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Logistics firm acquired by Texas company

M33 Integrated, a third-party logistics firm with more than 100 employees in Greensboro, has been acquired by a Texas-based transportation management services and logistics technology company.

Transplace expands service offerings with acquisition of M33 Integrated

Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has acquired M33 Integrated, a Greenville, S.C.-based 3PL serving the packaging, chemical, and advanced materials sectors.

South Carolina Chamber of Commerce Announces the 2015 Best Places to Work in South Carolina

This annual awards program was created by SC Biz News in partnership with the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group to identify, recognize, and honor the best employers in the state benefiting the state’s economy, workforce, and businesses. The survey and awards program consists of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, philosophy, systems, and demographics. An anonymous employee survey is also distributed to measure the employee experience. The combined scores determine the top companies and the final ranking.

Transportation Marketing & Sales Association Announces 2015 Compass Awards Recipients

The Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA) recently announced the recipients of the 2015 TMSA Compass Awards Program. In its 63rd year of existence, this awards program recognizes marketing and sales best practices by transportation and logistics companies that ultimately demonstrate effective execution and measurable business results.

Triad logistics firm exec says new downtown space will ‘give us a boost of new business’

M33 Integrated Solutions, the South Carolina-based third-party logistics provider that announced an expansion into downtown Greensboro a year ago, settled into its new space within the former SunTrust building this week.

M33 Integrated Returns to PACK EXPO as a 2015 Exhibitor

M33 Integrated is looking forward to participating as an exhibitor at PACK EXPO Las Vegas this September. PACK EXPO is teaming up with PHARMA EXPO for the second consecutive year to organize North America’s largest packaging and processing show.

Exploring the FAST GROWING field of Logistics in the NC Piedmont Triad

Supply Chain Manager, Materials Planner, Inventory Coordinator, Buyer, Transportation Supervisor are just a few of the many career paths available in the expanding field of logistics in the Triad. Employing over 60,000 people in the Triad, according to the North Carolina Center for Global Logistics, the industry is one of the largest employment sectors in the area. Old Dominion Freight Line, New Breed, Best Services Group, UPS, R&R Transportation, Epes Transport, M33 Integrated, FedEx, Warehouse Design, Inc., HondaJet, Volvo Trucks, and BB&T are just a few of the companies located in the area with a focus on transportation, logistics, and supply chain.

Top 100 Logistics IT Providers

Each year, Inbound Logistics develops a list of the Top 100 Logistics IT Providers. IL editors research capabilities based on submitted questionnaires and other sources, then select 100 technology providers offering solutions designed to meet business logistics managers’ supply chain challenges.

Holland Earns M33 Integrated Logistics Carrier of the Year Award

Holland, an industry-leader in next-day transportation, was honored as one of the LTL Carriers of the Year by M33 Integrated Solutions, a leading logistics provider in scalable, customer-focused supply chain solutions.

M33 Integrated Solution Among 2014 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America

M33 Integrated Solutions ranks no. 3038 by Inc. magazine on its 33rd 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest growing companies. The 2014 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2010 to 2013.

M33 Announces Appointments

M33 Integrated, a leader in logistics technology and co-management, announced today that Jeff Hoban would be joining the team as the new senior vice president of operations. Prior to joining M33, Jeff held the position of vice president of operations at CRST Logistics, a $200 million 3PL operation.

TMSA Announces New President, Dino Moler of LeSaint Logistics

The Transportation Marketing and Sales Association (TMSA) has appointed Dino Moler, Executive Vice President of Client Solutions for LeSaint Logistics, as their new President. Moler will succeed David Hoppens who will now serve as Chairman and Immediate Past President of the organization.

Strong values, ethics are sustaining M33

M33 Integrated Solutions earns $20 million a year helping companies work out the best and most efficient ways to route and track shipments of their goods.So, it must be doing something right. But high-quality service is only part of the equation, said Scott Riddle, a founder and chief executive officer of the Greenville, S.C.-based company. Ethical practices between employees, suppliers and customers are behind M33’s long-term success.

Firms Need To Get To Know Their Supply Chain

Supply chain management is important in any economy, but in times like these, it may be your firm’s most under-used and misunderstood tactics for controlling costs and mitigating risks. Experts say that too many small and midsize companies think of supply chain only in terms of their transportation costs — what is the cheapest way to move an item from point A to point B — but true supply chain management looks at controlling the costs across the organization and how to streamline all departments.

Triad companies make Inc. 5000 list

Fourteen companies with headquarters listed in the Triad made this year’s Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s 5,000 fastest growing private businesses. Inc. magazine has compiled the list for each of the past three years. Despite the recession, the companies on this year’s list saw their collective revenue increase $29 billion from last year, to $214 billion. […] M33 Integrated Solutions, which has a base in Greensboro, was ranked No. 2,495.

M33 Profiled by Armstrong & Associates

M33’s Collaborative Logistics Network Merits Praise From Third-Party Analysts M33 Integrated Solutions was recently profiled by Armstrong & Associates, a respected third-party in the field of logistics. The profile concluded: While it is small in comparison to other 3PLs with supply chain network management expertise, M33 has found a niche in focusing on mid-market customers with complex supply chains.

A logistics concept grows in North Carolina

Coalition pushes North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad as global logistics hub A coalition of businesses, educational institutions, and economic development agencies in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region has an ambitious goal: to make the area (which includes the cities of Greensboro, High Point, and Winston-Salem) the biggest global logistics hub on the U.S. East Coast. The presence of more than two dozen distribution centers for companies like Kmart, Liberty Hardware, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Dell testifies to the area’s appeal as a logistics hub. Some 40 third-party logistics service companies, including locally headquartered M33 Integrated and New Breed, serve the DCs and manufacturing plants nearby.

Consolidation expected for trucking industry

by Francis B. Allgood At home or for your business, when you think about it, almost all the goods we buy came on a truck, from tires to televisions to capacitors to a stylish vase. But what happens when Michelin NA reports it will cut 1,840 workers in South Carolina due to poor market conditions, Circuit City Stores Inc. announces it will liquidate all assets, Kemet Corp. reports a 16.6% decrease in third quarter net sales, and Pier 1 Imports Inc. begins to negotiate for rental reductions with landlords? […] According to Jeff Thomas, director of carrier relations for M33 Integrated Solutions in Greenville, the number of trucking failures may reach a new high.

M33 Integrated: Solving the logistics riddle

With their web-based technology, these brothers and company co-founders are providing answers to transportation questions Written by Gabe Perna and Produced by Lorraine Heist When Sammy and Scott Riddle started M33 Integrated Solutions, the company was in a different place. The brothers established the company as a Truckload (TL) Carrier Agency in 1998, and at the time they strictly managed full truckload shipments.

Logistics, logically

As the Triad’s manufacturing base has eroded, a key support industry to those manufacturers has only increased its value to the regional economy — logistics and distribution. Logistics is all about moving goods from one point to another. Doing so quickly and efficiently is the challenge, and it is becoming more complex as new software and radio frequency tags are used to coordinate shipping, packaging, distribution, tracking and inventory control. This kind of work is the lifeblood of local companies such as M33 Integrated Solutions, New Breed Logistics and Epes Logistics.