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#ICYMI: McCollister’s helped support “NAWCAD in delivering its 100th Aegis radio communication system during a milestone ceremony at NAS Patuxent River’s Webster Outlying Field. #BravoZulu to the team!”
United Van Lines announced today its parent company, UniGroup, C.A., has been awarded, alongside a team of strategic partners, a new multiyear contract by U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) valued at $7.2 billion for the transition and three-year introductory period. American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier Group (ARC) will lead “Team ARC,” who will be responsible for providing global relocation services for the Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. Coast Guard.
MECUM AND MCCOLLISTER’S: A STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
May 17, 2017 – Over the last 18 months McCollisters has been engaged in a strategic conversations on how to improve the overall customer experience for Mecum buyers and sellers.
PROVIDING SOLUTIONS FROM 1918 TO 2017!
May 3, 2017 – McCollister’s Poughkeepsie has been delivering excellence every day for 99 years!
WE HAVE BEEN IN DALLAS 37 YEARS!
February 22, 2017 – McCollister’s arrived in Texas in 1980! The branch was established and grew in Carrolton, just north of Dallas.
MCCOLLISTER’S INSTALLATION SERVICES
June 8, 2016 – McCollister’s Installation Services is a specialized service division of McCollister’s that provides logistics and installation, site work and construction for the ATM manufacturers as well as banks and anyone else who uses ATM equipment.
MCCOLLISTER’S MIGRATING CUSTOMERS TO “THE CLOUD” MEANS MORE BUSINESS
June 1, 2016 – In today’s culture, we hear so much information regarding “The Cloud”. Most of us don’t have a clear understanding of exactly what the cloud encompasses, or how it functions. Cloud operations are transforming the business world and increasing McCollister’s business.
“PROJECT PUSHPIN” ROLL-OUT
May 18, 2016 – On May 6, 2014, FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation engaged McCollister’ to provide transportation for the largest roll-out in its company’s history. “Project Pushpin” would deliver 4,300 new photo labs to Walmart stores nationwide.
MCCOLLISTER’S AUTO TRANSPORT
April 27, 2016 – In September of 2015 McCollister’s was contacted by the Director of Bands for Allen High School to provide a proposal to move two 53 foot truckloads of uniforms, instruments, luggage and color guard gear from Allen, TX to California.
MCCOLLISTER’S AUTO TRANSPORT
April 20, 2016 – McCollister’s launched our Enclosed Carrier Auto Transport division (MCAT) in the spring of 2015. We started this division with a few units and have experienced explosive growth over the past 12 months. We are very excited about this new division and the future potential this brings to McCollister’s Transportation Group.
WHERE IT ALL BEGAN…
April 13, 2016 – McCollister’s launched our Enclosed Carrier Auto Transport division (MCAT) in the spring of 2015. We started this division with a few units and have experienced explosive growth over the past 12 months. We are very excited about this new division and the future potential this brings to McCollister’s Transportation Group.
UNIGROUP LOGISTICS HAS BEEN IN THE PROCESS OF REBUILDING THE EXPRESS SYSTEM
March 30, 2016 – Over the past year Unigroup Logistics has been in the process of rebuilding the Express System, a comprehensive overhaul was undertaken that took an expensive and inefficient system and replaced it with a hub and spoke network that adds real value. The goal of the revamped system was to provide bookers a supply chain solution with set transit times and rates, enabled by the fact that freight being picked up in NY moving to Florida, for example, no longer had to go out to one central cross dock in St Louis.
PHILLIP’S MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
March 30, 2016 – McCollister’s delivers and helps install MRI and CT devices for major international healthcare companies. A CT Scan (or CAT Scan) is best suited for viewing bone injuries, diagnosing lung and chest problems, and detecting cancers. An MRI is suited for examining soft tissue in ligament and tendon injuries, spinal cord injuries, brain tumors, etc. CT scans are widely used in emergency rooms because the scan takes fewer than 5 minutes. An MRI, on the other hand, can take up to 30 minutes.
MCCOLLISTER’S WHITE GLOVE SERVICES
March 23, 2016 – Full-service white glove transportation includes inside pickups by either one driver or a driver with a crew. They are in uniform, drug tested, background checked, and customer service focused.
MCCOLLISTER’S BEGAN EVOLVING THEIR LIFECYCLE SOLUTIONS DIVISION
March 16, 2016 – Recently, Avnet Services began evolving their Lifecycle Solutions division to include many data center services, which they have chosen McCollister’s Technical Services (MTS) to support them with.
