Q1 TIA report shows solid annual gains despite tough winter conditions
Third-party logistics (3PL) services providers weathered the harsh impact of the winter weather in the first quarter in solid fashion, according to the 1st Quarter 2014: TIA 3PL Market report released by the Transportation Intermediaries Association this week.
This is the 20th edition of this report, which is based on monthly data from TIA member companies who submit real operating data and respond to questions on business conditions impacting the 3PL sector. Types of questions that the member companies’ answer include: number of shipments by mode, total billing, and gross margins. Other data collected are customer-based forecasts to offer up expectations of near-term business volume.
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