Oct 11, 2016
SEKO Logistics Recognized as a 'Qualified' Supplier to the Aerospace, Defense, Security and Space Sectors
SEKO Logistics has earned a place on the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register (JOSCAR), which enables companies in the Aerospace, Defense, Security and Space sectors to identify qualified suppliers. ADS has formed a Governance group of buying organizations and representatives from the supplier community to work with Hellios Information, the third party service provider,...
Sep 15, 2016
SEKO Logistics Appoints New VP for Thriving U.S. Heavyweight Home Deliveries
SEKO Logistics has appointed Jim Mikrut as Vice President of its thriving U.S. Home Delivery Vertical business. In 2015, SEKO saw its Heavyweight Home Delivery shipments in the U.S. grow 54% year-on-year and this momentum has continued in 2016 for heavyweight and oversized products such as furniture and big-screen TVs. Internet Retailer reported in August that U.S. e-commerce...
Sep 07, 2016
SEKO Logistics Names James Gagne as President-Elect
SEKO Logistics has appointed James Gagne as President, effective 1 January 2017. William J. Wascher, who has led SEKO as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2002, will continue as CEO as James transitions into his new role. In January 2018, Wascher – who remains the largest independent shareholder of SEKO and a Board Member - will become Chairman of the company,...
Aug 25, 2016
SEKO Logistics Launches Software-as-a-Service Division for Customers Buying Its Award-Winning Technology
SEKO Logistics has named Michael Christensen as President SaaS and CPO International Supply Chain Solutions to lead a new business division for its award-winning technology solutions. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is one of the fastest-growing parts of SEKO’s business. Between 85-90% of orders and shipments managed by SEKO globally are processed using a range of the company’s...
Aug 17, 2016
Quest for Quality 2016: Survey of 4,725 Qualified Logistics Buyers Ranks SEKO Logistics Best for Technology
SEKO Logistics has been recognized as the number one freight forwarding provider of information technology solutions in a survey of 4,725 qualified buyers of logistics and transportation services. It was ranked best for IT in Logistics Management’s annual Quest for Quality survey, which for more than three decades has been regarded in the transportation and logistics industry...
Aug 10, 2016
SEKO Logistics Invests in Hong Kong to Offer Customers an 'ecommerce gateway' to China
SEKO Logistics has added 100,000 square feet of warehousing and fulfillment capacity in Hong Kong as it continues to build an ‘ecommerce gateway’ for retail and high-tech customers targeting China’s online consumer market, which is forecast to see spending exceed US$1 trillion in 2017. SEKO’s latest investment in Hong Kong has seen the opening of a new 50,000 square foot...
Jul 27, 2016
SEKO Logistics hires Marc Gross as Director for Sales and Growth
Marc Gross has joined SEKO Logistics as Director, responsible for Sales and Growth in specialist markets including Hi-Tech, Medical and Aerospace. At SEKO Logistics, his role will primarily focus on business within and between Europe and the US. Having worked at SEKO in the early 2000’s, Marc was already aware of our unique culture and constant desire to succeed. Since then...
Jul 27, 2016
SEKO Logistics Appoints Tony Matthews as Head of Omni Channel Logistics
Tony Matthews has joined SEKO Logistics as Head of Omni Channel Logistics to help grow SEKO’s business for ecommerce clients by bringing together SEKO’s services for Direct to Consumer and retail businesses. Impressed with the international networks and entrepreneurial attitude of the SEKO team, he chose to join SEKO because he believes we have a great opportunity to continue...
Jul 19, 2016
What You Need to Know About SOLAS VGM
1. The Fundamentals: 1.1. What is SOLAS? The international Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) in an international maritime treaty implemented by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), requiring Signatory flag states to ensure that ships flagged by them comply with minimum safety standards in construction, equipment and operation. Currently...
Jul 06, 2016
The 3PL Summit Review
The 2016 3PL Summit took place in Chicago June 20th through the 22nd, and SEKO was on hand to sponsor and speak at the event. With some of SEKO's leadership team on hand (Carol Kijac, Jim Tompkins, and CEO Bill Wascher) there were plenty of industry trends and insights to go around. Click here to learn more about what happened at the 2016 3PL Summit