Stella & Dot Opens New North American Distribution CenterJune 24, 2013 Topics: Announcements, News
Sedlak Management Consultants, Inc. celebrated with client Stella & Dot at the formal opening of their North American distribution center (DC) in Groveport, Ohio on June 5. The San Francisco-based women’s jewelry and fashion accessory company's rapid growth resulted in the need for expansion of its operations in the U.S. and Canada.
Sedlak was contracted to relocate Stella & Dot’s distribution operations from a third party provider in Houston to the Midwest to reduce transportation and other logistics costs and bring the operations in-house, giving Stella & Dot more control and flexibility. Sedlak provided project management for a multi-state site search, facility and WMS design, material handling equipment and information system selection, vendor contracting and implementation.
“We were very pleased to partner with Stella and Dot to help them expand their distribution operations,” said Sedlak Vice President Jeff Mueller. “This new DC has everything they need to support the company's growth well into the future.”
The new 181,000 sq. ft. facility supports the company’s North American Stylists, as well as direct online sales for the United States and Canada. It was designed to be flexible to meet the changing operational needs of the dynamic business.
About Stella & Dot
Stella and Dot, an Inc. 500 Fastest-Growing Company, is a San Francisco based social selling company that creates flexible entrepreneurial opportunities for women. Its boutique-style jewelry and accessories line is available exclusively through in-home Trunk Shows by Independent Stylists and online. Stella and Dot’s one-of-a-kind collections are designed by celebrated New York designers and featured in Gossip Girl, In Style and Lucky Magazine as well as on the wrists and necklines of today's hottest celebrities. The Today Show, Wall Street Journal and The New York Times have praised Stella & Dot for its innovative social shopping concept which brings together the best of ecommerce, social media, personal service and passionate earning to create the ultimate home based business for today's modern woman.