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3Sixty Insights Monthly Recap | August 2021

Recent Research: Case Study: Core-Mark International Empowers Its People with Centralized HR Operations Powered by UKG A Fortune 250 company founded in 1888, Core-Mark International is one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America. The company serves 44,000 customer locations and operates 32 distribution centers. Core-Mark employs approximately 7,500 across its geographic footprint, which spans the United States and Canada, and first went public in 1974 under previous ownership. For several intervening years afterward, Core-Mark returned to private ownership. Since 2005, the company has publicly traded on the NASDAQ. To gain an understanding of the company’s deployment of UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), 3Sixty Insights spoke with Ahmad Noordin, who joined Core-Mark in December 2020 […]

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Case Study: Core-Mark International Empowers Its People with Centralized HR Operations Powered by UKG

Organizations employing thousands in staff and spanning thousands of miles in geographic footprint face a dilemma in human capital management. There is no way, really, for a centralized HR function to enjoy absolute, full command and control of every people-related nuance and idiosyncrasy at play at such a company’s many locations, let alone oversee everything from afar, back at headquarters. This should never be the goal anyway. Hardworking staff closest to the action always are in the best position to understand the day-to-day. This report explores an example. A large, dispersed company, Core-Mark International has long operated competitively as a decentralized organization. Even so, Core-Mark wanted greater centralization of HCM—not to exercise unnecessary control over the company’s many locations in North America (which were doing […]

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3Sixty Insights #HRTechChat with Ahmad Noordin, Senior Director of Human Resources at Core-Mark International

For this, the latest episode of the 3Sixty Insights #HRTechChat, Core-Mark International Senior Director of Human Resources Ahmad Noordin joined us. Responsible specifically for systems, payroll and people analytics at Core-Mark, Amhad is also a member of our Global Executive Advisory Council. During our chat, he and I discussed the many factors employers must consider when attempting to bring order to critical aspects of human capital management at a geographically dispersed, decentralized organization. A Fortune 250 company, Core-Mark is one such entity, a behind-the-scenes supplier to thousands of convenience stores across North America. When thinking about centralizing certain HCM functions at an organization that services a broad geographic footprint and possesses a commensurate physical presence to accommodate this, Noordin says it’s important to understand that […]

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