Owens & Minor Named a Top 100 3PL Provider by Inbound Logistics

RICHMOND, Va.--()--Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI), a leading healthcare logistics company dedicated to Connecting the World of Medical Products to the Point of CareTM by providing vital supply chain services to healthcare providers and manufacturers of healthcare products, announced today that it has been selected as one of Inbound Logistics Top 100 3PL Providers for 2015. While more than 300 third-party logistics providers were considered, Owens & Minor and the other top providers were deemed “best equipped to meet and surpass readers’ evolving outsourcing needs,” according to the editors of Inbound Logistics.

“With an international logistics network that serves markets where some 74% of global healthcare spending occurs, we are very pleased to be recognized for our ability to serve the logistics needs of our healthcare provider and manufacturer customers,” said P. Cody Phipps, president & chief executive officer of Owens & Minor. “Our sole focus on healthcare provides us with deep expertise and knowledge of the challenges faced by manufacturers and providers, making us the logistics partner of choice in our industry.”

With more than 60 logistics facilities across the United States and Europe and a suite of advanced logistics services, Owens & Minor offers comprehensive assistance to healthcare providers and manufacturers, including a range of logistics solutions, as well as value-added services such as quality assurance, issues management, and regulatory compliance and licensing.

“Owens & Minor continues to provide the logistics, transportation, and supply chain solutions Inbound Logistics readers need to achieve the visibility and control that drives successful supply chains,” said Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics. “Owens & Minor is flexible and responsive, and is adept at anticipating customers’ evolving needs, and it was selected because its solutions solve specific logistics challenges and improve processes, creating a ripple effect of efficiencies across the entire value chain. Owens & Minor deserves recognition for providing the innovative solutions empowering logistics and supply chain excellence in 2015.”

Inbound Logistics' Top 100 3PL Provider's list serves as a qualitative assessment of service providers that the editors feel are best equipped to meet and surpass readers’ evolving outsourcing needs. Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best logistics solutions providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data to readers’ burgeoning global supply chain and logistics challenges.

Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI) is a leading healthcare logistics company dedicated to Connecting the World of Medical Products to the Point of CareTM by providing vital supply chain services to healthcare providers and manufacturers of healthcare products. Owens & Minor provides logistics services across the spectrum of medical products from disposable medical supplies to devices and implants. With logistics platforms strategically located in the United States and Europe, Owens & Minor serves markets where three quarters of global healthcare spending occurs. Owens & Minor’s customers span the healthcare market from independent hospitals to large integrated healthcare networks, as well as group purchasing organizations, healthcare products manufacturers, and the federal government. A FORTUNE 500 company, Owens & Minor is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, and has annualized revenues exceeding $9 billion. For more information about Owens & Minor, visit the company website at www.owens-minor.com.

INBOUND LOGISTICS is the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at www.inboundlogistics.com

Contacts

Owens & Minor, Inc.
Trudi Allcott, 804-723-7555
Director, Investor & Media Relations
Truitt.allcott@owens-minor.com

Release Summary

Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI), a leading healthcare logistics company, was selected as one of Inbound Logistics Top 100 3PL Providers for 2015.

Contacts

Owens & Minor, Inc.
Trudi Allcott, 804-723-7555
Director, Investor & Media Relations
Truitt.allcott@owens-minor.com