Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
Posted 06/01 · 12:40 PM · MMH Editorial
Amid demands for innovation and customer service, public refrigerated warehouses are challenged to provide flexibility and efficiency for a fickle customer base.
Posted 05/29 · 08:54 AM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said yesterday it has selected New York-based private investment firm Greenbriar Equity Group LLC as its new equity partner.
Posted 05/24 · 09:16 AM · LM Editorial
LM recently spoke with recently spoke with Wall Street analyst John Larkin to get some of his insights as we approach the halfway point of 2013, or at least get a little closer to it.
Posted 05/23 · 11:44 AM · MMH Editorial
2012 3PL report and predictions show modest growth, little help from Washington.
Posted 05/23 · 11:09 AM · LM Editorial
Supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates said this week that total United States 2012 third-party logistics (3PL) gross revenue—at $141.8 billion—were up 6 percent over 2011.
Posted 05/22 · 01:01 PM · LM Editorial
Company officials said that CEVA’s quarterly results were impacted by various factors, including: overall soft global logistics markets; loss of airfreight volume with some business switching to ocean transport; exposure to Eurozone markets; and underperforming Contract Logistics contracts.
Posted 05/10 · 06:45 AM · LM Editorial
CEVA CEO Marv Schlanger said that his company's recapitalization will make for a stronger balance sheet for CEVA, which will enable the company to grow faster and better compete in the logistics and supply chain marketplace.
Posted 05/08 · 12:46 PM · LM Editorial
Non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics reported first quarter results yesterday and also announced that it acquired Interide Logistics, a freight brokerage business.
First quarter revenue for XPO Logistics—at $114.0 million—was up 155.8 percent annually, and gross margin dollars increased 140.0 percent annually to $16.3 million, with gross margin percentage up 14.3 percent.
Posted 05/02 · 12:37 PM · LM Editorial
CEVA said that it will reduce its consolidated net debt by more than $1.7 billion ($1.3 billion euros) and its annual cash interest expense by more than $170 million ($130 million euros) and also receive a capital infusion of a minimum of $301 million ($230 million euros) for investment in its business plan.
Posted 04/17 · 04:27 PM · SCMR Editorial
Another indication of resurgence in the third-party logistics (3PL) marketplace surfaced yesterday, as a leading industry consultancy entered the executive recruiting sector.