Smart 50 Awards honor Dismas Distribution Services, CEO Bob Parsons

Bob Parsons was recognized as a Smart 50 honoree for his leadership at the helm of Dismas Distribution Services, a Columbus-based third party logistics value-added services provider serving some of the region’s leading retail and apparel brands. Presented by Smart Business Magazine, the annual Smart 50 Awards recognize the top executives of the 50 smartest … Read more

Columbus Supplier to Retailers Sees Sewing as Route to Growth

The article was initially published by Dan Eaton in Columbus Business First. A Columbus company aims to be a close-to-home option for apparel sampling and production. I chatted with Dismas Distribution Services CEO Bob Parsons and Denise Falter-Conklin, director of sales and sewing operations, about the company’s evolution and its efforts to keep in step with the … Read more

How One Distributor Grew Quickly by Getting in with Columbus’ Retail Powerhouses

The article was initially published by Dan Eaton in Columbus Business First. Behind every successful retailer there are a slew of suppliers and smaller businesses making, moving and improving merchandise before it hits store shelves. At Dismas Distribution Services, that entails everything from applying or changing price tags to altering seams on apparel to gluing … Read more

People to Know in Transportation & Logistics: Cheryl Lutz

The article was initially published by Katy Smith in Columbus Business First. Cheryl Lutz Director of supply chain operations, Dismas Distribution Services How did you get into this field? I found myself in this industry by chance more than 15 years ago and have since fallen in love with the fast pace and innovation. Central Ohio … Read more

Bob Parsons Finds the Right Elements to Grow Dismas Distribution Services

The article was initially published by Jayne Guest in Smart Business Online. “Create the culture and everything else falls into place.” – Bob Parsons, Managing partner and CEO, Dismas Distribution Services When Managing Partner and CEO Bob Parsons bought Dismas Distribution Services, he saw the potential in the third-party supply chain company. Today, Dismas is one … Read more

Retail Logistics: When Fast Isn’t Fast Enough

The article was initially published in Inbound Logistics. To keep customers happy, retailers play a daily game of beat the clock. For some retailers, smart supply chain management strategies and 3PL partnerships keep the orders flowing. For others, well…time may be up. Bricks and mortar aren’t dead yet. According to Census Bureau estimates, just 7.8 … Read more

Hawaiian T-shirts Hot Sellers in Project Aloha, Dismas Distribution Deal

The article was initially published by Chris Bournea in Columbus Business First. Partnering with a local supply-chain and distribution company has enabled a small, family-run business to expand its national reach and increase annual production by 600 percent. Project Aloha sprang from humble beginnings in 2011 when the Columbus-based husband-and-wife team Michael and Angie Paz decided to … Read more

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