Inside Look: Uline – A Leading Provider of Packaging and Supply Chain Solutions

Featured image showing the Uline warehouse, the leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials to businesses throughout North America.

Inside Look: Uline – A Leading Provider of Packaging and Supply Chain Solutions

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Recognizing a local need for a shipping supply distributor, Liz and Dick Uihlein started Uline from their basement in 1980. Beginning with the H-101 carton sizer (still offered today), the Uihleins grew the business far beyond their expectations.

Uline is now North America’s leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. To meet customer needs, product lines have expanded to include retail, safety, material handling, industrial and packaging materials. Uline opened the Reno branch in 2021 to better serve Nevada and the Northern California area.  They have a variety of openings AVAILABLE.

Q&A with the Executives at Uline

In a recent interview, we asked Uline the following:

Q) What does Uline do/create? 

Uline is the leading distributor of shipping, industrial, and packaging materials to businesses throughout North America.

Q) Uline is located in various cities across the US, what makes the Reno location so unique? 

The 903,000-square-foot Reno facility services customer orders in Nevada, Northern California, and Utah.   

Q) What are some available internships? 

Warehouse Management Internship – Summer 2024

Q) What is in store for the future of Uline? 

Uline continues to expand its footprint in the US, Canada, and Mexico. This steady growth creates new career opportunities and a stable work environment for employees. 

Q) Is there anything else that is exciting or unique about Uline? 

Uline proudly supports the Reno community through employee volunteer efforts at an area food bank and the Great Reno Balloon Races. Employees also participate in a softball league each fall! Some of the employee perks at Uline’s Reno location are the free on-site fitness center, a beautifully maintained walking path and complementary at-work massages.

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About the Author

Tarah Evans, Masters of Education and Regional Schools Community Liaison for is a proud native of Reno, Nevada. With a deep connection to the community and a passion for helping students succeed, Tarah is dedicated to connecting students with valuable internship opportunities and resources to support their career goals.

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