MD Logistics’ Blog

September 28, 2020

In 1996, Mark Sell and Dave Kiebach, became the ‘M’ and the ‘D’ in MD Logistics, making their dream of owning their own company, a reality. When Dave passed away in November of 2007, Mark & Dave's wife Diana partnered to create a way to remember Dave and raise money for the Dave Kiebach Memorial Smile Fund, in care of the Hendricks County Community Foundation. Read the full article...

Global Freight Forwarding August 10, 2020

The freight forwarding industry has witnessed many changes over the years. Here's how our team and business has had to evolve alongside the expectations of the industry. Read the full article...

warehouse safety May 25, 2020

As the warehouse continues to evolve, safety training programs should be implemented in order to ensure your team can do their jobs in a safe and efficient manner. At MD Logistics, we realize that a safety program is not a one size fits all solution. Read the full article...

remote work March 23, 2020

As more and more of the workforce transitions to a remote work situation, here are some tips and tricks from a full time remote team member to develop a productive, remote work situation for yourself. Read the full article...

logistics labor market February 27, 2020

The logistics labor market has experience a shortage in an interested and available labor pool as of late. Here's how we are attracting new logistics talent. Read the full article...

MD Logistics Growth January 28, 2020

2019 was a year of growth for the entire MD Logistics organization. Here's a look-back on all the momentum that took place in the past year! Read the full article...

Mark Sell December 31, 2019

Dear friends and valued partners, It’s hard to believe 2019 is coming to a close. Another year down and I can’t help but think of... Read more »

cybersecurity October 28, 2019

As technology continues to play an important role in the supply chain. In an increasingly connected world, the challenge then becomes how do we make our systems and the greater supply chain secure from outside sources. Read the full article...

automation in the logistics industry September 20, 2019

As the logsitics industry continues to evolve, there are a myria of changes that I think we will be witnessing over the course of the next decade. Here's how we are responding to those changes, now. Read the full article...

niche 3pl August 14, 2019

Often, 3PL providers will specialize in and target a specific industry, geographical market, or service offerings. Logistics providers who specialize by industry or service are referred to as niche 3PL's. Read the full article...

veterans June 24, 2019

For those retiring from or leaving the military, the transition to civilian life can be challenging, specifically the job search process. Operation: Job Ready Veterans aims to help aid that transition in Central Indiana. Read the full article...

supply chain automation February 26, 2019

Perhaps the most common misconception associated with automation in the supply chain is that it is replacing jobs. While this may hold some truth with regards to entry level jobs, companies who implement automation are, in fact, adding numerous new positions throughout the technology, manufacturing and logistics sectors. Read the full article...

MD Logistics January 29, 2019

As we start another year, we look back on the amazing year 2018 was, and forward in excited anticipation for what challenges and opportunities 2019 will bring our way. Read the full article...

Mark Sell December 31, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, President & CEO, Mark Sell, details the year for MD Logistics and predicts what is to come in 2019. Read the full article...

e-Commerce fulfillment November 23, 2018

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...

Life Science and Pharmaceutical Supply Chain September 24, 2018

As a third party logistics provider, we saw the importance of being able to offer our customers solutions that allowed their products to get to the consumer as fast as possible. This drove our warehouse expansion strategy to have both a Midwest and West Coast presence within the life science and pharmaceutical industry. Read the full article...

fundraising July 30, 2018

At MD Logistics, we rely heavily on our company culture and the feedback we receive internally in order to make a difference locally.  One of the many things our company culture supports is giving back to our own community. As a result, there are a few organizations that we choose to support throughout the year. Read the full article...

customer experience May 24, 2018

With a variety of product options available through multiple buying channels, the modern retail consumer now has more choices than ever before. The customer experience is now more important than ever before! Read the full article...

Pharmaceutical Serialization May 7, 2018

In an effort to combat the world of counterfeit drugs and keep patient safety top of mind, The Federal Drug Administration enacted the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), a phased approach to pharmaceutical serialization. By November of this year, pharmaceutical manufacturers must include a unique product identifier on prescription drug packaging and cases. Read the full article...

Mark Sell March 19, 2018

Supply and Demand Chain Executive has released their list of 2018 Pros to Know and this year's list included our very own President and CEO Mark Sell. Mark's ability to remain agile, adapting to both the needs of his customers and the industry is what landed him a spot on this year's list. Read the full article...

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