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Food Logistics Announces its 2012 Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers

Food LogisticsFort Atkinson, WI - August 15, 2012 - Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the food and beverage supply chain, this week announced those companies chosen as the Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers for 2012.

The Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers serves as a resource directory of third-party logistics and cold storage providers whose products and services are critical for various companies in the food and beverage supply chain, ranging from food producers and manufacturers to retail grocers and small format markets.

"The companies on this year's list offer tremendous value to their customers in the food and beverage sector, starting with their understanding of the requirements and demands unique to this space," commented Lara L. Sowinski, editor-in-chief at Food Logistics. "For one, food and beverage supply chains operate in a highly regulated environment where safe and secure transportation and warehousing of the product, which oftentimes involves temperature-controlled facilities and equipment, is paramount. In addition, the constant introduction of new products coupled with increased consumer demand for more fresh produce raises the stakes even higher."

Companies on this year's Top 100 3PL & Cold Storage Providers list will be profiled in the July/August 2012 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at www.foodlogistics.com.

They include, in alphabetical order:

A.N. Deringer, Inc., Allen Lund Company, AM Transport Services, Inc., American Cold Storage-Tulsa, LP, Ammex Services, APL Logistics, ArrowStream, Aspen Logistics, Inc., Atlanta Bonded Warehouse Corporation, BM2 Freight Services, Inc., Bolingbrook Cold Storage, Burris Logistics, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Capstone Logistics, LLC, Cardinal Logistics Management Corporation, CaseStack, Classic Transportation & Warehousing, Cloverleaf, Columbian Logistics Network, Conestoga Cold Storage, Cryo-Trans, DB Schenker, Derstine's Inc/EZ3PL, DSC Logistics, DSW Distribution Centers, Inc., Dura Freight, Inc., Echo Global Logistics, England Logistics, FAC Logistics , Flagship Logistics Group, Friopuerto, FST Logistics, H & M Bay Inc., Hall's Warehouse Corp., Hanover Logistics, HCI Logistics, Hellmann Perishable Logistics a division of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Henningsen Cold Storage Co., Hermann Services, Inc., Inmar, Interstate Transport, J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., Jacobson Companies, Jameson Logistics, Jarrett Logistics Systems, Johanson Transportation Service, Kane is Able, Kenco Logistic Services, KTI, LTD., Lily Transportation Corp., Lineage Logistics, LMTS, Matson Logistics Inc., Menlo Worldwide Logistics, Metro Park Warehouses, Midwest Refrigerated Services, Millard, Murphy Warehouse Company, Newport-St. Paul Cold Storage Co., Next Generation Logistics, Inc., NFI Industries, Nor-Am Cold Storage, Nordic Cold Storage, ODW Logistics, Inc., Pacer, Palos Garza, PFS Logistics, Pioneer Cold, Inc, ReTrans, Inc., Ristow Logistics, RLS Logistics, RMX Global Logistics, RTL Services, Inc., Ruan Transportation , RWI Transportation, LLC, Ryder Supply Chain Solutions, Saddle Creek Logistics Services, Scotlynn , Seaonus, Shippers Warehouse, Stanford Refrigerated Warehouses, Star Distribution Systems, Inc., States Logistics Services, Inc., Strive Logistics, Sunteck Transport Group, Total Quality Logistics, Trademark Transportation, Inc., Transplace, Ultra Logistics, US Perishables, Vantix, Veracity Logistics, Verst Group Logistics, Wagner Industries, Inc., Warehouse Shippers Inc. (WSI), Weber Logistics, Werner Enterprises, Wheels Group, Witte Bros. Exchange Inc., WOW Logistics

About Food Logistics
Food Logistics is published by Cygnus Business Media, a leading diversified business-to-business media company. The publication serves the information needs of executives involved in various aspects of the food and beverage supply chain. Through our print and online products, we provide news, trends, and best practices that help more than 24,000+ grocery and foodservice suppliers, distributors, and retailers make better business decisions. Visit us online at www.foodlogistics.com.

Posted: Aug 15, 2012


Ultra Logistics Named Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2012 by Inbound Logistics Magazine

Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT ProvidersFair Lawn, N.J. - May 15, 2012. Inbound Logistics magazine has named Ultra Logistics to its annual list of Top 100 Logistics IT providers. The third-party logistics and IT solutions company has been named to the list for the third consecutive year. Ultra Logistics is the creator of UltraShipTMS™ and LoadFusion II™, innovative hosted solutions that provide shippers with total control and optimization of their supply chains.

Inbound Logistics editors selected Ultra Logistics for its consistent ability to deliver innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence. "Ultra Logistics provides the kinds of technology solutions Inbound Logistics readers need to successfully manage their global enterprises, positioning them for global growth as well as enhancing their ability to compete," according to the editorial team at Inbound Logistics. "As shippers, carriers, and 3PLs rely more heavily on the latest and most innovative logistics IT solutions, Ultra Logistics continues to be flexible and responsive, anticipating customers' evolving needs."

For the past 16 years, Inbound Logistics editors have recognized 100 logistics technology companies that enable logistics and supply chain excellence. Drawn from a pool of hundreds of companies, using questionnaires, personal interviews, and other research, Inbound Logistics selects the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers who solved specific logistics challenges, but also acted as change agents by helping to transform overall business operations.

"This is a big honor for our company and being named for the third consecutive year shows how our solutions are continuing to deliver significant value for Fortune 1000 companies, shippers and carriers year after year," said Nicholas Carretta, President of Ultra Logistics.

Ultra Logistics' portfolio of technology solutions include the newly updated LoadFusion II™, which helps manufacturers, shippers and carriers improve efficiency by optimizing sales orders, shipments and routes. By processing thousands of orders in seconds through its powerful optimization engine, LoadFusion II™ can help companies save 10 to 20 percent on shipping expenses.

To see the full list of Top 100 Logistics IT Providers, visit http://www.inboundlogistics.com/cms/top-100-lit/

About Ultra Logistics

Ultra Logistics, a third-party logistics provider, is one of the key players in today's competitive supply chain market. Since 1996, we have been providing premier supply chain services to Fortune 1000 clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, food and beverage, retail and sporting goods.

Ultra Logistics prides itself on its growth as a solutions provider, covering multiple modes of the supply chain process through a combined synergy approach. The company offers superior value through customized solutions, handling all your transportation needs including Truckload Transportation, Hosted Transportation Management Systems (TMS), Supply Chain Management, Network Optimization and Consulting. These unique and customized solutions have far surpassed the competition due to their competitive pricing, configurability and ease of use. One key solution for customers is UltraShipTMS™, which gives users total network visibility and control over all your modes of transportation and spot bidding capabilities.

About Inbound Logistics

Inbound Logistics is the pioneering publication of demand-driven logistics practices, also known as supply chain management. IL's educational mission is to guide businesses to efficiently manage logistics, reduce and speed inventory, and neutralize transportation cost increases by aligning supply to demand and adjusting enterprise functions to support that paradigm shift. More information about demand-driven logistics practices is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.

Posted: May 15, 2012

 
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