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Hillsdale Furniture Chooses Greatwide Distribution To Manage Downstream Supply Chain

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Hillsdale Furniture, LLC has entered into an agreement with Greatwide Distribution Logistics, a national provider of non-asset-based transportation and third party logistics, for a broad range of third party logistics (3PL) services. The agreement includes transportation, warehousing, pick and pack, and order fulfillment for the Louisville, KY-based leader in quality home furniture. Hillsdale Furniture is a recognized provider of a wide range of furniture and accessories, from bar stools and dining room suites to beds and bedroom furniture. The company delivers finished goods, packed in cartons, to all major retail distribution channels for furniture. “The home furnishings business is extremely competitive, requiring us to be ever mindful of our costs. At the same time, though, customers have high expectations for both short delivery times and the final quality of the pieces and accessories they choose,” said David A. Brill, chief operating officer of Hillsdale . “Greatwide Distribution Logistics showed us that they understand what creates real value for us and our customers, and we’re looking forward to continuing to provide our customers the excellent level of service they have become accustomed to receiving from Hillsdale. .” The new agreement with Hillsdale engages Greatwide Distribution Logistics for two years. “As a result of the company’s wide variety of sales channels. Hillsdale Furniture has a complex, downstream supply chain with many different elements,” said Vin Gulisano, president of Greatwide Distribution Logistics. “We’re looking forward to leveraging the full range of Greatwide’s capabilities, experience and strategic thinking to support Hillsdale Furniture as the company continues to advance in the marketplace.” About Greatwide Distribution Logistics Based in Phoenix, Greatwide Distribution Logistics was founded in 1978 and is one of four business units within Greatwide Logistics Services. The business unit operates more than 30 multi-client and dedicated distribution facilities in seven states. Greatwide Distribution Logistics has the size, scope and expertise needed to furnish innovative technology, extended warehousing capabilities, carrier capacity and know-how to meet present and future client demands, yet the company also has the flexibility, can-do attitude and personalized service required to be a highly valued supply chain team member. About Greatwide Logistics Services Founded in Dallas, Texas, in 2000, Greatwide Logistics Services is a privately-held, $1 billion third-party logistics services company. Greatwide is ranked No. 29 on the Transport Topics Top-100, No. 24 on the Traffic World Top-100 and No. 4 on the Transport Topics list of dedicated carriers. The company has four primary lines of business: dedicated transport, truckload management, truckload brokerage and distribution logistics. With clients that include Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods, IBM, Sysco, UPS, Dow, Ford Motor, GM and General Tire, Greatwide Logistics Services is one of the nation’s leading non-asset-based logistics providers of transportation, third-party logistics, warehouse/distribution and truckload brokerage solutions. For more information, visit www.greatwide.com.