Walking the Talk: Langham Logistics Makes Diversity and Inclusion a Strategic Business Focus

The social justice events of May and June brought diversity, equity, and inclusion to the conversational forefront. Companies across the United States considered how to support the movement, rather than just the moment. But for Langham Logistics, DEI is part of our DNA. As a woman-owned business in a male-dominated industry, creating equitable opportunities for everyone has been our philosophy from the very beginning.

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Langham Announces A Quality Manager for their Life Sciences Services Warehouse in Phoenix

INDIANAPOLIS (October 5, 2020) – Langham Logistics, a third-party logistics and freight management company, has hired on Stephanie Chacon as Quality Manager for the company’s latest warehouse addition in Phoenix, AZ. Her efforts will be focused on the quality program for the facility, and she will work with Erica Ewing in overseeing regulatory compliance for GMP and pharmaceutical clients for clients in the southwest.

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Langham Logistics, Inc. expands Women Leadership Positions with Operations Manager for New Phoenix Warehouse

INDIANAPOLIS (September 24, 2020) – Langham Logistics, a third-party logistics and freight management company, has hired Erica Ewing as the operations manager for the new warehouse in Phoenix scheduled to open in November. She will assume oversight of all the operations for warehousing and distribution and work with a team to ensure compliance safety for GMP and pharmaceutical clients.

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COVID-19 Therapies and the Fast-Approaching Race for Cold Chain Logistics

As the focus on COVID-19 shifts from virus spread to resurgence prevention, a new story is emerging. The media now is reporting on the supply chain constraints a COVID-19 therapy is likely to bring. The mission to prevent the virus’s spread among more than seven billion people worldwide will create a run on global cold chain capabilities. Vaccination development speeds are moving historically faster than ever. While scientists and medical professionals are creating viable treatments, it will be the logistics industry who puts the life-saving therapies into the hands of people who need it most.

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Opportunity for Langham Life Sciences Services Clients to Diversify Distribution with New GMP Warehouse in Phoenix Opening January 2021

INDIANAPOLIS (August 25, 2020) – Langham Logistics, a third-party logistics and freight management company, today announced a new cGMP warehouse facility in Phoenix, Arizona to be available to life sciences clients beginning January 2021. The 151,000-square-foot space offers pallet storage for CRT, 2°C to 8°C , and ultra-low freezer temperature ranges.

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Self-Driving Trucks: Ready for the Road Ahead?

Autonomous vehicles, once thought of as science fiction, are gaining traction on US roadways. With every tested mile, fully self-driving cars and trucks grow more intelligent and sophisticated. Waymo, a leader in autonomous technology, exceeded 20 million fully self-driving miles in early 2020. Nearly half of those lifetime miles were driven in just the last year.

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Against the Grain: Langham Overhauls Agribusiness Logistics

Langham replaces large logistics firm through better cost savings and service

One of the largest global agricultural companies worth $17 billion must need a billion-dollar logistics firm to keep up, right? Wrong. For an agribusiness helping feed the world, bold is more important than big. Moving seed and chemicals from rural fields to warehouses, manufacturing sites and laboratories across the world takes innovation. It requires flexibility and demands collaboration. This type of shipping called for Langham Logistics.

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What’s for Dinner: The Complex Logistics Behind Meal-Kit Services

One of the trends emerging from the COVID-19 shutdown is a reintroduction of families to their kitchens. More than half of Americans are cooking more and predict they will continue after the pandemic ends. This new group of at-home chefs nearly doubled monthly meal-kit sales year over year. With meal-kit market growth predicted to reach almost $12 billion within the next two years, the answer to “what’s for dinner?” is changing. Consumers are skipping the trip to the local big box retailer and opting for more food delivered to their doorstep. That is turning up the heat on logistics to deliver fresh and frozen meals – fast.

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How Robots are Reinventing Warehousing

Warehousing has evolved over the years, especially with the development of warehouse management systems, inventory optimization and expanded services for e-commerce fulfillment. But perhaps nothing stands to change the sector quite as much as a technology first introduced nearly 60 years ago – robotics. The movement started in 1961 and the technology has advanced so significantly that robots now perform a full complement of tasks previously owned by warehouse staff.  This game-changer solves many current challenges in warehousing while opening doors to new levels of efficiency and service.

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Langham Logistics Invests in TZA Labor Management System as Part of 2020 Strategy to Optimize Warehouse Labor

Warehouse management is an evolving science, and Langham Logistics has been strategic in efforts to stay ahead of the curve.  With its recent hiring of Scott Swanson, Director of Facilities and Engineering, Langham has launched the project of implementing a Labor Management System (LMS) to maximize labor in its warehouses around the country, making each facility more efficient.

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