Danbury, Conn. (August 17, 2017) – Inbound Logistics magazine has named Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey) as a top third-party provider in its Top 100 Third Party Logistics (3PL) Provider list. This is the thirteenth consecutive year Odyssey has achieved this recognition.
“Being named a Top 100 3PL for thirteen years in a row confirms Odyssey’s commitment to investing in the resources and technologies that solve the complex logistics needs of our clients,” said Bob Shellman, chief executive officer, Odyssey. “We have diversified our portfolio to focus on services that offer innovative solutions to challenging problems across a wide range of industries, including chemicals, food and metals.”
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 their readers’ burgeoning global supply chain and logistics challenges. The Top 100 3PL Provider list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers that Inbound Logistics deems to be the most efficient at meeting and surpassing constantly evolving global logistics needs.
In 2017, Odyssey officially opened its new metals transload and warehousing facility in Joliet, Illinois to better serve its metals industry clients. The company also acquired AsepTrans, an asset-based food-grade ISO tank transportation, tank cleaning and ISO tank depot services company. Additionally, Odyssey opened a new chemical sample fulfillment facility in Shanghai Chemical Park, China.
“When choosing the 2017 Top 100 3PL Providers, Inbound Logistics editors looked for providers demonstrating excellence in optimizing transportation and logistics operations, as well as transformative solutions that drive integration across internal and external business processes,” said Felicia Stratton, editor, Inbound Logistics. “Odyssey was selected because its solutions solve specific logistics challenges and improve processes, and create a ripple effect of efficiencies across the entire value chain. Inbound Logistics is proud to honor Odyssey for innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence in 2017.”
Odyssey’s suite of inbound and outbound logistics services include:
- Managed Services and Consulting
- International Transportation
- WIN™ Transportation Management System (TMS)
Odyssey Logistics (Odyssey), is a global logistics solutions provider with an over $2B freight network. Odyssey’s services include international transportation management, intermodal services, trucking services, and managed services and consulting. 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.
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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