Exel White Paper Identifies Need for Resilience and Reinvented Supply Chain in Life Sciences and Healthcare Industry
(December 9, 2013): A new white paper commissioned by Exel, the North American leader in contract logistics, and its sister company DHL Supply Chain, the world’s leading logistics company, argues that global life sciences and healthcare (LSH) companies must reevaluate and revolutionize their approach to their supply chain management in order to survive the unprecedented myriad of challenges threatening major disruption to the industry.
Exel White Paper Outlines New Digitally Empowered Retail and Consumer Goods Supply Chain
(November 18, 2013): A new white paper commissioned by Exel, the North American leader in contract logistics, and its sister company DHL Supply Chain, the world’s leading logistics company, identifies today’s digitally empowered consumer as a key source of disorder in retail and consumer goods supply chains. The paper sets forth the case for building consumer-adaptivity and cost-effective flexibility and resiliency into the industry’s logistics to manage potential disruptions.
New Exel White Paper Supports a Simplified Supply Chain Management Process in the Energy Industry
(Oct. 24, 2013) Interviews with industry experts and energy professionals expose a need for implementing an integrated supply chain and supplier management model – As energy business projects become more complex and supply chains lengthen, an investment in a more specialized understanding of supply chain management that includes a global perspective of best practices is now required. According to a new white paper, “Managing Your Indirect Supply Chain,” published today by Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and a Deutsche Post DHL company, supply chain challenges validate the need for energy companies to partner with a third party logistics provider (3PL) that will be able to provide strategic solutions and simplify processes.
New Exel White Paper Offers Energy Companies Solutions to Optimize Indirect Material Supply Chain
Energy expert interviews reveal industry-wide need for data and expertise to boost efficiency and improve costs (July 9, 2013) – Energy companies increasingly seek to operate their indirect and maintenance material supply chain more efficiently to achieve benefits such as improving productivity, uptime, cost reductions, and material availability. These businesses need critical data to identify areas of improvements. They also require the business savvy and expertise to determine and implement the right solutions. To address these points, a new white paper, “Managing Your Supply Chain: Optimization for Improved Supply Chain Performance,” is being published today by Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and a Deutsche Post DHL company.
Exel Wins National Recognition for Sustainability Efforts and Waste Reduction
(June 10, 2013) – Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and part of the SUPPLY CHAIN division of the global logistics leader Deutsche Post DHL, has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2012 WasteWise Small Business Partner of the Year award for the sustainability program at its Lockport, N. Y., distribution center. This is the fourth U.S. EPA award the Exel Lockport facility has won since 2007.
Exel Announces Changes to Americas Leadership Structure
(April 17, 2013) – Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and a Deutsche Post DHL company, recently announced changes to the Americas leadership structure with four executive promotions. The shift is part of a strategic effort to maintain Exel’s market-leading position.
DHL Supply Chain Honors Key Transportation Business Partners
(April 25, 2013) - DHL Supply Chain, the global market leader in the logistics industry, honored 35 transportation business partners during its “First National DHL Mexico Recognition of Transportation” ceremony, which took place today in Mexico City. These partners were selected from 300 transportation providers for playing a significant role in the success of DHL customers.
New Exel White Paper Offers Solutions to Top Challenges Facing the Energy Industry Indirect Supply Chain
(March 5, 2013) — As the oil and gas industry evolves, indirect materials management requirements are becoming more complex and wide ranging. This evolution is creating new challenges and the need for energy companies to have full visibility over the indirect material supply chain, reveals a new white paper, “Managing Your Indirect Supply Chain: Confidence Through Visibility,” published today by Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and part of the supply chain division of the global logistics leader DHL.
Aon Hewitt Names DHL Supply Chain One of Top Employers in Puerto Rico
(Aug. 9, 2012) - Aon Hewitt, a global human resources and management consulting firm, recently named DHL Supply Chain, the world’s leading logistics company and sister company to the North American supply chain management company Exel, as the second Best Employer in Puerto Rico.
Power Packaging Reaches Milestone in Safe Quality Food 2000 Level 2 Certification Program
(July 10, 2012) – Power Packaging, an Exel company, earned the Safe Quality Food (SQF) 2000 Level 2 certification for its rigorous food safety processes at its site in Rosendale, Wis. SQF is a leading comprehensive and global food safety and quality management certification system. All of the company’s food production facilities are now certified as a result of its continuous improvement culture.
