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  • News | Bay Logistics

    News Celebrating Truck Driver Appreciation Week Bay Logistics celebrated the hard-working truck drivers by making them breakfast and lunch for Truck Driver Appreciation Week. Bay also sent them away with gift bags full of goodies. This a small way to show our gratitude for the hard work and dedication it takes to keep the supply chain moving. Thank you truckers! New Cold Distribution Center Bay Logistics is building a new cold distribution center in Coopersville, Michigan. This location is 201,250 square feet, has a food grade cooler, 35 foot clear height, ESFR fire suppression, 150,000 square feet expansion space, fully racked, over 30,000 pallet positions, and 30 truck docks. 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.

  • Bay Logistics | Warehousing | Distribution | North America

    North America's Premier Logistics Provider It's Better At Bay! Contact Us Our Services It's Better At Bay! Bay Logistics is a distinguished supply chain management firm which provides comprehensive solutions for warehousing, transportation and a host of logistics services. The esteemed Bay Management Team works closely with clients in devising cost–saving strategies for raw material replenishment, material flow, rack design, work in process, finished goods, inventory management, packaging, order fulfillment, and process development. More About Us Give us a call! (616) 432-5499 Our Services Inventory Management The Bay Logistics proprietary Radio Frequency Warehouse Management System makes inventory management simple and efficient. Read More Public & Contract Warehousing Warehousing for general, hazardous chemical/flammable products, food grade, ambient and cooler. Read More Food Safety Program Bay Logistics has solutions for companies with products that need to be temperature controlled, both heated and refrigerated. Read More Hazardous Chemical/ Flammable Bay Logistics is licensed by the Detroit Fire Marshall and the State of Michigan for storing and transferring Hazardous and Flammable materials. Read More Container Management Bay Logistics will manage full and empty containers. Read More Cross Dock Operations Bay Logistics is proficient in all aspects of managing a cross dock. Read More Order Fulfillment Fulfilling a sales order to the customer's specifications from beginning to end. Read More Pick & Pack Receiving, processing and shipping orders for customers. Read More Quality Inspections Sorting and inspecting parts by our accredited quality inspection company Bay/MPS. Read More Rail Transloading Take advantage of lower transportation rates by shipping into Bay Logistics using the rail. Read More Transportation Managing transportation through trucking companies like Martin Transportation Systems. Read More Shuttle/Switching Operations Bay Logistics owns and operates a fleet of switchers across many of our Distribution Centers. Switching services help our customers better utilize their equipment. We’ll even manage the fueling on site! Read More Trailer Yard Management Bay Logistics has the software and programming necessary for managing a trailer drop lot. Read More Labeling Bay Logistics can develop, print, apply and scan customized labels for clients. Read More Long Term Storage Bay Logistics can assist clients in keeping materials, which need to be stored long term, dry, safe, and sound. Read More Storage Trailer Leasing & Rental Trailer rental division FOCUS LEASING LLC provides clients with 48’ and 53’ trailers used for storage. Read More Our Partners

  • Our Services | Bay Logistics

    Our Services Inventory Management The Bay Logistics proprietary Radio Frequency Warehouse Management System makes inventory management simple and efficient. Read More Public & Contract Warehousing Warehousing for general, hazardous chemical/flammable products, food grade, ambient and cooler. Read More Food Safety Program Bay Logistics has solutions for companies with products that need to be temperature controlled, both heated and refrigerated. Read More Hazardous Chemical/Flammable Bay Logistics is licensed by the Detroit Fire Marshall and the State of Michigan for storing and transferring Hazardous and Flammable materials. Read More Container Management Bay Logistics will manage full and empty containers. Read More Cross Dock Operations Bay Logistics is proficient in all aspects of managing a cross dock. Read More Order Fulfillment Fulfilling a sales order to the customer's specifications from beginning to end. Read More Pick & Pack Receiving, processing and shipping orders for customers. Read More Quality Inspections Sorting and inspecting parts by our accredited quality inspection company Bay/MPS Read More Rail Transloading Take advantage of lower transportation rates by shipping into Bay Logistics using the rail. Read More Transportation Managing transportation through trucking companies like Martin Transportation Systems. Read More Shuttle/Switching Operations Bay Logistics owns and operates a fleet of switchers across many of our Distribution Centers. Switching services help our customers better utilize their equipment. We’ll even manage the fueling on site! Read More Trailer Yard Management Bay Logistics has the software and programming necessary for managing a trailer drop lot. Read More Labeling Bay Logistics can develop, print, apply and scan customized labels for clients. Read More Long Term Storage Bay Logistics can assist clients in keeping materials, which need to be stored long term, dry, safe and sound. Read More Storage Trailer Leasing & Rental Trailer rental division FOCUS LEASING LLC provides clients with 48’ and 53’ trailers used for storage. Read More

