Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
Posted 10/11 · 09:58 AM · SCMR Editorial
A forward supply chain is only half of the total logistics process, says a 4PRL executive
Posted 10/08 · 11:00 AM · LM Editorial
After outsourcing its transportation functions to a 3PL in January 2007, the 150-year-old manufacturer brought it back under its own roof to tighten controls, establish carrier measurement, and rack up the savings. And that bold move earned Armstrong the 2010 NASSTRAC Shipper of the Year Award.
Posted 10/07 · 02:28 PM · SCMR Editorial
The recently-concluded annual conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals in San Diego provided a great deal of insight on the macro- and micro-economic issues impacting the supply chain
Posted 09/30 · 10:24 AM · LM Editorial
Despite overall economic conditions being better than they were a year ago, third-party logistics (3PL) CEO’s are still indicating business conditions have a ways to go before things fully turn around, according to the results of the 17th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Providers.
Posted 09/20 · 10:34 AM · LM Editorial
The most recent results from the Transportation Intermediary Association’s (TIA) 3PL Market Report indicate that the third-party logistics sector is regaining its financial footing following the depths of the recession.
Posted 09/17 · 05:17 AM · LM Editorial
Global third-party logistics services provider OHL announced it has opened up new locations in Sparks, Nevada and Dallas and is also moving its existing location in Gainesville, Georgia to a larger facility.
Posted 09/10 · 10:00 AM · LM Editorial
The findings of our annual study reveal that shippers have not significantly changed how they manage their logistics and transportation activities over the past year. However, we find that the Masters are moving to a more defined organizational structure and are putting more 3PLs to work to help them gain significant cost advantage once the recovery finally kicks in.
Posted 08/30 · 09:01 AM · LM Editorial
In an exclusive interview given to LM before this week’s “Supply Chain Operations Private Exposition, enVista exec outlines what he sees as some of the key issues surfacing next year
Posted 08/28 · 12:09 PM · SCMR Editorial
The line between 3PLs and non-asset based supply chain consulting firms, is blurring said Jim Barnes, CEO of enVista.
Posted 08/26 · 11:10 AM · SCMR Editorial
The 2010 Distribution Network Trends Report explores current trends and changes in the design and management of distribution networks as the logistics industry weathers turbulent economic conditions