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Posted 02/23 · 01:06 PM · LM Editorial
FedEx said that its FedEx subsidiary has officially completed the acquisition of the logistics, distribution, and express businesses of India-based AFL Pvt. Ltd. and its affiliate Unifreight India Pvt. Ltd. The deal was originally announced by FedEx in November.
Posted 02/17 · 02:20 PM · MMH Editorial
Report indicates that more and more companies are finding value in the practice’s ability to take costs out of the system, manage inventory levels, increase efficiencies and accommodate unpredictable customer demand.
Posted 02/09 · 08:41 AM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Services (RRTS) recently announced it has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Morgan Southern, a privately-held provider of intermodal transportation and related services for roughly $20 million.
Posted 02/08 · 08:21 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Jacobson Companies recently announced it has established a strategic partnership with Rhenus Logistics, a European 3PL.
Posted 01/28 · 01:35 PM · SCMR Editorial
Following President Obama's State of the Union Address earlier this week, the International Warehouse Logistics Association said it welcomes a national discussion on the need for America's infrastructure renewal.
Posted 01/27 · 09:06 AM · LM Editorial
Earlier this week, FedEx Supply Chain, a subsidiary of FedEx, announced it has introduced significant upgrades to its FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics (FCIL) service.
Posted 01/06 · 01:10 PM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Jacobson Companies said this week it is expanding into Hong Kong with the launch of Jacobson Global Logistics Ltd. (JGL). Jacobson officials said this will serve as the base for which it will expand its Asia-based logistics services. JGL will provide shippers with myriad international logistics services to and from the U.S. and within Asia
Posted 01/06 · 11:12 AM · LM Editorial
Following December’s announcement that it planned to acquire Total Logistic Control, a subsidiary of SUPERVALU and a provider of supply chain services for shippers in the food, beverage, and consumer packaged goods sectors, freight transportation and logistics services provider Ryder System said today the deal is now official.
Posted 12/17 · 01:10 PM · LM Editorial
Third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Saddle Creek Corp. said this week it has acquired San Diego-based ProLog Logistics Inc., a provider of warehousing and fulfillment services.
Posted 12/17 · 10:43 AM · LM Editorial
We asked SAGE ADVICE columnists John Gentle and Wayne Bourne to answer a few questions in an effort to neatly summarize the past 11 months and help shippers prepare for the road ahead in 2011. Here’s what they had to say: