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John Ness
President & CEO


To be the leading third party logistics provider serving the middle market with nationwide warehouse, fulfillment, and comprehensive transportation solutions.

Our goal is to deliver our clients an efficient and effective supply chain by providing continuous cost and service advantages to propel your business forward.

We accomplish this through our consultative and personal approach to understand your unique business needs and deliver flexible and responsive supply chain solutions that are adaptable to the changing demands of your business.

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Founded in 1971, ODW Logistics provides nationwide warehouse and transportation solutions to various industries including, but not limited to: retail, CPG, food and beverage, health & beauty/cosmetics, and building materials.

Our logistics solutions are tailored to suit your specific business operation and include:

  • Nationwide warehousing and distribution
  • Comprehensive transportation management (asset & non-asset based, yard management, drayage, regional fleet)
  • Ecommerce fulfillment
  • Network design solutions

Warehousing and Distribution

ODW Logistics has four million sq. ft. of dedicated and shared facilities throughout the United States. With operations in Columbus, OH, Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Louis, and Los Angeles, we have the range and flexibility to scale with your business and adapt to your changing supply chain needs.

Value-Added Solutions

ODW Logistics offers customized value-added services specific to your business needs. Services include, but are not limited to: manufacturing support, sub-assembly, display building, kitting, re-packing, sequencing, and quality screening.

Transportation Management

ODW Logistics Transportation Services (LTS) provides a single source transportation management solution to our clients. Our dedicated account management team serves as the “control tower” for your operation and brings immediate attention and proactive solutions to potential issues beginning from the customer order to final product delivery.

Freight Consolidation

ODW LTS utilizes an industry leading transportation management system (3GTMS) to maximize consolidation opportunities and offer cost optimized routing while ensuring on-time delivery.

Our network allows us to improve utilization and optimize LTL orders to build full truckload shipments at a lower per-unit shipping cost.


ODW LTS takes a consultative approach to establish a distribution network to ensure all customer orders are shipped from the most efficient location. To provide fully optimized solutions, ODW LTS leverages 3 primary drivers:

  • 3GTMS to enable multi-stop delivery load building, pool distribution, and solutions for complex supply chain networks.
  • Carrier Partnerships: over 7,000 truckload and LTL carrier contracts for optimal routing.
  • People: ODW LTS dedicated account management teams providing a single point of contact

Network Analysis

ODW utilizes cloud-based network analysis software to analyze your current supply chain state and develop specific solutions to optimize your transportation and distribution nodes.

We deliver our clients an intuitive and visual platform that allows for real-time modeling and variability to optimize your distribution and achieve an ideal future state.

Dedicated Carrier

ODW Logistics Dist-Trans provides dedicated transportation services with over 200 tractors and 400 trailers nationwide. Services include: Local and regional truckload service, drayage, and yard management.

ODW Logistics – We’ve got Range®. For more information visit:

Corporate Headquarters
400 W. Nationwide Blvd. Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215