DSC Logistics Expands Relationship with MeadWestvaco
DSC to Provide Logistics Management Services for Lofton, Virginia, Facility
Chicago, Illinois (September 25, 2007) – DSC Logistics, an integrated logistics and supply chain management company, headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, announced that global packaging company MeadWestvaco has awarded the company a 20-year management contract for its Logistics Center in Lofton, Virginia.
Terms of the agreement include having DSC provide Logistics Management Services for the existing facility, as well as partnering with Gray Construction (Lexington, KY) to build a 400,000 square foot addition with a completion date of December 2008. Specific services DSC will provide include rail inbounds and outbounds, recoup of damaged material, network-wide systems visibility and inventory management.
The relationship between DSC and MeadWestvaco is long-standing and includes logistics management support to other MeadWestvaco facilities including Atlanta, Houston, Florence, Kentucky and Greensboro, North Carolina. In accordance with terms of the new agreement, DSC will take over management of MeadWestvaco’s Chicago facility on October 1.
DSC CEO Ann Drake stated, ”We value MeadWestvaco as a key customer, and look forward to our expanding partnership with them. We believe our collaborative, open relationship approach to creating logistics solutions has led to our success at MeadWestvaco – and will lead to more opportunities in the future. By helping customers manage change and information in their supply chains, DSC helps customers achieve business goals. That’s what MeadWestvaco was looking for in a logistics partner, and we are pleased to be able to provide expanded service to them.”
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