Tag: Operations

Corsicana Will-Calls Now in Houston, Texas

Merfish United will soon be moving all distribution resources in Texas to our warehouse in Houston. This consolidated facility will allow us to strategically stock an even broader array of inventory while expanding our product offering and extending will-call hours. Effective Monday, 6/14, we will no longer offer will-call pickups at our Corsicana warehouse. Customers […]

Happy New Year! Our Holiday Schedule.

From all of us at Merfish United, we wish you a Happy New Year! We’re excited to turn the page on 2020, welcoming 2021 and the recovery it brings. We will be closing on Wednesday, 12/30 at 3:30pm local time, with sales and operations returning to normal business hours next Monday, 1/4. Please call your […]

Closed Thursday: MA & PA Warehouses

Our Ipswich, MA and Easton, PA distribution centers will be closed tomorrow, 12/17 due to the impending Winter Storm Gail. A winter storm warning was issued in these states and no deliveries or will calls will be available on Thursday. We plan to resume normal operations on Friday, 12/18. For more information, please contact your […]

Happy 4th! Our Holiday Operating Schedule

From all of us at Merfish United, we wish you a Happy Independence Day! We hope you, your team and family have a wonderful July 4th weekend. We will be closed this Friday, July 3rd in observance of the holiday. Please call your Merfish United representative to place your orders before then. More Information: List […]

United Pipe & Steel's Operations team at work

Featured in The Wholesaler: United with Customers

Check out this featured article from The Wholesaler,  about how United Pipe’s drivers and logistics operation benefits our wholesale customers and their bottom line, and makes us the leading master distributor in pipe products distribution! We take pride in all that we do, include our industry-best service.  We’re honored to have been recognized for the […]

United Pipe’s Fleet of Trucks Delivers in Tight Freight Market

In an article from The Wall Street Journal, Get in Line: Backlog for Big Rigs Stretches to 2019, you can read more about why with freight demand red-hot, truck manufacturers expect to break records for orders this year, and deliveries will reach deep into next year. We’ve covered the tight freight market before, and you […]

United Pipe’s Chris DeWolfe on Becoming “Shipper of Choice”

Our logistics and inventory operations manager, Chris DeWolfe, talks with Supply Chain Dive about being becoming the shipper of choice in a carrier’s market. “‘We want to work together so the relationship is a win-win for both parties,’ said Chris DeWolfe, logistics and inventory operations manager for Merfish United, the largest master distributor of pipe […]

Delivery and Trucking Considerations

As many of you know, electronic logs have been in place nationwide on all delivery trucks.  This Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration policy ensures that drivers are off the road for mandatory, tracked down-time.  Since going into effect, the strict budgeting of hours for “wheels rolling” have caused previous day-trips to become multi-day trips, which […]

Jason Brewer, Regional Operations Manager, United Pipe & Steel Corp.

New Regional Operations Managers Named

Today, Merfish United Corp., the leading master distributor of pipe products, announced a pair of promotions in their Operations Department.  Advancing to the role of Regional Operations Managers, which are crucial positions within the company that ensure overall safe and efficient operations of all warehouse facilities, are United Pipe’s Jon Gregor and Jason Brewer. “[Gregor] […]