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Verst Logistics News Articles 2018


U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao Joins Kentucky Transportation Cabinet at Celebration of Proposed $67.5 Million Grant for I-71/75 Boone County Interchange Improvements

Elaine L. Chao Joins Kentucky Transportation Cabinet at Celebration of Proposed $67.5 Million Grant for I-71/75 Boone County Interchange Improvements ... This funding will allow us to make critical roadway improvements in Northern Kentucky that will improve safety and ...

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WALTON, KY, August 16, 2018 – Leading third-party logistics (3PL) provider Verst Logistics today announced the acquisition of 13 new ...

Aug 21, 2018 | Verst Logistics
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Trucking’s Tight Capacity Squeezes U.S. Businesses

A rapid upturn in U.S. shipping demand is pushing up trucking rates at an unprecedented pace this year, and companies are bracing for costs ...

Aug 09, 2018 | Wall Street Journal
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Peak Season prospects are solid but capacity concerns remain intact

Peak Season prospects are solid but capacity concerns remain intact. Logistics Management reader survey points to promising Peak Season, with strong economy and tariffs top of mind.

Jul 19, 2018 | Logistics Management
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LTL market is solid but shippers need to watch out for freight ‘turndowns’

LTL market is solid but shippers need to watch out for freight 'turndowns'. There is another challenge in the LTL sector that directly impacts LTL ...

Jul 17, 2018 | Logistics Management
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Amazon Prime Day hauls will be more expensive to ship this year

Here's one place the deals aren't this Amazon Prime Day: fuel pumps. Energy prices have surged to the highest levels in more ...

Jul 14, 2018 | CNBC
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How robotics can fit your operation

There is a lot to like about robotics as a means of automating DCs. The tricky questions around robotics are not will they catch on, because they are, but what types of robotics will best suit an...

Jul 09, 2018 | Modern Materials Handling
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Logistics & Transportation: Tech, Telemetrics Transform Transport

Technology is transforming the transportation industry, and Kentucky companies are plugged into the latest developments.

Jul 02, 2018 | The Lane Report
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The emerging role for drones in the supply chain

Drones are taking on a big role in the supply chain, specifically for inventory management and to quickly locate and identify assets that have been tagged in a yard or port. Nowadays, customers are focused on improving inventory accuracy to achieve higher supply chain velocity. Drones have made their way into warehouses to help keep track of inventory and reduce the amount of human effort required to complete simple tasks.

Jun 27, 2018 | logisticsmgmt.com
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Verst Packaging Announces the "Changing the Game Tour" 2018 at the Craft Brewers Conference Nashville

"Packaging Division has grown to the point that our craft beer offerings are having a real impact in the marketplace. Every year more and more craft brewers are finding our taking advantage of our innovative solutions to profitably grow their craft beer businesses,” explains Paul Verst President of Verst Group Logistics.

Jun 22, 2018 | Verst News
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Armstrong report presents positive outlook for U.S. 3PL market

A combination of strong market conditions, coupled with positive economic fundamentals helped pave the way for a strong 2017 for the United ...

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Verst Logistics Set to Open New E-Commerce Product Fulfillment Center

Verst Logistics is opening a new e-commerce order fulfillment center in Hebron, Kentucky, in late June 2018. The nearly 400,000 square foot facility is located near the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport, in the foremost logistics corridor in the Midwest. “This location makes it possible to distribute products to approximately 85% of the continental U.S. within 48 hours,” stated Dean Hoerlein, Verst vice president of fulfillment and distribution.

Jun 13, 2018 | Verst News
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One-third of warehouses don't have a warehouse management system

One out of three warehouses do not have WMS software, making implementing new technology difficult and more costly for companies. Warehouse technology has grown dramatically over the years, and not having a WMS goes against the evolving technologies to make things easier. If technology and warehouse implementation continue to grow at their respective rates, warehouses will fall farther and farther behind.

Jun 05, 2018 | Supply Chain Dive
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Eastman PETG Sleeve Labels Reap Benefits for Craft Brewer

The global shrink sleeve labels market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during the period 2017-2023, dominated by the food and beverage market, according to a June 2018 report from Market Research Future (Maharashtra, India). The upswing results from sleeve-label benefits versus decoration alternatives for bottles and other containers including printed cans. Those advantages are exactly why craft brewer Against The Grain (Louisville) collaborated with specialty plastics provider Eastman (Kingsport, TN) and Verst Packaging (Walton, KY) to create unique shrink-labeled cans.

Jun 05, 2018 | Plastics Today
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Crafty Brewer Harvests Benefits from Sleeve-labeled Cans

Against the Grain brewery has launched 24 unique SKUs in sleeve-labeled cans. Craft brewer Against The Grain uses graphic-popping shrink-sleeve labels on cans to cut lead times in half, reduce inventory and double sales. Verst’s shrink-labeled cans, made with Eastman Embrace LV copolyester (PETG) labelstock, have helped ATG increase revenue, reduce lead times and double sales with first-rate graphics for a holistic customer experience.

Jun 05, 2018 | Packaging Digest
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Against The Grain Brewery Doubles Sales

Eastman material used by Verst Packaging to create innovative shrink labels for Against The Grain. Eastman’s Embrace™ family of resins for shrink films technology enables Verst Packaging to take shrink sleeve labeling to new dimensions with improved quality, speed to market, and special effects. Verst Packaging turn-key shrink sleeve labeling solution is changing the game for craft beer by making multiple SKU and label designs an affordable with graphics and design elements that stand out on the shelf.

Apr 24, 2018 | Eastman Company
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Robots in the Supply Chain: The Perfect Employee?

We're sitting in the middle of a perfect storm for robots in the supply chain. E-commerce sales continue to climb, forcing retailers to pick up the ...

Apr 23, 2018 | Inbound Logistics
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One-on-One: A Good Time to be in Logistics

Verst Logistics began as a trucking company but has grown into a diversified logistics company today, including packaging and other operations. Personnel, technology investments drive double-digit growth in a fast-changing market, says Verst Logistics CEO Paul Verst to the Lane Report's Mark Green.

Feb 12, 2018 | The Lane Report
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NKyMR18: Billions of Dollars Pouring into an Already Asset-rich Logistics Scene

Another major player in logistics in the region is the homegrown Verst Group Logistics, a family-owned business created in 1966 that is headquartered in Walton, not far from the airport. The company stresses that anything deliverable by truck it can “pick, pack and ship” to its destination inside of two days to 85 percent of the U.S. population.

Feb 07, 2018 | The Lane Report
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Verst Announces Organizational Changes Within

After an impressive year of double-digit growth in most business units, Verst is pleased to announce organizational changes that will ensure we are prepared to make the most of additional business opportunities and developments anticipated to continue through the coming year.

Feb 02, 2018 |
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