Logistics Briefs: Bindi USA, iGPS, Weber in the news
The real estate development and construction firm Campanelli Companies, Braintree, Mass., said it will build a 46,300-square-foot cold storage facility in Kearny, N.J., for Bindi USA, a Totowa, N.J., maker of specialty Italian cakes, cookies, pastries and frozen desserts. Officials said the new building will feature space for offices, freezer and storage space. The site also offers room for manufacturing expansion, officials said. Bindi has a plant in Belleville, N.J.
iGPS Announces Two State-of-the-Art Facilities to Spearhead Supply Chain Innovation and Ensure Continued Best-in-Class Customer Support Operator of world’s first pallet rental service providing all-plastic pallets with embedded RFID tags creates new state-of-the-art Sales and Innovation Center in Bentonville, AR and Global Customer Support and Logistics Center in Orlando, FL Plastic pallet supplier Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS), Orlando, Fla., said it is building a Sales and Innovation Center in Bentonville, Ark., to showcase the company’s offerings and "serve as the center of its ongoing research and development initiatives."
Separately, officials said iGPS just completed a new Global Customer Support and Logistics Center in Orlando. The facility houses all customer service and logistics personnel. Temperature-controlled warehouse and logistics provider Weber Distribution, Santa Fe Springs, Calif., said Dennis McDonough, Weber's vice president of client solutions, was elected to president of the Distribution Management Association (DMA), effective immediately.
Officials said McDonough is responsible for controlling DMA's board and the mission of the organization, which is to develop cooperation, understanding and coordination among the logistics, supply chain, and various transportation related organizations. At Weber, McDonough is responsible for developing new business solutions and addressing Weber’s existing customer’s needs.