| North Coast Logistics, Inc. is a corporation
founded by Patricia Gazey in 1992. With over 25 years of
experience in both private and public (third party) logistics.
Pat is dedicated to operating a quality firm that caters to the needs
of its customers and provides a secure, challenging opportunity for its
to North Coast Logistics, Pat was V.P. Operations with the Unit
Companies (AKA GATX Logistics) overseeing 1,000,000 SF of operations in
six Ohio cities. As Director of Operations for EXEL Logistics in
Mechanicsburg, PA, she was responsible for 2,000,000 SF of highly
sophisticated, state-of-the-art distribution facilities.
6 years, as Distribution Manager for Land O' Lakes, Pat successfully
managed 13 facilities. Her career start was in Akron, Ohio,
managing customer service, warehouse and transportation for Ohio Pure
Foods, a local juice producer.
served on the WERC Board of Directors for 3 years and acted as 1989
Annual Conference Chair in New Orleans. Working as an independent
consultant, she specialized in operational integration of warehouse
offers a comprehensive logistics background which includes: raw
materials purchasing, production scheduling, warehouse operations,
transportation and customer service. With both corporate and
hand-on experience, the ability to understand and satisfy customer
requirements is strengthened.
management personnel were recruited based on their dedication, loyalty
and experience in the industry.
following four principles are the foundation of North Coast Logisitcs'
- Deliver the specific
service the customer wants
- Strive to continually
improve and add value to their products
- Respect the customer's
knowledge of their own business
- Blend that experience
with our own to create a unique, effective team
- Service is the only
product we sell
- Customer satisfaction
- Quality is not a
program, it is a way of life. It is creating the desire in every
individual to be the best they can, every day. It is the thrill of
continually achieving a goal, even if only a small one. It is
making every action count.
- Associate involvement
and continual training are crucial.
- Without associate
participation and dedication, success will not be achieved.
- The "empowerment"
principle cannot simply be taught. It must become a way of life.
- An entrepreneurial
environment allows for innovative and creative thought processes
- Ownership and
dedication are critical components in the partnership process
- Honesty and integrity
are a matter of record and will never be compromised.