Press Releases: 09/13/2012

Odyssey Logistics & Technology Receives Prestigious Industry Accolades

OL&T named Top 100 Third-party logistics (3PL) provider by Inbound Logistics for eighth consecutive year; Named 100 Great Supply Chain Partners in Supply Chain Brain’s annual list

DANBURY, Conn. (Sept. 13, 2012) – Global lead logistics provider Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (OL&T) announced today that it has received two industry accolades recognizing OL&T’s leadership in the global supply chain business. It has been named a 2012 Top 100 3PL Provider for the eighth consecutive year by Inbound Logistics magazine and among the 100 Great Supply Chain Partners by Supply Chain Brain.

“Receiving third-party recognition validates our industry expertise and reinforces our accomplishments and success serving our clients worldwide as a lead logistics provider,” said OL&T President and Chief Executive Officer Robert Shellman.

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

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

Top 100 Selection Methodologies

Inbound LogisticsTop 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.

SupplyChainBrain’s 10th annual list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners is the result of a six-month on-line poll in which supply chain professionals were asked to nominate vendors and service providers whose solutions have made a significant impact on their company’s efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance. Nominations were received for hundreds of trading partners in every aspect of supply chain management.

About OL&T

Odyssey Logistics & Technology (OL&T) is a global lead logistics provider that empowers global logistics professionals with technology, processes and information for better decision making. OL&T leverages four main components to drive cost savings for clients and generate better service from transportation suppliers:  supply chain network evaluation and design; a patented, Web-based information technology infrastructure; proven operational processes; and volume aggregation to provide economies of scale for greater efficiencies. In addition to fully managed logistics services, OL&T also offers individual 3PL services that include truck brokerage, intermodal transportation, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, facilities management, sample and small order distribution, and more.

The Odyssey Global Logistics Platform SM features a transportation management system that supports the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of client products throughout the world. WIN (Web Integrated Network) offers a scalable technology solution with an accelerated deployment and faster time to value.

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