With over thirty years of experience delivering customized third party distribution services to multiple industries, Ferguson Associates provides invisible, high quality, physical operations and order administration to facilitate time for clientele to develop, market, sell and grow their brands.
Ferguson Associates is an invisible 3rd party pick/pack warehousing facility and container freight station that functions within the framework of your accounting system, eliminating the need to transfer data between systems. Your customers receive documentation/communication from YOUR distribution center.
Ferguson Associates was founded in 1981 by Robert Ferguson who previously served as Vice President of Operations for both Chanel Perfumes and Ralph Lauren Fragrance Groups.
We are a family run business. Warehouse Operations are managed by son, Ron Ferguson, who joined the business upon college graduation. Administration is managed by wife, Maria Ferguson, who previously worked 25+ years with a Fortune 500 company and 3+ years with a small privately owned distribution business.
All Fergusons maintain HazMat Certification to handle the fragrance industry commodity safely and legally.
Our distribution center boasts state-of-the-art security with video surveillance, direct wired to police/fire and is housed in a climate controlled 32,000 square feet.
A requirement of many US dept stores and some boutiques, FA processes into established EDI interface systems, once a 3rd party EDI service is in place.
Internal invoice processing is input directly into your business system whenever possible.
Ferguson Associates has an unprecedented follow up and follow through process, second to none. We remain vigilant until each process/project is complete, reminding all involved of any loose ends!
Charge-backs are the bane of Dept Store Vendors. FA practices charge-back avoidance and can provide guidance in recovery of many invalid (yet costly) charge-backs.
State of the art scanning technology is used to pick & pack orders and receive products
Assistance in the form of consulting, referrals and guidance is provided by Ferguson Associates through a collective 50+ years of business experience. Help such as facilitation of C-TPat certification, establishing a business system that is right for you, reporting guidance, E commerce setup, Product Filling and Packaging solutions, International product movement and much more.
A CFS is a facility where shared containerized international shipments are taken directly from the port/airport to be cleared of all applicable duties/taxes then released for distribution. Our close proximity to Port Elizabeth and all 3 New York area airports, makes it ideal. To expedite shared container shipments, simply have your broker/forward consign the freight to clear customs through Ferguson Associates, then skip the wait and freight charges associated with shared shipments.
Less than an hour from Manhattan by train or car, Edison is home to one of the largest UPS facilities in the tri-state area and many retail carriers.
Ground UPS service delivers from Boston to Washington DC next business day.
1. New Years Day
2. Good Friday (or floating holiday or your choice)
3. Memorial Day
4. July 4th
5. Labor Day
7. Day after Thanksgiving
8. Christmas Eve
9. Christmas Day
10. New Years Eve