PLAINFIELD, Ind. (March 13, 2019) – MD Logistics, a third-party logistics firm headquartered in Plainfield, announced its expansion, creating up to 50 new jobs by the end of 2023.
“Indiana-born companies like MD Logistics are providing continued and sustainable growth in our communities, creating quality career opportunities for Hoosiers,” said Elaine Bedel, president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). “As the Crossroads of America, Indiana is the ideal destination for growing logistics providers to help companies deliver products to customers across the country and around the world. With a top-ranked business climate and unprecedented investments being made to increase and enhance connectivity, I’m confident that Indiana will help support MD Logistics’ success for many years to come.”
MD Logistics is expanding in order to meet demand for quality compliant storage environments in the life sciences and retail goods industries and to fulfill increased needs from current customers. Now operational, this is the fourth facility on their Plainfield campus. MD Logistics has invested more than $1 million in building improvements to enhance the space, which consists of 180,000 square feet of temperature controlled storage.
“With 23 years of business in Indiana, we continue to experience double digit growth while maintaining a quality of service our customers have come to expect from us,” says Mark Sell, President & CEO of MD Logistics. “This expansion, along with the focus on customers, technology, automation and people, has us well positioned to continue to evolve and be prepared to meet the challenges the logistics industry poses.”
MD Logistics was named a 2018 Top 3PL Provider by Inbound Logistics for the seventh consecutive year and was also recognized as a 2018 Top 3PL, for the sixth consecutive year, by Global Trade Magazine within the temperature controlled warehousing category. In addition, President & CEO, Mark Sell was named a 2018 Pro to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for his ability to remain agile to the needs of his customers and the industry and for leading the entire MD Logistics team to do the same.
The Indiana Economic Development Corporation offered MD Logistics Inc. up to $350,000 in conditional tax credits based on the company’s job creation plans. MD Logistics has committed to creating at least 50 new Hoosier jobs through this expansion. As these tax credits are conditional, all hiring requirements need to be met before they are awarded.
About MD Logistics
MD Logistics is a third party logistics 3PL company specializing in customized supply chain solutions. Each opportunity represents unique, client-specific challenges that are evaluated utilizing proven strategic methodologies to deliver turnkey solutions. Our vertical markets include Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals, Retail and Consumer Goods, as well as Transportation Services.
The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) leads the state of Indiana’s economic development efforts, helping businesses launch, grow and locate in the state. Governed by a 15-member board chaired by Governor Eric J. Holcomb, the IEDC manages many initiatives, including performance-based tax credits, workforce training grants, innovation and entrepreneurship resources, public infrastructure assistance, and talent attraction and retention efforts. For more information about the IEDC, visit www.iedc.in.gov.