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 associates.
Prior 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.
For 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.
She 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 management systems.
Pat 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.
Key management personnel were recruited based on their dedication, loyalty and experience in the industry.
The following four principles are the foundation of North Coast Logisitcs' business philosophy:
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 – less–ZoomInfo