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  • Bay Logistics | 3PL | Warehousing | Logistics Services | Michigan

    North America's Premier Logistics Provider Warehousing | Inventory Management | Distribution | Storage | Order Fulfillment | Transportation & More Contact Us Our Services BAY LOGISTICS IS THE RECIPIENT OF THE 2023 CORTEVA RESPONSIBLE SHIPPER AWARD > It's Better At Bay! Bay Logistics is an accomplished supply chain management firm which provides comprehensive solutions for warehousing, transportation, distribution, and other logistics services. The professionals at Bay Logistics listen closely to clients, and devise customized, cost–saving processes for packaging, ingredients, raw material replenishment, work in process, finished goods, inventory management, order fulfillment, and hazardous liquid flammable chemicals. More About Us GIVE US A CALL (616) 432-5499 We will provide you with information on our new 210,000 square foot temperature-controlled Distribution Center in Coopersville, MI and information on our new Warehouse in Michigan City, Indiana! Our Services Our Services Inventory Management The Bay Logistics proprietary Radio Frequency Warehouse Management System makes inventory management simple and efficient. Inventory Management > Warehousing Food grade, refrigerated & ambient, selective and drive in racking, HAZMAT, liquid flammable, “hot rooms” and long-term space. Warehousing > Food Safety Program Bay Logistics has solutions for companies with products that need to be temperature controlled, both heated and refrigerated. Food Safety Program > 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. Hazardous Chemical/Flammable > Container Management Bay Logistics will manage full and empty containers. Container Management > Cross Dock Operations Bay Logistics is proficient in all aspects of managing a cross dock. Cross Dock Operations > Order Fulfillment Fulfilling a sales order to the customer's specifications from beginning to end. Order Fulfillment > Pick & Pack Receiving, processing and shipping orders for customers. Pick & Pack > Quality Inspections Sorting and inspecting parts by our accredited quality inspection company Bay/MPS. Quality Inspections > Rail Transloading Take advantage of lower transportation rates by shipping into Bay Logistics using the rail. Rail Transloading > Transportation Managing transportation through trucking companies like Martin Transportation Systems. Transportation > 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! Shuttle/Switching Operations > Trailer Yard Management Bay Logistics has the software and programming necessary for managing a trailer drop lot. Trailer Yard Management > Labeling Bay Logistics can develop, print, apply and scan customized labels for clients. Labeling > Long Term Storage Bay Logistics can assist clients in keeping materials, which need to be stored long term, dry, safe, and sound. Long Term Storage > Storage Trailer Leasing & Rental Trailer rental division FOCUS LEASING LLC provides clients with 48’ and 53’ trailers used for storage. Storage Trailer Leasing & Rental > Rust Preventative Application Bay Logistics rust preventative application ensures that your parts stay in pristine condition throughout the production process. Rust Preventative Application > Latest News Bay Logistics & MTS are investing in the future of La Porte & Michigan City! The La Porte Economic Advancement Partnership (LEAP) and the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City (EDCMC) continue to partner in a joint economic development program of action. This unique partnership is successfully helping to position both communities as locations of choice for new business investment and existing business growth. Learn more > Customs Bonded Warehouse Space Bay Logistics now offers customs bonded warehouse space in Hamtramck, MI. Call Garrett Noechel at (313) 920-1630 today for more info. ​ Learn more > Our Partners

  • 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 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 . 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 . 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 . 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: . 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 . 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: . Detroit Regional Chamber is the voice for business in the 11-county Southeast Michigan Region, the Chamber’s mission is carried out by creating a business-friendly climate and providing value for members. The Chamber also executes the statewide automotive and mobility cluster association, MICHauto, and hosts the nationally recognized Mackinac Policy Conference. Additionally, the Chamber leads the most comprehensive education and talent strategy in the state. To learn more please visit . National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association, Inc. is uniquely positioned as an all-industry trade association, that represents the interests of every segment of the Frozen and Refrigerated Foods industry. To learn more please visit . West Michigan Food Processing Association seeks to connect West Michigan’s Food Processing Industry from “farm to table” by taking a holistic approach to link farmers, food processors, state and local government, and economic development officials with the resources, infrastructure, new markets, and educational institutions that are able to train the current and future workforce. To learn more please visit . 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! Home > Info/Support > Industry Involvement >

  • Warehousing | Bay Logistics

    Warehousing Warehousing Bay Logistics will build, buy, or lease the distribution center space your company requires - where you need it! With operations in Michigan, Indiana, Arizona, and Hermosillo, Mexico, we are vigorously reviewing multiple expansion opportunities throughout North America. The Bay Logistics team of supply chain professionals is experienced and savvy at commercial real estate acquisitions, build-to-suits, renovations, and last-minute launches. Upon selection of the optimal site, a concise operational plan is implemented addressing hiring, training, quality, equipment, systems, and EDI communications. Depending on the requirement, a myriad of services will then be developed and installed within our warehouse including repack, kitting, hoisting engines/transmissions, eFulfillment, sorting, quality inspections and many others. Our “single supplier solution” philosophy significantly reduces our client’s material handling and transportation costs. Contact Us With Any Questions Home > Our Services > Warehousing >

