Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
Posted 04/05 · 10:52 AM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said today it has acquired Philadelphia-based SCO Logistics, a 3PL serving the chemical industry. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Posted 04/04 · 08:18 AM · LM Editorial
Freight transportation services provider Hub Group Inc. said today it has acquired asset-light transportation company Exel Transportation Services, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post World Net.
Posted 04/01 · 06:06 AM · LM Editorial
Even though the term 4PL remains shrouded in mystery, a number of prominent logistics providers claim that if there is indeed a 4th dimension, they’ve got it. But can they really deliver on that promise? After defining the differentiating features, we’ll let shippers decide.
Posted 03/23 · 01:43 PM · LM Editorial
Caterpillar Inc. today announced it is examining a range of strategic options for its third party logistics business, which is part of its wholly owned subsidiary, Caterpillar Logistics Services, Inc. (Cat Logistics)
Posted 03/21 · 10:42 AM · SCMR Editorial
As a natural extension of its Third-Party Logistics market research work, Armstrong & Associates, Inc. has launched 3PLAdvisor.com
Posted 03/17 · 11:18 AM · MMH Editorial
The product, entitled 3PLAdvisor.com, enables 3PLs to receive free customer feedback, with shippers able to anonymously rate the 3PLs they use, as well as send request for information forms to 3PLs they may want to use in the future
Posted 03/17 · 08:41 AM · LM Editorial
Supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates has introduced a new product designed to provide shippers with a way to share customer relationship experiences about their third-party logistics (3PL) providers.
Posted 03/08 · 03:38 PM · LM Editorial
Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based NFI, an asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider said this week it has acquired World Warehouse and Distribution, a Champlain, NY-based 3PL and warehousing services provider with facilities in Champlain and Albany, NY and Montreal.
Posted 03/04 · 10:12 AM · LM Editorial
In an effort to highlight its expanded reach, Purolator Courier Ltd. said this week it has changed its official name to Purolator Inc. and Purolator USA is now Purolator International.
Posted 02/24 · 07:00 AM · LM Editorial
Kate Vitasek, Pete Moore, and Bonnie Keith, members of the University of Tennessee's center for Executive Education share their five steps and a series of tips to improve your outsourcing relationship right from the start.