Transportation Management Increases Efficiency for Leading 3PL Provider

As a third party logistics partner for pharmaceutical, life science, retail and consumer products companies, MD Logistics knows the value of accuracy. Many of their customers provide lifesaving drugs to patients across the globe. From its inception in 1996, the company has had one mission: delivering the Right material, in the Right condition, to the Right place, at the Right time.

“We were evaluating transportation management systems (TMS), Agile Network being one of them,” Jon Francis, Director of IT for MD Logistics, remembers. As they reached the final phases of the vendor selection process, integration of transportation IT and warehouse IT became a deciding factor. Read the full article…

Pharmaceutical Foreign Trade Zone Case Study

BACKGROUND Printer Friendly PDF Global trade bypasses international borders and cultural hurdles to unite countries by providing valuable resources and commodities to the people who need them. The global trade industry is built on a foundation of rapid and efficient supply chain distribution. However, even the most efficient supply chains must overcome the rigorous requirements Read the full article…

MorphCostumes Case Study

MorphCostumes: Morphing from start-up to international e-commerce retailer BACKGROUND Printer Friendly PDF Great ideas start anywhere, including during après ski refreshments and out-of-the-box costume brainstorming. From there, the costume company MorphCostumes has grown into the largest brand in costumes and fancy dress and certainly the most innovative. Started in 2009 with just three employees and a 6-color Read the full article…

Specialized Packaging & Personalized Fulfillment Case Study

Upholding product and branding guidelines, MD Logistics offers brand specific packaging solutions. BACKGROUND Printer Friendly PDF For almost a decade, MD Logistics has worked with a UK-based manufacturer of high-end personal care products. This company’s premium bath, body and beauty commodities are available at five-star resorts, upscale department stores and on the company’s website. The company Read the full article…

Transportation Management System Case Study

Transportation expenses associated with shipping commodities across the world can be mitigated with strategic freight decisions. Successful companies understand the importance of freight optimization, which is the process of strategically selecting carriers based on a variety of factors, including price, service offerings and retail compliance.