  • Long Term Storage | Bay Logistics

    Long Term Storage Long Term Storage Rigging services partners, heavy lift equipment, heated and secured space, thick reinforced floors, and a slick RF WMS for managing inventory provide Bay clients with the ability to warehouse large tools and dies and other materials for an extended period, often times surpassing ten years. As an asset based service provider, our clients can confidently plan on Bay Logistics to look after their belongings for many years to come. Contact Us With Any Questions

  • Storage Trailer Leasing & Rental | Bay Logistics

    Storage Trailer Leasing & Rental Storage Trailer Leasing & Rental Trailer leasing division Focus Leasing LLC provides clients with same day delivery and pick up services of 48' and 53' well-maintained storage trailers. Contact Us With Any Questions

  • Trailer Yard Management | Bay Logistics

    Trailer Yard Management Trailer Yard Management A yard management system (YMS) is a software system designed to oversee the movement of trucks and trailers in the yard of a manufacturing facility, warehouse, or distribution center. It provides real-time information and visibility on the location of trailers in the yard, and allows switcher drivers to move trailers from staging to docks to fill orders in an efficient manner. Bay Logistics has the software, programming and expertise necessary for managing a trailer drop lot. This software provides our operations and administrative personnel the visibility necessary for optimally managing the trailer pool. Contact Us With Any Questions

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Non-Member Info (Xtranet) | Bay Logistics

    Non-Member Info (Xtranet) Strong Companies Use Strong Warehouse Management Systems Bay Logistics proprietary Radio Frequency Warehouse Management System, LogisticPartners, furnishes clients with precise inventory numbers, ‘real time’ information for quick decision–making, measurable metrics for improving performance, and a host of different reporting options. Features Include: Radio Frequency Technology, “Real Time” Information, scanned and immediately in the database EDI Integration Experts, several computer programmers are on staff Secured Password, we take our responsibility of safeguarding your data seriously Flexible Sort Options, the format is easy to group and view the way you want it Customizable Reports, if our “house” programs are not exactly what you want, we can change them quickly and economically Handheld Computers/Scanners, 100% of transactions are captured automatically to reduce errors Web–Based Order Entry Module, this function gives you with a complete historical account of all orders Remote Web Access, you and your designated colleagues can access “real time” inventory information from anywhere in the world Data Downloadable in Multiple Programs, displays the information in the format you choose Multiple Built–In Redundancies, multiple servers and generators protect your data at all times Min/Max Functions, valuable automated tools for managing you stock of raw materials and finished goods Automated Safeguards, built into the system and preventing careless mistakes from corrupting your inventory IT Support Team and 24–Hour Help Desk, we can troubleshoot problems or customize your reports at any time of day or night Advantages: Remote access to your inventory information through the Bay Logistics Web Portal System is designed for high–volume transactions Our system is better for tracking inventory in and out of a distribution point better than most enterprise systems We’ve already made the investment, put your capital to work expanding your core business Data integrity is consistent and accurate Human error is minimized through automation You will gain a complete historical record of your shipping and receiving activities Our system is flexible, adaptive, and easily integrated and linked to other systems The Bay IT Team reaction time is quicker and costs are minimal in comparison to a third party IT company

  • Container Management | Bay Logistics

    Container Management Container Management Container management is an essential component of a cost-effective supply chain. Bay Logistics tracks containers in their proprietary Radio Frequency WMS just like any other part. Metal engine and transmission racks, plastic returnables, 55-gallon drums, and IBC totes tie up vast amounts of a company’s capital. Production can come to a grinding halt when containers aren’t managed properly. Bay Logistics helps customers establish controls to lower costs associated with containers. Contact Us With Any Questions

  • Locations | Bay Logistics

    Distribution Center Locations Bay Logistics has distribution centers in Michigan, Arizona, Indiana, and Hermosillo, Mexico. Detroit, Michigan Flint, Michigan Grand Rapids, Michigan (Corporate Headquarters) Hamtramck, Michigan (Served by Conrail LLC ) Kokomo, Indiana Muskegon, Michigan Romulus, Michigan (Served by CSX Railroad ) Spring Lake, Michigan (Served by G&W Railroad ) Ypsilanti, Michigan Phoenix, Arizona Hermosillo, Mexico http://www.suppliercity.com.mx/