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2015 Wounded Warrior Project Golf Outing

By on Oct 13, 2015 in Blog |

September 17, 2015- ADS Logistics Co, LLC held its Annual Wounded Warrior Project Golf Outing at Olympia Fields Country Club. This event included about 40 customers and employees, many of which are reoccurring guests. The day included a round of golf and a raffle. This year ADS raised $13,078 dollars in customer and vendor donations for the Wounded Warrior Project. With the company match that will be a donation of $26,156. We are very proud of the group effort to raise funds for such a worthy...

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Loss of One of Our Own

By on Aug 12, 2015 in Blog |

We are deeply saddened by the passing of one of our own Independent Contractors Bobby Risteski. He and his family have been a part of the Area Transportation family for many years. It has been our pleasure to know and work with such a wonderful family and a great young man. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Risteski family and all of you who had the privilege of knowing Bobby. Below is the link to the obituary  ...

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Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corp. Announces the Acquisition of ADS Logistics

By on Aug 26, 2014 in Blog |

    DANBURY, Conn. (August 26, 2014) –Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey), a leader in global supply chain logistics, today announced the acquisition of Alternative Distribution Systems Logistics Company, Inc. (ADS Logistics), a full service metals logistics provider based out of Chesterton, Indiana. Established in 1978, ADS Logistics offers trucking, warehousing, and intermodal services through its three divisions: Area Transportation, Roll & Hold, and Western Intermodal. Area Transportation utilizes both asset-based and independent contractor fleets, servicing primarily the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, West Coast, and several Southern regions. Roll & Hold has approximately 500,000 square feet of storage space and value added services in five strategically placed locations. Western Intermodal facilities ship material between Chicago, IL and the West Coast and are capable of providing drayage and trans- loading services as well as temporary storage for on-demand shipment to customers. The acquisition strengthens Odyssey’s existing leadership position. Bob Shellman, CEO of Odyssey, commented, “ADS Logistics is a tremendous addition to our intermodal network and brings both trucking and warehousing capabilities.” Bill Ritter, President and CEO of ADS Logistics, added, “Becoming part of the Odyssey family of logistics services is an excellent opportunity for us. Odyssey shares our values of safety, service, and professionalism, and with its large network, leading edge technology, and logistics expertise we will provide our customers with an even broader range of services and solutions.” About Odyssey Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation (Odyssey) is a global lead logistics solutions provider offering a broad array of services to support the shipment of cargoes, estimated at over $60B, moving both domestically and internationally to over 100 ports around the world. With operations in North America, Europe and the Far East, Odyssey operates in all modes of transport with TL/LTL trucking, containership, rail, air, and the more complex areas of bulk transport including bulk truck, ISO Tank, railcar and tanker, as well as food-grade product lines. Odyssey’s services include truck brokerage, intermodal transportation, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, facilities management, rail fleet management, sample and small order distribution and more. The Odyssey Global Logistics PlatformSM features a transportation management system that supports the safe, reliable and efficient delivery of client’s products throughout the world. WIN (Web Integrated Network) offers a scalable...

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ADS Logistics Announces 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Project Benefit Golf Outing

By on Jul 25, 2014 in Blog |

              July 25th, 2014- ADS Logistics is proud to announce the date of the Second Annual Wounded Warrior Project Benefit Golf Outing on September 19th, 2014. This day of golf is hosted to help support a full range of programs and services for a generation of injured veterans and their families. The day of golf is followed by a cocktail reception and a raffle. ADS Logistics will host this event at the historical Olympia Fields County Club in Olympia Fields, IL.   Please feel free to use the following link to make donations from our website to benefit this cause.

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ADS Logistics is Sponsoring the 2014 Radio One Communications Bags Tournament

By on Jul 23, 2014 in Blog |

    ADS Logistics Co. LLC,  is proud to add their name to the list of sponsors of the 2014 Radio One Communications Bags Tournament at the Porter County Fair on Saturday, July 26th and the Bagtasitc Tournament at Deep River Waterpark Saturday, August 23rd. The proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society and the top ten teams take home custom game boards, one of which features the classic ADS Logistics Logo. The grand champion receives a prize package worth over $1,000.  Come on out and join the fun!   Click the link below for registration information–bagtastic-signup.html...

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