News and Media

February 2017

BLG Logistics, Inc. Opens New Location in South Carolina

DUNCAN, S.C., Feb. 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BLG Logistics is pleased to announce the official opening of its South Carolina office. This news comes on the heels of being nominated for the 2016 Supplier of the Year award by the Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association. In Q4 of 2016 the office officially opened in Duncan, SC. It is conveniently located one exit north from the well-known BMW manufacturing plant. The new office comes with readily available warehouse space and is only 8 miles from the South Carolina Inland Port in Greer. The new location is in anticipation of the booming economic growth provided also by the South Carolina Port in Charleston. BLG’s prime location will allow customers of all industries access to a world leader in third party logistics. As the award winner of the 2016 European Logistics Association, it is clear BLG Logistics intends to carry the same practices and level of expertise into the Southeast.

August 2016

May 2016

BLG Academy gives students warehouse logistics experience before graduating

Vance, Alabama – BLG Logistics holds its 4th annual BLG Academy High School Graduation. Back in 2012, BLG established the BLG Academy in Vance, Alabama, its own training program in cooperation with a local high school in the area which has now grown to five schools in 2016. The participating students receive instruction in health and safety, warehouse operations, supply chain management, procurement and workplace essentials. The students not only have theory classes twice a week at school but also commute to the BLG warehouse to perform hands on training three times a week.

April 2016

BLG Logistics and engelbert strauss win ELA Award

BLG LOGISTICS together with its partner engelbert strauss is the winner of the European Logistics Award of the European Logistics Association (ELA). After winning the 2015 German Award for Supply Management for the project entitled “Stargate junction – logistics at the interface between humans and robots,” the two companies have now received distinction at the Pan-Europeanlevel. Thomas Krüger, Managing Director of BLG Handelslogistik, and Matthias Fischer, Head of Operational Projects at engelbert strauss, accepted the coveted award in Brussels.