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The new name is intended to better represent the company’s broad-based capabilities which include warehousing, transportation, packaging and order fulfillment.
Lakeland, Fla., May 30, 2012 – Saddle Creek Corporation, a nationwide third-party logistics provider, announced today that the company is changing its name to Saddle Creek Logistics Services, effective May 30, 2012.
The new name is intended to better represent the company’s broad-based capabilities which include warehousing, transportation, packaging and order fulfillment. The name change will not impact day-to-day operations.
“Because of our flexibility and intense focus on developing solutions to meet customers’ needs, our business has grown significantly over the years,” said Cliff Otto, Saddle Creek president. “We’ve expanded with new capabilities, markets, and industries. We believe this new name better reflects our ultimate focus – delivering integrated logistics solutions tailored to meet our customers’ needs. While our name will change, customers can be assured that our exceptional level of service excellence will remain unchanged.”
In recent years, Saddle Creek has made significant progress in integrating its warehousing, transportation, contract packaging and order fulfillment services to meet the needs of medium and large manufacturers, retailers and distributors as well as online merchants. “Our service integration enables us to help customers optimize operations and reduce links in their supply chains. This is a key element of our value proposition,” Otto said.
Saddle Creek Logistics Services operates over 14 million square feet of space in 28 locations with help from more than 2,000 associates nationwide.
Saddle Creek Logistics Services is a third-party logistics company. We leverage our broad array of capabilities — including warehousing, transportation, packaging and fulfillment — to provide integrated solutions that support our customers’ business objectives. For more information, visit www.sclogistics.com.