Nexus Named Top 100 3PL Provider by Inbound Logistics

Inbound Logistics Magazine names Nexus as a Top 100 3PL provider in 2007.

A 2007 Inbound Logistics Top 100 3PL ProviderInbound Logistics Magazine has recognized Nexus on its Top 100 3PL Providers list in 2007. This is the fourth year in a row that Nexus has been included as part of this reputable publication’s selection.

“World-class logistics performance is crucial for companies of all sizes, from the Fortune 500 to SMBs,” explains Felecia Stratton, Editor of Inbound Logistics. “Given the scope and scale of the challenge, it is impressive to see Nexus providing the kinds of solutions that companies large and small rely on to solve tactical logistics issues. It is equally impressive that Nexus is responsive and continues to anticipate evolving needs by offering the strategic solutions needed to drive business process improvement and change for customers. For those reasons, Inbound Logistics editors are proud to recognize Nexus as a 2007 Top 100 3PL.”

When asked how Nexus continues to evolve and provide differentiated third party services, Nexus CEO Dean Hansen offers, “We have emphasized employee ownership, open book management, and impeccable service, the result of which is a unique team alignment that gives us forward mobility. Strategically applied technology has been vital along the way, of course, but at the heart of what we do there is a team of people universally dedicated to the mission, to the customer, and to service.”


Selecting the annual Top 100 3PL providers is no small task, given the pace of change and the number of new entrants in the global outsourcing market. IL editors whittled this year's list from more than 400 companies through a comprehensive process of evaluating questionnaires, conducting research, and soliciting reader feedback. The goal is to provide a balanced and accurate assessment of readers' needs and the 3PLs best suited to meet their specific requirements.


Inbound Logistics is a leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help leading companies better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at


Headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL Nexus Distribution is a third party logistics provider offering integrated warehousing and transportation services, shipping over 3,000 tons per day nationwide out of its 5 North American distribution centers. Nexus Distribution’s services range from customary storage and inventory control models to integrated cross-dock programs and value-added services. Major markets include paper, consumer goods, electronics, and food and beverage.


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