In 1966, a chance conversation about the need for local warehouse space convinced David Lyons and a friend to build a 12,000-square-foot warehouse facility in Lakeland, Fla.
The small 3PL began by handling glass bottles and caps for the citrus industry. From there, the founders did whatever was necessary to grow the business – adding expert staff, new locations, advanced technology – always with an eye on delivering service excellence.
Over the years, we’ve broadened our customer base and strategically added new services:
While still a family-owned company, Saddle Creek has grown to be a leading third-party provider offering comprehensive integrated logistics services. Just like our founders, today's associates are committed to doing Whatever It Takes! to ensure the complete satisfaction of our customers.
Christmas 2013 is fast approaching. For those who spent the Holiday '12 season struggling with inaccurate orders, delayed shipments, and dissatisfied customers, improving fulfillment operations is likely to be a high priority this year. Successful fulfillment begins with strategic and tactical