Versatile | Global Trade Magazine
  August 12th, 2015 | Written by

Versatile

BENDER GROUP
Founded 1945 | Domestic | Asset & Non-Asset Based
Celebrating 75 years in business, Bender has always placed a strong emphasis on offering customers a wide range of supply-chain flexibility, including warehouse and distribution services, a complete transportation network and international customs and domestic brokerage. The company not only has the will but the wherewithal to handle the most complex distribution requirements; witness the fact that it offers national distribution services to 97 percent of the U.S. population within one to two days. bendergroup.com

BNSF LOGISTICS
Founded 2002 | Global | Non-Asset Based
As supply chains continue to become more global and complex, BNSF’s expertise in all modes of shipping and services—everything from project cargo to reverse logistics—gives customers a single point of contact to get their products from Point A to B. And the company has continued to invest heavily to make that process run even more efficiently. In 2014, BNSF invested $5.5 billion to add 7,000 new employees and 600 new locomotives. bnsflogistics.com

CEVA LOGISTICS
Founded 2008 | Global | Asset & Non-Asset Based
CEVA utilizes its operational expertise in supply-chain management and solution engineering, analysis and design to provide exceptional services across its integrated worldwide network which includes more than 42,000 employees and 17 regional clusters around the globe. CEVA is able to design and implement industry-leading solutions in both freight management and contract logistics for the needs of its general business customers as well as the specialized requirements of customers in the automotive, retail, healthcare, industrial and technology sectors. cevalogistics.com

GEODIS
Founded 1904 | Global | Asset & Non-Asset Based
One of the world’s largest freight management companies, GEODIS and its 9,000 employees working in hubs in more than 60 countries offer a wide range of integrated supply chain solutions that deliver by sea, air and road. The company, which boasts a strong presence in Europe, the Americas and the Asian-Pacific region, offers in-depth knowledge in a wide range of markets, everything from fashion to industrial, luxury goods to aerospace and defense, pharmaceuticals to automotive products. geodis.com

HELLMAN WORLDWIDE LOGISTICS
Founded 1871 | Global | Non-Asset Based
This global giant, with a worldwide network of nearly 20,000 employees working in more than 150 countries, leverages decades of experience in warehousing, distribution and process optimization to transform customers’ supply-chain challenges into market opportunities. Hellman is exceptional in dealing with time-sensitive shipments, whether fresh produce, perishable goods or the wide array of needs and services required by cruise ships, one of the many industry specialties offered that include agricultural, chemical, marine and renewable energy. hellmann.net

• DRILLING DOWN ON  SUPPLY CHAINS With more than 42,000 employees around the world, CEVA Logistics is able to implement industry-leading solutions in both freight forwarding and contract logistics. (photo: ceva)
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With more than 42,000 employees around the world, CEVA Logistics is able to implement industry-leading solutions in both freight forwarding and contract logistics. (photo: ceva)

NFI INDUSTRIES
Founded 1932 | Global | Asset & Non-Asset Based
Trucking, Rail, Ocean, Air, Intermodal, Warehousing, Reverse Logistics
NFI’s flexibility, capacity and assets allow it to adjust to customers’ cyclical or emergency needs. Case in point: One customer called at 10 a.m. saying it had to move 40 truckloads of product from its plant immediately. By noon, NFI had mobilized drivers, tractors and trailers for some loads, utilizing intermodal methods for others, while storing other loads at distribution centers. By 5 p.m., all 40 truckloads were out of the plant of the customer who, needless to say, was very happy. nfiindustries.com

ODYSSEY LOGISTICS
Founded 2003 | Global | Asset & Non-Asset Based
Odyssey transports $60 billion in cargo across the industrial and consumer product sectors and manages all aspects of a supply chain, from inbound sourcing through outbound shipment, handling, consolidation, distribution and delivery of end products. With a full menu of services ranging from truck, rail and multimodal transportation to freight forwarding, customs brokerage and import/export services. The company also offers sample and small shipment distribution to locations around the world. odysseylogistics.com

SCHNEIDER LOGISTICS & DEDICATED
Founded 1935 | North American | Asset & Non-Asset Based
A premier provider of truckload, logistics and intermodal services, Schneider offers one of the broadest portfolios of service in the industry including truckload, dedicated, bulk, intermodal brokerage and port logistics. With more than 32,000 trailers and 11,000 drivers, the company delivers more traditional capacity than just about anyone, allowing customers to replace or supplement their existing fleet with drivers and trucks to accommodate growth or surges in demand. schneider.com

SEKO LOGISTICS
Founded 1976 | Global | Asset & Non-Asset Based
Adding to an already wide and specialized array of services that include white glove and store development, SEKO now offers an Omni-Channel Logistics division providing global e-commerce solutions for brand owners, retailers and e-tailers. Uniting complete shipping, logistics and distribution solutions, Omni-Channel’s consolidation of services enables clients to deliver consistent brand experience to end-consumers whether they receive it on a mobile device, through the web, at a retailer or in a catalog. sekologistics.com

YUSEN LOGISTICS
Founded 1955 | Global | Non-Asset Based
As one of the oldest and largest shipping companies in the world, Yusen is able to produce globally while delivering locally. It’s ocean freight forwarding division offers every service needed to manage an inbound supply chain while its origin cargo management team provides consolidation services that tighten up ordering processes and reduce overstock and inventory issues. Yusen’s global presence allows it to handle shipments of any size, door-to-door, to virtually all major international ports. us.yusen-logistics.com

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