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As an industry megaphone, 3PL News is an established online business portal, enabling logistics and supply chain providers to take advantage of the newest interactive marketing opportunities. Launched in Long Beach, California, next to the largest port complex in the US, 3PL News has a global reach, including a recently expanded presence in Greater China.

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3PL News
2201 N. Lakewood Blvd, Suite D-168
Long Beach, California, 90815
United States
(562) 270-4040

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Uber Freight heralds various new customer-focused supply chain technology offerings
San Francisco-based Uber Freight, a subsidiary of the ubiquitous, ride-sharing service Uber, whose proprietary app matches trucking companies with loads to haul, and a non-asset-based third-party logistics services provider, provided multiple updates on various technology-focused services and initiatives at Deliver, its annual customer conference

Mobile Robots Can Optimize Materials Movement
Mobile robots are only part of the solution for increasing operational flexibility; warehouse software and process management are also important, say industry experts.

Dexterity AI and FedEx Collaborate to Develop Truck Loading Robot
Dexterity AI and FedEx are working to give the DexR system the perception, manipulation, and decision-making abilities for complex parcel handling.

Manifest Vegas 2024 Plenary Stage to Feature Supply Chain Award Winners, Executives
Manifest Vegas 2024 plenary speakers discussing innovation will include executives from award-winning companies such as DHL Supply chain.

Korber Supply Chain and Geek+ Celebrate Third Anniversary of Strategic Partnership
Logistics integrator Korber and mobile robot provider Geek+ said they empower businesses to overcome efficiency, scalability, and sustainability challenges.

GXO announces plans to acquire PFSweb
Under the terms of the agreement outlined by GXO, GXO and PFS entered into a definitive agreement in which GXO will acquire PFS for $7.50 per share which it said represents an equity value of around $181 million.

Strategies for 3PLs to Maximize Warehouse Space
The current order fulfillment environment presents a myriad of challenges for 3PLs, such as restrictions on labor and real estate. It is crucial for these logistics companies to address the optimization of warehouse space utilization as a key area of concern.

A.P. Moller - Maersk and Fabric to Implement Automation, AI in Dallas Distribution Center
Maersk is the first third party to run one of Fabric's micro-fulfillment centers using its robots and software.

8 Ways a Warehouse Management System Can Improve Backorder Fulfillment
You've done everything right regarding 3PL inventory management and upped your re-orders; but despite your best efforts, you're still selling through your stock. This is good news — you have a popular product that customers love. Either that, or it could be that there’s a problem with your warehouse management process.

Parcel automation delivers on two fronts for 3PL
Third-party logistics company iForce deployed an automated packaging solution to provide the speed and labor efficiencies needed to keep up with new picking automation, while the solution’s carton right-sizing also improves the customer experience.

Yard Management Systems (YMS): A must-have for the modern operation
Interest in yard management systems (YMS) is growing as the software helps more companies automate processes, speed up trailer turnaround times, and save money.

Dexory Robot to Expand Warehouse Visibility for Linkline
Dexory is providing a modular mobile robot so U.K. logistics provider Linkline can gain real-time visibility into its operations.

How this 3PL Eliminated Costly Labeling Errors: Problem, Solution, & Results
In this case study McCollister's Global Services conducted an assessment of their product labeling process and discovered significant challenges, including up to 20 labeling errors in a day. This resulted in potential losses of $1,000 per error. Tyler Yoos, VP/GM of McCollister's Global Services, will discuss the problem and the solutions that improved the company's labeling process to over 99.8% accuracy, leading to happier and less-fatigued workers.

TIA Q2 3PL Market Report sees modest shipment gains
Truckload was the only segment to see a gain for shipment volumes, up 1.9% sequentially, and down 1.4% annually. LTL was off 2.8% sequentially and 5.8% annually, with intermodal down 2.4% sequentially and 16.4% annually. Other modes were down 0.2% sequentially and 11.5% annually.

40th Annual Quest for Quality Awards: Service stars in the new era of collaboration
Which carriers, third-party logistics providers and U.S. ports reached the pinnacle of service excellence over the course of the past year? Our readers have cast their votes, and now it’s time to introduce this year’s winners of the coveted Quest for Quality Awards.

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