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Reducing Cost and Time for Importers Drayage, Transloading, and Final Mile Services
PITT OHIO’s transportation solution offers lowers costs and time for drayage, transloading and final mile deliveries.

A. Duie Pyle opens up new Allentown, Penn.-based warehouse and distribution center
A. Duie Pyle said this new facility will add warehousing and distribution, consolidation, deconsolidation and integrated solutions, including load consolidation and final mile dedicated services, for its regional network.

LaserShip and OnTrac roll out new name and brand identity
An OnTrac spokesperson told LM that uniting the companies under a single name and brand identity was the final pieces in combining the LaserShip and OnTrac delivery networks.

First Mile Collaborative Platform for Order Automation and Supplier Management
Quloi, a technology firm focused on quantified logistics, has launched its innovative supply chain platform that responds directly to the needs of manufacturers, suppliers, and freight forwarders with its first-mile focus and delivery of order and shipment visibility, lead time accuracy and collaboration opportunities.

OneRail heralds $33 million Series B funding round
Orlando-based OneRail, a provider of final mile delivery services for enterprise shippers via a delivery fulfillment SaaS platform, announced it has closed its $33 million Series B funding round. This most recent round of investment brings the company’s total capital raise to $54.5 million, going back to its seed round in 2020.

: Will Walker, Senior Marketing Manager, Roadie
For Atlanta-based Roadie, an on-the-way delivery service with the nation’s largest local same-day footprint, and subsidiary of UPS, there is always a heightened focus on final-, or last-, mile logistics. That is especially true at this time of the year, to be sure. LM Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently caught up with Roadie Senior Marketing Manager Will Walker to learn about how the company approaches the busiest time of the year.

CSCMP EDGE panel looks at the current state and potential for the final mile sector
The role of the final mile market and where it fits in to the overall logistics landscape were key themes at the “Final Mile Issues and Opportunities” session at the CSCMP (Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals) EDGE conference last month in Nashville.

Strategic partnership between NTG and Flexport focuses on supply chain visibility
Atlanta-based Nolan Transportation Group (NTG), a provider of non-asset, tech-enabled logistics and brokerage services, and a subsidiary of Transportation Insight, and San Francisco-based freight forwarding and customs brokerage services provider Flexport, said they are collaborating on a strategic partnership focused on integrating their respective technologies, with a focus on “greater visibility across supply chains.”

Evolving Customer Expectations in the Last Mile
65% of consumers are willing to pay more for faster delivery. Read the full report to understand how consumer's needs and expectations have changed in the Last Mile - #1 on their list: Faster Delivery!

New Bringg report addresses key factors needed for last-mile logistics success
A new report by Chicago-based Bringg, a data-led delivery and fulfillment cloud platform provider highlighted how logistics services providers are approaching their last-mile operations, with a focus on things like: growth strategy, bridging the gap between growing delivery trends; and current capabilities supported by technology in order to fuel and sustain long-term growth.

Capital Express and ADL Delivery partner up for final mile delivery platform initiative
Earlier this week, two regional final mile delivery service providers—Capital Express, an Omaha-based final mile delivery company, and ADL Delivery, a Tampa-based final mile delivery company—announced they have partnered up to form a holding company, or platform, focused on building a national provider of customized and final mile logistics services.

TForce Logistics expands footprint in Greater Toronto Area
This new 8,140 square-foot DC, which is located in Stoney Creek, Ontario, provides TForce with the ability to provide next day delivery service down the Highway 401 corridor from Hamilton to Niagara Falls, according to company officials.

Drayage, Transloading and Final Mile
The importer saved 20% in their budget by agreeing to PITT OHIO’s more economical solution to transload the container to an LA warehouse first.

Maersk announces it is set to acquire Pilot Freight Services
Maersk officials said that the purchase price is $1.68 billion (USD), adding that the acquisition is subject to regulatory review and approval, which it expects to be obtained by the second quarter, with both Maersk and Pilot operating as independent businesses until the acquisition is made official.

Bringg report addresses myriad aspects of same-day delivery for retail shippers
A report issued this week by Chicago-based Bringg, a data-led delivery and fulfillment cloud platform provider, examined various aspects of same-day delivery, focusing on a forward-looking approach to same-day delivery, as well as the main strengths and drawbacks related to it, among other factors.


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