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  • Industry Involvement | Bay Logistics

    Community & Industry Involvement Giving Back & Paying It Forward Bay Logistics team members believe in assisting our community and promoting our industry. We partner and participate with the following organizations: The West Michigan Transportation Club is made up of members who are united by the common bond and devotion to build closer relationships between people in all modes of transportation and related fields of business. WMTC provides a forum which promotes fellowship and social interaction through various activities throughout the year. Jon Swart, Director of Operations at Bay Logistics, is a current board member. Go to www.wmtclub.com for more information. The Transportation Club of Detroit is a non-profit corporation. Prior to 1984 it was known as the Traffic Club of Detroit. In 1984, the Traffic Club of Detroit and the Motor City Traffic Club of Detroit merged to form the current Transportation Club of Detroit. The purpose for which the TCD was organized is to promote and encourage the highest standards of education and technical competence among the members of the transportation industry. The corporation is financed through gifts, grants, membership dues and any contributions of funds or property. Check out their website at www.transportationclubofdetroit.com . Since 1960, the West Michigan World Trade Association (WMWTA) has been dedicated to maintaining West Michigan’s competitive edge in the global marketplace. It is a non-profit organization which provides networking for trade executives, education on industry specific topics, and mentorship for young or aspiring importers and exporters. Visit their website at www.wmwta.org . The Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce is the premier business membership organization on the Lake Michigan lakeshore representing approximately 1,150 businesses and organizations. Chamber members are as diverse as the community itself. They represent businesses of all sizes and industries, and viewpoints from every position on the political spectrum. To become a member visit www.muskegon.org . The mission of Michigan Trucking Association (MTA) is to serve the interests of the trucking industry; enhance the industry’s image, efficiency, productivity and competitiveness; promote highway safety; provide educational programs; and work for a healthy business environment. As a statewide, full-service trade association, Michigan Trucking Association has promoted the interests of Michigan motors carriers since 1934. Please visit their website at: www.mitrucking.org . The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) provides you and your organization with the education, research, connections, and professional growth you need to meet the demands of a constantly changing marketplace. Founded in 1963, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is the preeminent worldwide professional association dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of research and knowledge on supply chain management. To learn more please visit www.cscmp.org . Warehousing Education and Research Council is the only professional association focused exclusively on distribution and warehouse management and its role in the supply chain. Its mission is to provide leadership in the warehousing/distribution field in its evolving role in the supply chain, to advance the art and science of warehousing management, and to enhance individual development. Additional information can be found at: www.werc.org . Bay Logistics is proud to be associated with each of these organizations, and we will continue to look for ways to enrich the lives of our employees, customers, suppliers and communities!

  • Transportation | Bay Logistics

    Transportation Transportation Bay Logistics is affiliated with Martin Transportation Systems (MTS) and they provide Bay with transportation expertise, augmenting Bay's capacity for delivering comprehensive total solutions. Martin Transportation Systems operates over 23 terminals throughout the United States and Ontario, Canada. MTS has intrastate, interstate, Ontario, and Quebec authority. MTS also performs door–to–door services to and from Mexico with preferred Mexican vendors. MTS participates, and is certified in the following programs: FAST, C–TPAT, and CSA/PIP. MTS primarily services the Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast. MTS provides coverage throughout North America. MTS is a preeminent supplier of NAFTA Super Highway truckload transportation services and was General Motors Supplier of the Year for 2018 and 2019! Contact Us With Any Questions

  • Methodology | Bay Logistics

    Methodology The professionals at Bay Logistics will tailor a comprehensive supply chain management plan to fit your business model! Preparation: Are you happy in your current situation? Have you ever imagined a better way? Are you finding the time to put the plan on paper? Planning: Our resources are readily available Together we will determine a realistic goal We will take the lead putting together the schedule Financial metrics - where the rubber hits the road Implementation: Let us help you internally "market" the plan We will manage the implementation so you don't have to We will monitor the implementation and report back to you Financials metrics will tell the tale Review / Revise: Periodic assessments are our modus operandi We will act as the other set of impartial eyes to help steer your ship Continuous improvement to stay ahead of the rest

  • Industries Served | Bay Logistics

    Industries Served Bay Logistics provides customized services to a wide array of industries: Automotive Renewable Energy Food/Grocery Non–ferrous Metals Retail Wholesale Plastic Resin Newsprint Ink Pigment Manufacturers Heavy Duty Vehicle Production & Replacement Parts Packaging Supplies Pharmaceutical Household Appliance Personal & Record Storage Textile Construction Glass Aerospace Office Furniture Commercial Display Furniture Beverage Adhesive Consumer Electronic HAZMAT Chemical Hotel Agricultural

