BRENTWOOD, Tennessee--Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OH Logistics) is a sponsor of LogiPharma 2007, the premiere North American Pharmaceutical Supply Chain event taking place September 17-19, 2007 at the Loews Philadelphia, PA hotel. This event brings together leaders in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries including manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers, hospitals, drug chains and pharmacies.


LogiPharma 2007 kicks off with the Distribution and Transportation Management Forum on September 17, followed by the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Summit on September 18-19. Supply chain professionals in the industry will discuss new strategies and technologies that can contribute to supply chain sustainability and cost-efficiency.


"We are delighted to take an active role in this very important event," commented Scott McWilliams, CEO of OH Logistics. "Our company, specifically, the Barthco International services group, has extensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and other industries with complex regulatory requirements. We look forward to sharing some of our expertise in handling intricate entries and governmental requirement compliance, while also learning from others at the conference." OH Logistics acquired Barthco International in 2006 and operates the company as an international services division.


On Monday, September 17, Mary Jo Muoio, SVP of OH Logistics' Barthco International division and President of the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA) will participate in a panel discussion on regulatory compliance with Brian Loiacono, Senior Regulatory Specialist with Henry Schein, Inc.; Ron Lanton, Government Relations Industry Analyst with H.D. Smith; and Joshua Bolin, Board Liaison, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP).


OH Logistics is sponsoring lunch on September 17 as well. Ms. Muoio will provide a brief overview of OH Logistics and introduce the afternoon topics during the lunch break.


On September 19, William Evans, SVP of OH Logistics' Barthco International division will participate in a panel discussion regarding preparation for pandemic flu with William McLaury, Executive Director, US Supply Chain Management with Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Dan Gehring, MBA, CPOM, Manufacturing Supply Chain Manager-Dry Products with Eli Lilly & Company.


More information about the conference is available at


About OH Logistics

Based in Tennessee, Ozburn-Hessey Logistics is one of the largest privately held 3PLs in the US, providing supply chain management solutions including international and domestic transportation, warehousing, customs brokerage, freight forwarding, and import and export consulting services. The company offers fulfillment, e-commerce fulfillment, service parts management, return logistics, network optimization, cross docking, and pool distribution. OH Logistics consists of three divisions--International Services, Contract Logistics and Transportation Services. The company operates over 100 value-added distribution centers and offers complete transportation management services domestically and internationally. OH Logistics serves the food service consolidation; industrial; electronic and high tech; health and beauty; consumer products; and many other industries and employs over 4,000. OH Logistics can be reached at (877) 401-6400 or on the web at