From a few trucks, Verst Logistics now is 1,200 strong

Verst Group Logistics started in 1966 with a few trucks and a small warehouse operation. Today the Walton-based company operates 4.2 million sq. ft. of space in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Indiana providing warehousing, transportation and packaging services for industrial and consumer product companies. For Paul Verst, CEO of the 1,200-employee company, the growth is… Read more »

ILA, USMX agree to 6-Year Contract

Representatives from the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and U.S.  Maritime Alliance (USMX) has approved a tentative six year master contract. Members will now vote to ratify the deal. “I am extremely pleased to announce that today the parties have approved their tentative agreement for a successor Master Agreement.  In doing so, the parties have successfully… Read more »

Henningsen Facilities Receive Organic USDA Certification

Henningsen Cold Storage received USDA Organic Certification after Oregon Tilth evaluated its Portland, OR facilities. Both of the company’s Portland warehouses met the strict requirements set forth by USDA’s National Organic Program. Among other things, organic certification requires extensive effort and documentation to ensure organic products never commingle with nonorganic products. Organic food consumption has… Read more »