Henningsen Receives Northwest Food Processors Association “Premier Employer Award”

Henningsen Cold Storage was recognized as a winner of the 2013 Premier Employer Award at the Northwest Food Processors Association’s (NWFPA) Annual Expo and Conference held Jan 14-16, 2013 at theOregonConvention Center. Tony Lucarelli, E.V.P., Bill Daniel, HR Manager, and Colin Longmuir, Warehouse Manager were present to accept the award at a sold-out audience at… Read more »

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 »

Sunland Distribution Purchases 722,000 sq. ft. facility in Simpsonville, SC

Sunland Distribution, Inc. is pleased to announce their recent purchase of a 722,000 sq. ft. warehouse facility. Located conveniently off of I-85 and I-385 on 1312 Old Stage Road in Simpsonville, SC, the multi-tenant industrial facility spans a total of 600,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space on the ground floor and an additional 120,000 sq…. 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 »

Kenco is the largest woman-owned third­-party logistics company in the United States

Customer Testimonial: What I like about Kenco is that you are big enough to handle our business and everything we throw at you, but you are small enough that we are important to you.” Kenco is the largest woman-owned third­-party logistics company in the United States, They provide integrated logistics solutions that include distribution and… Read more »

Is Your 3PL Financially Healthy?

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Conduct a financial checkup of your potential 3PL partners before you sign the contract. Although we seem to be climbing out from the lowest points of the recent recession, a great deal of financial instability still plagues the logistics sector. Fiscal cliffs, tax reforms, fluctuating… Read more »