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Codeworks, LLC
Type Private
Industry Third-Party Logistics, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Transportation, Distribution, Service Industries
Founded 1995
Headquarters Columbus, Ohio
United States
Area served Continental U.S.
Key people Rick DeShone, President
Products Warehouse Management System, Transportation Management System, Supply Chain Management

Codeworks, LLC is a privately held U.S. software company that specializes in warehouse management system and transportation management system software for the third party logistics industry.


In the early 1990s, a consortium of Third Party Logistics warehousing operations needed a warehouse management system capable of supporting multi-million square foot operations. Rick DeShone was chosen to lead the development effort. Following a successful project implementation in 1995, Codeworks, LLC was formed.

As of 2009, Codeworks' customers span the following industries in 35 major U.S. cities:

  • Automotive
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Apparel
  • Building materials
  • Consumer Durables
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Consumer Goods
  • Corrugated Products
  • Detergents
  • Direct Sales
  • Document Management
  • Electronics
  • Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment
  • Food, Food-Related & Beverage
  • General Merchandise
  • Glass
  • Grocery
  • Hardware
  • Health and Beauty Aids
  • Health Care
  • Home Appliances
  • Lumber
  • Manufacturers
  • OEM
  • Paper
  • Plastics
  • Retail
  • Roll Fabrics
  • Sporting Goods
  • Tapes
  • Wire

The warehouse and transportation management system products are applicable to the following types of warehousing operations and facilities:

  • Bonded
  • Contract
  • Dry Storage Refrigerated Public
  • Third-Party Logistics/3PL
  • Freight Brokers & Forwarders
  • Fulfillment Centers
  • Transportation
  • Vendor-Managed Inventory


The warehouse management system was named Warehouse and Distribution Logistics System (WDLS) and made available to other warehouses. As customer needs continued to expand, an integrated transportation management system named Traffic was developed.

The warehouse and transportation management products are sold as all-inclusive systems. All modular options are included as core functionality and licensing is server-based.


  • Business consulting (i.e., capacity reviews, resource management, disaster recovery planning, operating systems, network configuration, ROI calculation)
  • Business-specific application development
  • Installation and configuration (i.e., systems integration, electronic data interchange (EDI) mapping and communications)
  • Training
  • Customer support

Corporate Values[edit]

Codeworks strives to be both customer-centric and eco-friendly. All its product brochures, case studies and white papers are available for download from its website, no registration required. Printed product brochures utilize 100% post-consumer, Forest Stewardship Council-certified and Ancient Forest-Friendly recycled papers, produced with 100% wind energy. Soy and vegetable inks are used during printing.

Codeworks believes in giving to the community at large. Its quarterly logistics e-newsletter summarizes the "Top 20" news articles and industry trends from over 50 industry publications and is available as a complimentary service to both customers and industry colleagues alike.


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