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Posted 09/28 · 09:54 AM · SCMR Editorial
CEOs across North America, Asia-Pacific and Europe were also asked to project regional industry revenue growth rates for the next three years in each of their regions.
Posted 09/28 · 08:53 AM · LM Editorial
In its comprehensive report, Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) estimates the total U.S. warehousing market for 2015 will be $141 billion.
Posted 09/25 · 01:04 AM · LM Editorial
Growth in brokered freight transportation shipments and total invoice dollars were key themes in the Second Quarter 2015: TIA Benchmarking Report, which was recently issued by the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA).
Posted 09/18 · 10:10 AM · LM Editorial
Transplace officials said that by bringing M33 Integrated into the fold, it “expands the company’s vertical expertise and geographical reach, and further supports the company’s commitment to strategic growth in order to meet the supply chain needs of its growing customer base.”
Posted 09/16 · 12:39 PM · LM Editorial
APL Logistics recently announced it has rolled out a new service offering that it said is designed to save shippers money and time through the optimization and management of high-frequency truck deliveries across complex supply chains.
Posted 09/14 · 12:46 PM · SCMR Editorial
Since FedEx announced the acquisition of GENCO late last year, many supply chain managers may still be seeking answers on the cultural shift and its impact on the 3PL marketplace.
Posted 09/01 · 07:00 PM · LM Editorial
Business is robust for 3PLs, but as cost-cutting becomes the priority for manufacturers and retailers, more businesses continue to look around for services at a lower price—driving down satisfaction, renewal rates, and contract length.
Posted 08/26 · 04:26 PM · LM Editorial
This is the first guaranteed weekly service direct to the U.S. from Singapore as part of the company’s initiative to enhance its LCL offerings serving Trans-pacific needs.
Posted 08/17 · 11:42 AM · LM Editorial
The most recent in which could be described as a series of large-scale global 3PL (third-party logistics) acquisitions was announced today, with Geodis, a $6.1 billion France-based 3PL saying it has entered into an agreement to acquire Brentwood, Tennessee-based $1.3 billion OHL (formerly known as Ozburn Hessey Logistics).
Posted 08/11 · 07:49 AM · LM Editorial
Over the last several months, there has been a spate of merger and acquisition (M&) activity centered around deals with an emphasis on large truckload brokerages. On the surface deals like these makes sense for more than a few reasons, given the vast carrier reach that the large brokerages have, coupled with strong technology platforms, and shipper relationships across a wide swath of industries.