Logistics Leader & Warehouse Safety

By: Thomas Cutler

The combination of an exclusive focus on logistics, screening tools utilized in the application process, and the experience of branch staff makes ProLogistix the leading provider of logistics talent in the country. Unlike other staffing organizations, 100% of ProLogistix recruiting efforts are logistics centered. Branch staff is trained in logistics, and they understand the intricacies of the industry. ProLogistix is fortunate to have built a reputation in the communities served as the "go-to" company when seeking a job in a warehouse or distribution center.

According to Brian Devine, division vice-president of ProLogistix, "The points for ProLogistix - Warehouse safety include:

Every branch has a certified forklift instructor qualified to certify forklift operators in compliance with OSHA regulations
Our testing and screening process eliminates those candidates who don't have previous experience on lifts
In our warehouse branches, we can have applicants demonstrate their proficiency on different types of lifts
Back injuries from improper lifting is always an important factor, we have conducted specific safety classes to teach proper lifting techniques
Safety starts with selecting the right candidate for the environment - for example - someone who is used to working in a 500,000 sq. ft. warehouse may be uncomfortable working in a very confined, fast-paced cross-dock facility.

The types of positions ProLogistix fills include:
&bullLoaders and Unloaders
&bullOrder Selectors
&bullWarehouse Associates
&bullShipping and Receiving
&bullForklift Operators
&bullQuality Assurance
&bullSupervisors
&bullWarehouse Managers
&bullOperations Manager

Brian Devine has more than ten years of staffing experience and is a management owner of the company and is the founder of the ProLogistix brand. Devine attended Towson State University majoring in Mass Communications. Devine began his career with PaineWebber Mortgage Finance where he held the position of Area Vice President for the Southeast Region. Devine began his staffing career as Vice President of Marketing for US Personnel. Since1995, Brian has led the ProLogistix Division and has established it as one of the most successful logistics placement businesses in North America. Devine was the 2000 winner of the EmployBridge Spirit Award for exemplary demonstration of company core values.

ResourceMFG, the sister division to ProLogistix places manufacturing specific positions. Devine explained the differentiation between the two organization by noting, "The way we differentiate between which clients are best served by ResourceMFG or ProLogistix is to ask what the company does. If they manufacture products, then they are best suited to ResourceMFG; if they distribute products, then ProLogistix is the right staff solution."

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