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Uline Overview

Pleasant Prairie, WI
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
In 1980, after recognizing a local need for a shipping supply distributor, Liz and Dick Uihlein started Uline from their basement. Their first product was the H-101 carton sizer (still offered today). It sold far beyond their expectations and encouraged the Uihleins to add more ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to offer our customers the finest quality and best selection of products with the quickest service in the industry. We believe good service is worrying about the details so our customers don't have to.

We hire and train ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Each year the Merchandising team hosts a New Product Trade Show for Customer Service and Sales employees to learn about industry trends and new products added to our catalog. Uline is passionate about our products and provides the resources for employees to become product experts!

  • Uline celebrated a significant milestone in annual sales for our Mexico branches. Employees celebrated with an amazing cake and apple cider. We are looking forward to all their future accomplishments. Be a part of our success, apply today!

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Uline – Why Work For Us?

Company Culture

Uline challenges you to be your best. We push the limits of your potential 
and provide you with the tools you need to succeed, 
making this a great place to build your career.

Uline offers:

  • Competitive compensation and excellent
    benefits packages.
  • A comprehensive orientation process.
  • A positive, well-balanced work environment.
  • Excellent employee communication through our intranet site and newsletter.


Uline seeks bright, energetic people from a variety of backgrounds to contribute their unique perspectives and help us fully understand and meet our customers' needs.

Uline is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We offer fantastic benefits, from great wages to complete healthcare coverage.


  • Industry leading wages
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Sales goal bonus
  • Annual profit sharing
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contributions
  • College scholarship opportunities for children of employees


  • Complete, highly competitive healthcare coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Medical premium stipend
  • Health education programs
  • Employee Assistance Program

Paid Time Off

  • Paid time off for vacation, sick and personal days
  • Additional days earned with tenure
  • Paid time off for major holidays


We offer a variety of perks that encourage overall wellness and create a comfortable work environment for our employees.


  • First class fitness center
  • Beautiful walking trails
  • Full service café
  • On-site salon/spa
  • Outdoor patio


  • Fitness center or a fitness stipend
  • Walking trails at select locations
  • On-site café
  • Chair massages
  • Outdoor patio

Social Events

Even though we work hard at Uline, we also remember to have fun.

  • Department-sponsored outings
  • Family Fun Fair
  • Annual Corrugated Boat Race
  • Corporate Summer BBQ
  • Community involvement
  • Holiday parties


At Uline, we invest in our people and encourage employees to grow their skills and prepare for future roles.

  • Comprehensive orientation program
  • Departmental mentoring programs
  • In-house speakers, workshops and seminars
  • Tuition reimbursement for job-related courses
  • Tuition reduction for employees at designated colleges and universities

Annual Corporate Barebeque and regatta

Uline Reviews

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    Helpful (28)

    "Company in Growth Mode!"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at Uline full-time


    Uline is a fantastic company to work for with a strong culture and unlimited future. Management is very transparent with the way the company is performing. As a strong North American, family-owned company, Uline is a company that you are proud to work for. The work/life balance may not come in the form of working from home but you can be sure that at the end of the day you will not feel the strain or pressure to work through the night.

    -Fully vested in 401K after 30 days
    -Great benefit plan
    -Competitive pay
    -High-performance workplace culture
    -Transparent owners
    -Low turnover
    -Opportunities to volunteer
    -Happy employees
    -Owners focus on growth of business and are heavily invested in their employee's success
    -First generation owners
    -Double digit growth, annually
    -Open door management style
    -Free personal trainers on site
    -Free haircuts
    -Reasonably priced massages
    -Miles of walking and running paths
    -Lunch & Learns focused on topics of interest


    Tough to get in. Once you are in you tend to stay.

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Uline Photos

Uline photo of: Atlanta Distribution Center
Uline photo of: Chicago Distribution Center
Uline photo of: Los Angeles, California
Uline photo of: Mexicali, BC, Mexico
Uline photo of: Monterrey, NL, Mexico
Uline photo of: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Uline Interviews



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    Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kenosha, WI
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Uline (Kenosha, WI) in July 2015.


    Thorough but understandable. Uline hires the best talent and people who want to win. They are looking for people who will make a contribution and help achieve the company's goals. People who are bright, hard-working and eager to build their career will do just fine at Uline. Don't be intimidated by the screening process. Prove that you have what it takes and you won't be sorry.

    Interview Questions

    • Where do you want to be in 5 years? Strengths? Weaknesses?   3 Answers
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Uline Awards & Accolades

  • America's Best Employers, Forbes, 2015
  • Business of the Year, Kenosha Area Business Alliance, 2016
  • Forbes 2016 America's Best Employers, Forbes, 2016
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