It will not be easy for Non-Stop Logistics Corp. to turn its ambitious vision of flow-through distribution into reality. But the firm does have the commitment of several key players to help make it happen.
Americold, Portland, Ore.: A leader in the refrigerated warehouse area, with more than 54 refrigerated warehouses and 235 million cubic feet of space, all linked by computer network.
Exel Logistics North America, Columbus, Ohio: Operates 110 facilities in North America, representing more than 20 million square feet of distribution center and warehouse space.
GATX Logistics, Jacksonville, Fla.: Among the nation's largest providers of contract logistics services, with 22 million square feet of warehouse space and 5,500 trucks and trailers.
J.B. Hunt Transport, Lowell, Ark.: A leading truckload carrier company operating more than 7,000 trucks and 17,000 trailers and containers.
Nielsen Marketing Research, Northbrook, Ill.: An industry leader in the critical areas of advanced marketing and decision support information and analysis.
Schneider National, Green Bay, Wis.: The nation's biggest truckload carrier, with more than 9,000 tractors and 22,000 trailers.
Sun Microsystems, Mountain View, Calif.: The world's leading supplier of Unix-based workstations and servers and computer systems.