DAIM Logistics named Montgomery County Small Business of the Month
FULTONVILLE — This month, being named as Montgomery County’s Small Business of the Month was DAIM Logistics, Inc. for their efforts in helping others during the pandemic.
DAIM Logistics, Inc., a company with a unique skill set, that provides customers with transportation and warehousing services, is being recognized by the county as the September Small Business of the Month because of their efforts in helping the Regional Foodbank of Northeastern New York serve residents during the pandemic, according to a press release.
The small business provided assistance to the food bank by ensuring truckloads of goods get to the food bank, so they can provide food security to those struggling with hunger during the crisis.
“Pat and the team at DAIM Logistics epitomize the ‘Stronger Together’ spirit we speak of so often here in Montgomery County. They’ve stepped up and used their unique expertise to assist people who might be struggling with food insecurity during this difficult time,” said Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort. “When Legislator [Robert] Purtell nominated DAIM, I immediately said yes because they’re the kind of company we are proud to have in our community. I’m honored to name them the September Small Business of the Month.”
According to the release, DAIM Logistics, Inc. was co-founded by Chris Oare and Pat Oare. The business serves customers across the state and along the Eastern Seaboard. They relocated to the town of Glen in 2010 and has found the community to be a “great fit,” especially with the growth in distribution facilities along the Route 5S corridor in the town of Florida. The company’s Fultonville facility serves as “It has been rewarding to be able to help the foodbank provide for those in need in our community. Montgomery County is a great place to do business because it’s such a tightknit community,” said Pat Oare, co-owner of DAIM Logistics, Inc. “The county’s central location has really helped us build our network and grow our business, and the business-friendly environment created by the local officials and the team at the Business Development Center have made the area even more appealing. We’re honored to be named to recognized as the Small Business of the Month.”
As a third-party logistics provider, DAIM Logistics regularly works with Dollar General, Target, Beech-Nut, Liberty ARC and others along the Route 5S corridor, along with the Walmart Distribution Center in Johnstown.
“Shipping and logistics have become a cornerstone of our local economy,” said Ken Rose, Montgomery County Business Development Center CEO. We’ve worked hard to recruit businesses that put people in our community to work and align with the skills of other employers in the area. DAIM is a great example of a company that’s found a need and filled it.”
“Pat and the team at DAIM have made themselves part of the fabric of our community over the past decade. They’re always on hand when the community is in need. They’re extremely deserving of this recognition,” said Montgomery County District 9 Legislator Bob Purtell, who nominated the company for the recognition.
Those wishing to nominate a small business for recognition next month should contact the Montgomery County Business Development Center at (518) 853-8334 or email email@example.com with two to three paragraphs about the business and how it’s making an impact on the county’s communities.
Nominations can also be submitted by sharing a post and tagging the business on the Business Development Center’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.