Supply Chain News

air freight pallet April 1, 2019

SEKO Logistics has just launched a new air freight promotion! Learn how their direct, dedicated air freight program could enhance your supply chain. Read the full article...

March 13, 2019

MD Logistics, an Indiana based 3PL firm headquartered in Plainfield, announced the addition of a fourth facility, creating up to 50 new Hoosier jobs by the end of 2023. Read the full article...

Automation in the warehouse 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...

modern warehouses February 16, 2019

It's no secret that consumer expectations coupled with the rise of e-commerce have caused disruptions throughout the supply chain. Warehouses and distribution centers are no exception. Read the full article...

logistics providers February 4, 2019

In the rapid digital advancement of the global economy, a time for change has finally come for the operating models of shipping and logistics providers. Read the full article...

MD Logistics 2018 Year In Review 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...

January 23, 2019

The economy is humming all cylinders, employers say they can't find employees with the right skills, yet graduate students report a tough job market. Are advanced degrees taking students backwards in employment? Read the full article...

President & Co-founder, 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...

Emilie Gerbers November 30, 2018

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...

Holiday Shoppers shopping online November 28, 2018

Holiday shopping has begun. For retailers, that means increased demand, extremely high customer expectations, and limited time for execution and fulfillment. Read the full article...

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

Container ships in the logistics industry November 14, 2018

As the logistics industry, and the broader business world, looks to 2019, it’s time to explore what the next year will bring to logistics. Read the full article...

Holiday Shoppers looking for Holiday Sales October 25, 2018

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...

Transportation October 15, 2018

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...

October 5, 2018

Marking another period of growth, MD Logistics has been named a Top 3PL provider by both Global Trade Magazine and Inbound Logistics. This distinction is the 6th and 7th consecutive year for the accolade respectively. Read the full article...

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...

Cold Chain Storage September 10, 2018

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...

Omnichannel returns August 23, 2018

According to Forrester Research, the adoption of e-commerce solutions is accelerating, driven by the advantages offered by omnichannel strategies. However, omnichannel solutions are still plagued by supply chain inefficiencies that can reduce value and hamper productivity. Take, for example, the returns management process, where defined methodologies for handling customer returns have become high-touch processes that can introduce delays, inefficiencies and mistakes -- all of which can impact the bottom line while also affecting the relationship with the customer. Read the full article...

ecommerce fulfillment August 9, 2018

According to a new survey, "The Everyday Essentials of Successful eCommerce Fulfillment," by Radial over a third of global online shoppers, 39.7%, report challenges receiving their online orders and that issues tied to cost and speed were the biggest factors impacting satisfaction. Read the full article...

Camp John Warvel - Fundraising at MD Logistics 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...

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