Feeding Hands

dancker Logistics: Supporting Feeding Hands In the Gap

Feeding Hands is a local food pantry and non-profit organization committed to serving and caring for the less fortunate in North-Central NJ since 2014. Amidst the challenges of the COVID pandemic, their well-known hands-on approach needed to evolve and they set up a drive-thru system in the parking lot of Emmanuel Church in Somerville, NJ. Unfortunately,…

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Unveiling Presence Equity in a Hybrid World

The full podcast, CCCT with Valerie Santanasto, originally aired by Commercial Construction Renovation on July 26, 2023. Written by Valerie Santanasto, Vice President of Sales at dancker In a world that is increasingly blending the physical and the digital, the concept of “presence equity” has emerged as a significant factor in our personal and professional…

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Helena Pavilion Logistics Stats

A Healthcare Relocation Like No Other

After establishing a 145,000sf logistical facility and team in central NJ to support our Healthcare System client’s materials management, our Healthcare Logistics team partnered with the client, Stantec, Blanchard Turner and Biological Relocation Solutions to help them relocate to a new 530,000sf surgical and intensive care facility. The new Patient Pavilion features 24 state of…

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workplace technology solutions

New Opportunities for Workplace Technology Integrators

The full article, New Opportunities for WPT Integrators, was originally published in Installation magazine on March 16, 2023.  Written by Rick Winde, Workplace Technology Solutions Architect   In short order, hybrid and remote work options have become a permanent part of the workplace. Professional search firm Hiring Lab recently found that job listings featuring a remote…

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DEI through workplace design

Accomplishing DEI Through Workplace Design

The full article, Accomplishing DEI Through Workplace Design, was originally published in Maryland The Daily Record magazine on August 16, 2023.  Written by Meg Nelbach, Senior Vice President, People & Culture   As a people & culture leader, I have long advocated for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Recently, my daughter experienced a major injury…

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People Behind the Project: Jennifer Slevens

During the pandemic, our confidential technology client faced the challenge of deciding what to do with their significant real estate as employees transitioned to remote work. What began as a simple relocation project in March 2020 evolved into a multi-phased asset management and workplace design enhancement project. Jennifer Slevens, our Logistics Project Manager, played a…

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Staying Productive While Working Remotely This Summer

The concept of remote work has become increasingly popular in recent years, and the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated its adoption. With summer in full swing, many professionals are once again faced with the challenge of staying productive while working remotely. Balancing work responsibilities with the lure of outdoor activities and warm weather can be a…

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Viewpoint: Getting Employees Back to the Office Will Take More Than a Comfortable Chair

The full article, Viewpoint: Getting employees back to the office will take more than a comfortable chair, was originally published in Baltimore Business Journal magazine on June 2, 2023.  Written by Nathan Kooi, President of the Greater Washington, DC and Baltimore area   The lyrics to a song that became popular at the end of…

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Work Better in Outdoor Spaces

By providing spaces that promote interaction, movement, and productivity across different types of tasks during a typical day at work, the stage is set for success. People can function at a higher level, which leads to innovation, creativity, and ultimately, better business results. Companies leveraging collaborative, personal, and social outdoor spaces create an oasis for…

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Steve Lang Advocates Interview

The Connection Between Longevity and Culture

dancker has been around for 190 years and we will turn 200 years old in the year 2029. The world has changed greatly since our founder, a craftsman of roll-top desks in lower Manhattan, decided to create a better way to support the business workers of the time. Many leaders have come and gone, and…

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