Talk about going out of your way for a customer — at the request of one of its clients, Evans Distribution Systems recently jack-hammered through inches of cement inside one of its Michigan facilities to uncover railroad tracks. The process, which would normally take six months, was completed in about 60 days, said Patrick Swaney, […]
Businesses today face the unenviable task of reducing supply chain costs while increasing front-facing service to end customers. Technology and automation help integrate and expedite service, but the do allay the problems and emotions – good, bad, and indifferent – that befall poor execution or unforeseeable exceptions. Click here to download the full article.
Flexibility isn’t just a catchword these days. It’s a basic tenet of survival in a time of whipsaw turbulence and economic uncertainty. At a time when a growing number of employers struggle to cut their labor costs, yet still manage to hang onto their labor, one company is offering a unique solution. Click here to […]
Warehousing and distribution hardly seems like an industry in need of a taxpayer bailout but, in fact some companies are getting money from state and local governments to train workers and upgrade transportation infrastructure to salvage rapidly disappearing manufacturing jobs and lure new businesses to areas hit hard by the economic downturn. Click here to […]
Free Press Business Writers Like the first buds of spring, signs of an economic recovery are popping up all over metro Detroit and the state. In Oakland County, economic development officials are swamped with new business investment projects, which are up 70% from last year’s levels. Attendance at the job seekers support group at St. […]
Fortement lié à l’industrie automobile, Evans Distribution a grandi; et parfois souffert, avec l’industrie qui fait vivre Detroit depuis le début du XXe siècle. Aujourd’hui encore majoritairement dépendante de ce secteur à nouveau en plein essor, cette entreprise familiale poursuit ses efforts de diversification en construisant son offre autour de ses savoir-faire historiques, la prestation […]
Please forward our appreciation to the entire Evans’ team for your continuous support. I had the pleasure to work with your Value-Added Packaging group since ’97 and have had many opportunities to see them in action, through thick and thin you guys always came through and found ways to make it happen. Laurent H.
Thanks to you and your team. Evans knocked it out of the park. I can easily say in the time I have had the chance to work with facilities, I have never left as comfortable as I did today in knowing we are leaving our customer in such capable hands. Dina G.
Evans goes to great lengths to understand unique project requirements. Rather than focusing on price from the start, it determines what we need. Randy M.