Posted 02/12 · 12:03 PM · LM EditorialStaying true to a major theme of expanding its service offerings—growth through acquisition—non-asset based third party logistics (3PL) services provider XPO Logistics announced today it has acquired the operating assets of Statesville, North Carolina-based East Coast Air Charter Inc. (ECAC), a non-asset, 3PL focused on expedited air charter brokerage.
Posted 02/11 · 12:11 PM · SCMR EditorialAs U.S. supply chain managers continue to monitor a possible modal shift in the years ahead, the Panama Canal Expansion has reached several milestones
Posted 02/05 · 11:56 AM · SCMR EditorialDiesel prices shot up nearly 10 cents to $4.022 this week, according to the Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Posted 01/10 · 11:30 AM · LM EditorialMenlo Worldwide Logistics LLC, a third-party logistics (3PL) subsidiary of freight transportation services provider Con-way Inc., announced this week it has opened up a new 37,000 square meter state-of-the-art warehousing and retail distribution management center in Singapore.
Posted 01/08 · 12:57 PM · LM EditorialAs Mexico continues to gain traction as a more than viable option for global manufacturers to set up shop and leverage favorable labor wages and shorter cross-border transit times, it is subsequently becoming an attractive market for United States and global transportation and logistics service providers.
Posted 12/01 · 01:52 PM · MMH EditorialVery narrow aisle racking and system-directed picking result in efficient storage, accurate inventories and virtually error-free picking.
Posted 12/01 · 12:29 PM · MMH EditorialFollowing a post-recession bump, third-party logistics providers are on track to stay flat through 2013.
Posted 11/29 · 01:44 PM · LM EditorialEarlier this week, global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider CEVA Logistics reported third quarter earnings of $1.8 billion Euro or about $2.4 billion U.S., which represented a 5.1 percent annual gain.
Posted 11/28 · 08:46 AM · MMH EditorialCertification included an in-depth review of the business as well as a site inspection.
Posted 11/27 · 01:18 PM · LM EditorialBringing sourcing closer to home—also commonly referred to as near shoring—a practice used by shippers to reduce distance, production, and delivery of their products, may be again gaining some momentum, according to research from BDP International.