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On the leading edge.  Warehousing and Transportation News.

Hyperlogistics is always on the leading edge of new and innovative ways to approach logistics issues. As a result, Hyperlogistics is often referenced or cited in major transportation and warehousing news publications.  Check back here often to learn about our latest hyperadvances.

The warehousing and transportation industry in and around central Ohio is growing.  The addition of the Rickenbacker Intermodal Terminal, as well as the completion of the Heartland Corridor, are keeping the region's shipping industry in the media spotlight.  Don't forget to check back often for updated warehousing and transportation news.

"Given the scope and scale of the challenge, it is impressive to see Hyperlogistics providing the kind of solutions that companies large and small rely on to solve tactical logistics issues." -Felecia Stratton, Editor, Inbound Logistics

September 2013 - Hyperlogistics' Leader Is Front and Center In Logistics Industry

Hyperlogistics is Proud to Announce it's own President, Seatta "Sam" Layland, Receives Award! 
 



Once a month, Columbus Business First highlights 20 individuals from the region who are front and center in their industries.  This month our own President, "Sam", is honored and awarded a plaque for her efforts and leadership in the Logistics industry.  Those of us at Hyperlogistics are honored and grateful for her leadership.  We proudly present this article written by Business First.  Click to read:   http://www.bizjournals.com/columbus/print-edition/2013/08/16/20-to-know-in-logistics-seatta-sam.html

August 2013 - Disabled Veterans....Let's Not Forget

Hyperlogistics Group had the priviledge of meeting with the Disabled American Veterans Association (DAV) on July 31st and is honored to announce that an award was received from the DAV for participation in the transport of 22 skids of bottled water to the Wounded Warrior Program at Fort Knox, KY in December 2012.

It was the quest of John Schmenk, a dedicated member of the DAV organization, to find transportation for a load of bottled water to the Wounded Warrior Program in Fort Knox, Kentucky.  Hyperlogistics Group, a top third party logistics company in Columbus, Ohio picked up on the chance to deliver.  Many thanks to John Alden, of AldenLaw in Columbus, Ohio, which served as the lynchpin in joining the two sides. 

The desert yielded many days with no water.........and a simple bottle of water symbolizes security to these veterans.  Too often we forget those who are forever living with fears or without limbs or sight as payment of ‘the blank check.’  It was an honor to show appreciation to these esteemed Veterans.


Hyperlogistics' President, Seatta Layland; Driver, Carl Fuller; Transportation Manager, Kelly Morris; and Vice President, Geoff Manack accept the award from the DAV.

June 2013 - Cargolux Airlines Expands North American Network to Columbus, Ohio

Media Release from Cargolux Airlines International S.A.
 
Cargolux Expands North American Network to Columbus
 
Luxembourg, 13 June 2013. Cargolux Airlines International S.A. today announced that the airline has added a new direct service from Hong Kong to Columbus, Ohio, effective from 16 June. At the same time, Columbus becomes the latest airport in the network to be served with Cargolux’s new 747-8 freighters. Cargolux will operate two weekly flights on the route.
 
Cargolux was able to draw on the valuable support of forwarding company Hellmann Worldwide and the Columbus Regional Airport Authority in establishing the flight. ‘We are pleased that we are expanding our North American network by adding Rickenbacker International Airport to our global portfolio of destinations’, said Richard Forson, Interim President and CEO of Cargolux. The airport infrastructure and service is very
accommodating for air freight operators and well adapted to the needs of the 747-8F, Forson added.
 
The Columbus Regional Airport Authority and its three airports, Port Columbus International Airport, Rickenbacker International Airport and Bolton Field Airport, as well as select businesses located at Rickenbacker Inland Port, accounted for US$6.6 billion in total annual economic output in 2012. Cargolux serves Rickenbacker International Airport with its 747-8 freighters. The airport handled a total of 22,755 tonnes of cargo in the first four months of 2013.
 
Columbus is one of the major fashion and apparel markets in the world and home to a  number of large international fashion companies. The direct Cargolux flight from Hong Kong offers shippers of fashion goods and other commodities fast and convenient connections from Asia to this market. Rickenbacker is dedicated to air cargo shipments, focused on serving the freight industry and, thus, ideal for Cargolux, whose customers welcome and appreciate the reliable service. Utilizing its advanced fleet of Boeing 747-8 freighters, Cargolux can easily meet the needs of the market, offering additional capacity in line with growing demand. ‘The Central Ohio region is gaining a valuable logistics asset with the entrance of Cargolux and their advanced 747-8 freighter aircraft service through Rickenbacker International Airport,’ said David Whitaker Vice President of Business Development and Communications for the Columbus Regional Airport Authority. ‘The expertise, flexibility and reliability that Cargolux is known for creates smart opportunities for businesses in our region and beyond.’
 
  
About Cargolux Airlines International
 
Cargolux, based in Luxembourg, is Europe’s leading all-cargo airline with a modern and
efficient fleet composed of 8 Boeing 747-8 freighters and 11 Boeing 747-400 freighters. The Cargolux worldwide network covers 90 destinations, 60 of which are served on scheduled all-cargo flights. The company has more than 85 offices in over 50 countries, and also offers an extensive global trucking network to more than 250 destinations as well as charter and aircraft maintenance services. Cargolux employs over 1,500 staff worldwide.

May 2013 - Here We Grow Again!

Hyperlogistics is excited to announce the acquisition of additional warehouse space located at 2425 Spiegel Drive in Groveport, Ohio!  The new facility is located just a few miles from our Corporate Distribution Center at Rickenbacker and offers convenience and quality housing of our customer’s product.  With a total of almost one half million square feet of warehouse space, Hyperlogistics continues to strive for excellent 3PL service to our customers.

 
 

March 2013 - Columbus, Ohio Is A Hotbed For The Logistics Community

The Rickenbacker Inland Port Report of Spring 2013 reports that with more than 4,400 logistics and distribution operations and 22% growth projected for the transportation and warehousing sector through 2016, Columbus, Oho is a hotbed for the logistics community serving the Midwest and greater U.S.

"Shippers, logistics providers, economic developers and others understand the area's unique amenities and value the opportunity to work together to preserve, improve and market them," explains Jeff Zimmerman, Director of the Columbus Region Logistics Council.  To read more, visit www.rickenbackerinlandport.com
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