New Chemical Marketing Concepts (CMC) facility positioned to better serve sample needs of chemical industry customers and increase throughput by up to 40 percent
August 1, 2017 — Odyssey Logistics (Odyssey), a leading global logistics provider, today announced that it has recently opened a newly expanded facility for chemical sample fulfillment in Shanghai Chemical Industry Park (SCIP), China. The new facility is strategically located near major chemical manufacturers, and can support increased throughput by up to 40 percent.
“Chemical manufacturers in this region are paying closer attention to safety and are partnering with professional Dangerous Good (DG) logistics service providers for their sampling needs. Up to now this vital service has been a cottage industry,” said Lawrence Hu, senior vice president and president, Odyssey Logistics & Technology Asia-Pacific. “This is an investment in the future of this region and continues to strengthen our leadership position by providing our customers with innovative and responsible solutions to their chemical sample challenges.”
Hu also noted that among manufacturers in Asia there is a growing trend toward increased awareness of the importance of safe handling and labeling of chemical products. “Odyssey not only has the expertise, but it also has the demonstrated processes and technology to provide this niche service to the chemical industry. This facility was designed to better serve our chemical sample customers and support growing demand for safe chemical handling,” said Hu.
The new facility has DG class A, B and C storage and handling capabilities as well as large storage spaces to accommodate anticipated growth.
Chemical Marketing Concepts LLC (CMC), a subsidiary of Odyssey Logistics & Technology, is the global leader for outsourced sample fulfillment and logistics services. More than 65 manufacturers use CMC to safely store, package and ship their sample and small revenue orders. CMC has processed more than 10 million sample shipments and has facilities in the United States, Netherlands and China.