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Emilie Gerbers Promotion Annoucement

Emilie Gerbers

MD Logistics is pleased to announce the promotion of Emilie Gerbers to Director of Business Development. In this new position, Emilie will take an elevated and active role in managing client relationships and external communication to ensure an enhanced customer experience. Read the full article…

Black Friday from a 3PL

e-Commerce fulfillment in a state of the art retail facility.

Most of us know what Black Friday looks like from the perspective of a consumer, perhaps the lesser known Black Friday perspective is that of the Third Party Logistics (3PL) provider. As e-commerce continues to grow in popularity, 3PL providers must amend their e-commerce fulfillment practices to the ever changing environment. Read the full article…

NRF Expects Holiday Sales Spike of Up to 4.8%

Holiday Shoppers looking for Holiday Sales

The National Retail Federation on Wednesday released its projections for 2018 holiday sales, the organization forecasting total sales of between$717.5 billion to $720.9 billion. That represents a 4.3% to 4.8% increase over last year’s sales of $687.9 billion, which were a 5.3% increase over 2016. Read the full article…

The 4 Forces Transforming Logistics, Supply Chain and Transportation Today

Transportation

Few industries or business functions are experiencing as much disruption as logistics, supply chain and transportation. Whether your products rely on ground, rail or sea to reach end-customers, today’s levels of disruption are unprecedented. Industry providers and those managing their own transport needs now must rethink everything from warehouse locations to logistics technologies to fleet and carrier strategies. Read the full article…

Automation is Coming to Cold Chain Storage Supply Chain

Cold Chain Storage

These robotic devices – often known as automated storage and retrieval systems, or AS/RS – are streamlining operations across many different industries. Cold chain storage probably isn’t the first industry that comes to mind when thinking of advanced robotics or industrial automation. With such stringent requirements surrounding temperature control and the quality of cold products, consistent human interaction was always a necessity. With next-gen technology on the rise, the entire industry will see several key improvements. Read the full article…