Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
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.
Posted 01/09 · 10:03 AM · LM Editorial
LM Group News Editor recently spoke 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 about how 2014 ended up in the freight transportation and logistics sectors and various related topics.
Posted 12/17 · 07:58 AM · MMH Editorial
FedEx said GENCO will continue to operate as an independent company until the deal is complete in early 2015.
Posted 12/16 · 10:26 AM · LM Editorial
With an eye on further expansion of its e-commerce business and related reverse logistics processes, transportation and logistics bellwether FedEx last night announced it has inked an agreement to acquire Pittsburgh-based GENCO, a third-party logistics (3PL) services provider specializing in product lifecycle and reverse logistics.
Posted 12/04 · 11:08 AM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider UTi Worldwide (UTIW) issued a statement yesterday shooting down speculation that it will be acquired by DSV A/S, a Denmark-based global supplier of transport and logistics services.
Posted 12/01 · 06:18 PM · MMH Editorial
Increasingly resilient to global economic moods, 3PL and public refrigerated warehouses persistently achieve modest growth.