Logistics Service Provider Highlights Process-Improvement CapabilitiesYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (Mar. 1, 2011) — Comprehensive Logistics Inc. (CLI), a premier provider of engineered logistics services for complex supply chains, will showcase its highly efficient supply chain management and warehousing capabilities at the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) Annual Convention being held in St. Petersburg, Fla., Mar. 6-8, 2011.The theme for the IWLA 2011 Convention is “Innovation & Sustainability: Driving Best Practices in 3PLs,” and the event explores techniques for creating sustainable processes in warehousing operations. At CLI, process improvement is a core capability. The company constantly drives waste and variation out of the six fundamental warehousing processes—receive, store, pick, add value, package and ship—by cycling them through its Continuous Improvement Loop. As each core process becomes leaner and more refined, costs are significantly reduced, and the potential for nonconformance drops to near zero.As an agile third-party logistics (3PL) provider, CLI can modify one of more of these highly refined processes to create a custom service model designed to suit a company’s unique business requirements. This customized set of efficient processes integrates seamlessly as an extension of the company’s enterprise. As a result, CLI’s customers gain the flexibility, cost reduction and control they need to compete in today’s uncertain business environment.CLI’s supply chain management and warehousing capabilities include dedicated and multi-client warehousing; cross docking and flow-through execution; vendor-managed inventory; reusable container management; reverse logistics; consulting and engineering support; network optimization and real estate development; export processing and shipping; and strategic protection of inventory supply. To learn more, visit Booth 201 at the IWLA Convention.About Comprehensive Logistics Inc.Comprehensive Logistics Inc. (CLI) is a premier provider of engineered logistics services for complex supply chains. Founded in 1995, CLI manages more than 4 million square feet of facility operating space in the United States and Canada and is certified to ISO 9001 and ISO/TS 16949 standards. A non-asset-based, end-to-end supply chain services company with roots in the transportation industry dating back to 1903, CLI’s core capabilities include supply chain management and distribution; transportation management; and synchronous manufacturing and value-added services, such as subassembly, sequencing, kitting, inspection, repacking and just-in-time logistics. CLI’s refined process- and technology-based culture cultivates collaborative business relationships based on real-time transparency and unrestricted access to part-level control. For more information, call 800-734-0372, ext. 288, e-mail
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