January 2018 Newsletter

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T. Elenteny Imports

January 2018 Newsletter

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.”
 Edith Lovejoy Pierce
Happy New Year! It has been a rewarding experience working with you in 2017. May this New Year bring forth many such rewarding moments for us to share.

DNT Notification:

Please be advised, our delivery partner for the Upstate New York area, DNT Express, has announced that effective January 1st, 2018 they will be adding an additional 1.9% administrative charge to all of their bills. This will effectively increase their per-case delivery charge for Upstate by 1.9%

Costing Calculator:

Our web-based costing calculator is now live with all Q1 2018 LCL pricing adjustments accurately reflected. Current delivery rates and fuel surcharges have also been updated in the Direct to Trade subsection. You may access the calculator here using password: tei  If you would like help in building out a specific quote, please reach out to Cheryl Close.

New Hires:

We are excited to announce a few new additions to the team!

Victoria Koronkiewicz: Purchasing Specialist
Ace Cortez: Purchasing Specialist
Ashley Taber: Compliance Analyst,
Peter Beckford: Accounts Payable

Vinlux January Semi-Annual Physical Inventory:

Count Dates: January 19th, 20th & 21st 
Vin Lux will be conducting a wall to wall inventory the third week in January.
Please see below for the inventory week calendar. Please plan accordingly.

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018


Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

  • Standard shipping
  • All POs in progress closed

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

  • Will calls and distributor pickups not picked up by 2PM will be returned to inventory
  • No orders dated after Friday, January 19th, 2018

Friday, January 19th, 2018

  • Physical inventory count
  • Any open orders that are in the system at 6:00PM will automatically be canceled

Vin Lux will send a notification email to customers for orders that are canceled. Orders will need to be resubmitted.

Monday, January 22,2018

  • Begin receiving inbounds from previous week
  • No distributor pickups, chain orders

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