The Family Business Association announced Barrett Distribution as a finalist for its Family Business Award in the Large Businesses category for 2012.
Arthur Barrett, President (foreground) and Tim Barrett, COO (background)
Online PR News – 07-September-2012 –Barrett Distribution, a nationwide fulfillment center, has been named a finalist for the Family Business Association Award in the large businesses category for 2012. The Family Business Association is an independent, non-profit organization created to honor family businesses and their achievements. The Family Business Association Awards celebrate and recognize successful family businesses for their ability to deal with adversity and their philanthropic efforts.
Founded in 1941, Barrett Distribution has run under family leadership for three generations. The current leadership includes President Arthur Barrett and COO Tim Barrett. Barrett Distribution has continued to expand and thrive since its foundation due in part to its family business background.
“We are excited and honored to be nominated again for the Family Business Award. Because we are a family business, we have created an inclusive culture at Barrett where all of our associates are treated like owners, and act like owners of the business,” said COO Tim Barrett. “We want all of our associates to feel that they have advanced their knowledge and their career by working at Barrett. Our investment in the development of our associates, in turn, leads to happy customers that treat us as a trusted advisor to their business.”
The Barrett family has committed to their company’s success for 71 years, expanding the company to offer fulfillment centers in over ten locations across the United States. Barrett Distribution looks forward to growing as a family business and continuing their commitment to providing first-rate supply chain solutions and fulfillment services.
Barrett Distribution designs, builds, implements and executes customized supply chain solutions with a unique approach to warehousing, distribution, and transportation. Barrett Distribution improves quality, financial performance, and enhances our clients' brand loyalty with end customers, through their patented Blueprint™ process. Their supply chain solutions and warehouse services have been proven effective across multiple industries and locations. Locations the fulfillment center serves include major cities in the Northeast, East Coast, Southeast, and West Coast regions. Barrett deploys single and multi-regional solution strategies across the U.S. Barrett's core competencies include warehousing, distribution, transportation, and value-added services.