Aug 25, 2016
SEKO Logistics Launches Software-as-a-Service Division for Customers Buying Its Award-Winning Technology
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 technology products. In 2015, its Transportation Management System (TMS) was implemented by a Top 50 Global Technology Company in the Fortune Global 500 rankings in a ‘watershed’...
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
Jul 01, 2016
What You Need to Know About the New SOLAS Regulation
With the new SOLAS Regulation set to come into effect on 1 July 2016, there has been a lot of discussion about what the new ruling entails, and what it will mean for the industry. There has also been a lot of confusion, particularly regarding who is responsible for implementing the changes and enforcing the ruling. To help clear things up, here are the key facts you need to...
Jun 30, 2016
SEKO Logistics Teams Up with INTTRA to Protect Customer Supply Chains as SOLAS Changes Come Into Force
SEKO Logistics is to partner with INTTRA, the world’s ocean shipping electronic marketplace, to submit verified gross mass (VGM) information to shipping lines in compliance with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) amendments to The Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS), which come into force on 1 July 2016. The IMO mandate is being introduced to enhance maritime...
Jun 14, 2016
SEKO Recognized by Global Trade for Providing Best-In-Class Software to Streamline Supply Chain
Global Trade Magazine has released a list of the top 22 3PL's providing industry-leading software solutions, and SEKO Logistics has made that list. Whether it's presenting data visualization, showing the real time flow of goods or anticipating how to make that flow run smoother, all of these products have one thing in common; their flexibility and ability to be customized to...