  • Trailer Yard Management | Bay Logistics

    Trailer Yard Management Bay Logistics 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 Home > Our Services > Trailer Yard Management >

  • Hazardous Chemical/Flammable | Bay Logistics

    Hazardous Chemical/Flammable Hazardous Chemical/Flammable Take advantage of Bay’s investment in facility safeguards, HAZMAT training, regulatory compliance, and foam–in–place fire suppression technology at our Detroit Class III Liquid Flammable Containment Center. We are licensed by the Detroit Fire Marshall and the State of Michigan. Learn more about the Detroit Class III Flammable Public Warehouse Hazmat Distribution Center Contact Us With Any Questions Detroit Class III Flammable Public Warehouse Hazmat Distribution Center Licensed hazmat facility by the city of Detroit and the state of Michigan Foam-in-place fire suppression system 9" thick reinforced concrete floors and ceilings Explosion proof lighting EE rated forklifts with elevated battery charging station Self-contained storage rooms Temperature-controlled "hot" and "cold" rooms Boiler heat to reduce static electricity Fenced perimeter, electronic security Radio frequency warehouse management system with remote access via Bay web portal Central Detroit location - At the intersection of I-94 and Trumbull - Quick highway access Shipping and receiving of 55-gallon drums, totes, pails and pallets Robust OS&D processes and operational procedures Automated FIFO process Ambient and temperature-controlled storage options Order picking - Repalletizing - Shrink wrap - Banding Bill of lading/manifest generation Carrier window time management Automated cycle counting and physical inventory process Services Call 231-578-7989 for more information about Bay Logistics hazmat handling. Home > Our Services > Hazardous Chemical/Flammable >

  • 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 AIB is Bay Logistics Global Food Safety Partner of Choice. With AIB, we stay ahead of regulations and certifications. We embrace industry innovations. We build our best food safety culture! Home > Our Services > Food Safety Program >

  • Transportation | Bay Logistics

    Transportation Martin Transportation Systems (MTS) 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. They provide 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, 2019 and 2022! Contact Us With Any Questions Home > Our Services > Transportation >

  • Rail Transloading | Bay Logistics

    Rail Transloading Rail Transloading Transloading freight between truck and train gives a company the best of both worlds,combining economical rail transport with the flexibility of over-the-road trucking. This allows firms to lower transportation costs and increase market reach. CONRAIL, CSX, Norfolk Southern and Genesee-Wyoming are rail lines servicing Bay Logistics locations – take advantage today! ​ Products are loaded onto a truck The truck transports the container to a transload facility like Bay Logistics At the transload facility, products are transferred to a rail car The product type determines how it is transferred (e.g., tank car, flat car or box car) If needed, products are transferred back to trucks for final delivery ​ The Process: Environmental Benefits Of Shipping By Rail Increased efficiency Decreased emissions of pollutants Decreased energy consumption Decreased greenhouse gas emissions Reduced highway gridlock by taking trucks off the road Reduced road maintenance and construction Reduced material handling and packaging costs Increasingly advantageous as diesel prices rise Not impacted by chronic truck driver shortage Trains are the safest mode of transportation in the U.S. ​ Transloading and warehousing provide not only the environmental benefits of shipping by rail, but also a turnkey logistics solution that combines the economies of rail, the flexibility of trucking, and the cost savings of Just-In-Time (JIT) inventory management. Contact Us With Any Questions Home > Our Services > Rail Transloading >

  • Labeling | Bay Logistics

    Labeling Label Experts The Bay Logistics IT Department develops, formats, creates, and scans a myriad of customized labels for clients. As label experts we are able to incorporate both 1D and 2D bar codes into our inventory management strategy. We have never encountered a label we couldn’t replicate and master! Contact Us With Any Questions Home > Our Services > Labeling >

  • 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 Home > Our Services > Container Management >

  • 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 Home > Our Services > Long Term Storage >

  • Quality Inspections | Bay Logistics

    Quality Inspections Quality Inspections & Containment ISO certified quality division Bay/MPS is an accomplished supplier to the automotive industry. The BIG Three Automakers and several large Tier One suppliers utilize our inspection services. Sorting, repacking, rust removal, GP-12, rework and subassembly services are available at each Bay Logistics location. We can also arrange to perform the services at the client's facility. ​ Bay/MPS provides the services listed below at your location 24/7, or at any Bay Logistics facility:​ Inspection, sorting, rework, manufacturing New Product Launch, Level II Controlled Shipping Third Party Inspection C.A.R.E. (Customer Acceptance, Review & Evaluation) GP–12 New Product Launch ESEP Services (Enhanced Supplier Engagement Process) EDI Capability (Electronic Data Interchange) Dunnage Repair ​ Component Salvage Full Engine/Transmission/Disassembly & Salvage Kitting, and Repackaging Hot Stamping Magna Fluxing Shot Blasting Calibration Non–Destructive Testing Consulting Bay/MPS is an approved quality inspection supplier for General Motors and Ford Motor Company. Inspection services are available in Grand Rapids, Detroit and Flint, Michigan. We also have inspection services in Kokomo, Indiana and Hermosillo, Mexico. Contact Us With Any Questions Home > Our Services > Quality Inspections >

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