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Posted 06/24 · 07:35 AM · LM Editorial
Cherry Hill, New Jersey-based NFI, an asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider, announced this week it has acquired IPD, a global transportation and logistics services provider based in Mississauga, Canada.
Posted 06/15 · 01:17 PM · MMH Editorial
Modern spent the day with MVS Fulfillment, a New England 3PL, to see how small distributors are coping with the recession, off-shoring and customer service.
Posted 06/15 · 06:53 AM · LM Editorial
Prior to the release of the 21st annual State of Logistics report by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) at the National Press Club last week, Penske Logistics gave LM an exclusive interview on some of the details. As the principal sponsor of the report, Penske also had some industry insider intelligence to share on the impact made by the two-year recession first felt in 2007.
Posted 06/09 · 11:58 AM · MMH Editorial
Business logistics costs fell to a record low of 7.7 percent of Gross Domestic Product last year, compared with 9.3 percent of GDP in 2008, according to a new annual benchmark report issued Wednesday.
Posted 06/09 · 07:33 AM · LM Editorial
While the ubiquitous social networking tool Twitter has been used by myriad shippers, carriers, and industry associations, freight transportation services provider Con-way has taken an entirely different approach in terms of gaining new business via the “Twit-a-sphere.”
Posted 05/29 · 09:23 AM · SCMR Editorial
As the market sector rebounds, the providers are compared to Flags of Convenience
Posted 05/25 · 11:18 AM · MMH Editorial
Supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates this week released updated figures for 2009 U.S. third-party logistics market revenues.
Posted 05/19 · 09:50 AM · LM Editorial
According to our 2010 Software User Survey, nearly half of all logistics operations using a WMS are looking to upgrade over the next 12 months. Our technology correspondent explains why and then introduces us to a shipper that’s on the brink of revolutionizing its warehouse operations.