Southshore was recently audited for ISO compliance by Management Certification of North America (MCNA) and successfully received re-certification of our ISO status.  According to ISO rules, yearly audits and site visits are required to maintain certification.  Bob Oberheu, Southshore’s Operations Manager, stated that the ISO audit was thorough and the auditor visited two sites, St. Joseph and Elkhart.  Southshore warehouse team members at these two sites performed exceptionally well according to the auditor and were able to display a comprehensive working knowledge of the Southshore ISO quality management system. 

Due to the continuous improvement principle promulgated by the Southshore ISO Committee, the 9001:2000 Standard was recently replaced by the new 9001:2008 Standard.  As a result, Southshore was required to be audited to the new 2008 Standard.  Most of the changes from the old Standard relate to an increased responsibility for documentation and record keeping.

All of us at Southshore appreciate the time and effort expended by those who do the work necessary to maintain ISO certification and the Southshore quality culture.


Our Locations

Corporate Office

233 Hawthorne Avenue
St. Joseph, Michigan 49085
T: 269 983 2080
F: 269 983 7307


3515 Lakeshore Drive
St. Joseph, Michigan 49085

2024 Hawthorne Avenue
St. Joseph, Michigan 49085
331 Miller Street
Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
9864 Church Street
Bridgman, Michigan 49106
T: 269 983 6340
T: 269 983 6747
Bill Mannino, Site Manager
6805 Beatrice Drive
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009
T: 269 983 2080
F: 269 983 7307
Bob Oberheu,  Site Manager


2421 S. Nappanee Street
Elkhart, Indiana 46517

T: 574 522 1961
F: 574 293 7187

Bob Oberheu, Site Manager



1500 Fort Jesse Road
Normal, Illinois 61761

T: 309 451 3500
F: 309 452 5926

Chris Canville, Site Manager



2101 E. 8th Street
Spencer, Iowa 51301

T: 712 580 5454
F: 712 580 5456

Patti Hohenstein, Site Manager


1508 219th Avenue
Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360
T: 269 983 2080
F: 269 983 7307

Bob Oberheu, Site Manager