|August 1, 2015|
How Non-Traditional Service Offerings Are Enhancing Supply Chains
By John Sell, Vice President of Retail and Transportation Operations, MD Logistics Q: How do non-traditional supply chains differ from traditional supply chains? A: Traditionally,... Read more »
|July 17, 2015|
MD Logistics to Sponsor the 8th Annual DKM Golf Outing
The 8th Annual Dave Kiebach Memorial Golf Tournament will be sponsored once again by MD Logistics. Dave Kiebach, who was a founder and co-principle at... Read more »
|June 25, 2015|
White Paper: Lessons from the West Coast Port Closures of 2014
Every six years, the U.S. West Coast ports negotiate and renew their labor contract with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). In 2002, a dispute caused major delays and port shutdowns. Again in 2014, protracted labor negotiations caused slowdowns and shutdowns throughout the West Coast. Read the full article...
|May 19, 2015|
Consumers Priorities Driving Major Supply Chain Changes
Most of you have probably heard the old saying ‘the customer is always right.’ In terms of making sure you have a host of happy customers, that’s probably good advice, but how far are you willing to go to keep those satisfaction levels high? Would you offer a discount? Free shipping? A full refund? How about completely changing the way you operate your supply chain? That last one may sound a little drastic, but it’s the reality many major retailers are facing. Read the full article...
|April 27, 2015|
Thought Leader: How Omni-Channel Commerce is Changing Traditional Supply Chains
With the introduction of online (e) and mobile (m) commerce, consumers are now more comfortable than ever making purchases from any p lace, at any time, on virtually any device. This shift in consumer behavior has changed how goods and products flow through the supply chain to the end user. As a result, supply chain partners are now required to respond to not only the needs of brick-and-mortar stores, but also to e-commerce and m-commerce customer demands. Read the full article...
|March 24, 2015|
Five Tips for Logistics Companies to Remain Discreet in the Digital World
Today's social media age has led consumers to embrace companies that are straightforward and explicit in all external communications. However, logistics companies that handle sensitive commodities must be savvy with their communication strategy in order to preserve customers' privacy and security.Read the full article...
|March 9, 2015|
SEKO Indianapolis Hires New Talent
We are pleased to announce two new additions to our SEKO Team. Kelly O’Riley has joined our team as the Director of Freight Forwarding Operations.... Read more »
|February 26, 2015|
White Paper: Extending the Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical Supply Chain
In the life science and pharmaceutical area, an inefficient supply chain can cause serious problems including dangerous product degradation and late deliveries of life-saving medications. Third-party logistics (3PL) providers specialize in streamlining their customers’ supply chains by merging logistics expertise with state-of-the-art innovations. Read the full article...
|February 23, 2015|
West Coast Ports and ILWU Reach Tentative Labor Deal
The settlement, confirmed in a joint statement by the two sides, was reached three days after U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez arrived in San Francisco on Tuesday to broker a deal with the help of a federal mediator who had joined in the talks six weeks earlier. The White House called the deal "a huge relief" for the economy, businesses and workers. Read the full article...
|January 29, 2015|
Supply Chain Visibility Critical To Omni-Channel Ops
While knowing what inventory is where at any given point is perhaps the defining element of supply chain visibility, it’s actually only one facet of this critical capability, according to Greg Holder, CEO and founder of Compliance Networks. Visibility that stretches back to suppliers and across to third-party trading partners provides retailers with the ability to track and rate vendor performance while also providing the data to support smarter, more timely decisions around merchandise management, inventory levels, and cash utilization. Read the full article...
|January 8, 2015|
White Paper: Controlling Temperature in Pharmaceutical Supply Chains
Successfully transporting commodities across the world involves efficient and cost-effective storage and distribution processes. However, another element of successful supply chains requires that environmental specifications for every product are managed and monitored throughout the storage and distribution lifecycle. Read the full article...
|December 18, 2014|
Supply Chain Partnership: MD Logistics Hosts Novo Nordisk
MD Logistics and Novo Nordisk highlight supply chain partnership during recent visit. Recently, MD Logistics opened its doors to representatives from Novo Nordisk, Inc. and... Read more »
|October 29, 2014|
White Paper: The Evolution of Non-Traditional Supply Chain Services
Failure to develop efficient supply chains results in costly overages or detrimental shortages. To overcome inefficiencies, many businesses bring in third-party logistics (3PL) partners to streamline customers’ supply chain operations. Read the full article...
|September 29, 2014|
MD Logistics Announces -20 Degrees Celsius Cold Chain Solutions
Leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider MD Logistics now offers -20 degrees Celsius cold chain solutions. As one of the fastest-growing 3PL providers, MD Logistics continues... Read more »
|September 26, 2014|
MD Logistics Continues West Coast Growth and Biologic Storage Capabilities
MD Logistics bolsters West Coast biologic storage capabilities Leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider MD Logistics is significantly increasing the biologic storage capabilities of its FDA-registered,... Read more »
|September 12, 2014|
MD Logistics Wins National Recognition with Top 3PL Awards
MD Logistics earns two notable Top 3PL Awards. Local third-party logistics (3PL) provider MD Logistics continues to catch the eye of leading industry publications, earning... Read more »
|August 25, 2014|
White Paper: Vendor-Managed Inventory Solutions Provided by 3PLs in the Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals Industry
Third-party logistics (3PL) providers specialize in maximizing their customers’ supply chain processes. In recent years, 3PLs have innovated their practices to extend the pharmaceutical supply chain for special projects, such as packaging and kitting. Vendor-managed inventory (VMI) is a natural evolution of these extended services. Read the full article...
|August 18, 2014|
Inbound Logistics Recognizes MD Logistics as Top 3PL Provider
MD Logistics celebrates top 3PL provider recognition. MD Logistics is happy to announce it has been named a Top 100 3PL provider by Inbound Logistics... Read more »
|August 8, 2014|
Congratulations to our Strategic Partner, SEKO Logistics, on winning the coveted Readers’ Choice Top 10 3PL Award
We would like to thank all of our customers for this fantastic achievement and recognition. Our customers are the best, and now thanks to you so are we! Survey respondents encompassed the whole supply chain spectrum, representing small businesses, global leaders, and every type of business in between. Ranging from warehouse managers to CEOs, they work for household names such as Campbell Soup, PepsiCo, Hallmark Cards, Staples, JCPenney, Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Sears, and Volkswagen—and they spend millions annually on logistics services. Read the full article...
|August 7, 2014|
Conexus Issues Roadmap for Indiana’s Logistics Future
Indiana is known as the Crossroads of America—imagine if some of those crossroads were populated by driverless semi-trucks. Implementing automated vehicles is just one recommendation... Read more »
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