21 Nov 2017

Holiday Schedule 2018

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San Jose Distribution Services will observe the following holidays in 2018

January 1st, Monday – New Year’s day
February 19th, Monday – President’s day
March 30th, Friday – Good Friday
May 28th, Monday – Memorial day
July 4th, Wednesday – Independence day
Sept. 3rd, Monday – Labor day
Nov. 22nd & 23rd, Thursday & Friday – Thanksgiving
Dec. 24th & 25th, Monday & Tuesday – Christmas

29 Jun 2017

UPDS Spotlight

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Supplier Spotlight: San Jose Distribution Services, Inc.

California-based warehousing and transloading provider San Jose Distribution Services, Inc. (SJDS) has a reputation for its rail knowledge and focus on safety — so you could say we have a couple things in common. That makes them a perfect fit for the UPDS transloading network.

San Jose Distribution Services, Inc. has been providing warehousing and transportation solutions in Northern California for more than 50 years.
San Jose Distribution Services, Inc. has been providing warehousing and transportation solutions in Northern California for more than 50 years.
San Jose Distribution Services transloads lumber, paper products, beverages and more, and provides indoor storage for paper products (pictured here) as well as outdoor storage for OSB and plywood.
San Jose Distribution Services transloads lumber, paper products, beverages and more, and provides indoor storage for paper products (pictured here) as well as outdoor storage for OSB and plywood.
San Jose Distribution Services at a glance

Rail Expertise

SJDS is so adept at rail operations, they’ve established a nationwide reputation for their expertise. That’s not just lip service — employees make a habit of attending rail conferences throughout the country, and the company’s president, Gary Minardi, serves as Co-Chairman on the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) Transportation Advisory Council. You can bet those actions pay off when it comes to ensuring rail operations are running smoothly at their facility.

A Commitment to Safety

In terms of safety, the company embraces the customer’s SOP to ensure product safety. Communication is a key aspect of this process as well. “Our management team communicates with each new client and gathers information about the product. That helps our team determine the correct storage environment for each unique product,” said Mike Minardi, Manager of Marketing and Business Development. “Our employees are cross trained for each account.”

To ensure these processes are properly — and safely — carried out, SJDS requires its team, all of whom work full-time, to complete a certification course for forklift safety and good housekeeping. Likewise, the company is U.S Customs bonded through the Foreign Trade Zone and is registered with the USDA and FDA for handling food commodities. “Our facility is food grade, alcohol permitted and we have GMPS in place for medical and food clients,” Minardi explained.

The History Behind the Expertise

SJDS has been a family-owned and operated company since 1956 and has been providing transloading services since the 1960s. In that time, they’ve mastered the art of transloading, and their employees have vast experience unloading products like pulpboard, lumber, OSB, stock sheet paper, paper rolls and beverages.

SJSD’s history as a UPDS supplier dates back more than a decade to 2004. “UPDS thinks of the relationship as a partnership, which benefits our customer,” Minardi said. “There is great communication between San Jose Distribution Services and UPDS. It is easy to resolve issues when each party is on the same page.” We feel the same way about them — so it looks like we have one more thing in common!

Ready to join our network?

source: https://www.upds.com/news/20170628-sjds-supplier-spotlight.html

01 Dec 2016

Holiday Schedule 2017

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San Jose Distribution Services will observe the following holidays in 2017

January 2nd, Monday – New Year day
February 20th, Monday – President’s day
April 14th, Friday – Good Friday
May 29th, Monday – Memorial day
July 4th, Tuesday – Independence day
Sept. 4th, Monday – Labor day
Nov. 23rd & 24th, Thursday & Friday – Thanksgiving
Dec. 25th & 26th, Monday & Tuesday – Christmas

23 Nov 2015

Holiday Schedule 2016

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San Jose Distribution Services will observe the following holidays in 2016

January 1st, Friday – New Year day
February 15th, Monday – President’s day
March 25th, Friday – Good Friday
May 30th, Monday – Memorial day
July 4th, Monday – Independence day
Sept. 5th, Monday – Labor day
Nov. 24th & 25th, Thursday & Friday – Thanksgiving
Dec. 23rd & 26th, Friday & Monday – Christmas

Happy Holidays!

07 May 2015

2015 IWLA Convention

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Gary Minardi and Paul Delp receives The Jock Menzies Award for Distinguished Service & Leadership for their services to the IWLA Transportation Advisory Council.

20 Nov 2014

Holiday Schedule 2015

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San Jose Distribution Services will observe the following holidays in 2015

Jan. 1st, New Years day
Feb. 16th, President’s day
May 25th, Memorial day
July 3rd, Independence day
Sept. 7th, Labor day
Nov. 26th & 27th, Thanksgiving
Dec. 24th & 25th, Christmas
Dec. 31st, New Years eve

Happy Holidays everyone!

18 Mar 2014

Holiday Schedule 2014

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San Jose Distribution Services will observe the following holidays in 2014

Jan. 1st, New Years day
Feb. 17th, President’s day
May 26th, Memorial day
July 4th, Independence day
Sept. 1st, Labor day
Nov. 27th & 28th, Thanksgiving
Dec. 24th & 25th, Christmas
Dec. 31st, New Years eve

Happy Holidays everyone!

28 Dec 2012

Holiday Schedule 2013

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Happy Holidays!
2013 Holiday Schedule

22 Dec 2011

Happy Holidays!

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ho ho ho,
Happy Holidays and Great New Year
from San Jose Distribution Services family to yours!

group photo shot at SJDS

20 Dec 2011

Toys for Tots Pictures

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Here are some pictures from our first annual Toys for Tots drive. We worked in a joint effort with our customer Jumpsport. A big thank you to our friends at Jumpsport for help organzing this years drive, and a special shout out to the U.S. Marines at 4th Landing Support Battalion located in San Jose, CA.



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