Filed in Third Party Logistics
Saturday, March 01, 2014
The global retailer re-launched in North America and built a new multi-channel supply chain from the ground up with the help of its existing 3PL partner.
We’ve certainly been reading and hearing more about the benefits of improved communication and collaboration in logistics management—be it with our carriers, third party-logistics (3PL) providers, suppliers, and even competitors.
Friday, November 01, 2013
In today’s dynamic global marketplace, increasing logistics flexibility is critical as shippers look for greater collaboration with their third-party providers on the way to seamless integration of supply chain activities.
Sunday, September 01, 2013
In this new era of collaboration, some third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are working with enlightened shippers on a new approach rooted in recognition that better logistics management can have a direct impact on the bottom line for both parties. Here’s one example of how it’s being done.
It’s been 15 years since I sold a successful third-party logistics business to a group of investors. And I would like to say that the strategy and market approach of the third party logistics provider (3PL) industry has changed greatly in those years, but I can’t.
Thursday, August 01, 2013
While every carrier and service provider measured in the Quest for Quality is under pressure from shippers to expand and diversify their offerings while maintaining world-class service, no sector is feeling it as much as third party logistics providers (3PL).
Monday, July 01, 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.
Continued pressure to function globally
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.
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Saturday, June 01, 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.