This article originally appeared in Logistics & Transportation Review magazine.
Many experts agree that game-change in logistics happens in the middle mile. In this transfer of goods from a warehouse or distribution center to a fulfillment center, there are tremendous opportunities for efficiency and cost-savings. It’s the mile where Harte Hanks (Nasdaq: HHS) has come to play, and so far, it’s boasting a winning record. Harte Hanks is a major supply chain partner for companies including Office Depot and American Eagle, and its e-commerce and retail business continues to grow.
Calling the plays is Pat O’Brien, Managing Director of Fulfillment and Logistics for Harte Hanks.
“We’ve been an expert in the fulfillment and delivery of time-sensitive materials for over five decades. Trusted relationships have driven our expansion into other sectors like retail and e-commerce. Our clients asked us to collaborate and leverage our carrier and major parcel carrier connections to help them solve new operational challenges.”