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Armstrong & Associates

By Patrick Burnson · November 7, 2018
Kris Hopkins, a Director in the Transportation & Logistics Group of Houlihan Lokey, Inc., an independent, advisory-focused, global investment bank, has been keeping close watch on the volatile 3PL sector this year.
By Patrick Burnson · November 5, 2018
In a world that is becoming increasingly commoditized, brand recognition is particularly important to the third-party logistics (3PL) industry, observes Armstrong & Associates.
By Patrick Burnson · October 3, 2018
When the “3PL Value Creation/North America Summit 2018” convenes in Chicago this month, shippers will hear from a diverse group of industry experts on how to drive the best deals with their lead providers in both the global and domestic arenas.
By Patrick Burnson · September 25, 2018
When Damco’s Supply Chain Services and Maersk Line’s Ocean Product are finally integrated On January 1st, 2019, A.P. Moller - Maersk hopes that shippers will have “fewer touchpoints” and more comprehensive offerings.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Patrick Burnson · September 5, 2018
As savvy forwarders embrace and utilize more sophisticated digitized solutions to set them apart from the pack, industry analysts are seeing the race narrowing. Evidence of this trend is made clear when the Top 25 features nearly a half dozen players vying for the same coveted ranking.
By Patrick Burnson · September 5, 2018
Technology will make individuals more efficient to the point where a third party that provides additional people might not be needed.
By Patrick Burnson · August 28, 2018
What do shippers need to do when evaluating the best 3PL? That question and others will be addressed at the 3PL Value Creation North America Summit 2018 in Chicago this October.
By Patrick Burnson · August 28, 2018
Supply chain activities specifically related to transportation have seen dramatic changes in the last five years driven by end user experience and the technologies available to support, maintains Ravi Dosanjh Executive Armstrong & Associates’ (A&A) Vice President – International Advisory.
By Patrick Burnson · August 28, 2018
Ravi Dosanjh, A&A’s Executive Vice President – International Advisory, maintains that shippers should have a firm strategy in place supporting Best in Class “Total Cost” Planning, Procurement and Operations teams.
By Patrick Burnson · August 27, 2018
Supply chain activities specifically related to transportation have seen dramatic changes in the last five years driven by end user experience and the technologies available to support, maintains Ravi Dosanjh Executive Armstrong & Associates’ Vice President – International Advisory
By Patrick Burnson · August 22, 2018
John G. Larkin, CFA, Managing Director - Transportation and Logistics, STIFEL Investment Banking shares his views on the current state of the 3PL industry in advance of major conference this fall.
WEBCAST
By LM Staff · July 17, 2018
This webcast explores the gains to be made by properly leveraging 3PLs for optimized service and demonstrates how shippers can measure ROI and plan for the future.
By Jeff Berman · June 18, 2018
A combination of strong market conditions, coupled with positive economic fundamentals helped pave the way for a strong 2017 for the United State third-party logistics (3PL) market, according to a recent report issued by Milwaukee-based supply chain consulting firm Armstrong & Associates.
By Jeff Berman · June 14, 2018
The report, entitled “Bulls Lead: Third-Party Logistics Market Results and Trends for 2018,” estimated that 2017 net revenues for the U.S. 3PL market rose 5% to $77.1 billion, with gross revenues up 10.5% to $184.3 million. The gain in net revenues continues a pattern of single-digit annual growth.
By Jeff Berman · April 30, 2018
The ongoing impact of e-commerce related to logistics costs in the United States continues to head up rapidly, due to a variety of factors, according to a new report issued this week by supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates.

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