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For 3PL warehouses, the weeks, or even months, leading up to the holiday season can be among the busiest times of the year.
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The trend set over the past few years for mergers and acquisitions has hardly subsided, and a fresh injection of equity investment is transforming the marketplace. At the same time, shippers may expect to see 3PLs continue to purchase high-tech “solutions” and hire young professionals for implementation. (August 22, 2017)
Earlier this week, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said it has selected TPG Capital, the global private equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG, as its new equity partner. Transplace officials said that TPG will acquire Transplace from Greenbriar Equity Group LLC, Transplace’s equity partner going back to May 2013, when it acquired (August 16, 2017)
Coast-to-coast, third-party logistics provider streamlines operations across its network.
(July 12, 2017)
No rest for the weary. State of the Third Party Logistics industry 2017. Logistics management looks at the trends in the Third Party Logistics market. (July 11, 2017)
Join Evan Armstrong, president of Armstrong & Associates, as he explains how creating a balanced portfolio of "Top 50" global and domestic partners can maximize efficiency and mitigate risk. (July 11, 2017)
We’ve seen mergers of brokers and acquisitions by third-partly logistics providers (3PLs) indicating that this is a market with room for margin exploitation. (July 07, 2017)
By leveraging the functionalities of a feature-rich, user-friendly TMS, companies can not only reduce their freight spend, but can also improve service levels, streamline their logistics functions and gain more control over their end-to-end supply chains. (June 05, 2017)
Winners Revealed at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, AZ, Unilever Retains the Top Spot in Rankings as Amazon Joins the "Masters." (May 30, 2017)
A new report from supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates stated that 90% of Domestic Fortune 500 companies rely on third-party logistics (3PL) providers for outsourced logistics and supply chain services. (May 24, 2017)
CIS said this is the company’s thirteenth U.S.-based location, adding that it will provide the company with a physical presence on the Northern U.S. border. (April 06, 2017)
LM Group News Editor recently spoke with Doug Waggoner, CEO of Echo Global Logistics, a non-asset based freight brokerage company and a provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services about how 2016 ended up in the freight transportation and logistics sectors and various related topics. (March 22, 2017)
Fourth quarter revenue headed up ten percent annually to $3.68 billion. And net income came in at $27.3 million, or $0.22 per share, which was well ahead of a net loss of $62.8 million, or a loss of $0.58 per share, for the same period a year ago. (February 23, 2017)
Last fall, I was scheduled to serve as a moderator for an industry conference. I always like playing this part, as it is a great networking tool, and I usually learn a bunch of stuff, all while getting some good branding in for Logistics Management.
(February 07, 2017)
It's common in any TMS implementation: You don't know what you need until you’re well into it. (January 12, 2017)
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.
(December 15, 2016)