Supply Chain Logistics Management Expert, Glenn Riggs, Discussed the Importance of Staying Informed and Nimble in an Evolving Global Market
DANBURY, Conn. (July 8, 2013) — Glenn Riggs, SVP North American Logistics at Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (OL&T), contributed his chemical supply chain logistics expertise to an article that appeared in the July 1, 2013 issue of IHS Chemical Week. The article, entitled “Complex Products, Complex Logistics Needs,” highlighted the importance of logistics management companies anticipating and preparing for the ongoing changes of an expanding and evolving global market.
Riggs, a chemical engineer with 20+ years of supply chain operations and data modeling experience, focused his comments on the heightened complexity of constructing global solutions in light of regionally-varying regulations and of the human and environmental safety concerns inherent in and specific to chemical supply chain management. Riggs’ perspectives are honed by the global distribution and materials management strategies he designs and manages for many of OL&T’s North American-based clients. OL&T is a global 4PL leader and technology solutions provider, delivering a comprehensive list of scalable logistics services for all transport modes to a wide range of industries including, manufacturing, energy, consumer, chemical, medical products, food/beverage, and government. The full IHS Chemical Week article is available here.
Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (OL&T) is a global lead logistics provider that empowers global logistics professionals with technology, processes and information for improved 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 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.