Posted 04/02 · 12:57 PM · LM EditorialHaving something to base a wide amount of criteria in the 3PL sector can be challenging for shippers. The Gartner Group’s recent release of its Magic Quadrant for Global Third-Party Logistics Providers aims to help alleviate some of those challenges, which can help shippers to better understand 3PLs and their capabilities when evaluating and selecting a set of providers to meet their needs, according to Gartner.
Posted 04/01 · 06:00 PM · LM EditorialScores of major and minor third party logistics providers (3PLs) have found that offering “controlled-temperature” services can help shippers break into emerging markets and develop new revenue streams.
Posted 03/21 · 10:13 AM · LM EditorialUPS has officially acquired the 49 percent interest of Vietnam-based VN Express in the joint delivery venture between the companies, whom initially first partnered in 1994, with VN Express serving at UPS’s authorized agent in Vietnam, prior to establishing a joint stock company in 2010.
Posted 03/15 · 11:45 AM · LM EditorialIn response to global challenges faced by most businesses throughout the past few years, freight forwarders have adjusted their business models in response to adverse economic demands.
Posted 03/15 · 09:25 AM · LM EditorialLike its neighbor, the Port of Los Angeles, across San Pedro bay, the Port of Long Beach (POLB) had a strong month volume-wise in February, according to data released by the port this week.
Posted 03/05 · 07:21 PM · LM EditorialUnited Cargo, one of the world's largest belly carriers, announced it will accept two new tracking and monitoring devices on its entire mainline jet fleet of nearly 700 aircraft linking 381 airports across six continents.
Posted 03/01 · 06:00 PM · LM EditorialFreight intermediaries are no longer happy waiting in the wings, and that’s great news for shippers who want deeper engagement as extra emphasis is placed on U.S. exports over the coming years.
Posted 03/01 · 04:00 PM · LM EditorialWhile logistics managers wait to see how the American/US Airways merger shakes out, analysts say deals like this recent blockbuster may be a blessing in the long run for shippers.
Posted 02/28 · 12:33 AM · LM EditorialThis service, said UPS, provides shippers with time-in-transit improvements that leverage its existing North American freight network.
Posted 02/12 · 12:06 PM · LM EditorialAccording to a new survey from Deloitte, global executives are increasingly concerned about the growing risks to their supply chains and costly negative impacts such as margin erosion and inability to keep up with demand.