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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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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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6
Jun

Direct-Selling Company Selects Saddle Creek for Fulfillment

Saddle Creek Logistics Services continues to expand its portfolio of direct-selling customers. Zurvita has selected the 3PL to manage fulfillment services for its popular health and wellness products. Technology is an important element of Saddle Creek’s fulfillment solution for Zurvita. A sophisticated order management system (OMS) will ensure tighter integration, better visibility into operations, enhanced reporting and increased efficiency. Because

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1
Jun

Saddle Creek Announces CEO Succession Plan

Company’s current CFO to assume transitional role as COO Saddle Creek Logistics Services has announced the company’s CEO succession plan. Mark Cabrera, Saddle Creek’s current senior vice president and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will take on the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) in anticipation of succeeding current CEO Cliff Otto upon his retirement. Cabrera will assume the COO role

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25
May

Focus on Quality Helps Deliver Value

 “Quality . . . is not what you put into it. It is what the client or customer gets out of it.” ~ Peter Drucker “At Saddle Creek, we measure our success by the quality and value we give our customers. We are always seeking out new ways to help our customers control costs, increase productivity and improve service,” says

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