Managed Services

Warehouse and Distribution Outsourcing Services

Transform Your Warehouse and Distribution Operations To Realize Improved Efficiency

As an operational or supply chain executive, you face a difficult business scenario. While the complexity and velocity of your company’s supply chain continues to grow exponentially, customer demand for top quality service remains at an all-time high. In addition to managing this challenging situation, you are asked to cut costs yet at the same time improve service levels, productivity and efficiency. 

Canon Warehouse and Distribution Services were created to help you solve these challenges. Our comprehensive, integrated solution includes distribution and inventory management, warehousing workforce management and business support services. Our broad range of services includes logistics, shipping and receiving, environmental stewardship, warehousing and packaging, distribution and storage, quality control, technology and equipment management. 

By outsourcing all or part of your warehouse and distribution operation to Canon you can realize the following benefits:

  • Enhanced flexibility to grow and adapt to a constantly changing business climate
  • Greater ability to focus on higher value supply chain needs and customers
  • Improved performance guided by mutually-defined Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
  • Process efficiencies that drive lower operating costs 
  • Peak season flexibility to expand or contract
  • Ability to leverage resources, capabilities and skills not available internally
  • Comprehensive workforce management that spans recruiting, training, retaining and providing employees with career opportunities
  • Access to new technologies and systems
  • Expertise in regulatory requirements and compliance
  • Established customized safety training programs
  • Access to safety experts and Lean Six Sigma process improvement specialists

Canon Manages the Workforce Providing the Staffing Flexibility You Need

Canon provides safety-trained, full time warehouse employees and removes your burden of hiring, managing, training and developing staff. The Canon Warehouse and Distribution Service shifts the focus from filling open positions to completing the work on time and meeting customer expectations. We identify your challenges and leverage our teams in operations, human resources, safety, IT and procurement to identify the right talent to drive performance and results.

Unlike staffing companies, outsourcing with Canon provides you with accountability for the workforce, the work quality, and productivity levels based on SOWs and SLAs. Staffing levels can quickly flex up and down as your business requires.

Canon Offers a Complete Solution For Your Complex Warehouse and Distribution Challenges


Canon offers a holistic approach to warehouse services. By providing a highly trained staff, proven processes and best-in-class technology we enable an increased velocity, accountability and efficiency throughout the supply chain. The high-level scope of the Canon Warehouse and Distribution Services includes:

LABOR MANAGEMENT: Canon recruits, manages and trains a highly skilled warehouse team to help ensure that your company meets or exceeds your expectations.

PROCESS OPTIMIZATION: We conduct a thorough analysis of current processes to create solutions that minimize costs and maximize efficiency.

TECHNOLOGY: Canon identifies today’s challenges and crafts the solution to deliver meaningful results.

SAFETY & COMPLIANCE: We establish and cultivate a culture of safety by implementing safety programs, policies and procedures to minimize risk.

FACILITY DESIGN: Canon maximizes the facility design and layout to enable an effective production process as well as smooth the flow of work, material and information.

MATERIALS MANAGEMENT & INVENTORY CONTROL: We efficiently manage inventory and order fulfillment to ensure accurate safety-stock levels.

PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT: Canon provides actionable data using business intelligence tools and predetermined key performance indicators to ensure sound decision making.

ONSITE ASSESSMENT: A designated subject matter expert is on site to understand and assess your current challenges and maximize process enhancement opportunities.

Our comprehensive, holistic warehouse and distribution services comprise safety programs including a dedicated manager assigned to audit and improve staff safety procedures. This manager is a coach who trains and motivates your teams to maintain the highest levels of safety across your operations. 

Canon Warehouse and Distribution Services provides the right staffing, uses six sigma methodologies and drives efficiencies in warehouse operations leveraging deep industry knowledge and best practices. You can count on Canon for a full range of services including staff training and development, HR services (such as new employee onboarding), document management, procure-to-pay, and other related services. We help streamline operations with a focus on delivering outstanding service and satisfaction.

Canon' Warehouse and Distribution Services delivers the people, processes and technology your organization needs to remain competitive and grow.

Innovative Corporate Campus Logistics at a Large Oil and Gas Company

We have a deep understanding of the complex challenges facing warehouse operations.

Jtague Sep 2011

Warehouse and distribution services are the lifeblood of many enterprises. Understanding the inherent challenges of rapidly growing customer demand, we apply our expertise to implement solutions that drive results. Our skilled labor force frees internal resources from the demanding tasks of finding, recruiting and managing staff and allows our clients to better focus on the core business. We are committed to creating new efficiencies and consistently delivering value.

Joe T.
Senior Manager, Business Applications
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