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Sunday, September 01, 2013

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.
Posted on 09/01 at 08:00 AM
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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).
Posted on 08/01 at 08:10 PM
Features3PLThird Party LogisticsAugust 2013Quest for QualityPermalink


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.
Posted on 07/01 at 09:00 PM
Features3PLAir CargoThird Party LogisticsOcean FreightTruckloadJuly 2013Rail FreightIntermodalPermalink


Continued pressure to function globally
Posted on 07/01 at 08:20 PM
Features3PLThird Party LogisticsJuly 2013TransportationPermalink


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.
Posted on 07/01 at 09:00 AM
ColumnsViewpoint3PLAir CargoThird Party LogisticsOcean FreightTruckloadJuly 2013Rail FreightIntermodalPermalink


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.
Posted on 06/01 at 03:00 PM
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Monday, April 01, 2013

Scores 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.

Even though the term 4PL remains shrouded in mystery, a number of prominent logistics providers claim that if there is indeed a 4th dimension, they’ve got it. But can they really deliver on that promise? After defining the differentiating features, we’ll let shippers decide.

Thursday, November 01, 2012

In today’s dynamic, global marketplace, shippers need to execute a checklist of essential action items in order to get the most out of their third-party logistics partnership.
Posted on 11/01 at 07:00 PM
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Saturday, September 01, 2012

As shippers consider entry into an outsourcing arrangement for freight management, they quickly discover a range of pricing options from various service providers. These service providers have a variety of business models that drive their market offers, and shippers need to understand what these models are so they can evaluate not just the offer, but the potential for long-term satisfaction with the contract.
Posted on 09/01 at 09:00 AM
Columns3PLThird Party LogisticsSeptember 2012TransportationPermalink



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