Supply Chain News

MD Logistics Pharmaceutical Supply Chain in Action Image February 26, 2015

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

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...

Supply chain visibility enables seamless shopping experiences and provides tools to track omni-channel vendor performance. January 29, 2015

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...

Cooler in Pharmaceutical Supply Chains January 8, 2015

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...

Supply Chain Partnership with Member of the MD Logistics and Novo Nordisk Teams December 18, 2014

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 »

The Road to Revolutionizing your Supply Chain Services Image October 29, 2014

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...

3PL offers dry ice packaging process in cold chain solutions September 29, 2014

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 »

State of the Art Biologic Storage Facility September 26, 2014

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 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 »

vendor managed inventory solutions August 25, 2014

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...

Inbound Logistics Top 100 3PL Provider logo August 18, 2014

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 »

Inbound Logistics Top 10 3PL Provider Logo August 8, 2014

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

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 »

David Kiebach July 31, 2014

The 7th 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...

Competition between retailers is no longer between brick and mortar stores, rather lives in the efficiencies of their supply chains. July 21, 2014

In the world of google, where there are more than 3,000+ books published and more text messages exchanged every day than the population on the planet, the days have gone when it was good enough as a retailer to be just good. Not good enough anymore. No room to be second best. The world has changed. Knowledge is no longer a sacred cow as information is in the hands of all, freely available. How does one cut through all this clutter and give it some sort of meaning is a key challenge? Read the full article...

Matt Collins July 10, 2014

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Collins from Area Sales Manager to Director of Sales for SEKO Logistics. In this new expanded... Read more »

Camp Crosley June 11, 2014

Through internal fundraisers, MD Logistics sends eight children to diabetes summer camp. Each year, the employees of MD Logistics raise funds to send children with... Read more »

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...

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