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Back Office

Shaw-Ross’s suppliers benefit from the full-service capabilities of its Commercial and Back Office Teams. The Back Office team handles the following services:

Logistics and Importation Customs Clearance

Shaw-Ross manages all of their supplier partners’ logistic requirements including ocean freight, importation and customs clearance. Shaw-Ross arranges inland freight and distributor collection from their warehouses and coordinates direct importation to distributors where appropriate.

Warehousing and Inventory Management

Shaw-Ross purchases, receives, and/or manages supplier owned inventory stored under the Shaw-Ross account at Western Carriers, NJ on the East Coast and Western Wines on the West Coast. Shaw-Ross places purchase orders with their suppliers to maintain adequate inventory.

Compliance and Price-Filing

Shaw-Ross has a dedicated compliance department to apply for TTB COLAs, register brands in all applicable states under the Shaw-Ross license or its affiliates where necessary. Shaw-Ross’ pricing department price files brands in open and control states requiring regular postings and filing.

Accounting and Billing

i. Shaw-Ross invoices distributors and collects payments, processing and paying distributor charge-back invoices in a timely fashion. Shaw-Ross also consolidates distributor invoices and streamlines the accounts receivable process for their supplier partners.

Information Technology

Shaw-Ross suppliers receive comprehensive monthly shipment and depletion reports by state, ensuring their ability to keep a finger on the pulse of their US business. Additionally, Shaw-Ross’ warehouses are equipped with EDI integration, which allows for accuracy and efficiency across the supply chain.

Although the vast majority of Shaw-Ross’ suppliers utilize their full-service model including the expertise of their Commercial Team, some suppliers require an alternative route to market. In these instances, Shaw-Ross offers their Back Office services independently.

If you are interested in taking advantage of our Back Office services, please contact us today.

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