Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
Posted 07/12 · 07:47 AM · LM Editorial
Eighty-six percent of Domestic Fortune 500 companies use 3PLs for logistics and supply chain functions according to a new report just issued by Armstrong & Associates.
Posted 07/01 · 09:00 PM · LM Editorial
New state of logistics translates into new opportunities for shrewd managers who can leverage their unique skills and solid transportation relationships into value for their companies.
Posted 07/01 · 08:20 PM · LM Editorial
Continued pressure to function globally
Posted 07/01 · 12:17 PM · LM Editorial
The UPS Freight boss touched upon a wide range of topics, including the dynamics of customer relationships, the freight market, and in industry regulations, among others.
Posted 07/01 · 09:00 AM · LM Editorial
Looking for a great way to kick off your summer reading? Well, look no further than page 28. Once again, we’ve devoted a sizable portion of our July issue to putting the Annual State of Logistics Report into context for shippers.
Posted 06/26 · 01:55 PM · LM Editorial
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman chatted with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, at last week’s eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago. The conversation covered things impacting shippers and 3PL’s alike, including capacity, rates, and e-commerce, among others.
Posted 06/24 · 01:32 PM · LM Editorial
Last week, I attended the 11th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago for the seventh time. I would not keep attending if I did not find it useful and highly valuable, too. The value comes on many fronts, including networking, education, session quality, and being in a great city like Chicago does not hurt either.
Posted 06/24 · 01:09 PM · LM Editorial
At last week’s 11th annual eyefortransport 3PL Summit in Chicago, LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman conducted an on-stage interview with Marv Schlanger, CEO of CEVA Logistics.
Posted 06/04 · 09:17 AM · LM Editorial
The new services are Mexico Direct, which offers faster customs clearance for Mexico importers, and a new intermodal service. These two offerings join CEVA’s existing U.S.-Mexico services, which include air and expedited Transborder offerings, including less-than-truckload, and full truckload, according to CEVA.
Posted 06/01 · 03:00 PM · LM Editorial
Finding the right third party logistics provider (3PL) in today’s global marketplace involves looking beyond the provider’s “vision” statement, say industry experts. Yet, they also acknowledge that there’s still an element of prognostication involved once a short list of the Top 50 has been whittled down.