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Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Now, more than ever in the transportation and logistics sectors, a healthy amount of merger & acquisition deal activity is taking place. Companies are making acquisitions based on need or getting into a segment of the business they may not already have a presence in through acquisition.
Posted on 06/27 at 11:47 AM
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
The company announced this week it has acquired all of the outstanding capital stock of CTW Transport, a Peabody, Mass.-based truckload carrier specializing in refrigerated food products.
Friday, June 01, 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.
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.”
Thursday, May 31, 2012
A developing market like China requires an approach that differs from mature markets like Europe and the U.S
Wednesday, 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.
Thursday, 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.
Posted on 05/10 at 09:25 AM
Global Logistics •
Tuesday, 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.
Friday, 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.
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Tuesday, 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.
Posted on 04/10 at 01:37 PM
BDP International •