Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
Posted 01/05 · 08:50 AM · LM Editorial
After years of writing about supply chains, Tompkins is building out an ambitious e-fulfillment network for retailers and e-tailers.
Posted 12/16 · 01:43 PM · LM Editorial
A Business Insider report said Amazon is at work on an app expected to be released in the summer of 2017, which was billed in the report as “Uber for trucking, that matches truck drivers with shippers looking to move freight, while also removing “the need for a third-party broker, which typically charges a commission of about 15% for doing the middleman work.”
Posted 12/15 · 10:12 AM · LM Editorial
While many stories focused on the holiday season with a logistics slant tend to focus on things like delivery methods and the e-commerce supply chain, a recent collaboration between third-party logistics and freight transportation services provider XPO logistics and arts and crafts retail chain Michaels Stores has a bit of a different approach.
Posted 12/14 · 06:56 AM · MMH Editorial
The public warehousing market continued to chart steady gains amid ongoing consolidation in 2016.
Posted 12/12 · 02:47 PM · LM Editorial
Some of the things in common for large 3PL deals include the massive scale, scope, pairing and meshing of service offerings, access into different vertical markets and geographies, not to mention the massive price tags, too.
Posted 12/08 · 11:51 AM · MMH Editorial
For both the global and North American lists, combined space under management is up more than 8.1%, as compared to the previous year's 6% global growth and 4% North American increase.
Posted 12/05 · 10:41 AM · LM Editorial
Total third quarter invoice revenue for all TIA member study participants—at around $2.19 billion—was down 11 percent annually, and total shipments—at 1,272,945—decreased 4.3 percent. The average invoice per shipment of $1,722 fell 7.4 percent, with profit margin percentage up 90 basis points to 15.8 percent.
Posted 11/29 · 11:01 AM · LM Editorial
Taking steps to further expand its presence in Canada, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has acquired Oakville, Ontario-based 3PL Lakeside Logistics.
Posted 11/18 · 04:45 PM · SCMR Editorial
According to the consultancy, Armstrong & Associates, new global supply chain challenges will be handled by 3PLs in a variety of innovative ways next year.
Posted 11/18 · 04:39 PM · LM Editorial
Technology risk has been shifting from shippers to 3PL providers in 2016, and the trend may gather speed in the coming years, says Evan Armstrong, president of Armstrong & Associates.