Press Releases: 09/06/2005

Inbound Logistics Names Odyssey Logistics & Technology to Top 100 List of Providers

DANBURY, Conn. – Sept. 6, 2005 –Odyssey Logistics & Technology, a provider of global transportation and logistics services for chemical and process manufacturers, announced today that it has been selected as one of Inbound Logistics magazine’s Top 100 third-party logistics (3PL) providers. The annual list recognizes the top 3PL providers experienced in handling the just-in-time delivery challenges of manufacturers and distributors in a global environment.”Given the change dynamic facing leading global enterprises, it’s impressive to see Odyssey providing the kinds of solutions Inbound Logistics readers need to successfully navigate this change,” said Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics. “It’s tough to keep up with customer demands in any environment, but the speed with which change is happening is a testament to Odyssey’s ability to be flexible and responsive, anticipating customers’ evolving needs. Leading logistics solutions providers act as business process change agents helping their customers adapt their enterprise to leverage logistics excellence. For that reason, Inbound Logistics editors have recognized Odyssey as one of this year’s Top 100 3PLs.”Using questionnaires and personal interviews, the Inbound Logistics editorial staff selected Odyssey out of a candidate pool of more than 500 3PL service providers. In addition to the listing, the magazine offers a 3PL Decision Support Tool, where readers can enter their logistics requirements and locate a 3PL provider, like Odyssey, that matches their exact needs and requirements.Chemical and other process manufacturers look to Odyssey to fulfill their outsourcing needs in the management and transportation of raw materials and finished goods. Odyssey manages all aspects of the logistics supply chain, including rail, ocean, barge and tanker transport and warehousing services functions”We are extremely honored to be listed as a Top 100 3PL provider given the depth of expertise Inbound Logistics provides professionals in the logistics community,” said Bob Shellman, CEO of Odyssey Logistics & Technology. “This award further validates Odyssey’s ability to provide manufacturers and distributors in the chemical industry the ability to streamline their logistics processes and cut transportation costs.”

The Top 100 list can be found in the July issue of Inbound Logistics magazine and is available online at

About Inbound Logistics
Inbound Logistics magazine started in 1981 with the educational mission of helping leading U.S. companies better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. Today this concept is widely accepted as supply-chain management and Inbound Logistics reaches more than 250,000 print and web readers in North America and around the world. For more information, visit on the Web.

About Odyssey Logistics & Technology
Odyssey Logistics & Technology provides global logistics management services to the chemical industry and other process manufacturers. Odyssey enables its customers to outsource any part of the management and transportation of their raw materials and finished goods, helping these companies save money through reduced transportation and infrastructure costs, measurable customer service and process improvements, and enhanced data quality and management. The Odyssey team of chemical engineers and logisticians brings unparalleled expertise to the logistics supply chain in all modes of transport. The Odyssey Global Logistics Platform is a first-of-its kind transportation management infrastructure that serves as the technology backbone to its service offering. Odyssey International is a licensed export freight forwarder and wholly owned subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology, managing exports to more than 80 countries. The company is backed by investors Trident Capital, LogiSpring, Boston Millennia Partners, CMEA Ventures and RRE Ventures. For more information, visit on the Web

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