Exel Announces New Distribution Center to Support U.S./Mexico Cross-Border Supply Chains in Laredo, Texas
(Sept. 13, 2011) – Exel, together with DHL Supply Chain, today announced it will construct a 250,000-square-foot build-to-suit distribution center in Laredo, Texas. Slated for completion in July 2012, the facility will serve as a hub for the company’s Logistics Without Borders supply chain solution. The project is expected to generate 100 new jobs initially for the Laredo community, and will be a multi-client, multi-sector operation.
Power Packaging Achieves SQF 2000 Certification
(Sept. 1, 2011) – Power Packaging, an Exel company, has achieved Safe Quality Food (SQF) 2000 Level 2 certification for its rigorous, credible food safety management system. SQF is a leading comprehensive global food safety and quality management certification system.
DHL Supply Chain Mexico Receives the National Logistics Award Galardon Tememe 2011
(June 21, 2011) – DHL Supply Chain, a global leader in logistics and sister company to Exel, received the national logistics award for Mexico, Galardon Tememe 2011. The award recognizes the company’s PharmaShare logistics solution, which is a multi-client solution providing specialized services to companies in the life sciences and healthcare industry. PharmaShare increases efficiency and reduces logistics costs by creating synergies between DHL Supply Chain customers.
DHL Launches "Logistics Without Borders" - The Premier End-to-End, Integrated Cross-Border Supply Chain Solution
(March 24, 2011) – DHL’s Supply Chain and Global Forwarding divisions today launched Logistics Without Borders, an end-to-end supply chain solution that eliminates complexities and minimizes risks inherent in U.S.-Mexico border crossings. DHL provides companies one-stop access to the tools and services necessary to simplify this process including transportation, customs and brokerage, bonded warehousing, transport management and cross-docking, and systems and document management.
DHL, Andretti Autosport sign multi-year sponsorship agreement
(Feb. 22, 2011) – DHL, sister company to Exel, announced today it signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Andretti Autosport, a winning IZOD IndyCar Series team owned by Michael Andretti. As the Official Shipping and Logistics sponsor of Andretti Autosport, DHL will serve as a co-primary sponsor of the new car driven by Ryan Hunter-Reay. This partnership was born out of Exel’s long-standing relationship with Andretti Autosport.
Power Packaging Selects New President
(Dec. 14, 2010) – Power Packaging, an Exel company, recently announced that Kevin Bauer has been named president of the business. He replaces Geoff Campbell, who will retire at the end of the year.
Exel Announces New Relationship with ThinkGeek
(Sept. 14, 2010) – Exel announced today a new warehousing and fulfillment services contract with ThinkGeek, a Geeknet web site and the premier retailer for the global geek community. Exel will be ThinkGeek’s sole e-commerce provider, shipping products to customers around the world.
Exel Announces Recent Promotions
(June 9, 2010) – Exel recently promoted several associates throughout its organization. Executives earned new positions in business development, product development and innovation, information technology and more.
Exel Earns Fulfillment Center of the Year Award from Toys "R" Us
(Oct. 29, 2009) – Exel today announced that its Groveport, Ohio, facility earned the “Fulfillment Center of the Year” award from Toys “R” Us. Evaluation criteria included how often end-users received the right products at the right times, with internal systems and personnel working to maximum efficiency.
Exel Expands Relationship with General Mills to Operate Southeast Warehouse
(May 19, 2009) – Exel announced today it will operate a new warehouse in Social Circle, Ga., on behalf of long-time customer, General Mills. The approximately 1.5-million-square-foot facility will be built and operational by mid-2010, and will serve General Mills’ customers in the Southeast region of the United States. Exel will provide distribution services for ambient food products such as cereals and snacks.
Walmart Canada Extends Contract with Supply Chain Management Until 2013
(April 23, 2009) – Supply Chain Management (SCM), Canada’s largest retail logistics services organization and an Exel company, has signed a five-year contract extension for its business with Walmart Canada. SCM provides dedicated transportation, logistics and value-added services to Walmart’s 312 stores and supercentres nationwide.
