Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
Posted 04/01 · 10:10 AM · MMH Editorial
Initially focused on the transportation component of the supply chain, the modern day 3PL offers a range of services to support warehousing and distribution.
Posted 03/01 · 06:00 PM · LM Editorial
An immense amount of operational and technological expertise exists among global 3PL partners. Determining how those attributes may be used to amp-up logistics and supply chain performance is a demanding task, but one well worth doing. Our resident consultant suggests that it’s time for a more rigorous, holistic approach to the process.
Posted 03/01 · 08:00 AM · LM Editorial
One of the most challenging business areas for parties committed to collaborative contracting is in the area of international logistics services. However, some recent research at the University of Tennessee, combined with practical experiences, has started to shape some rules for success in contracting complex logistics.
Posted 02/24 · 09:02 AM · SCMR Editorial
A new report from Chicago-based freight transportation and logistics consultancy CarrierDirect, entitled “Eat or Be Eaten: The Year of Separation in Freight,” takes a deep dive into various aspects of current market trends on freight transportation and logistics.
Posted 02/17 · 09:10 AM · SCMR Editorial
Ocean carrier returns to core business.
Posted 02/17 · 06:24 AM · LM Editorial
Speculation first reported in Logistics Management that APL Logistics was up for sale has been confirmed. In a statement issued yesterday, Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) indicated it is spinning off the third-party arm for $1.2 billion to Japan’s Kintetsu World Express (KWE).
Posted 02/10 · 10:44 AM · LM Editorial
XPO Logistics announced late yesterday it has acquired New York, New York-based UX Specialized Logistics, a North American provider of last mile logistics services for major retail chains and e-commerce shippers.
Posted 02/10 · 09:22 AM · SCMR Editorial
Multiregional less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier Saia recently announced it acquired Dallas-based LinkEx Inc., a diversified, asset-light 3PL.
Posted 02/09 · 12:24 PM · LM Editorial
LinkEx was established in 2002. It has 50 employees and generated $36 million in 2014 revenue.
Posted 02/04 · 10:35 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider CEVA Logistics recently announced it opened up its fourth facility in Chicago, which is located in close proximity to O’Hare International Airport.