Richard E. Uihlein
Co-Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and President
Vice President of Merchandising
Uline was founded in the year 1980. The company has been operational for almost 39 years now. The founders of the company were Liz Uihlein and Richard Uihlein. The founders of the company started Uline's operations from their house's basement only, after recognising the local needs for a shipping supply distributor. The first product of the company was the H101 carton sizer. The product of the company became famous and had sold well too. This encouraged the company to add more products to its portfolio as well, by the next year.
The company had established its distribution centres around various states and cities of the USA and Canada, namely - Pennsylvania, Chicago, Minneapolis, Allentown, Los Angeles, Wisconsin, Seattle, Dallas, etcetera. The company also established centres in Mexico and Canada as well. In the year 2016, the company started the construction of its headquarters in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, on a land size of 200 acres. The place has two buildings on it - the first one being 279,000 square feet and the second one being 300,000 square feet. The headquarters of the company is based in 12575 Uline Drive. The name of the place is Pleasant Prairie, while the name of the state is Wisconsin, USA. The pin code of the area is 53158.
Uline is an American company that focuses on providing various kinds of shipping and other business supplies to its customers and clients. The current number of employees working at the company is more than 6,000. The current CEO of the company is Richard E Uihlein. As of the year 2014, the total revenue generated by the company is more than $2 billion. Liz Uihlein is mostly the more active co-founders in the company. The company requires its employees to wear ties and also discourages any use of tattoos. Even though the company advertises online, it keeps itself a low profile on social media.
The primary services provided by the company include allowing customers and client to obtain various kinds of business and shipping supplies, manufactured and offered by the company. This includes shipping boxes, packing materials, plastic bags, janitorial supplies and also warehouse equipment too.
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