Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
Posted 06/01 · 04:00 PM · LM Editorial
Finding the right third-party logistics provider (3PL) always involves considerable due diligence, contend industry experts. But it may also mean leaving an existing partner for a set of collaborators that can deliver on the promise of a seamless global network.
Posted 05/29 · 12:38 PM · SCMR Editorial
A number of powerful factors are assembling in the 3PL industry today, bringing significant incentive to improve sales strategies and practices through a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) technology serving the industry.
Posted 05/29 · 10:37 AM · LM Editorial
UPS said that this facility is comprised of 6,500 square meters of non-bonded warehouse space and is 19 kilometers from Beijing Capital International Airport and has the capability to serve contract logistics orders with four-hour delivery in the metropolitan Beijing area and next-business-day orders for major cities in China.
Posted 05/20 · 09:17 AM · LM Editorial
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.
Posted 05/15 · 05:48 PM · LM Editorial
Beyond just export and freight forwarding services, third-party logistics providers (3PLs) in China are now offering pick-and-pack services for direct-to-customer shipments in the U.S. and Europe, observes Rosemary Coates, president of Blue Silk Consulting and author of Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China.
Posted 05/14 · 09:27 AM · LM Editorial
Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, said this week it has acquired the assets of One Stop Logistics Inc., a Watsonville, Ca.-based transportation brokerage.
Posted 05/08 · 09:36 AM · LM Editorial
Revenue was down 8.9 percent annually at $1.865 billion, and adjusted EBITDA saw a 7.3 percent increase to $43 million.
Posted 05/02 · 10:44 AM · LM Editorial
First quarter gross revenue for XPO Logistics—at $282.4 million—was up 147.7 percent annually, while net revenue saw a 259.1 percent increase to $58.4 million.
Posted 04/18 · 09:09 AM · LM Editorial
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services on various topics impacting freight transportation and logistics.
Posted 04/17 · 08:51 AM · SCMR Editorial
With the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) pending Congressional approval, many U.S. 3PLs are already getting ready for more business on The Continent.