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KPIs – The Burris Fitness Tracker

Without a fitness tracker, gauging how many more steps one needs to take is dependent on his personal feelings. And personal feelings give mixed responses as to their accuracy. Sometimes they are right on, or drastically off. It is like saying, “I feel like I’ve taken 10,000 steps,” rather than objectively knowing that one has. […]

The Future of Cold Storage: McDonough, Georgia

March 2018 Roughly one year ago this month, Ron Kaphers, General Manager held a shiny shovel to the ground at 350 King Mill Road in McDonough, Georgia where our newest state of the art refrigerated warehouse now stands. At 250,000 square feet with 28,000 pallet positions total, it is Burris Logistics’ second largest warehouse and […]

Federalsburg Team Members Celebrate Accident-Free Driving Year for 2017

We are extremely proud of our Federalsburg Drivers, who combined, have been serving our customers safely for 45 accident-free years. Nice work gentlemen! Pictured from left to right: Melissa Horton-Transportation Supervisor Maurice Williams- 5 year accident-free Jason Ludwig- 6 year accident-free Hector Castellanos- 14 year accident-free Thalbert Pinkett- 2 year accident free John Telmanoski-5 year accident-free Rickey […]

Central Florida Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMPCFL) to host Inaugural Technology Symposium: Supply Chain Disruptors

On Friday, February 16, 2018 from 7:30am to NOON, at the Marshall Student Center (Ballroom A) on the University of South Florida Tampa Campus, current and future supply chain professionals are invited to a Technology Symposium that will feature experienced presenters on innovations and technology disruptors. “We all can spend weeks and months digesting trade journals […]

How Burris Logistics is Driving Team Members to Career Success

  According to a recent report by the American Trucking Association, the trucking industry will suffer a shortage of 174,000 drivers by 2024. As of 2015, that shortage had already grown to 48,000. That same year Burris Elkton formed a partnership with the Cecil County Community College’s Mid-Atlantic Transportation and Logistics Institute. The goal was to […]