Filed in Transportation
Sunday, September 01, 2013
The Masters of Logistics have developed strategic partnerships with carriers that enable them to keep costs low while providing
innovative service to their customers—and our data show that this value-added perspective is leading to performance that is
significantly better than their competitors.
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.
That crisp, fall breeze signals that it’s time to dig into the findings of Logistics Management
) Annual Study of Logistics and Transportation Trends (Masters of Logistics), the clearest breakdown available of transportation spending across modes and the by far the most comprehensive summary of how logistics professionals are managing their operations in current economic conditions.
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.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
In this exclusive interview with Steve Flowers, President of UPS Global Freight Forwarding, readers are provided with additional insights.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Some of the biggest gains in U.S. exports due to a widening U.S. production-cost advantage over leading European nations and Japan are likely to be seen in chemicals, machinery, and transportation equipment, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group
Friday, August 16, 2013
Matson, Inc. had another solid quarter, driven by continuing strength in its Hawaii trade, modest volume gains in its other trade lanes and a better result in Logistics. And while most “mega” carriers lost money this year, this specialized one found a way to make some.
Thursday, August 01, 2013
Which carriers, third-party logistics providers, and U.S. ports will walk the red carpet to receive their award for outstanding service performance over the past year? Our readers have cast their votes, and now it’s time to introduce this year’s winners of the coveted Quest for Quality Awards.
Foodservice equipment and supply company leverages its technology partnership to secure capacity, simplify rates, and cut 12 percent from its transportation spending. Here’s how they did it.
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Logistics managers and non-vessel operators expect that, as ocean carriers’ cash flow gets tighter, the charter market will increasingly be used for newer, fuel-efficient vessels. The payoff for shippers will be sustainable service.