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New Director of IT Brings Game Changing Perspective to 3PL

MELVINDALE, Mich. - The world of logistics and supply chain is seeing some drastic changes and is projected to see more in 2018. The bulk of these changes are customer driven, and centered around the utilization of technology. As a 3PL that has been in business since 1929, Evans is no stranger to innovation and adaptation. Evans has brought on Michael Franklin, Ph.D, an IT guru with more than 25...

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Evans Proves Quality, Talent, Innovation Keys to Being Logistics Leader

MELVINDALE, Mich., August. 15, 2016 - Inbound Logistics Magazine recognizes Evans Distribution Systems as a Top 100 3PL for a 14th consecutive year. The logistics industry is seeing many changes. Truck driver shortages, autonomous vehicles, increased shipping demands, agility and flexibility of operations, and labor demands, to name a few challenges. “What remains the same are the quality of...

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Evans Distribution Launches Initiative to Assist Product-based Businesses in Detroit

Evans Distribution is launching DeFI to provide local businesses with access to exclusive fulfillment services and tools to grow worldwide MELVINDALE, Mich. –Â- Evans Distribution Systems, a family-owned and operated logistics company with an impressive 87-year history and strong commitment to the economic growth of Detroit, is launching the Detroit Fulfillment Initiative (DeFI). DeFI will...

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Detroit-Based Evans Distribution Provides Fulfillment Services for Girl Scouts Digital Cookie

MELVINDALE, Mich. — For a second year, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) will work with Evans Distribution Systems to ship more than one million packages of cookies placed via its newly enhanced Digital Cookie platform out of Evans’ Detroit based fulfillment center. The online extension of the iconic Girl Scout Cookie platform launched in 2014 as Digital Cookie 1.0 with two separate ways for...

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Detroit Based Logistics Company Gets Top 100 Recognition

MELVINDALE, Mich. — Inbound Logistics Magazine recognizes Evans DistributionÂ- Systems as a Top 100 3PL for a 13th consecutive year. With age comes wisdom and experience. After 86 years in logistics, Evans Distribution Systems, a Detroit based company, continues to be a powerhouse in the third party logistics industry. Evans constantly changes and flexes to market trends, and customer...

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Evans Distribution Systems Launches New Driver Recruiting Website

MELVINDALE, Mich. — Evans Distribution Systems transportation team is growing significantly over the past two years. Because of the growth, Evans has enhanced its driver recruiting abilities, including a new website. Evans now has around 150 owner operators, 12 company drivers, and more than 500 trailers on the roads in metro-Detroit and Michigan. “In order to be competitive in the driving...

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Evans Distribution Systems Announces C-TPAT Membership

MELVINDALE, Mich. — Alden Logistics Inc., an Evans Distribution Systems company, has announced its successful completion for the application for a C-TPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) membership. This development will open new doors for Evans Distribution Systems to provide functional supply for its customers. Evans’ completion of the C-TPAT application process and acquisition...

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Evans Distribution Systems Partners With American Red Cross

DETROIT, MICHIGANÂ- – The American Red Cross, Southeastern Michigan Region and Evans Distribution Systems jointly announced today a new partnership. Evans Distribution Systems’ facility in Melvindale is the new warehouse facility for the Red Cross’ Disaster Services (DS) and Services to the Armed Forces (SAF) resources in support to the community. Evans Distribution Systems is...

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Evans Distribution Systems Earns 12 Consecutive Years As a Top 100 3PL

MELVINDALE, Mich. — Evans Distribution System is recognized as a Top 100 Third Part Logistics provider for 12 consecutive years according to Inbound Logistics magazine. Evans is also celebrating its 85th year in business this year. Evans Distribution Systems proved to be among the top 100 best logistics providers including warehousing, transportation, packaging and value added logistics...

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Evans Hires Stephen Ruch As New GM of Warehouse Operations

MELVINDALE, Mich. — Evans Distribution Systems has hired Stephen Ruch as their new general manager of warehouse operations. This move comes as Evans replaces former vice president of warehouse operations, Karen Toth, who is leaving Evans after 16 years of dedicated service to spend more time with her family. Ruch comes to Evans with more than 25 years of experience in operations management and...

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