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Oakland Packaging & Supply Is Now Cogent Solutions & Supplies


Oakland Packaging & Supply Is Now Cogent Solutions & Supplies

New Name Better Reflects Value Company Offers; Remains Same Family-Run, Locally-Owned Business

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RICHMOND, Calif., July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Oakland Packaging & Supply today announced its change to Cogent Solutions & Supplies and has launched a new website at The new name better reflects the clear, sensible value the company offers in helping clients manage their packaging, equip their food service and processing operations, and maintain their facilities with certainty.

Oakland Packaging & Supply is now Cogent Solutions & Supplies.

"Dictionaries define 'cogent' as clear, logical and convincing," said founder, Phil Ferris. "We believe this reflects the benefits we offer to our customers as the partner that delivers more clarity, guidance and expertise. Our mission is to add so much more value to the operations of our customers that we become the only logical choice in the market."

Cogent Solutions & Supplies is dedicated to:

  • Delivering a better experience by putting our extensive expertise and resources to work for you. We will source the best solution, deliver with complete reliability, and provide dependable service from your dedicated account representative.
  • Helping you see opportunities to optimize your operations, enhance your customer experience and boost your profitability through guidance on equipment, inventory management, forecasting support, design solutions, and more.
  • Supplying you with certainty by sourcing, finding, or designing all the products you need, from the everyday to the obscure, and delivering them at competitive prices where, when and how you need them.

Formerly known as Oakland Packaging & Supply, the company has grown over the years well beyond its Oakland roots. Today, with locations in Richmond, Sacramento, and Los Angeles, the company serves clients throughout Northern, Central and Southern California and beyond. But it remains the same family-run, independently-owned business customers have come to trust and rely on.

The company will continue to supply products, services and expertise in areas that have grown to include industrial packaging design, materials, equipment and systems, retail and wine packaging, janitorial and sanitary supplies, food service packaging, and more.

"We are excited to serve new and existing customers, build upon our legacy and look forward to the future as Cogent Solutions & Supplies," said Ferris. "Our new name communicates our forward focus to serve customers as a single-source supplier of choice through mutually beneficial relationships grounded in honesty, integrity and trust."

For more information on Cogent Solutions & Supplies please visit, or contact the company at (800) 237-3103 or


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