|March 22, 2017||
Survey: Shoppers have rising standards for e-commerce delivery
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...
|March 8, 2017||
Serialization: The Final Countdown
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...
|February 27, 2017||
6 Reasons You Should Be Thinking About an Omnichannel Strategy
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...
|February 14, 2017||
Measuring Value of the Supply Chain Executive Education
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...
|February 7, 2017||
A Conversation with Mark Sell, MD Logistics
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 »
|January 31, 2017||
Hoosier Company Expanding Pharmaceutical Distribution in Hendricks County
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||
Top Social Media Interactions for 2016
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 »
|January 16, 2017||
Deploying Pharmaceutical Foreign Trade Zone Services
MD Logistics leveraged FTZ services to provide game changing benefits to its customer base. Read the full article...
|January 13, 2017||
Industry Forecast: 2017 Life Science Trends
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||
Five Predictions For The Retail Industry in 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||
2017 Supply Chain Trends to Follow
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...
|October 19, 2016||
White Paper: How Leadership Training can Improve Company Culture
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...
|September 5, 2016||
Innovation in Cold Chain Logistics
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||
Creating a Culture of Safety in the Warehouse
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 Named Top 3PL Provider in 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 »
|July 26, 2016||
MD Logistics to Sponsor the 9th Annual DKM Golf Outing
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 »
|July 15, 2016||
The 3 Key Principles of a Seamless Supply Chain
Businesses today are seeing their traditional supply chain practices disrupted by the Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, implantable technology, connected homes, automated workforces, smart decision support systems, robotics and more. And in today’s tech-savvy, Uberized and Amazon-impacted world, consumers are increasingly demanding a personalized, consistent and seamless experience across retail, online and mobile, requiring companies to rethink their supply chains. Read the full article...
|June 28, 2016||
Macy’s Focuses on OmniChannel Customer Engagement
One of the things Gennette plans to do is make Macy’s a “significantly different retailer” in the future in the way the company operates and its approach to the marketplace. “Customer shopping preferences and patterns are evolving rapidly,” Jim Sluzewski, Senior VP of Corporate Communications & External Affairs, told Loyalty360. “Today, we are doing more work than ever on data analytics to understand this evolution and ensure we are well positioned to serve customer needs in both the short- and long-term. Read the full article...
|May 25, 2016||
Innovations and Adaptations in the Cold Chain
The rise of targeted therapies and the globalization of specialty pharmaceutical commercialization present a host of opportunities for manufacturers. The foundational premise is clear: More commercial and clinical trial drugs are being shipped to more patients in more countries than ever before. Healthcare is becoming more innovative and more accessible at the same time. Read the full article...
|April 11, 2016||
Should I Work With a Third-Party Logistics Provider Offering Foreign Trade Zone Services?
Written by: Mark Sell, President MD Logistics As products continue to be sourced globally, companies that import goods are always looking for ways to make... Read more »
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