Lydell Gibbs, Warehouse Manager
Gibbs Contracting’s efficient shipping, receiving, and warehouse operations provide significant benefits to our Customers through our experienced staff, use of advanced technology, and the latest methodologies.Gibbs provides comprehensive shipping, receiving, and warehouse services both at our own secure facilities and at designated facilities.
Gibbs warehouse services include:
- Shipping and receiving (furniture, equipment, and supplies)
- Loading and unloading delivery trucks on the loading dock
- Maintaining inventories of equipment/furniture on the loading dock
- Box recycling and baling.
Gibbs also easily manages inbound and outbound loading dock activities for processing documents, furniture, packages, materials, and supplies.
Receiving & Warehouse Services
The basic receiving function is to ensure that the supplier has delivered the right product, in the right quantities, in good condition and on schedule. That said, the services Gibbs provides at its own and Customer receiving docks include:
- Loading / Unloading
- Quality / Quantity Check
- Identification of Damaged Products
- Dealing with Quality Related Issues
- Inventory Update
- Routing to Destination, and
- Product Identification, Warehousing & Storage
Secure Storage Services
Gibbs Contracting stores Customer items in our clean, secure, totally enclosed, and environmentally controlled storage facility warehouses located in Lorton, VA, within 20 miles of Washington, D.C. Our storage facility contains a standard loading dock designed for direct loading and off-loading of tractor-trailers and 5-ton trucks with lift gates. Our facility contains efficient storage shelving systems.
All stored items are inventoried prior to entering storage, and again upon exit. This includes checking and noting the condition of the assets, including any pre-existing damage. All stored items are insured.
Gibbs Contracting is pleased to make forklift and warehousemen personnel available both on a scheduled basis or on-call as Customer needs require. We can accomplish typical truck off-loads or load-out within a three-hour period for a tractor-trailer rig, and within one hour for a 5-ton, lift-gate truck.
Gibbs Contracting provides storage, on a cost per square foot basis. Minimum storage time for cost/payment purposes is 30 days – monthly.