Press Releases: 07/27/2011

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Named Top 100 Third-party Logistics (3PL) Providers by Inbound Logistics for Seventh Consecutive Year

Magazine cites company growth and diversity as key differentiators

Danbury, Conn. (July 27, 2011) — For the seventh consecutive year, Inbound Logistics magazine has named Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (OL&T) as a 2011 Top 100 3PL Provider.  OL&T is a global logistics and transportation service provider.

“Being named a Top 100 3PL for the seventh year in a row reinforces our accomplishments as a lead logistics provider for our clients around the world”, said Richard McEvoy, executive vice president, sales and business development.  “With recent acquisitions, Odyssey has broadened its service capabilities to include the chemical, process and manufacturing industries.  As a result, we’re now capable of offering full services to customers of all sizes and industries.  We’re quite proud to once again achieve this recognition.”

During the last year, OL&T acquired Connecticut-based Chemical Marketing Concepts, Pennsylvania-based Optimodal, Inc., Georgia-based Capital Transportation Solutions, and South Carolina-based International Forwarders, Inc.

OL&T manages inbound and outbound logistics for its customers, including:

  • Transportation Services (rail, truck, ship and intermodal carrier selection and qualification)
  • Freight Forwarding
  • WIN (Web Integrated Network)
  • Customs House Brokerage, and
  • Sample Fulfillment

The Odyssey Global Logistics PlatformSM, a patented technology infrastructure, provides a single, integrated transportation management system that allows customers to view transportation activities regardless of mode through a single portal, thereby improving logistics performance and reducing costs.

Top 100 Selection Methodologies

Inbound Logistics’ Top 100 3PL Provider’s list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers the magazine feels are best equipped to meet and surpass readers’ evolving logistical needs.  Distilling the Top 100 is never an easy task, and the process becomes increasingly difficult as more 3PLs enter the market and service providers from other functional areas develop value-added logistics capabilities.  Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best logistics solutions providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data to our readers’ burgeoning global supply chain and logistics challenges.  IL editors selected this year’s class of Top 100 3PLs from a pool of more than 300 companies.  The service providers we selected are companies that, in the opinion of IL editors, offer the diverse operational capabilities and experience to meet readers’ unique supply chain and logistics needs.

About OL&T

Odyssey Logistics & Technology (OL&T) delivers a comprehensive portfolio of managed logistics, international freight forwarding, carrier management, supply chain consulting, and third-party services.  The Odyssey Global Logistics PlatformSM is OL&T’s technology infrastructure, and features a proprietary net-native transportation management system that supports the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of client products throughout the world.

With double-digit average annual revenue growth for the last five years, OL&T moves products with more than $55 billion in value between 185,000 origins and destinations and 220 ports worldwide.  The company has received recognition as a SmartWay Partner by the EPA and is a Partner in the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care® Initiative.

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