Latest trends and best practices in Third Party Logistics technology, software solutions and providers of supply chain planning, operations, shipping and distribution.
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.
Posted 10/03 · 04:35 PM · SCMR Editorial
The study was released last week by Capgemini Consulting, Penn State University, and Penske Logistics at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
Posted 10/03 · 02:40 PM · LM Editorial
Myriad trends and themes germane to the third-party logistics (3PL) sector focusing on the roles 3PLs play in serving shippers, the ongoing evolution 3PL-shipper relationships, and the role of and investment in technology used by 3PLs, among other factors, was highlighted in the 2017 21st Annual Third-Party Logistics Study, which was released last week by Capgemini Consulting, Penn State University, and Penske Logistics at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
Posted 09/30 · 11:48 AM · LM Editorial
LM interviewed XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Conference in Orlando this week.
Posted 09/30 · 08:47 AM · LM Editorial
Various facets of the third-party logistics (3PL) continue to show the evolving role the sector has in serving and helping shippers meet their goals and expectations, with 3PLs also seeing solid bottom line success, according to the Annual Surveys of Third-Party Logistics (3PL) CEOs, released earlier this week at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
Posted 09/23 · 10:16 AM · LM Editorial
A special report on how and why Mexico has emerged as the new nearshore destination
Posted 09/07 · 11:45 AM · LM Editorial
Effective February 2017, Walmart is going to require its suppliers (shippers) to meet a two-day shipping window instead of its previous four-day window, as well as up its required compliance rate from 90 percent to 95 percent.
Posted 09/06 · 09:38 AM · SCMR Editorial
Rick Mettetel, vice president, global forwarding for C.H. Robinson, recently shared insights with our readers on current state of third party logistics.