G&D Receives Second Gold Safety Award from Liberty Mutual

NAPERVILLE, IL, November 30, 2016 – G&D Integrated, a specialized provider of transportation and logistics, announced that it is the recipient of the Liberty Mutual Insurance 2016 Gold Safety Award for outstanding reduction in crash frequency. For the second year running, G&D Integrated has received this safety award. Award criteria require specific safety program elements be in place within an organization…

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Wabash National Awards G&D Integrated with Outstanding Supplier

NAPERVILLE, Ill., October 4, 2016 – G&D Integrated was recognized as a top supplier by Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC) at their recent annual supplier conference on September 23 in Lafayette, Indiana. G&D Integrated, who was recognized as Flatbed Carrier of the Year, has received this award for six of the past seven years. The Platinum Award is in recognition…

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G&D Integrated Awarded 2016 Membership in Midori Kai by Komatsu

NAPERVILLE, IL, September 1, 2016 – G&D Integrated announced that their membership in Komatsu America Corporation’s Midori Kai has been renewed for the ninth year, for their continuing work as a key supplier with Komatsu America PMO (Peoria Manufacturing Operations). Midori Kai began in Japan in 1952 and is an association of select Komatsu supplier companies that have been chosen…

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Yamashin America Inc. Selects G&D Integrated as Provider of Logistics Management Services

NAPERVILLE, IL, July 20, 2016 – G&D Integrated has announced that it has been chosen by Yamashin America Inc., a subsidiary of Yamashin-Filter Corp. (TSE: 6240), to manage their warehousing needs and provide vendor managed inventory, storage, and other value-added services. G&D will partner with the North America headquarters location to help Yamashin deliver world-class customer service and support as…

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Robertson Worldwide Selects G&D Integrated to Provide Warehousing & Fulfillment Services

NAPERVILLE, IL, July 7, 2016 – G&D Integrated, a specialized provider of transportation and logistics, announced that it has been selected by Robertson Worldwide, a leader in the lighting industry, to handle their warehousing needs and value-added services including labelling, kitting, pick-pack-ship, and vendor managed inventory. G&D will develop and deliver a customized plan to optimize warehousing operations and inventory…

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It’s time for forward thinking. Do you have the info you need?

It’s that time of year again when shippers will be analyzing budgets, putting out RFPs, and trying to lock in capacity for the coming year. They will be faced with the choice of doing things the way they’ve always done them or assessing business processes and evaluating partnerships in the hopes of doing them better. Given today’s changing economic landscape,…

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Six Things to look for in a 3PL Provider

G&D Integrated is always on the lookout for content that is relevant to your desires for improvement and growth. In the past, we’ve shared articles on supercharging your supply chain, inventory management, and more. Today, we’d like to feature Jamie Wyatt’s SupplyChain24/7 post: “Evaluating Potential 3PL Logistics Providers and What You Should Be Looking For”  – because it does a very thorough job…

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Reshoring Powers America’s Manufacturing Resurgence

Exports from the U.S. are at the highest point in 50 years. The gap between labor costs in the U.S. and overseas is shrinking. There are many factors contributing to the rise of reshoring in America, and it’s important to study up on them to gain a competitive edge. G&D Integrated’s infographic: “Reshoring Powers America’s Manufacturing Resurgence” quickly yet thoroughly…

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Use The Reshoring Initiative’s TCO calculator to lower operating and logistics costs

Manufacturing giants like General Electric, Ford, Wal-Mart and Nike are investing heavily in reshoring initiatives. Wal-Mart will increase sourcing of American-made products by $50 billion over the next decade, while GE will move production of high-end refrigerators from China and Mexico to Louisville. Nike and Ford will each invest more than $150 million in reshoring because with exports from the…

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Moneyball Logistics

Since Bill Lewis’ best selling book, Moneyball and the ensuing movie starring Brad Pitt came out, light bulbs have been going off for business leaders everywhere as they begin to draw parallels between the form of statistical analysis Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane used to take a small market team with a bleak outlook to a consistent contender and…

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