PITTSBURGH and GREEN BAY, Wis., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GENCO, the leader in delivering product lifecycle logistics® solutions, announced today that it was awarded a multi-year contract by Drive Medical Design & Manufacturing to provide transportation management and logistics services.
Through this award, GENCO will provide a comprehensive range of transportation-related services, including rating and routing options for all transportation modes, load optimization and planning, mode and carrier selection, carrier rate procurement for LTL and truckload, carrier contracting and contract management, tendering of shipments, shipment visibility and event management, freight payment and audit, and parcel audit and mediation.
GENCO will employ its proprietary parcel software, as well as its W-Log application, in conjunction with MercuryGate's domestic transportation management technology for execution of all transportation modes.
"As one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors of durable medical equipment in the home healthcare, medical/surgical and rehabilitation markets, Drive Medical has decided to partner with an experienced leader in transportation logistics management to provide greater customer service and logistic services to its customers, including 24/7 freight customer service capabilities," said Allen Clem, Executive Vice President of Global Operations and Logistics at Drive Medical. He added, "GENCO's transportation and logistics capabilities will provide Drive Medical with the enhanced transportation and logistics infrastructure to help manage the Company's rapid growth."
"We are delighted to be selected by a leading healthcare company, such as Drive Medical, for this important transportation and logistics award," said Tom Nightingale, President of GENCO's Transportation Logistics business unit. "This award further demonstrates our leadership position in providing holistic transportation management solutions through our non-asset-based and non-asset biased approach."
GENCO is the recognized leader in product lifecycle and reverse logistics solutions designed to maximize value and reduce costs. GENCO operates 130 value-added warehouse locations comprising 38 million square feet and manages $1.5 billion in freight annually throughout North America. GENCO's diverse range of customers includes many Fortune 500 companies in the technology, consumer and industrial, retail and healthcare markets and the federal government. GENCO's complete range of product lifecycle services include inbound logistics; warehousing & distribution; fulfillment; contract packaging; managed transportation; systems integration; returns processing & disposition; test, repair, refurbishment; product liquidation; and recycling. For more information, visit www.genco.com.
Drive Medical manufactures a complete line of durable medical equipment including mobility products, beds, bariatric products, wheelchairs, sleep surfaces and pressure prevention products, respiratory equipment, self-assist products, power operated wheelchairs, rehabilitation products, patient room equipment, personal care products and electrotherapy devices. Currently, the Company has corporate offices and distribution facilities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Romania, China and Taiwan. The Company markets its products to customers located throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, South America, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. Drive Medical is one of the fastest growing major manufacturers and distributors of durable medical equipment. To learn more go to www.drivemedical.com.