Opportunity Knocks for Latin America Supply Chain in 2009
(Jan. 29, 2009) – As companies continue to focus on improving efficiency and reducing expenses in today’s lagging economy, the Latin America supply chain has an opportunity to drive solutions that add real value for customers. According to DHL Exel Supply Chain, scalable supply chain solutions, new capabilities and global technology integration are among the specific logistics capabilities customers need to support operations in the region.
Exel Launches Multi-Client Distribution and Fulfillment Center Solution
(Dec. 9, 2008) – Exel’s Technology and Aerospace business unit announced a new multi-client distribution and fulfillment center network that provides its customers a more scalable and flexible supply chain solution. With six shared-use facilities around the country, customers can locate inventory closer to customers’ consumption points.
Exel Announces New Leadership
(Oct. 21, 2008) -- Exel announced today the promotions of three top executives. Bill Meahl, previously CEO, has been named Chief Operating Officer of DHL Exel Supply Chain globally; John Gilbert is now CEO, DHL Exel Supply Chain Americas; and Scott Sureddin is president, Consumer and Life Sciences Americas.
Exel Announces Recent Promotions
(Sept. 10, 2008) – Exel recently promoted several executives throughout its business. Associates from the Exel Transportation Services and Exel Direct business units, human resources, project management and commercial finance functions, among others, were recognized.
DHL Signs New Agreement with Borderlinx to Improve Global eCommerce
DHL signed a new five-year agreement with Borderlinx, a U.K.-based provider of cross-border e-commerce solutions. The deal provides international shoppers the ability to order products from any U.S. retailer. DHL Solutions will provide warehousing and fulfillment services.
Exel Announces Q108 Promotions
Exel promoted several associates during the first quarter of 2008. Congratulations to Fred Takavitz, Adrian Kumar, Chris Blickhan, George Cocoles and Rick McCann.
EXEL AND BORDERFREE ANNOUNCE 50 NEW JOBS WITH THE OPENING OF A NEW FACILITY IN ROMULUS, MICH.
(Oct. 30, 2013) - Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and a Deutsche Post DHL company, and Borderfree, the market leader in global ecommerce solutions, today announced the opening of a 20,000 square foot distribution warehouse in Romulus, Mich. The new warehouse will be used to process international parcels for Canadian customers and is expected to generate more than 50 new jobs for the Romulus community. The facility officially opened on August 7, 2013.
Exel Supply Chain Identifies Columbus as E-Commerce Distribution Hub
(Aug. 8, 2013) – According to a new white paper, “The Future of E-Commerce in the U.S.,” from Exel’s parent company, Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading postal and logistics group, online sales continue to show tremendous growth worldwide as retailers continue the transformation from the classic brick-and-mortar store into brick-and-click companies with an integrated multichannel strategy. As a result, supply chain flexibility has become a key factor for U.S. retailer success, positioning Columbus, Ohio, to benefit from the e-commerce growth.
Lean and resilient: The new automotive supply chain hybrid
(June 19, 2013): A new white paper commissioned by Exel and its sister company DHL Supply Chain makes the case for re-evaluating the automotive industry’s approach to its supply chains and logistics, and encourages companies to ask themselves, ‘What if?’ to avert a crisis tomorrow.
Power Packaging Receives Employer of Choice Gold Award
(April 29, 2013) – A breakthrough approach to continuous improvement that adds value to customers and boosts associate retention positioned Power Packaging, an Exel company, to be awarded the global Employer of Choice gold award from Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s fourth largest employer and Power Packaging’s parent company. Power Packaging was selected for this honor from among every operating Deutsche Post DHL location worldwide, and was recognized at the CEO Awards ceremony on March 18, 2013. The coveted gold award was presented by Deutsche Post DHL Chief Executive Officer Frank Appel.
Exel Announces New Hires and Promotions
(April 17, 2013) – Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management, and DHL Supply Chain, its sister company, have recently hired and promoted several associates within the Americas region.
