3PL

SPECIAL REPORT
By Patrick Burnson · June 1, 2012
A flurry of major service provider deals captured mainstream headlines in recent months, but the consequence of this activity has yet to be measured by domestic and international shippers. Meanwhile, the EU flounders, Asia remains strong, and emerging nations may represent the next great opportunity for the major 3PL players.
By Jeff Berman · June 1, 2012
Company officials said this new name “is intended to better represent the company’s broad-based capabilities which include warehousing, transportation, packaging and order fulfillment.”
By Patrick Burnson · May 31, 2012
A developing market like China requires an approach that differs from mature markets like Europe and the U.S
By Jeff Berman · May 23, 2012
Data from supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates showed that total global third-party logistics (3PL) gross revenue in 2011 at $133.8 billion in 2011 was up 5.2 percent over 2010.
By Jeff Berman · May 23, 2012
Data from supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates showed that total global third-party logistics (3PL) gross revenue in 2011 at $133.8 billion in 2011 was up 5.2 percent over 2010.
By Jeff Berman · May 10, 2012
Logistics Management spoke with CEVA CEO John Pattullo and CFO Reuben McDougall about the company’s quarterly results and industry market trends in the global 3PL sector.
By Lorie King Rogers · May 1, 2012
GMI Distribution implements a robust, on-demand warehouse management system to track inventory and provide its 3PL customers with 24/7 visibility into inventory and transactions.
By Jeff Berman · April 24, 2012
While United States-based natural gas production continues to flourish, with domestic production expected to increase 41 percent by 2020 and current prices at a ten-year low, transportation carriers remain slow to embrace natural gas for various reasons despite its myriad benefits, according to data from PLS Logistics Services, a Pittsburgh-based non-asset 3PL focused on the industrial sector.
By Jeff Berman · April 20, 2012
The Cudahy, Wisconsin-based company announced this week it has acquired all of the outstanding capital stock of Clearwater, Minnesota-based D&E Transport, an asset-light flatbed carrier focused on food and agricultural products. D&E is located 40 miles from the Twin Cities.
By Jeff Berman · April 10, 2012
While a Reuters report indicated that global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider BDP International was in talks to with private equity firms to make the company available to be sold, BDP stated that is not the case.
By Jeff Berman · April 5, 2012
Damco, a third-party logistics (3PL) subsidiary of A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, recently rolled out a new Web-based service that it said enables shippers to increase flexibility, respond quicker to changes, and reduce manual work.
By Jeff Berman · March 30, 2012
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Pilot CEO Richard Phillips about what he is seeing in the various markets Pilot serves.
By Jeff Berman · March 23, 2012
Less than a week after announcing it increased the size of shares for its IPO from 6,000,000 to 8,000,000 shares to the public at $15.75 per share, non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics said that effort has resulted in roughly $136.7 million in net proceeds.
By Patrick Burnson · March 20, 2012
Shareholder pressure is forcing publicly-held manufacturers to adhere to the highest levels of sustainability, said industry analysts and experts speaking yesterday a the International Warehouse Logistics Association 2012 Convention & Expo in San Francisco.
By Jeff Berman · March 15, 2012
Non asset-based 3PL XPO Logistics said today that it has increased the number of shares for its underwritten public offering from 6,000,000 earlier this week to 8,000,000 to the public at $15.75 per share.

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