LuLu Group International / Y International USA

Website: https://www.lulugroupinternational.com

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Y International USA (http://yinternational.us.com), a part of LuLu Group Headquartered in the UAE, specializing in exporting consumer goods and food items to retail businesses located across the Middle East, India and Asia. As the first export distribution center in the United States for LuLu Group International, Y International USA plans to expand in several other geographic locations across the United States. LuLu Group International chose New Jersey, the “Garden State,” as its premier location in the United States due to its history of agriculture, economic demand of jobs and close- proximity to New York City. Y International USA is creating economic growth by generating demand of local consumer goods and food items. Y International USA currently employs 159 individuals and provides top wages, benefits and growth opportunities.

LuLu Group International (www.lulugroupinternational.com) is a multinational company operating in over 37 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, UK, North America, India, South America and the region of Asia-Pacific. The conglomerate is managed by Mr. Yusuff Ali, who has strategically built LuLu Group International to what it is today through his vision and ambition. Qatar specifically is managed by Mr. Mohammed Althaf - LuLu Group Director. Lulu Group Qatar has several lines of business that includes retail chain stores, shopping malls, wholesale distribution, food processing, export/import, general trade, hospitality and money exchange and remittance. It’s hypermarkets, supermarkets and department stores total over 130 across the Middle East, India and Africa.


Our Facility & Reach

Currently, we have a 75,000-square-foot state-of-the-art export distribution center has spacious storage units and are in negotiations for an additional 170,000-square-foot facility with 60,000 square-foot cold storage. We are equipped with advanced machinery (more than 170 cooler storage) to process and handle dry, frozen and perishable food and non-food products.

We mainly export to Y International’s parent company’s 147 hypermarkets located throughout the Middle East (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and KSA), and India. However, with the growing demand, we plan to expand our operations within the United States, South/Central Asia, and the whole Gulf region.

Enhanced security cameras covering every angle of warehouse
Swipe entry access based on clearance and classification
Visitor SMS and email notification system with NDA and photo capture
OSHA safety compliant
All employees undergo thorough backgrounds checks that include FBI and TSA checks, physical and drug test screening


Team

We have a dynamic and leading team of operational managers and logistics experts. Our team members will be all from Y International USA.

Top management team and key personnel:

  • Mr. Scott Weber, Regional Manager of Y international USA
  • Ms. Nicole Weiss, Human Resource/Administrative Manager
  • Mr. Justin Altman, Operation Manager
  • Ms. Brittany Taylor, Logistics Coordinator

Procurement management

  • Two senior buyers
  • Two buying assistants 

Warehouse Departments and Top Managers

  • Logistical management department: Three Warehouse foremen responsible of shipping/receiving and organizing the warehouse workers
  • Inventory Department: Eight experts in inventory knowledge and cycle count
  • QA/QC Department: Two supervisors supported by a staff of eight to insure the overall integrity and quality of all products serviced in the Y Warehouse
  • Translations Department: One supervisor leads a 4 person team translating all English to the language of the country it’s being exported too
  • Workers: We have 130+ warehouse associates

Certifications/Memberships

  • USQBC — The US-Qatar Business Council
  • NJCC – New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
  • TWIC certified
  • Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Bergen County Chamber of Commerce
  • Fire Fighters Association
  • Police Officers Association
  • ServSafe Certified
  • HACCP certified
  • ISO – working towards certification with ANAB/ANSI
  • Certified forklift drivers, CPR/AED/First Aid certified
  • US Green Building Council Member
  • GFSI certified
  • WERC certified
  • Member of EANJ
  • OSHA certified