Exel Earns LEED Certification for Logistics Without Borders Distribution Center in Laredo, Texas
(March 20, 2013) – Exel, part of the supply chain division of the global logistics leader DHL, announced today that its 250,000-square-foot Logistics Without Borders distribution center in Laredo, Texas, has achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The facility is the first distribution center in Exel’s North American real estate network and in the city of Laredo to receive LEED certification.
DHL Supply Chain ranked as the leading third-party logistics provider in Mexico by Armstrong & Associates
(Nov.5) - Armstrong & Associates, a leader in supply chain market research and consulting, recently named DHL Supply Chain, the world’s leading logistics company and sister company to the North American supply chain management company Exel, as the largest third-party logistics (3PL) provider in Latin America and the market leader in the country, as part of its recent study Mexico: Trucking, Railroads and Third-Party Logistics Market Report. The report recognizes DHL Supply Chain Mexico as the only 3PL that can offer end-to-end integrated logistics solutions that include planning, storage and distribution, transportation management and value-added services for the engineering and manufacturing, consumer, life sciences, automotive, chemicals and energy, retail, and technology industries.
Exel White Paper Examines Development and Benefits of Right-Shoring
(Oct.8, 2012) - Exel released the white paper "Globally Local: The New Face of Right-Shoring." The paper examines the development of right-shoring in the Americas, reviews the benefits associated with a re-distributed supply chain, and outlines the key issues companies need to evaluate when considering a right-shoring strategy.
Eyefortransport Recognizes Exel as Best North American 3PL
(July 26, 2012) – Exel earned the 2012 North American Best 3PL award for pharmaceutical, life sciences and healthcare supply chain during eyefortransport’s annual 3PL Summit. This is the fifth time in six years that Exel has been honored with a “Best 3PL” award.
DHL Supply Chain Mexico Moves the Fashion World with New Hugo Boss Partnership
(March 22, 2012) - With the goal of improving its logistics operations in Mexico, Hugo Boss, the German fashion powerhouse, has partnered with DHL Supply Chain, a global leader in logistics and sister company to Exel, to execute the warehousing, distribution and handling of its exclusive merchandise within the country.
New Exel White Paper Explores E-Commerce & Multi-Channel Fulfillment Key to Success
Managing unpredictable demand isn't easy at any time of year, but it's doubly challenging during your busiest season. This new Exel white paper addresses the challenges of peak season and multi-channel fulfillment while extending the flawless brand experience your customers expect. This thought leadership piece shares insights on how you can gain the supply chain flexibility you need without adding the costs you don't.
New General Director for DHL Supply Chain Argentina
(July 27, 2011) – DHL Supply Chain, a global leader in logistics and sister company to Exel, today announced the appointment of Agustín Croche to general director of DHL Supply Chain Argentina. Prior to this promotion, Croche was senior director of the pharmaceutical sector in Brazil. DHL Supply Chain has nine distribution centers and 730 associates in Argentina.
eyefortransport Again Recognizes Exel as Best 3PL
(July 19, 2011) – Exel earned the North American Best 3PL award for pharmaceutical, chemical and hazmat during eyefortransport’s annual 3PL Summit in Atlanta. Exel was also a finalist in the renewable energy category, and this is the fourth time in five years the company has won a “Best 3PL” honor.
Power Packaging Earns Key USDA Food Safety Certification
(April 14, 2011) – Power Packaging, an Exel company, is expanding its capabilities for serving the world’s most well-known beverage and food brands by obtaining a grant of inspection for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The certification positions the company as a leading contract manufacturer qualified to produce goods that carry USDA food safety labeling on products that include meat and poultry.
Exel Announces New Business with Bristol-Myers Squibb and Expansion of Midwest Footprint
(March 22, 2011) – Global biopharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb, has chosen Exel as its third-party logistics provider handling its U.S. distribution. As part of the contract, Exel purchased existing distribution centers in Indiana, and now has the opportunity to add additional customers in the future to create a shared-use pharmaceutical site.
Exel Wins National Paper Reduction Award
(Nov. 10, 2010) – Exel received the U.S. EPA’s 2010 WasteWise award for paper reduction based on the efforts of one of its sites. Exel’s distribution center in Parkersburg, W.Va., reduced paper use by 23 percent and prevented approximately 152 tons of trash from ending up in a landfill.
