. What about DTC, which is being talked about more and more? Sometimes …

ASW Is One of the 50 smartest companies in NE Ohio

October 5, 2020ASW has been named as one of the 50 smartest companies in the Northeast Ohio region and CEO André Thornton has been recognized as a top executive. ASW and Thornton were honored at the 2020 Corporate College Smart 50 Awards on October 27. The Corporate College Smart 50 Awards are hosted by Smart Business. Since 2014, the Northeast …

ASW Announces the Promotion of 2 Associates

September 28, 2020ASW has promoted two members of the Operations Team: Carlos Stevens and Ron Russell. Carlos has been promoted to the newly created position of Vice President-Supply Chain Services.  His primary responsibilities will focus on our Quality Systems, Continuous Improvement processes, Customer Service Operations, and NACD Compliance Certification—to name a few. Carlos started with ASW in June, 1987 and …

CEO Featured in IWLA Newsletter Focus on Inclusion

September, 2020ASW CEO André Thornton is featured in IWLA’s inaugural Inclusion & Diversity Council Newsletter. The article highlights Thornton’s transition from an All-Star MLB career to becoming a successful entrepreneur. Thornton underscores ASW’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and discusses the business case for D&I initiatives. He also clears up misconceptions some may have about minority-owned businesses. “Some people hear …