Fulfillment & Third Party Logistics Blog

Barrett Distribution COO Interviewed on RadioEntrepreneurs.com

On October 16th, Barrett Distribution Centers COO, Tim Barrett, sat down with Jeffrey Davis of radioentrepreneurs.com to discuss the latest with his company.  Barrett Distribution is a finalist for the Family Business Association Award in the large business category this year.  In addition this honor, Tim expands on what Barrett Distribution does as well as what has helped his third generation family business grow.

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Number One Reason Why Trade Shows Matter in the Logistics World

In the modern e-commerce world where smart phones and tablets enable the end consumer to order anything from anywhere, at anytime, fulfillment and logistics companies are all forced to adapt to the ever-increasing demand of the consumer.  The “instant gratification” revolution taking place today is affecting every sector of the supply chain.  This revolution is certainly not biased, as it places escalating pressure on manufacturers, retailers, distribution centers, and logistics companies alike. 

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Barrett Distribution Centers Receives Pacesetter Award From Boston Business Journal; Donates to One Fund Boston

Franklin, MA - June 17, 2013 - Barrett Distribution Centers recently received the distinction of a Pacesetter Award from the Boston Business Journal. The awards highlight the 70 local companies with the highest three-year growth rate in revenue, starting with a baseline of $1 million. Barrett Distribution ranked as the 37th fastest growing company in Boston.

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Barrett Distribution Centers on Inc. 500/5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies

FRANKLIN, Mass., August 21, 2012– Barrett Distribution Centers is pleased to announce its recognition by Inc. Magazine as one of the Top 5000 fastest growing in America for a fourth time, now ranking #2978 among privately held firms in the country. 

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Green Warehousing In Franklin

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Barrett Distribution Centers Named to 2012 GXT Honor Roll

Online PR News- May 23, 2012- Barrett Distribution Centers have been named to the 2012 GXT Green Honor Roll for their significant developments in green warehousing. GXT Green recognized twelve organizations that have made significant sustainability efforts in their companies and in the community. Barrett Distribution was named in the corporate category for their leadership, innovation, and environmental stewardship. The largest project that the order fulfillment service provider has undertaken this year is their solar panel installation. A $2-million photovoltaic system on the company’s Franklin site is expected to go live this coming August to provide more efficient fulfillment services.

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Barrett named to Inc. Magazine's 5000 List

Barrett Distribution Centers provides supply chain, fulfillment, and distribution services to retail, consumer products, and industrial products companies.

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Barrett Distribution Centers Joins Distribution Centers of America (DCA)


Franklin, MA - January 18, 2010: Barrett Distribution Centers (BDC), a multi-regional provider of supply chain services, has assumed New England regional representation and increases Northeast presence for the national marketing cooperative, Distribution Centers of America (DCA). Membership in DCA, now celebrating 25 years of national advantage through regional excellence, is a highly coveted privilege, by invitation only and reflects the voted approval of all member companies. 

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Barrett Emphasizes Stability

When you’re a customer, there’s no bigger credibility-builder than having the ear of the person whose last name is on the building.

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