A BIG Accomplishment!
Our Distribution Center hit a major safety milestone on July 7, 2008. It was the 1,000th day they had operated without a loss time accident or injury. When you think about everything they do everyday and what they are exposed to, you can better understand what makes this such a great accomplishment.
For example here are some interesting facts about our DC:
- They average 10 hour work days Monday through Friday and even work numerous weekends.
- They receive on average 276,000 cartons which is 13.1 million pounds of product every year and they touch each carton because most of our product comes in via ocean containers.
- They average 533,000 kits being assembled every year meaning they touch on average 5.1 million pieces of product.
- They average 91,227 orders per year consisting of 2,046,400 lines and 14.7 million pounds of product.
So as you can see, operating 1,000 days without a loss time accident or injury while handling so much volume is a great accomplishment. Our DC is now up to 1,011 days and their new goal is 2,000 days safe.
Congratulations to our DC team for a job well done and best of luck in reaching your new goal!!!