May 20, 2015 – The 5S Philosophy was developed in Japan and stands for the Japanese words seiri (tidiness), seiton (orderliness), seiso (cleanliness), seiketsu (standardization), and shitsuke (discipline).
MCCOLLISTER’S BURLINGTON ACQUIRES NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTER
May 13, 2015 – McCollister’s Burlington is proud to announce the opening of an 80,000 square foot state of the art distribution center. Due to current customer needs and the start-up of the new regional UniGroup express hub at the current Burlington cross-dock operation, the decision was made to secure a facility for distribution clients.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BRANCH
May 6, 2015 – McCollister’s Grand Opening in Southern California was in March of 1991. Our 014 branch was established to support the growing customer base in Southern California and the Western Region.
MCCOLLISTER’S IS IN THE REVERSE LOGISTICS BUSINESS
April 15, 2015 – McCollister’s was called on by a major client to open and man a 10,000 sq/ft Computer Return Center in Memphis, TN. The Return Center was set up to manage the portfolio of assets for their field technician’s and call centers.
NATIONAL PET FOOD DISTRIBUTION PROGRAM
April 8, 2015 – Each year, millions of pounds of pet food are donated by brand name manufacturers for delivery by Rescue Bank® to pre-qualified animal welfare non-profits throughout America. Operating on the national food bank model, Rescue Bank® depends on regional non-profit Affiliate Distributors to deliver donated pet food to rescues, shelters and social service agencies in their community.
MCCOLLISTER’S LOGISTICALLY SUPPORTS THE SUNSHINE
April 1, 2015 – McCollister’s has been a Logistics Specialist for the Solar Industry supply chain process since 2002. Our client list includes industry energy leaders. The McCollister’s facilities, fleet resources, and technology systems provide full supply chain visibility to the solar industry.
March 18, 2015 – McCollister’s was approached by a forwarder to see if we had the capability to haul the first 60 of approx. 200 “Super Racks” that Quanta computer in Fremont was building for a Microsoft Data Center in Boydton, VA.
OUR SALES FORCE RECEIVES UNIGROUPS TOP HONORS
March 12, 2015 – There are over 3,500 Sales Representatives in UniGroups Masters Club for both Mayflower and United Van lines. The McCollister’s Masters Club winners are in the top 7% of the Unigroup Family and The Inner Circle Winner is in the top 1%.
LARGEST FITNESS INSTALLATION GROUP IN THE COUNTRY
March 4, 2015 – During 2014 our Fitness group delivered close to 85,000 pieces and completed over 13,000 installs. With operations in 10 locations (NorCal, SoCal, Dallas, Chicago, Columbus, Orlando, Atlanta, Wash DC, Burlington, Boston) our McCollister’s Team has Over 140 employees dedicated to our Fitness group including: Installers, Drivers, Warehouse workers, and Management/ Admin personnel.
February 25, 2015 – With brightly colored tee-shirts, white teethed grins and some good old fashioned N’Orleans music the employees at Chicago brought their Mardigras themed Chili Cook-Off to life.
CRATING AND RIGGING- A GLOBAL IMPACT
February 24, 2015 – WVeeco MOCVD is a leader in the LED Industry. Globally there is a surging demand for LED in backlighting (think TV’s), illumination (lightbulbs) and automotive (think LED displays). This demand challenges a broad spectrum of manufacturers to ramp up production as soon as possible.
MCCOLLISTER’S DELIVERS TAILORED LOGISTICS TO THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY
February 18, 2015 – We provide a turn-key service for oversize transport which includes mobile risk management and Government cleared drivers for climate and dry van Department of Defense shipments
MCCOLLISTER’S DELIVERS ANOTHER FIRST
February 11, 2015 – (NYSE: IBM) today announced the z13. One of the most sophisticated computer systems ever built, it delivers scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics to help meet the expectations of consumers for speed and safety for trillions of transactions in the mobile economy.
CELEBRATING 70 YEARS
January 28, 2015 – McCollister’s Transportation Group, Inc. dates to 1945 when Daniel H. McCollister, an ex-DuPont employee seeking to take advantage of opportunities created by the post-war economy, bought Dixon’s Express.
January 22, 2015 – McCollister’s are excited about their expanded entertainment fleet.