Is your supply chain ready for the holiday season?

In today’s fast-paced global economy, direct and immediate freight shipping is more important than it’s ever been. This is especially important at this time of year when retailers and shippers alike are in the throws of year-end and the holiday season. With about a week left until Black Friday, businesses need to be sure that they’ve adequately addressed any inefficiencies in their supply chain. Continue reading…


Langham Announces Two New Executive Hires

INDIANAPOLIS–Langham Logistics, an Indianapolis leader in freight transportation management, announced two new additions to their sales team, Bob Keeler and Don Bybee. Both will be taking on the role of business development sales managers to grow and support new and existing customer accounts.

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Intermodal Shipping Resurges

Something we would characterize as surprising a few years ago, rail is becoming one of the most important logistics systems of the 21st century. With increased technology and improved delivery speeds, rail is moving significantly more freight every year.

According to a recent article by Joann Muller, Forbes Staff writer, “industry-wide, revenues have surged 19% from $67.7 billion to $80.6 billion since 2009, creating 10,000 new jobs at railroad companies and countless thousands in related industries–and paying out $21 billion in wages last year alone, up nearly $1 billion. As the U.S. population swells, the Federal Railroad Administration projects that the tonnage of freight shipped by the U.S. rail system will increase 22% by 2035.” Continue reading…


Is Intermodal the New Way to Transport?

Intermodal continues to be one of the fastest growing segments of the transportation industry. Why? Not only does it deliver consistent service, savings, and solutions, but recent industry trends such as driver shortages have produced new interest and demand in intermodal shipping.

Let’s start by simply defining what intermodal shipping is. Intermodal shipping is a method of transport that involves moving trailers and containers on trains without handling of the freight itself when changing modes. Continue reading…


Langham Logistics Renews ISO Certification

INDIANAPOLIS– Langham has passed their registration audit and is re-certified to the ISO 9001:2008 standard as of 6/30/15. This certification covers warehousing and transportation processes.

ISO 9001:2008 is the basis for all core management processes that fuel continual improvements and improved business performance for customers. Continue reading…


Langham Invests in New Truck Fleet

LANGHAM INVESTS IN NEW TRUCK FLEET

INDIANAPOLIS– Langham Logistics has invested in a few of their own tractors and trailers to better serve their customers.

“Moving freight as quickly as possible has always been our number one priority,” said Cathy Langham, president and CEO of Langham Logistics. “We have yet to see significant improvement with the driver shortage challenges in the industry, and with freight demand increasing, it doesn’t look like it will improve in the near term.” Continue reading…


4 Characteristics of Good Industrial Packaging

One of the most important aspects of any company’s supply chain is its packaging. If it’s expensive, you’ll lose a big opportunity for a return on investment and if it’s too shoddy, your products will be damaged mid shipping, slowing your supply chain or disappointing customers.

The following are four characteristics of good industrial packaging to help you find that middle ground. Continue reading…


4 Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Fulfillment Partner

Growing pains. Every successful business experiences them after a few record breaking quarters, a change in branding or an expansion in staffing. Sometimes old working relationships just don’t fit as well anymore.

This can be especially stifling when it affects your customers’ experience. Here are 4 signs it may be time to choose a new fulfillment partner: Continue reading…


Langham Logistics Continues to Invest in Central Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS – Langham Logistics continues to grow with the addition of approximately $1 million in capital investment in their northwest side facility. Along with the facility expansion, Langham Logistics is targeted to add approximately 20 new full time positions for Indiana resident employees over the next few years. Continue reading…