Nexus Goes Live with AccellosOne Enterprise 3PL Solution on March 11, 2013.Nexus announced today that it has chosen AccellosOne Enterprise 3PL Solution as its new Warehouse Management System (WMS). Implementation began in early December and Nexus will go live with its first phase of accounts on March 11, 2013. “Nexus is a solutions-focused company,” says Nexus CEO Dean Hansen, “and we’ve always prided ourselves in providing the best technology available to our customers. This tradition started over 30 years ago when we were one of the first public warehouse companies to introduce barcode scanning back in 1980. We were ahead of the curve with scanning, EDI and online visibility. Moving to Accellos will take us to the next level and enhance our ability to manage productivity and provide interactive performance management reporting.”

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Nexus Bedford Park Warehouse Earns WERC Certification

Nexus Warehouse Achieves WERC Certification in Bedford Park, IL

Nexus successfully achieved WERC Certification for its Bedford Park facility located at 6220 W 73rd Street, Bedford Park, IL. WERC's Facility Certification is a voluntary program that requires an independent audit of 114 processes in eight core areas of warehouse operations: receiving and inspection, material handling, slotting, storage and inventory control, WMS, shipping documentation, pick and pack, and load consolidation and shipping. WERC only certifies facilities that receive an acceptable score in accordance with program guidelines.

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CSCMP Holiday Event Highlights

CSCMP Chicago Roundtable Holiday Event Highlights

Nexus was in attendance at the CSCMP Chicago Roundtable Holiday Event that took place December 6, 2012.The evening was filled with great company, food, industry experience, fond tidings for longstanding colleagues within the Chicago transportation, warehousing and logistics community, and a warm welcome for newcomers to the Chicago Roundtable.

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Nexus Distribution Named Top 100 3PL Provider in 2012

Nexus Distribution Named 100 Top 3PL Provider in 2012

Nexus is recognized as a Top 100 third party logistics provider by Inbound Logistics in 2012, marking the ninth year in a row it has received this honorable designation. Inbound Logistics Editor, Felecia Stratton, shares, “Today’s economic climate has created fervor among shippers to cut transport costs, placing greater emphasis on a 3PL’s ability to provide capacity at the lowest possible cost. Today's business logistics leaders say they appreciate 3PLs that are proactive, take the lead in sharing best supply chain practices, and help to drive enterprise transformation. Strategic supply chain vision is a key measurement of 3PL excellence. For having that kind of supply chain expertise and vision, Inbound Logistics editors recognize Nexus as a 2012 Top 100 3PL Provider.”

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Innovation: The Challenge and the Opportunity

A Message from Dean Hansen, Nexus Founder and CEO

In his book INNOVATION NATION, author John Kao recounts A.E. van Vogt’s Voyage of the Space Beagle, at the age of ten. The crew encounters the galaxy-spanning consciousness called “ixtl” that pulls crew members into a deep space struggle. Only a “nexialst” named Dr. Elliott can command the affinity of the crew necessary for escape. In order for the team to survive, they had to achieve a deep sense of kinship and connection with one another.

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3PL Nexus a Proud Supporter of the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN)

3PL Nexus becomes a proud sponsor of the American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN).

Third party logistics provider Nexus announced today that it became a proud supporter of ALAN by donating at the Bronze sponsorship level. ALAN is an organization that serves to bring the supply chain community together to respond to national disasters and support humanitarian relief efforts.

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3PL Nexus Distribution Expands to 1 Million Square Feet in Chicago

Nexus expands into 1 million square feet in Chicago, gaining exclusive access to the Chicago Land Bridge, a private roadway connecting to the CSX Intermodal yard in Bedford Park.

Third party logistics provider Nexus distribution announced today that it has added a third warehouse to its Midwest region facilities. The new distribution center, located at 6510 W 73rd Street in Bedford Park, IL, features 306,552 square feet and direct access to the adjacent CSX intermodal yard.

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Nexus Distribution Qualifies as a SmartWaySM Transport Partner

Logistics provider Nexus Distribution meets U.S. EPA Certified SmartWaySM specifications for its commitment to the environmental performance of its private fleet, freight forwarding and warehouse operations.

Nexus Distribution is pleased to announce that it has been recognized by the United States Environmental Protection Agency as a SmartWay Transport Partner.

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Wausau Paper Selects Nexus Distribution for Midwest Hub, Creating Jobs in Illinois

Logistics Provider Nexus Distribution selected to open Midwest U.S. Distribution Center for Wausau Paper

Wausau PaperFurther enhancing service to customers of its Printing & Writing segment, Wausau Paper selected Nexus Distribution’s facility in Bedford Park, IL as the location for its new Printing & Writing distribution hub. Bedford Park, a southwestern suburb of Chicago near interstates 55 and 294, was chosen for its proximity to key Midwest commercial printing markets and merchant distribution partners. The Wausau Paper Midwest distribution hub will create approximately 50 to 60 new jobs in the state of Illinois, and in Cook County specifically.

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Wausau Paper Selects Nexus for Eastern U.S. Distribution

East Coast Distribution Center Opening a Success

Wausau PaperALLENTOWN, PA – July 7, 2008 – Nexus Distribution successfully opened a new East Coast Distribution Center for Wausau Paper (NYSE:WPP). The implementation of the new DC and logistics strategy commenced on March 3, 2008 in an effort to enhance service to customers of Wausau’s Printing & Writing division. The company selected Nexus’ facility in Allentown, Pennsylvania near the interchange of Interstates 78 and 476 as the new base for East Coast distribution activity. This facility provides the benefits of the latest distribution technology, the ability to utilize intermodal rail, and Nexus’ specialized understanding of the needs of paper industry customers. Overnight and Same Day delivery service is now available to a larger number of Wausau Paper’s East Coast customers.

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