PRLog - March 14, 2012 - DETROIT -- Evans Distribution Systems, a full-service 3PL of warehousing, transportation and value-added solutions, announced today that it has established a new division, Government Support Services, Inc.
The new division will help support government agencies and sub-contractors with logistics and supply chain management.
“Through this new division, Evans can leverage the knowledge and expertise developed over almost 85 years supporting the commercial sector to bring high-quality solutions to the government sector,” said John A. Evans, president of Evans Distribution Systems. “This is an area where we feel our experience can be a tremendous asset. We are looking forward to collaborating with government agencies over the coming years.”
Evans has contracted the services of Stackpoole Consulting, a Michigan-based company specializing in defense and government contracting, to support the success of this initiative.
Support for government and defense logistics will include the following services:
• Logistics Planning Services
• Dedicated Warehouse Operations
• Facility Management
• Inventory Planning, Management & Visibility
• MRO Support & Management
• Transportation Management Services
• Fleet Planning & Operation
• Carrier Management & Routing
• Reverse Logistics
• Logistics Re-engineering & Consultation Support
• Returnable Container Management
• Packing & Crating
• Packaging, Kitting & Labeling
• Logistics Staffing Support
About Evans Distribution Systems
Evans Distribution Systems, headquartered in Southeast Michigan, was founded in 1929 as the Central Detroit Warehouse Company. It has evolved into a full-service, third-party logistics provider offering warehousing, transportation, contract packaging and logistics staffing services to the manufacturing, food and beverage, consumer goods, and chemical industries. Evans currently employs about 300 associates and operates more than 1.8 million square feet of space throughout the United States. www.evansdist.com