DANBURY, CT (February 18, 2015) – Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey) announces a significant upgrade of its trucking fleet at its wholly-owned subsidiary, ADS Logistics Co., LLC (ADS). A total of forty vehicles will be purchased, including thirty-five new Peterbilt and five Kenworth. The first trucks have been delivered and put into service, and the order will be completed later this spring.
“The vehicles not only have outstanding safety features,” said, Bill Ritter, President and CEO of ADS, “but they are also fuel efficient, dependable, and comfortable for our drivers. They can save us money on lower fuel and maintenance costs as well as reduced driver turnover.”
Bob Shellman, Odyssey CEO, added “these purchases align with our core values of safety, service and professionalism. Upgrading is consistent with our commitment to invest in people, equipment and technology to maintain and continuously improve upon our position as North America’s leading metals logistics provider.”
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey) is a global logistics solutions provider offering a broad array of services to support the shipment of cargoes, estimated at over $60B, moving both domestically and internationally to over 100 ports around the world. With operations in North America, Europe and the Far East, Odyssey operates in all modes of transport with TL/LTL trucking, containership, rail, air, and bulk transport including bulk truck, ISO Tank, railcar and tanker, as well as food-grade product lines. Odyssey leverages four main components to drive process improvements and savings for clients: supply chain network evaluation and design; a patented, web-based information technology infrastructure; proven operational processes; and, volume aggregation that provide economies of scale for greater efficiencies. In addition to fully-managed logistics services, Odyssey offers individual 3PL services that include truck brokerage, intermodal transportation, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, facilities management, rail fleet management, sample and small order distribution and more.
The Odyssey Global Logistics PlatformSM 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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