Supply Chain News

A woman using smartphone apps to shop online. May 8, 2017

With more and more consumers turning to their mobile devices for help in making purchases, studies show that consumers who use mobile apps make more frequent purchases, spend less per transaction, and return items more often than those who don't. Read the full article...

Image of a transparent window, reminiscent of supply chain transparency April 18, 2017

A new study from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's Global Supply Chain Institute outlines the best practices for leveraging transparency in supply chains for financial profit. Read the full article...

Image of a compass pointing to logistics talent April 4, 2017

In the last decade, supply chain logistics has emerged as one of the most dynamic and exciting careers available and an integral part of both supply chain and business success. Leading companies have recognized this evolution and have acted quickly to attract and retail top talent. Read the full article...

Jeff Luthman, Vice President of Life Science Solutions March 27, 2017

In the life science and pharmaceutical area, an inefficient supply chain can cause serious problems. Third-party logistics (3PL) providers specialize in streamlining their customer' supply chains, merging logistics expertise with state-of-the-art innovations. Read the full article...

Survey shows heightened expectations for e-commerce delivery. March 22, 2017

A recent survey shows, one-third of consumers will abandon a retailer for shipping a single wrong item. During the 2016 holiday shopping season, shoppers held online retailers to heightened expectations for swift and error-free delivery. Read the full article...

serialization final countdown March 8, 2017

Many pharmaceutical manufacturers were late in involving contract partners in serialization efforts. Are you ready, and are you working with the right partner? Read the full article...

Why you should incorporate an omnichannel strategy. February 27, 2017

Omnichannel is here to stay. Companies, both large and small, are implementing an omnichannel strategy to create a more rounded customer experience. Here are six reasons why you should be thinking about incorporating an omnichannel strategy. Read the full article...

The Value of a Supply Chain Executive Education February 14, 2017

Supply chain positions have gained in importance, leading universities and colleges to enhance their supply chain executive education programs. Many industry organizations have also expanded their certification programs to help executives stay current on supply chain trends. Read the full article...

Mark Sell, President & CEO, MD Logistics February 7, 2017

In an earlier era in the US pharma industry, “supply chain” and “logistics” were an afterthought. Pharma companies maintained large warehouses; stocked lots of product;... Read more »

MD Logistics Expansion in Hendricks County January 31, 2017

MD Logistics, announced plans to expand its Indiana operations, investing $3.7 million to renovate its current operations in Hendricks County, creating additional frozen and refrigerated pharmaceutical-grade storage capacity. This expansion will also create up to 50 new jobs in 2017. Read the full article...

January 25, 2017

2016 brought a social media refresh for the MD Logistics Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages. In addition to delivering hitting industry news, we also shared... Read more »

Image of Cold Chain Packaging for Pharmaceuticals January 16, 2017

MD Logistics leveraged FTZ services to provide game changing benefits to its customer base. Read the full article...

Image of Cold Chain Packaging for Pharmaceuticals January 13, 2017

Dr Steven Bradshaw makes 3 top predictions for what he expects to see happen in the life sciences industry during 2017. These predictions include pricing and payment hurdles being overcome with innovative schemes and patient services, as well as the biosimilar space benefiting from increased efforts towards stakeholder education. Read the full article...

January 4, 2017

It’s the time of year when everyone is looking to set their expectations for the year ahead. For retail, 2017 promises more disruption ahead as retailers try to figure out the changing shopping behaviors they see from customers who are more digitally savvy than ever. Here are five predictions for retail in 2017. Read the full article...

December 15, 2016

The problem with trends is that they are like a freight train gaining speed; everyone can see the train, but at what point do you say the train is really moving at speed? With that in mind, here are the trends to follow and the predictions for supply chain in 2017. Read the full article...

leadership training definition October 19, 2016

Third-party logistics (3PL) providers, like most companies, are focused on results. However, all reputable 3PL providers understand that an investment in training its warehouse operations' employees is a necessary cost of doing business. Here is a extensive look at how an investment in a leadership training and development program can pay long term dividends. Read the full article...

Innovations in cold chain logistics growth September 5, 2016

The pharmaceutical cold chain logistics market is growing at a rapid clip but it is also undergoing changes at an equal clip. Globalization, increasing regulations and the sheer growth of temperature controlled goods are spurring these changes. Read the full article...

August 15, 2016

Thanks to advancements in forklift-based technologies, such as fleet and operator management systems, instances of workplace accidents may start to decline because of the availability of critical information that affords the opportunity to create and maintain a culture that champions safety. Read the full article...

August 8, 2016

MD Logistics once again celebrates recognition as a leading 3PL (third-party logistics) provider. As one of the fastest growing 3PL’s in central Indiana, MD Logistics... Read more »

David Kiebach July 26, 2016

The 9th 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 »

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