Hercules to outsource logistics to Odyssey
May 1, 2003 12:00 PM
Odyssey Logistics & Technology, a provider of outsourced logistics management services to process manufacturers, announced that Hercules Inc, a $1.7 billion chemical manufacturer and marketer, has signed a five-year, multimillion-dollar contract to outsource its North American import and export transportation and logistics operations to Odyssey.
As Hercules' transportation service provider, Odyssey will provide all necessary services to ship product from Hercules' manufacturing plants and other shipping facilities to its global customers. Hercules four divisions are focused on providing chemicals and other materials for industrial manufacturers in markets such as pulp and paper, personal care products, paints, carpets, and adhesives.
Besides providing execution of Hercules transportation operations, Odyssey's transportation management solution interfaces directly with Hercules' SAP enterprise resource planning application, incorporating SAP's order management system directly into its freight planning system.
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