IT Leader Taps Menlo’s Multi-client Facility at Airport Logistics Park to Establish New Regional Distribution Center
SAN MATEO, Calif. – October 09, 2012 – Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced it has been selected by Riverbed Technology, the performance company, to provide warehousing and distribution services in Singapore. More than 19,000 organizations worldwide depend on Riverbed® to understand, optimize and consolidate their IT infrastructure, through solutions that overcome performance issues caused by distance, distributed computing, and ever increasing amounts of data. The company’s new regional distribution center in Singapore adds to the company’s two locations in the United States and The Netherlands.
Menlo Worldwide provides traditional warehousing and distribution services and a custom warehouse management system to Riverbed from its 119,336-square-foot multi-client warehouse facility, which is strategically located within the Free Trade Zone at Airport Logistics Park at Changi Airport in Singapore. Additionally, Menlo provides value-added services including kitting, packing, returns management and configure-to-order, yielding increased order fill rates and lower inventory.
“We wanted to better serve our customers in Asia-Pacific, and accomplished this by working with Menlo Worldwide in Singapore,” said Mike Havey, vice president of operations at Riverbed. “Menlo Worldwide has the expertise and on-the-ground knowledge necessary to allow us to immediately attend to the business of customer satisfaction through faster order turnaround times. Their adoption of lean principles and their superior reputation as a leader in global logistics makes them the ideal partner for Riverbed in Singapore.”
Menlo’s multi-client warehouse management solution offers flexibility in contract commitment length, the ability to share existing IT platforms, an experienced management and labor infrastructure, requisite equipment and assets, and a more extensive geographic network of pre-configured warehouse operations.
“At Menlo, we’ve worked hard to build the strong global presence and flexible services and solutions our customers need to succeed in today’s competitive business environment,” said Desmond Chan, managing director, South Asia, Menlo Worldwide Logistics. “We’re thrilled to work with Riverbed in Singapore and look forward to helping to further optimize their supply chain and successfully grow their global operations.”
The company has multi-client facilities in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe and six locations in Singapore. Additional locations in Asia-Pacific include Malaysia, Hong Kong, Shanghai Waigaoqiao, Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, Shenzhen and Wuhan, China; Bangkok, Thailand; Mumbai and New Delhi, India; and Sydney, Australia. All of the company’s facilities worldwide operate under the Lean principles of continuous improvement and reduction of waste.
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About Menlo Worldwide Logistics
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a US$1.6 billion global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services with operations in five continents, including North America. As a third-party logistics provider, San Mateo, Calif.-based Menlo Worldwide Logistics’ services range from dedicated contract logistics to warehouse and distribution management, transportation management, supply chain reengineering and other value-added services including packaging, kitting, order fulfillment and light assembly through a strategic network of multi-client and dedicated facilities. With more than 17 million square feet of dedicated warehouse space in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America, and industry-leading technologies, Menlo Worldwide Logistics creates effective, integrated solutions for the transportation and distribution needs of leading businesses around the world.
Menlo Worldwide Logistics, LLC, is a subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), a $5.3 billion diversified freight transportation and logistics company. For more information, please visit us on the Web at www.con-way.com.