Supply Chain News

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...

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 »

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