GDM’s New Back Office

Our new back office.  Laura (logistics) and Junior (order processing) hard at work getting orders shipped.  We do not pay these people to turn around and smile.  Holden is hard at work supervising our back office functions.  

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The Other Sara Joins the GDM Team

GDM is pleased to announce that Sara Garwood has joined the GDM team.  She is now handling our pet treat accounts.  Sara is a recent graduate of Northern Kentucky University and a big Cincinnati Reds and University of Kentucky fan.  (Sorry, John Lawrence.)   Please feel free to contact Sara at theothersara@theexportzoo.com

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Global Pet Expo 2013

The Global Pet Expo 2013 begins on Wednesday February 20th.  Sara and David will be there.  We do not have a booth, but if you will be attending please let us know so that we can get together.  If you need to contact us during the show, please call our cell phones:   Sara: (513) […]

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East Coast Port Strike Averted

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service which was coordinating collective bargaining negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Organization (ILO) and United States Maritime Alliance has announced that the two sides have come to a tentative agreement  on a new Master Agreement subject to agreement by both parties.  We are very hopeful that the threat of a […]

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Don’t Call Me!

First, this is not directed at anyone in particular.  It is directed at everyone.  Don’t call me.  Email me.   Put it in writing.  If you want us to follow your instructions, we must have them in writing.  We cannot take responsibility for misunderstanding your needs, requirements, desires, or plans.   At GDM, we are firm […]

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Possible East Coast Port Strike Averted (for now)

The possible East Coast Port Strike that had been called for October 1st has been averted for now.  According to the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, the Maritime Alliance and the International Longshoremen’s Association have extended their current contract through to December 29, 2012.  Hopefully, they will be able to use the next 90 days […]

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Possible East Coast Port Strike in the US & Canada

We have learned that longshoreman all along the East Coast of North America, from Nova Scotia to Texas, may go on strike when their current contract expires on 30 September 2012.  This would especially be a problem for shipments headed for Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa.  But, it would also affect shipments […]

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