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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Higher Logistics Standards Mean Healthier Pets

When it comes to our pets, we want only the best. That’s why it’s important to be confident that the pet products we receive have been properly stored and distributed. Pet owners need to be sure the products they purchase nourish Bosco the Bulldog or Ms. Whiskers Van Kitten and not hurt them. Many businesses turn to 3PLs with ColdPharma expertise to ensure they’re compliant with the many regulations surrounding safe storage and transport of animal wellness products.

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How Data and Business Intelligence Are Changing the Shipping Industry

Gone are the days of faxing, whiteboard flowcharts, and paper files. Today businesses are undergoing digital makeovers to make their businesses more efficient, more profitable, and to fully leverage the power of their data. By harnessing your data and marrying it to a quality business intelligence (BI) solution, you can transform data into a blueprint for the future of your business. And let’s face it, BI is no longer an optional logistics tool; as regulations increase and the demand for 100-percent transparency and trackability continue to grow, companies must have it to take control of logistics operations. Here are a few ways data and business intelligence can positively impact shipping. Continue reading…


What Is Lean Logistics and How Can It Benefit Your Business?

For companies that want to reduce costs while at the same time improve performance, a supply chain processed called lean logistics is a perfect partner. Lean logistics increase efficiencies, which in turn, create positive customer experiences. By incorporating lean logistics principles or partnering with a 3PL with a foundation in lean logistics, you can grow your business while minimizing risk and expanding profit.

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3 Key Benefits of Outsourcing to a 3PL

When expanding their business, many business leaders find that continuing to use an in-house fulfillment system is no longer feasible. Scaling your workforce and warehouse to fluctuating demands can not only be costly and imperfect but can lead to errors and unhappy clients. Along with that, foreign regulations, customs, languages, licensures, currency distinctions, and finding local suppliers are just a few of the issues that arise as you expand your reach into global markets. Continue reading…


Hoosiers Helping Houston collects $600,000 in supplies

Lilly Endowment has approved $30 million in grants to assist relief efforts in the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

The grants from the Indianapolis-based philanthropic foundation will support the American Red Cross ($10 million), Salvation Army ($10 million), United Way Worldwide ($5 million) and United Way of Greater Houston ($5 million) as they help residents across Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia and U.S. territories in the Caribbean recover from the storms that devastated communities. Continue reading…


IMPORTANT UPDATE: U.S. Southeast ports hunker down for Hurricane Irma

Hi everyone,

As you well know, it has been a horrific week weather-wise. A lot of LTL and small package, as well as truckload carriers are not taking shipments destined for much of the southeast or Houston.  Unfortunately, the impact is significant and may last for a while, especially for industries that use plastics and packaging materials.  Like many of you, Langham is doing what we can to aid the storm victims.  We will keep you advised as we are updated, and please let us know (24/7) how we can help you. Continue reading…