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LIST LOGISTICS TEAMS UP WITH INARIA, THINKTAYLOR FOUNDATION
3rd Party Logistics Company kicks in for Concussion Awareness Week
Press Release

September 21, 2015

North Andover, MA - List Logistics, a 3rd Party Logistics and Distribution Company, teamed up with Inaria, a designer and manufacturer of soccer uniforms, apparel and equipment based in Exeter, NH, and ThinkTaylor, a foundation driven and dedicated to changing the culture in the world of concussions to completed a project in support of Concussion Awareness Week September 21-25.

List, alongside the Inaria and ThinkTaylor teams, hand packed and redistributed custom branded orange ThinkTaylor soccer balls to every high school program in Massachusetts from List’s North Andover logistics center.

Inaria_ThinkTaylor_Soccer_Ball

“We couldn’t have been more impressed by (or thankful for) the first-class people and systems in place at List Logistics.  Their ability to house and facilitate this comprehensive operation in a remarkably efficient manner contributed to a 100% perfect execution of this order.  As a result, the first-ever ThinkTaylor/MIAA Concussion Awareness Week will be an absolute success,” said Ted Priestly, Marketing Director of Inaria International.

ThinkTaylor Executive Director Chelsea Harris added, “ThinkTaylor couldn’t be more grateful for the support List Logistics provided us and Inaria while we packaged our #ConcussionAwarenessWeek boxes. They are an avid supporter of their community and it shows!”

The deadline-driven project was completed and all of the packages arrived on the doorsteps of Massachusetts high schools to be used in game play during Concussion Awareness Week.

“List is proud and excited to help out ThinkTaylor and Inaria in this important awareness campaign.  It was a great effort by all involved,”
concluded Frank McCabe, Vice President of Marketing for List Logistics
.

For more information, go to:
www.thinktaylor.org
www.inariausa.com
www.listlogistics.com



LIST LOGISTICS HIRES RICH HVOZDOVIC
3PL brings on new New Jersey Manager
By George Schindler

August 20, 2015

North Andover, MA List Logistics announced the appointment of Richard Hvozdovic as the General Manager for New Jersey Operations.

Mr. Hvozdovic is a graduate of Centenary College with a degree in Business Administration. Additionally, he has tremendous experience in all facets of 3rd party logistics’ operations. Most recently Mr. Hvozdovic was the Operations Manager at Fairway Logistics.

In this new role, Mr. Hvozdovic will have responsibility for both List Logistics operations in New Jersey.

 


A LOGISTICS COMPANY DISCOVERS NEW OPPORTUNITY IN WAREHOUSE SPACE
By Frank McCabe

April 21, 2014

North Andover, MA – When you walk in to the warehouse area of Osgood Landing, you get an overwhelming sense of an operation “that once was.” The folks at List Logistics had a vision for “what could be.”

A sense of history washes over you when you walk into this building that once housed telecommunications giant, Alcatel-Lucent (A-L), less than a decade ago. At one point A-L employed 12,000 people inside of this 2 million sf plant nestled in North Andover,  about 20 miles north of Boston. Generations of families worked in this operation before consolidation and overseas influence forced A-L to close its doors and lay off its final employee about seven years ago.

Since that time, a major effort has been put forth to revitalize the property and attempt to rejuvenate business opportunities within this magnanimous structure.

Slowly, but surely, the ol’ plant started to fill. From high tech to low tech, state offices to children’s play places this building had a lot of life left in it and in August of last year got one more anchor tenant: List Logistics.  List, a privately-owned third party logistics (3PL) company, had already outgrown two other buildings in its Massachusetts operational hub and, once again, needed more space to meet the ever-growing demands of its complex client base. After nearly a one year search for its next home, List was introduced to Osgood Landing.

Unconventional to most modern day distribution centers, the Osgood facility was a bit unique but List President George Schindler and his team saw great potential and gave this landmark a fair shot for what they might need.

“My knee jerk reaction was to say ‘No way’ to this place,” Schindler joked. “The odd characteristics, varying ceiling heights and overall layout did not appeal to me at first glance. But after a few walkthroughs, we realized this place might be just right.”

The 157,000 square feet section of the building posed some challenges. The space was chopped up due to Lucent’s specific needs to its telecomm operation. Unlike a typical ‘big box’ design, this area had several unique characteristics.

“I was certain this place would quickly be scratched off our list of possible options,” said John Wells, the operations manager for List’s North Andover location. “We store and manage everything from computer chips and solar panels to food products and medical records. We had our concerns but were willing to dig a little deeper.”

The odd shape of the operation was not the only challenge posed to List. Due to A-L’s somewhat expeditious exit from the building, there was an inconceivable excess of dated material handling and warehouse equipment strewn throughout the space. The cost to remove the equipment would far outweigh any reasonable lease cost option for List; a circumstance other potential suitors also recognized when they explored this space over the past several years.

However, after an in-depth examination of this ‘graveyard’ of old equipment, List recognized they could actually revitalize these materials to match their needs. Not only would this greatly reduce facility start-up costs but also allow List to ‘recycle’ perfectly useful hardware that would have otherwise been trashed or sold for pennies on the dollar.

At this point, the proverbial light went on and List signed on the dotted line.

“This section of the campus had been visited by dozens of other companies over the years, but none of them believed they could make it work,” stated Ellen Keller, vice president of Ozzy Properties, who own the building. Keller continued to say, “List Logistics clearly had the vision and Ozzy could not be more excited to have them in our tenant portfolio.”

After just eight months, List has quickly filled up the entire space and looking for more. Perhaps another slice of this “imperfect” campus is in their future? “When you manage products ranging from 1 ounce to 10,000 pounds, you not only need flexibility but creativity. Despite our initial hesitation, it turns out that Osgood was the perfect answer to our clients’ demands,” Schindler concluded with a smile.

Frank McCabe is vice president of public relations at The Beacon Group, a supply chain & logistics consultancy.

For the full article on the High Profile web site, click HERE


List offers a total range of logistics services including fulfillment, warehousing, distribution, cross-docking, freight and transportation services as well as complete brokerage solutions.

For our incredible customers, we provide:

  • Third –Party Warehouse and Distribution
  • Reverse Logistics
  • Full Transportation Services
  • Cargo Screening
  • Supply Chain Analysis and Design
  • Manufacturing Services
  • Supply chain Management and Operations

Facility Locations:
North Andover, MA – Billerica, MA – Linden, NJ – Readville, MA – Edison, NJ

For more information about this press release please contact Frank McCabe at frank.mccabe@tbgintl.com


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