The latest news and events from Dismas Distribution Services

Dismas CEO Bob Parsons: How We Find & Keep Great Employees

The article was initially published in Smart Business. My work has always aligned in some way with my passion for people. In both my personal and professional life, I find fulfillment in caring for people, connecting people to one another and, ultimately, helping them succeed. So, employee recruitment and retention have been priorities from the … Read more

Bob Parsons: Client relationships are key to business growth

The article was initially published in Smart Business. Building and deepening client relationships are essential parts of growing and improving your business. It’s one of the best things I get to do every day at Dismas. While relationship building is deeply personal and has no exact formula, I wanted to share a few strategies that … Read more

Dismas CEO Bob Parsons Discusses Strategic Planning in Smart Business Column

The article was initially published in Smart Business. Not all growth is smart. While everyone likes to see revenue swell, long-term growth isn’t achieved flying by the seat of your pants. Strategic business planning has transformed my business. I sat down with my board and other key leaders in our company to ask tough questions, … Read more

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

Spotlight: Denise Falter-Conklin on clients eyes lighting up ‘when they learn about how we can help them with their challenges’

The article was initially published by Laura Newpoff in Columbus Business First. Denise Falter-Conklin, director of sales and sewing operations, Dismas Distribution Services Age: 38 Vitals: Bachelor’s degree in apparel merchandising and product development with a minor in marketing from Bowling Green State University. Master’s degree in business administration from Franklin University. Previously a brand manager at … 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

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