3PL

By Jeff Berman · July 22, 2013
As a whole, market conditions in the third-party logistics (3PL) sector appear to be holding up well, despite the uneven nature of the economy, according to the 1st Quarter 2012 TIA 3PL Market Report by the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA).
By Jeff Berman · July 17, 2013
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider CEVA Logistics said this week it is increasing its presence in Virginia by moving to a new location later this summer, which it said is a multi-use site that will manage the logistics needs of several global brands with room to expand.
By Jeff Berman · July 15, 2013
The acquisition train continues to keep rolling along for non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics, with the most recent stop being today’s announcement that it plans to acquire 3PD Inc., the largest non-asset, third party provider of heavy goods, last-mile logistics in North America.
By Jeff Berman · July 12, 2013
Earlier this week, Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), a global provider of transportation and logistics services, said it has acquired the freight forwarding business of freight brokerage firm and 3PL England Logistics.
By Patrick Burnson · July 12, 2013
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.
By John D. Schulz · July 1, 2013
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.
By Patrick Burnson · July 1, 2013
Continued pressure to function globally
By Jeff Berman · July 1, 2013
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.
By Michael Levans · July 1, 2013
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.
By Jeff Berman · June 26, 2013
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.
By Jeff Berman · June 24, 2013
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.
By Jeff Berman · June 24, 2013
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.
By Jeff Berman · June 4, 2013
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.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Patrick Burnson · June 1, 2013
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.

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