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Posted 09/01 · 04:34 PM · LM Editorial
By continually working to expand its 3PL relationship, this fast-growing manufacturer has been able to concentrate on the bigger picture—expanding into new markets, launching new products, gaining efficiencies in its operations, and reducing manufacturing and labor costs.
Posted 09/01 · 01:10 PM · MMH Editorial
While the logistics real estate market finished 2010 on a strong note, various factors—such as high oil and gas prices, debt issues in the U.S. and abroad, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan contributed to the very real possibility that the first half of 2011 would not be as fortunate.
Posted 09/01 · 12:55 PM · LM Editorial
According to the report, the U.S. logistics market had 32.7 million square feet absorbed, which Grubb & Ellis pointed out is a level that has not been reached since 2007. Of that 32.7 million square feet, it was more heavily weighted towards the second quarter, which had a quarterly net absorption of 18.1 million square feet.
Posted 08/26 · 01:40 PM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Road Runner Transportation Services (RRTS) continued its aggressive rate of acquisitions this week, announcing it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire the outstanding stock of Prime Logistics Corporation for roughly $97.5 million.
Posted 08/26 · 10:58 AM · LM Editorial
Third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Saddle Creek Corp. recently announced it has opened new facilities in Chicago and Jacksonville, Fla. as part of its strategic plan to grow organically and through new business.
Posted 08/23 · 08:18 AM · LM Editorial
Damco’s recent announcement that it would expand its services may have surprised some industry insiders, but not Brandon Fried, Executive Director of The Airforwarders Association
Posted 08/22 · 08:15 PM · LM Editorial
Damco joins several other leading freight forwarders in positive numbers this year
Posted 08/15 · 08:26 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider MIQ Logistics announced earlier this month that it has acquired The Logistics Corporation Ltd. (TLC) to augment its service offerings in the United Kingdom and Europe.
Posted 08/10 · 10:15 AM · LM Editorial
A report issued by Intermodal Association of North America this week shows that domestic and international intermodal volumes posted solid gains in Q2 2011
Posted 08/04 · 07:16 AM · LM Editorial
Company officials said that Vault unites several existing ODFL business units into an independent operating division comprised of warehousing, business solutions, fleet and warehouse dedicated services and truckload brokerage units.