Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
Posted 09/01 · 08:00 PM · LM Editorial
In this new era of collaboration, some third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are working with enlightened shippers on a new approach rooted in recognition that better logistics management can have a direct impact on the bottom line for both parties. Here’s one example of how it’s being done.
Posted 09/01 · 08:00 AM · LM Editorial
It’s been 15 years since I sold a successful third-party logistics business to a group of investors. And I would like to say that the strategy and market approach of the third party logistics provider (3PL) industry has changed greatly in those years, but I can’t.
Posted 08/19 · 11:26 AM · LM Editorial
Roadrunner Transportation Systems (RRTS) said last week it has acquired certain assets of the Southeast drayage division of Transport Corporation of America (TA Drayage), a provider of intermodal transportation and related services in the Southeast.
Posted 08/19 · 09:23 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider BDP International recently announced it took a majority equity position in Sweden-based Polar Logistics AB.
Posted 08/16 · 09:48 AM · LM Editorial
Following its mid-July announcement in which it said it planned to acquire 3PD Inc., the largest non-asset, third party provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America, non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics said this week that the acquisition has officially been completed.
Posted 08/13 · 11:11 AM · LM Editorial
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with CEVA CEO Marv Schlanger about the company’s year-to-date performance and its growth prospects, among other topics.
Posted 08/13 · 08:07 AM · SCMR Editorial
This word is commonly used in the aerospace and defense industries to describe companies that compete, but also work together from time to time to provide solutions to customers
Posted 08/01 · 08:10 PM · LM Editorial
While every carrier and service provider measured in the Quest for Quality is under pressure from shippers to expand and diversify their offerings while maintaining world-class service, no sector is feeling it as much as third party logistics providers (3PL).
Posted 08/01 · 04:07 PM · MMH Editorial
Events are tailored to address specific needs and advancements within the unique business climate of the 3PL industry.
Posted 07/31 · 09:48 AM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics reported second quarter revenue of $137.1 million yesterday, marking a 151.4 percent annual increase. The company added that gross margin dollars rose 128.4 percent annually to $19.3 million, with gross margin percentage 14.1 percent.