Jill Jones

27
Jul

Graduation Source Gives New Warehouse Management System High Marks

Supplying over 30,000 schools with regalia for commencements is no small feat. Graduates look forward to receiving their Graduation Source items in honor of their special day. Fast, accurate, cost-effective and on-time delivery is a high priority. Fulfillment Solution Improves Visibility, Efficiency In order to maintain service quality while keeping logistics cost under control, Graduation Source needed a partner who

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26
Jul

Customers Select Saddle Creek as “Great Supply Chain Partner”

The votes are in! Once again, Saddle Creek has been named one of SupplyChainBrain’s “100 Great Supply Chain Partners.” The prestigious annual list is compiled based on customer nominations. Recognized for Impact on Customer Service and Performance Saddle Creek was chosen as a highly valued supplier from a very strong field of nominations submitted during a six-month online poll, says

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20
Jul

3PLs Use Technology to Help Customers Better Manage Supply Chain

Ecommerce and omnichannel have had a dramatic impact on consumer expectations and, consequently, the complexity of logistics operations. Effective supply chain management is more critical today than ever before. We recently sat down with Donna Slyster, chief information officer at Saddle Creek, to talk about how 3PLs are leveraging technology to help their customers adapt to this shifting environment. How

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13
Jul

Get Your Fulfillment Operations in Gear to Greet the Season

Holiday 2017 is approaching faster than a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer. Jeff Jones, Saddle Creek’s vice president of business development, recently shared order fulfillment tips with MultiChannel Merchant to help you prepare for the most wonderful time of the year. The following is an excerpt from his blog post. . . 5 Steps to Fine-Tune Peak Holiday Season

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11
Jul

allheart Finds Fast, Accurate & Cost-Effective Fulfillment

As America’s Medical Superstore, allheart carries everything from scrubs to shoes to stethoscopes. With a growing business, the company needed a full-service, custom fulfillment solution. The company turned to Saddle Creek Logistics Services. Full-Service Solution Helps Ecommerce Company Deliver From engraved stethoscopes to embroidered lab coats, delivering personalized items in a timely fashion sets allheart apart. Saddle Creek has the

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6
Jul

Saddle Creek Honored for Innovations in Sustainability

We’re proud to report that Saddle Creek has once again been recognized for environmental leadership by leading industry publications. We’ve recently been named a 2017 Green Supply Chain Partner (G75) by Inbound Logistics magazine and a 2017 Top Green Provider by Food Logistics magazine. Saddle Creek was an early adopter of compressed-natural-gas (CNG), one of the cleanest-burning alternative fuels. In

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27
Jun

Saddle Creek Recognized for Fulfillment Solution for Rack Room Shoes

We’re proud to announce that Saddle Creek has been selected as one of the 2017 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100. The awards program showcases the year’s “100 Great Supply Chain Projects” – successful and transformational projects that deliver value across a range of supply chain functions. This year’s projects were selected by management professors and key executive practicum advisers

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22
Jun

Expanding Omnichannel Fulfillment Operations in Lexington, Ky.

Saddle Creek Logistics Services is expanding its omnichannel fulfillment operations in Lexington, Ky., to accommodate growth with existing customers as well as new business demand. Initially, Saddle Creek will lease 160,000 square feet of space with the option to expand to a total of 350,000 square feet. The new location will be the 3PL’s 44th facility nationwide and second in

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15
Jun

Ready to Add Value to Your Supply Chain?

As demand for the optimal customer experience continues to escalate, companies continually must seek out creative ways to satisfy and retain customers. Leveraging value-added services can help them deliver, explains Duane Sizemore, Saddle Creek’s senior vice president of marketing and business development, in a recent article for Supply & Demand Chain Executive.  Following is an excerpt from the article . .

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8
Jun

Technology Provides Tools to Meet Consumer Expectations

Today’s largest online retailers are setting the bar extremely high for online orders and raising consumers’ expectations in the process. That puts pressure on all retailers to deliver. A special report in the June issue of Internet Retailer explores how this is impacting the fulfillment and delivery process. Saddle Creek’s vice president of fulfillment services, Perry Belcastro, shares his insights

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