Supply Chain Sustainability: How We’re Making an Impact (and Saving, too!)

We can all argue the realities and myths of global warming, but we should all believe in being green. Along with the altruistic reasons to save the environment for our grandchildren, there are good business reasons for being green. With so many products and services to choose from in logistics or any of our businesses, it makes sense to find increased opportunities to differentiate ourselves from the competition. Going green is a great way to stand out. The following are some simple steps Langham Logistics has taken that you and your company can also take today to save money and decrease negative impacts on the environment.

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SHIPPING: Why Indiana Needs to be Your Logistics Hub

The Midwest is one of the most important logistics corridors in the country. It’s also home to hundreds of professional third-party logistics (3PL) service providers that are strategically located to create strong anchors in nationwide warehousing and distribution networks. One particular state in the Midwest, Indiana, also known as the Crossroads of America, is the hub for more interstate highways than any other state. This creates significant advantages for logistics & distribution operations in Indiana.

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The Importance of Cold Pharma and Animal Health

An old saying asserts that a dog is man’s best friend. Many people would amend the saying to contend that the adage applies more properly to cats. Whether canine or feline, we love our animals. For many people, the care and well-being of their pets is of the utmost importance, rivaled only by the concern they show for their children. That’s why it’s important that the foods and medications pet owners give their animals have been stored, maintained and delivered safely and at the right temperature.

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The Impact of Women-Owned Logistics and Supply Chain Businesses

Although there are still too few women-owned supply chain and logistics companies, more women are leading their logistics companies to new heights and improving their communities. DSC Logistics, Kenco, Langham Logistics, and Rush Trucking are part of this new breed. They are all businesses run by women that were established over 25 years ago when women working in supply chain businesses was a true anomaly.

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The Benefits of Outsourcing Logistics

90% of Fortune 500 companies are outsourcing their logistics and supply chain management operations to Third Party Logistics Companies, or 3PLs. The reason is simple: managing the flow of physical products internally throughout a company’s supply chain requires an enormous investment of time and infrastructure (money) to function properly. Outsourcing activities such as distribution, transportation, and logistics management allows a company to concentrate on the core objectives of its business, specifically growing and satisfying their customers . There are numerous ways that partnering with a trusted 3PL can benefit your company. This article will highlight the two most important ones: saving time and saving money.

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Why Animal Food Chain Traceability is Critical

Read through just about any pet food ingredient list—whether wet or dry—and you’ll find corn. When corn is improperly dried or stored the mold species Aspergillus can grow and develop into the toxin Aflatoxin. Elevated levels of Aflatoxin-contaminated pet food can be deadly if consumed. Although there are ways for farmers and manufacturers to test corn for toxins, too much of it has been able to slip through the cracks, be used as ingredients in pet food distributed by major brands, and find its way into households worldwide. Iams, Marksman, River Run, and Arrow are just a few of the brands recalled because of illness or death as a result of consumed contaminated pet food products in the last decade.

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Langham Logistics Hires New Director of Sales & Client Success

INDIANAPOLIS (March 11, 2019)Langham Logistics, Inc., a global freight transportation and warehousing business, today announced Nicholas J. Hoagland as the new Director of Sales & Client Success. In his new role, Hoagland will manage the business development team and pipeline in collaboration with the Langham sales team, internal team, and external clients to meet 2019 strategic goals.

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The Importance of Collaboration in Cold Pharma

Cold pharma logistics companies are beginning to recognize the importance of collaborations and to realize the increased profitability and efficiency they can bring. The industry is exploring new ways to partner with other companies—yes, sometimes even with competitors—in an effort to curtail some of the universal problems it faces. Smart supply chain collaborations help companies partner for mutual benefit to grow their respective shares in competitive markets, meet evolving customer demands, keep up with technology, and produce a number of other benefits. Collaborative cold pharma relationships can actually affect a company’s long-term sustainability. This article will review some reasons collaboration in cold pharma logistics is so beneficial.

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