Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
Posted 08/01 · 08:10 PM · LM Editorial
While every carrier and service provider measured in the Quest for Quality is under pressure from shippers to expand and diversify their offerings while maintaining world-class service, no sector is feeling it as much as third party logistics providers (3PL).
Posted 08/01 · 04:07 PM · MMH Editorial
Events are tailored to address specific needs and advancements within the unique business climate of the 3PL industry.
Posted 07/31 · 09:48 AM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics reported second quarter revenue of $137.1 million yesterday, marking a 151.4 percent annual increase. The company added that gross margin dollars rose 128.4 percent annually to $19.3 million, with gross margin percentage 14.1 percent.
Posted 07/26 · 07:52 AM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. (RRTS) is at it again, with the company announcing this week it has acquired all of the outstanding membership interests of Springfield, Missouri-based Marisol International LLC, a non asset-based supply chain-critical, provider of international logistics services.
Posted 07/23 · 08:26 AM · SCMR Editorial
As a whole, market conditions in the third-party logistics (3PL) sector appear to be holding up well, despite the uneven nature of the economy, according to the 1st Quarter 2012 TIA 3PL Market Report by the Transportation Intermediaries Association
Posted 07/22 · 01:24 PM · MMH Editorial
Report shows 86% of domestic Fortune 500 companies use 3PLs for logistics and supply chain functions.
Posted 07/22 · 01:08 PM · LM Editorial
As a whole, market conditions in the third-party logistics (3PL) sector appear to be holding up well, despite the uneven nature of the economy, according to the 1st Quarter 2012 TIA 3PL Market Report by the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA).
Posted 07/17 · 10:39 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider CEVA Logistics said this week it is increasing its presence in Virginia by moving to a new location later this summer, which it said is a multi-use site that will manage the logistics needs of several global brands with room to expand.
Posted 07/15 · 11:37 AM · LM Editorial
The acquisition train continues to keep rolling along for non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics, with the most recent stop being today’s announcement that it plans to acquire 3PD Inc., the largest non-asset, third party provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America.
Posted 07/12 · 09:21 AM · LM Editorial
Earlier this week, Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), a global provider of transportation and logistics services, said it has acquired the freight forwarding business of freight brokerage firm and 3PL England Logistics.