HR In The Boardroom: Why And How HR Should Help Drive Company Decisions

An Interview With Rachel Kline – Published in Authority Magazine Elevating the employee experience. Operating a successful business hinges on having great employees. So, creating an exceptional employee experience is truly what sets the tone. The reality is that employees’ wants, needs and what they look for in an employer are changing, and we need to… Continue Reading

Odyssey’s Cloverleaf Sustainability Update

All eyes are on sustainability right now as customers, suppliers and other stakeholders expect the companies they work with and/or buy from to implement more environment, social and governance (ESG) strategies. The transportation sector is particularly well positioned to make improvements on the sustainability front.  “Sustainability and environmental concerns are becoming increasingly important in the… Continue Reading

Committed to the Chemical Logistics Market

For the past 20 years, Odyssey Logistics has been a leading chemical logistics provider, relied on by top chemical companies as they move products across the country or around the globe. It’s also certified by the American Chemistry Council as a Responsible Care® partner company. “Odyssey got its start in chemical logistics as a multimodal and… Continue Reading

Don’t Trust Your Chemical Shipments to Just Any Logistics Provider

Key Industry Trends   Like most other industries right now, the chemicals sector is facing some new challenges but also leveraging new opportunities this year. According to Chemical Processing, growth in U.S. chemical production rebounded strongly at the beginning of the year, but has since slowed in recent months with a deceleration in end-use markets and… Continue Reading

You’ve Come a Long Way: A 20-Year Retrospective on the Logistics Industry 

When Odyssey Logistics & Technology began providing outsourced logistics management services to the chemical industry and other process manufacturers in February 2003, the world looked a lot different than it does today. It’s the year that the US Department of Homeland Security officially began operations, smartphone technology was emerging, Tesla was founded and iTunes music… Continue Reading

What’s Ahead for Transportation & Logistics in 2023?

The way companies handle transportation and logistics changed dramatically in 2022 as organizations worked through the lingering impacts of the pandemic, dealt with new challenges and revisited their long-range success plans.  Just a few years ago it wasn’t unusual at all to see warehouse employees walking around making notes on clipboards, transportation managers sending individual… Continue Reading

Tips for Choosing the Right Warehouse

Warehouse space is in big demand as companies adjust to the uptick in e-commerce orders, ongoing labor constraints and other pandemic-driven fulfillment challenges.  “As retailers and logistics companies try to stockpile goods to hedge against supply chain problems, they are facing a new challenge: In many parts of the United States, there is little to… Continue Reading

Why You Should be Working with a Multimodal Transportation & Logistic Partner

As they continue to grapple with supply chain disruptions, labor shortages, rising freight costs and other uncertainties, companies need reliable logistics partners that can manage more than just one freight mode or transportation option. By serving as “one stop shops” for most of these companies’ transportation needs, multimodal partners help shippers work faster, save money… Continue Reading

Supply Chain Industry Faces a Sustainability Crossroad

Sustainability in the transportation and supply chain industry has been a concern for decades. Conversations have been ongoing about how to reduce the carbon footprint, incorporate electric vehicles into fleets, and adopt alternative fuels. Now, however, we’re at a crossroad. The global climate crisis has reached a tipping point, highlighting transportation’s contribution to the problem… Continue Reading