Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
Posted 05/20 · 10:17 AM · SCMR Editorial
Third-party logistics providers are growing at multiples of Gross Domestic Product, and should be able to sustain this pace through 2011, said a prominent industry analyst.
Posted 05/19 · 10:38 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider CEVA is continuing to increase its presence in the United States. The company announced this week it has relocated its cross-dock operations to a new facility in Otay Mesa, California, which is less than three miles from its previous location.
Posted 05/02 · 09:16 AM · LM Editorial
The company has released JDA Transportation & Logistics Management 6.3.4, which company officials said is the “second phase” of its post i2 acquisition transportation and logistics product roadmap integration plan rolled out in April 2010.
Posted 04/26 · 01:11 PM · LM Editorial
Company officials said this new offering will provide service for Saturday deliveries into the U.S. from Mexico that need to arrive in the Midwest or Ontario, Canada by Monday morning.
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