Supply Chain News

Omnichannel platforms for e-Commerce and m-Commerce shopping. May 22, 2014

The Internet revolutionized how people form and foster relationships. For years, companies have sought to translate this unprecedented customer connectivity into business success. Today, online and mobile commerce gives consumers the satisfaction of a quick and effortless shopping experience. In turn, this has transformed how companies manage their supply chains, since inventory availability and shipping times severely influence customer purchase decisions. Read the full article...

Image of Supply Chain Management in action at the warehouse level. March 11, 2014

Supply chain management (SCM) is no longer the Rodney Dangerfield of corporate functions. While sales and marketing wins customers, SCM keeps them with excellent service and unfailing on-shelf availability. And these qualities are becoming even more important in the age of e-commerce. SCM’s journey from afterthought to core capability parallels the way in which the business landscape has changed over the last two to three decades. Read the full article...

SEKO Omni-Channel Logistics logo March 4, 2014

Nail Rock’s failure to meet deadlines for shipping nail polish to Walmart, its biggest U.S. account, led to a lot of hand-wringing. Neil Jerzak, operations manager for Rock Beauty, London—U.K. retailer for the popular beauty product—reveals that Nail Rock hit only 30 percent to 35 percent of Walmart’s order deadlines. That dismal figure resulted in fines and worse: a less-than-stellar reputation among the mega-retailer’s personnel. Something had to change, and fast. That’s when the company decided to partner with SEKO Logistics. Read the full article...

Image of the main aisle in a 3PL providers warehouse. February 12, 2014

Third-party logistics (3PL) providers are brought in to handle the intimate details of their customers’ supply chains. The 2013 17th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study reported that 65 percent of its survey respondents use 3PL providers rather than insource their shipping needs. This represents a significant increase from prior years, which the study attributed to more companies recognizing the cost-savings that 3PLs offer. Read the full article...

SEKO Logistics - Strategic Indiana Logistics Partnerships January 27, 2014

Chinese New Year 2014 SEKO Offices Closed: Hong Kong: 31-Jan to 3-Feb China: 31-Jan to 6-Feb What does it mean for my supply chain? Chinese... Read more »

December 4, 2013

MD Logistics is consistently recognized as one of the country’s top third-party logistics (3PL) providers, but its newest recognition surpasses all borders. Global Trade has named MD Logistics among the best 3PL providers for small and mid-size shippers. When announcing the award, the magazine praised the company’s newly activated pharmaceutical foreign trade zone in Plainfield, Ind. as their “big step forward” in the 3PL industry. Read the full article...

MD Logistic Job Openings November 25, 2013

National logistics company MD Logistics is capping an 18-month period of growth by renovating its local headquarters. Since January 2012, MD Logistics has hired 21 full-time employees at its Plainfield locations, which represents a 15-percent workforce increase. This growth called for additional dedicated workspaces and group meeting areas. Read the full article...

November 11, 2013

November is recognized as American Diabetes Month. MD Logistics has been a long time sponsor of Camp John Warvel, which is hosted by the Indiana... Read more »

top1003pl2013_hires August 14, 2013

MD Logistics has been named among the top 100 3PL providers in the country by Inbound Logistics for the second consecutive year. The recognition continues an award-winning trend for the Midwest-based company, which was recently named a Great Supply Chain Partner in 2013 by SupplyChainBrain. Read the full article...

August 14, 2013

MD Logistics is among the 100 Great Supply Chain Partners for 2013, as named by SupplyChainBrain. The award, in its 11th year, recognizes services providers whose solutions have had a significant effect on a customer’s efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance. Read the full article...

August 12, 2013

This year was the fourth year MD Logistics has participated in the regional LogistXgames in Indianapolis. Finishing third, this is the second year in a row we have... Read more »

August 7, 2013

Patients will soon take their medicine with greater peace of mind, thanks to a safety initiative gaining momentum throughout the country. Counterfeit medications have been... Read more »

David Kiebach July 17, 2013

The 6th Annual Dave Kiebach Memorial Golf Tournament will be sponsored once again by MD Logistics. Dave Kiebach, who was a founder and co-principle at MD Logistics, passed away suddenly in November 2007. In the years since, many of Dave’s closest family and friends have held a memorial golf tournament at the Country Club of Indianapolis. Read the full article...

June 20, 2013

MD Logistics has become one of only a few pharmaceutical third party logistics (3PL) companies in the Indianapolis area to achieve Foreign Trade Zone status. Having FTZ status means that when a customer’s imported product arrives at a U.S. port, it can be moved immediately to MD Logistics facilities without waiting for customs clearance. Read the full article...

April 19, 2013

This week MD Logistics President and CEO Mark Sell was invited to participate on the INsiders panel, as part of the Inside INdiana Business TV show, hosted by broadcast news veteran Gerry Dick. The Inside INdiana Business TV show is Indiana’s only statewide business television program. Participating on the INsiders panel, Mr. Sell discussed local current events with other business leaders from the community. Read the full article...

April 15, 2013

Partnering with Theta Phi Sorority, MD Logisitcs Sponsors IU’s Little 5 Race. The Little 500 bike race has been an Indiana University tradition since 1951,... Read more »

January 28, 2013

Midwest company MD Logistics will be featured, nationwide, on “Today in America” with Terry Bradshaw on Sunday, February 3, 2013, via the Fox Business Network. “Today in America” was created to share exceptional stories about unique individuals and businesses. Created exclusively for NFL legend Terry Bradshaw to host, the show captures the era of changing economic times and digs into the knowledge and passion of its featured guests. Read the full article...

November 12, 2012

Pharmaceutical distributor: New client will bring growth. Executives for MD Logistics, which expanded from Indiana to Stead in 2011, are eagerly awaiting the arrival of... Read more »

November 8, 2012

MD Logistics will be featured on “Today in America” with Terry Bradshaw on Saturday’s in November. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Midwest company MD Logistics will be... Read more »

October 29, 2012

Customer Advisory: Cargo operations affected as Hurricane Sandy approaches Northeast United States. SEKO Logistics Maintains 24-Hour Customer Service Center In Illinois During Storm Hurricane Sandy... Read more »

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