  • Our Customers | Bay Logistics

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  • News | Bay Logistics

    News Welcome Cindy Gabel! Please welcome Cindy Gabel to the Bay Logistics team! She is the new Spring Lake Distribution Center Manager where Bay distributes Coca Cola and Fairlife products. Cindy recently worked as a Supply Chain Project Manager at Our Daily Bread Ministries. Her strong background encompasses managing a team of project managers, support roles, purchasers, inventory managers, production, fulfillment and warehouse teams. Welcome aboard Cindy! Bay Logistics Is Expanding! Bay Logistics is a third–generation supplier of transportation, warehousing, order fulfillment, quality inspection and other logistics services. Corporate Offices are in Byron Center. Grand Rapids is in their backyard, West Michigan is their neighborhood, and North America is their marketplace. ​ Bay is a passionate company, deeply rooted in the Detroit automotive industry. Today they are a bustling, diversified company. Their Food Safety Initiative has paid big dividends – food and grocery industry revenues have exploded in the last few years. With that being said, Bay is expanding! Bay will be expanding its operations by opening up a cold storage central logistics center in Phoenix, Arizona. This is the first time Bay has been in the Phoenix marketplace and is excited for this opportunity to gain new business as well as meet new customers. Phoenix is the fastest growing major metropolitan area in the US. Now that Bay has “boots on the ground” and relationships built, they plan to expand even more in the southwest area of Phoenix. Donald J. Finney Memorial Award Don Finney was with Bay Logistics for 10 years after working 32 years with General Motors. Don was well respected by everybody, and an automotive expert in containers, dunnage, material handling, JIT and sequencing. Don passed away suddenly in January of 2020. In honor of Don, Bay will be handing out the Donald J. Finney Memorial Award to one lucky and well–deserving candidate each year who demonstrates exemplary behavior. Somone who goes above and beyond. ​ Each year at the Annual Bay Logistics Summit the Bay Executive Team will select a winner for this award. The inaugural winner of the first award is Shawn Gaglio who runs the GM CC&A dedicated outdoor rack yard on Dort Highway in Flint, MI. Shawn received a Bay Jacket and award. Help us congratulate Shawn!​ Facts About Shawn: ​ Hired and developed a “rock star” staff of Bay employees Cleaned up the inventory at the rack yard from 26 pages to 12 pages by creating disposition of obsolete parts and part numbers Formed an excellent relationship with our client GM CC&A Changed the atmosphere of the outdoor rack yard to friendly customer service Worked with Bay 4 years, 1 year as a supervisor and 3 as a manager Bay & MTS Partner With Gleaners Bay Logistics and Martin Transportation Systems recently joined forces to plan and execute the relocation of Gleaners Community Food Bank into their newest distribution center! The Ownership and Management Teams of Bay / MTS were thrilled at the opportunity to give back and to support such a worthy organization. Headquartered in Detroit, Gleaners operates five distribution centers in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties and provides food to more than 500 partner soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, and other agencies throughout southeast Michigan. Each year, Gleaners distributes more than 45 million pounds of food to neighbors in need! This results in an average of 100,000 meals distributed each day to families in need across our region. Gleaners also provides nourishing food and nutrition education to more than 200,000 children a year. Every dollar donated provides three meals and 92 cents of every donated dollar goes to food and food programs.

  • Order Fulfillment | Bay Logistics

    Order Fulfillment Order Fulfillment Order fulfillment can be defined as the process of completing a sales order to a customer's unique specifications. Order fulfillment can take on many shapes, each a critical element in a company’s inventory management and business development. An efficient order fulfillment operation requires interacting with multiple departments and outside partners - Bay Logistics will facilitate this coordination and precisely handle all of your firm’s order fulfillment needs. Contact Us With Any Questions 5 Steps In Order Fulfillment The process typically involves inventory management, supply chain management, order processing, quality and customer support, but occurs in five distinct steps.

  • Food Safety Program | Bay Logistics

    Food Safety Program Food Safety Initiative Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and AIB International audited facilities highlight the successful progression of the Bay Food Safety Initiative instituted in 2014. We currently handle pickles, dairy, butter, nonfat dried milk, olives, cold coffee beverages, salt, sugar, food grade packaging, and many other commodities. ​​​ HACCP program Food defense plan Business continuity plan Integrated pest management Robust food safety processes Ambient, cooler and freezer temperatures Raw material and finished goods shipping and receiving Min / Max function built into the system to better manage ingredient consumption and replenishment Sample pulling program 100% electric material handling equipment Contact Us With Any Questions

  • Pick & Pack | Bay Logistics

    Pick & Pack Pick & Pack Successful order fulfillment involves much more than shelves of neatly stacked products. There is an art and a science to pick and pack methods. Robust inventory management practices and the right pick and pack software help Bay Logistics ship orders with maximum speed and accuracy. The Bay Logistics WMS includes an order module function which dramatically enhances pick and pack efficiency, and captures a complete historical account of all transactions. Contact Us With Any Questions