Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
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.
Posted 11/07 · 05:30 PM · SCMR Editorial
Dynamic warehousing involves buying warehousing services on a pay-per-use basis. Just as with Uber and AirBnB exemplars of today’s “on-demand” economy users and providers meet and transact with each other via an electronic marketplace.
Posted 11/07 · 10:42 AM · LM Editorial
When it comes to the state of the industrial real estate market, landlords continue to have the upper hand over tenants, due to ongoing market factors, according to the Third Quarter Industrial Outlook report recently issued by commercial real estate firm JLL.
Posted 11/03 · 02:29 PM · LM Editorial
The third time is the charm for this U.S. manufacturer on the hunt for a third-party logistics (3PL) provider that could successfully combine transportation services and technology capabilities under one roof.
Posted 10/14 · 12:38 PM · MMH Editorial
The solution has replaced Merrill Corp.’s paper-based system, resulting in a considerable decline in picking errors.
Posted 10/04 · 12:00 PM · LM Editorial
Following its recent announcement in which it said it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire APC Logistics, a Melbourne, Australia-based independently-owned global freight forwarder and customs broker serving Australia and New Zealand, global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) said on September 30 that the deal has been finalized.
Posted 10/04 · 11:06 AM · LM Editorial
An ongoing question among supply chain stakeholders, when it comes to global e-commerce bellwether Amazon, continues to be just how far it will spread its wings in terms of expanding its logistics and supply chain operations and processes.