Jun 13, 2016
The IRCE 2016 Review
SEKO was in attendance last week for the world's largest ecommerce conference and exhibition, IRCE in Chicago. This event was packed with thousands of guests and fantastic speakers all week. Click here to find out more about what we learned at IRCE
Jun 03, 2016
SEKO Welcomes Steve Kavanagh As New Milton Keynes General Manager
When you manage a 152,000 sq. ft. omni channel logistics distribution centre responsible for fulfilling thousands of customer orders a month for everything from cosmetics to fashion and accessories, you always have to be looking for ways to improve the efficiency of the operation. It’s a fast-moving, dynamic business environment that needs a constant focus and at SEKO...
Jun 02, 2016
STRONG START FOR SEKO LOGISTICS IN CAPE TOWN
SEKO Logistics has signed up close to 100 new customers in South Africa since opening for business in Cape Town. SEKO has been present in South Africa since 2006 with established locations in Johannesburg and Durban. It opened in Cape Town in May of last year and is now regularly handling sea and airfreight traffic for clients in the electronic goods, automotive, food and...
May 25, 2016
SEKO Cares Campaign Update: Ride25 This Week
Four years ago, a few SEKO executives led by our Chief Commercial Officer, Mark White, cycled from London to Paris for charity. SEKO Logistics is a founding sponsor of this charity initiative to raise funds for an orphanage in Uganda. This would become just the beginning of a 25 year journey to cycle from London all the way to Australia. This year is now year 5, and the crew...
May 11, 2016
SEKO Logistics Appoints Terence Madl as Vice President Network Development
Terence Madl has joined SEKO Logistics as Vice President Network Development to help accelerate its growth in the United States. He previously spent 10 years at AIT Worldwide Logistics, including six as Director of Corporate Development, and prior to joining SEKO was responsible for domestic and international operations at Perimeter Global Logistics in Itasca,...
May 05, 2016
SEKO Logistics Opens Its First UK 'Centre of Excellence' For Aerospace & Aviation Customers
SEKO Logistics has opened its first UK Aerospace and Aviation ‘Centre of Excellence’ at Farnborough Airport to deliver logistics and technology solutions for companies serving global customers in the sector. Within the SEKO Logistics network of over 120 offices in 40 countries, there are already Aerospace and Aviation centers of excellence in Europe, the Americas and Asia...
May 04, 2016
SEKO Speaks on TMS in American Shipper
SEKO Logistics was profiled in American Shipper Magazine in an article on Global TMS solutions. The article speaks to the constant evolution of TMS systems and how what a crucial role they play for global shippers. “What’s driving global TMS is people have seen the value of directing all their business with all carriers through one portal with track-and-trace...
Apr 29, 2016
CargoSphere Links UASC and SEKO Logistics to Provide Real-time Rates
SEKO Logistics is partnering with freight rate and contract management software company, CargoSphere, to expedite the availability of rates, improve their accuracy, and reduce staff hours in the process. Since prices are coming directly from UASC in CargoSphere’s cloud-based platform, this will have a great effect on SEKO's flexibility and responsiveness as it pertains to UASC...
Apr 26, 2016
U.S. De Minimis Raised. China to Follow Suit.
In the first half of 2015 ecommerce accounted for over $253 bn - around 10% of China’s total consumer retail sales*, and 20% of the population had purchased via mobile.** “China is ahead of the world already in so many aspects of ecommerce, particularly in the way the market has embraced online shopping across different devices. This is why it’s so exciting that they have...
Apr 22, 2016
Operations Summit/Growing Global Wrap-Up
The Operations Summit and Growing Global conferences were joined at the same venue this year in Cincinnati and SEKO was in attendance for both! Pairing with our sister company Red Hot Penny, SEKO was there exhibiting, speaking, and sponsoring both of these fantastic events. Click here to read more about what was discussed at the Operations Summit and Growing Global...