New Facility Opens with 40% Increase in Employees

Posted on Aug 24, 2018 10:51:03 AM

OnTrac has opened the doors to their newest Southern California facility at a grand opening event that took place on June 21st. Approximately 65 guests attended the fiesta-themed event to enjoy Mexican food, watch presentations by OnTrac leadership, City officials and the local Chamber of Commerce. A ribbon cutting ceremony followed the presentations, and after a celebration with confetti guests were invited on a tour of the new building.

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One speaker at the event, OnTrac Director of Engineering Jim Brownlow was able to give guests full details of the new building’s material handling systems capabilities. The Sun Valley material handling system was built for efficiency and expansion.  A more efficient system allows for packages to travel through the building and get on the road to their destination much quicker.  The new Sun Valley facility is roughly 250,000 square feet, and provides 6 unload doors and 5 load doors. This allows packages to get unloaded, sorted, on the road, and in the customer’s hands quickly and more efficiently.

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In order to accommodate the new loading capabilities, the Primary Source Slide System operates in 5 different ways. This allows sorters to send packages 5 ways throughout the facility. The new material handling system allows for 9,000 packages to be sorted an hour, and that can expand up to 13,000 an hour. 38 motors power 2,700 feet of conveyor, and 5,500 feet of belting throughout the building. That is the equivalent to the length of roughly 24 football fields. With this new system, OnTrac has the capacity to handle the packages we have today, and room for growth in the future.

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OnTrac is proud to be a member of the Southern California community and to contribute to the economic growth, job creation and career opportunities in Sun Valley. The number of employees has increased by 40%, totaling in over 100 employees in the Burbank facility. OnTrac is now offering opportunities such as AM and PM Package Handlers and Driver Checkout Clerk at the Sun Valley location. For more information and to apply, please go to http://ow.ly/fTVC30kYTUz.

Topics: Grand Opening, expansion, New Facility, Company News

OnTrac Vice President Mark Magill Presented at Home Delivery World

Posted on Apr 19, 2018 10:07:27 AM

OnTrac exhibited for the sixth year at the Home Delivery World conference that took place on Wednesday April 18th through Thursday April 19th, 2018. Since the inception of the conference in 2013, Home Delivery World has been connecting retailers, etailers, grocers and solution providers to discuss trends and innovations for the entire delivery cycle.

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OnTrac Vice President of Business Development Mark Magill discussed how to leverage regional carriers and logistics companies for an improved customer experience, speed of delivery, and reduction of transportation costs during a panel at the conference. The panel took place on the first day of the conference at the Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart and was moderated by Bodybuilding.com Director of Global Transportation Greg Dahlstrom. Magill is a regular presenter at Home Delivery World who is passionate about sharing the benefits of a multi-company approach to create a cost-savings and faster delivery times for companies who ship within the West Coast.

“There are many advantages to using a multi-carrier approach for your shipping strategy,” says Magill. “The number one benefit that continues to top the lists in research each year is the cost savings that regional carriers and logistics companies provide. The larger next-day delivery footprint, greater same day options and a more personal approach to customer service are a few of the added perks that come with the full package.”

Magill began his career in the logistics and transportation industry over 25 years ago, starting out with SonicAir Courier now a division of UPS. He has been a regular contributor to Parcel Magazine and is a popular speaker at transportation conferences focusing on the regional small parcel industry. Magill was awarded the 2016 TMSA Sales Executive of the Year by the Transportation Marketing and Sales Association.

Topics: Announcements, Mark Magill, Panel Presentation, shipping strategy, Company News, Home Delivery World

OnTrac Delivers to Chase Field

Posted on Apr 6, 2018 2:40:12 PM

With the help of Baxter, the OnTrac Bullpen Cart made its big debut last week! OnTrac and Diamondbacks fans unite to celebrate the momentous occasion.

 

 

OnTrac Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations Laura Peterson says, “A partnership of this magnitude has left its mark on the OnTrac team. As D-backs fans and baseball fans in general, we have seen an outpouring of excitement from OnTrac employees. We are thrilled to be a part of baseball history, especially with the home team where OnTrac is headquartered.”

Join the fandom by sharing a photo or a video of the live action from the Arizona D-backs game. Keep an eye out for the OnTrac bullpen cart and tag OnTrac along with the hashtag #OnTracBullpenCart. Click the social icons below to follow OnTrac!

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Topics: partnership, Arizona Diamondbacks, Company News, Delivery Partner

D-Backs Bring Back History With the OnTrac Bullpen Cart

Posted on Mar 16, 2018 12:45:19 PM

At the start of the 2018 Major League Baseball season, the Arizona Diamondbacks will bring back a piece of baseball lore, the bullpen cart. As a celebration of the team’s 20th anniversary season, they have teamed up with OnTrac to transport relief pitchers into the game from both bullpens at Chase Field.

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“We have been working on this idea for several years and there’s no more appropriate time to bring back the bullpen cart than this season, as we celebrate our 20th anniversary,” said D-backs President and CEO Derrick Hall. “Fans of baseball in the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s and even the 90s enjoyed watching their favorite players emerge from the bullpen in various vehicles and we’re excited for this special delivery to come to Chase Field.”

“It gives me great pride to see the OnTrac brand on the bullpen carts for the D-backs,” said OnTrac President Rob Humphrey. “Our company is built around delivering exceptional service and exceeding our customer’s expectations. I am confident that the OnTrac bullpen carts will continue this high level of service when delivering D-backs pitchers to the games.”

To read the full press release, please click here.

Topics: partnership, Arizona Diamondbacks, Company News, Delivery Partner