Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
Posted 11/10 · 10:14 AM · LM Editorial
For the third straight year, Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) convened its Annual 3PL Value Creation Summit in Chicago recently to identify key global industry trends. Investment specialists were also part of the blend, and contributed insights on how merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is reshaping the marketplace.
Posted 11/09 · 09:45 AM · SCMR Editorial
For the third straight year, Armstrong & Associates, Inc. convened its Annual 3PL Value Creation Summit in Chicago recently to identify key global industry trends.
Posted 11/03 · 04:21 PM · LM Editorial
The National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. is urging "caution" as two new important regulatory deadlines approach early next year.
Posted 11/02 · 03:06 PM · SCMR Editorial
Leading global commercial real estate services firm Colliers International Group Inc. recently issued “From First Mile to Last Mile,” a global logistics report examining the primary factors that will impact the global pattern of warehousing and logistics over the next generation, as well as the elements already shifting global trade flows and retail formats.
Posted 10/22 · 09:07 AM · LM Editorial
LM recently caught up with XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs to discuss the Con-way deal, market conditions, and future plans.
Posted 10/09 · 12:10 PM · LM Editorial
More than nine months after saying it was not for sale, Long Beach Calif.-based non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider UTi Worldwide has apparently changed its tune, with the company saying it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Denmark-based global 3PL DSV for $1.35 billion and $7.10 per share.
Posted 10/01 · 10:46 AM · LM Editorial
As was the case in its predecessor report a year ago, third-party logistics (3PL) CEOs are confident and optimistic about the current and future revenue growth, according to the Annual Surveys of Third-Party Logistics (3PL) CEOs, released earlier this week at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in San Diego.
Posted 10/01 · 09:00 AM · LM Editorial
In meetings with shippers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) who buy freight transportation services, I often encourage them to step back and consider the many cost areas that make up the “rate” that they’re trying to reduce.
Posted 10/01 · 08:25 AM · LM Editorial
A focus on collaboration and strong relationships between third-party logistics (3PL) providers serving as one of a main building blocks for supply chain success was a key theme in the 2016 20th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study released at this week’s Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in San Diego by Capgemini Group, Penn State University, Korn Ferry, and Penske Logistics.
Posted 09/28 · 02:42 PM · SCMR Editorial
Following the onset of the global recession in 2008 there were relatively few large –scale acquisitions in the 3PL industry. That has changed dramatically since early 2014. Since that time there have been ten major acquisitions by 3PLs totaling $18 billion.