Exel and Energizer Extend Relationship to Streamline Reverse Logistics
(Sept. 16, 2010) – Exel will now provide reverse logistics services throughout the United States for Energizer Holdings Corporation’s personal care division. Exel will maximize efficiency by managing reverse logistics at existing Regional Distribution Centers, where it already manages other Energizer products.
DHL Supply Chain, DHL Global Forwarding Earn eyefortransport Award
(Aug. 24, 2010) – DHL Supply Chain, operating as Exel in North America, and DHL Global Forwarding earned the Best 3PL for Pharmaceutical, Chemical & Hazmat Award at eyefortransport’s eighth annual 3PL Summit. eyefortransport is a news, research and events company for the logistics and transportation industry.
Exel, Mopar Project Earns Chrysler Environmental Leadership Award
(June 17, 2010) – Exel and its partners at Chrysler’s Mopar brand, as well as other dedicated transportation providers, have earned the prestigious Chrysler Environmental Leadership Award for extraordinary innovation and dedication to reducing the environmental impact of the company’s products and facilities.
Exel and Longaberger Weave Customer Fulfillment Solution
(Jan. 11, 2010) – Exel commenced management and operation today of The Longaberger Company’s customer fulfillment center in Frazeysburg, Ohio. Exel oversees and manages all elements of order fulfillment, and its solution maintains product quality, while increasing order accuracy and reducing lead times.
Exel Announces Q209 Promotions and New Hires
(Aug. 25, 2009) – Exel recently appointed Mark Smolik, vice president, Legal Services, where he will serve as the legal practice leader. The company also hired and promoted several other associates in operations, commercial contract management and real estate.
Goodyear Honors Exel with Wingfoot Fleet of the Year Award
(June 25, 2009) – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has honored Exel with its 2008 Wingfoot Fleet of the Year award, which recognizes and rewards carriers for outstanding performance in a given year. The award is based on achievements against specific performance measures.
Dannon Honors Exel as a 2008 Supplier of the Year
(May 21, 2009) – Exel earned the “2008 Supplier of the Year” award in the category of Goods and Services Operations from The Dannon Company, the world’s top-selling brand of yogurt. Dannon selected Exel’s Dayton, Ohio, site for the honor based on its improvements in quality, safety, cost, and overall performance in inventory accuracy and on-time shipping.
Exel Direct Earns Two-Year Contract Renewal with Crate & Barrel
(April 21, 2009) – Exel Direct, the home and business delivery service business unit of Exel, recently renewed its contract with Crate & Barrel. Under the terms of the two-year agreement, Exel provides white-glove delivery and set up of home furnishings to Crate & Barrel customers.
Exel Announces Recent Promotions
(March 24, 2009) – Exel announced the promotions of eight senior executives within the organization today. Associates represent five industry-focused business units and support functions including human resources and risk management.
DHL Earns Top Honors from Brazil's Logistics Community
(June 18, 2008) – DHL Exel Supply Chain received the Volvo Logistics Award recognizing the company as Brazil’s top logistics provider in 2007. Based on peer research, the annual award recognizes high service levels in multiple categories.
Exel Celebrates Earth Day 2008
To mark Earth Day 2008, Exel partnered with the city of Westerville, Ohio, to clean up and beautify community parks. The company also launched its associate environmental program with a $10,000 donation to The Nature Conservancy.
Interviews with upstream and downstream industry experts uncover common need for visibility in supply chain management. As the oil and gas industry evolves, indirect materials management requirements are becoming more complex and wide ranging. This evolution is creating new challenges and the need for energy companies to have full visibility over the indirect material supply chain, reveals a new white paper, “Managing Your Indirect Supply Chain: Confidence Through Visibility,” published by Exel, the North American leader in supply chain management and part of the supply chain division of the global logistics leader DHL.Click here to download the white paper.
Exel White Paper explores the Mexico medical device market (Jan. 2013) – Exel released the white paper “Mexico’s Medical Device Market: Adapting Solutions for the New Supply Chain.” The paper provides insight into the current Mexican medical device market, demonstrates a profound understanding of the health care landscape and discusses trends, challenges and key players in the industry. This paper reveals potential new supply chain solutions for the Mexican medical device industry.
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