3PL

By Patrick Burnson · January 9, 2018
Managing shipment visibility, coordinating transit and delivery details, and enabling efficient management of administrative activities will be key objectives for both shippers and 3PLs this year.
By MMH Staff · January 8, 2018
4PL and 3PL partner to open the first of five locations slated to open around the United States within the next six months.
By Jeff Berman · December 18, 2017
3PL operators and facility owners are benefiting from a rapidly rising rate of product returns, as many retailers outsource reverse logistics operations to cut costs and gain maximum efficiencies.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Josh Bond · December 14, 2017
The steady growth in square footage among the top third-party logistics (3PL) warehouses belies a fundamental transformation as the market adapts to e-commerce pressures.
By MMH Staff · December 4, 2017
Lineage adds more than 20 million cubic feet of capacity to its network.
By Jeff Berman · October 11, 2017
In 2016, the global third-party logistics market reached $802 billion and is on track to exceed $1.1 trillion in 2022.
By Jeff Berman · October 5, 2017
When assessing the state of the 3PL (third-party logistics) market, it truly does go without saying there is something for everyone, especially in terms of the needed, and varied, services 3PL’s provide on behalf of their shipper customers. And it stands to reason that a premier source of these services comes in the form of the 2018 22nd Annual Third-Party Logistics Study published by Penske Logistics, Infosys Consulting, Penn State University, and Korn Ferry.
By Jeff Berman · August 31, 2017
Echo Global Logistics Chairman and CEO Doug Waggoner spoke with LM's Jeff Berman about a wide array of industry topics, including capacity, rates, NAFTA, and technology, among others.
SPECIAL REPORT
By Patrick Burnson · August 22, 2017
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.
By Jeff Berman · August 16, 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
By Josh Bond · July 12, 2017
Coast-to-coast, third-party logistics provider streamlines operations across its network.
By Patrick Burnson · July 11, 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.
WEBCAST
By LM Staff · 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.
By Peter Moore · July 7, 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.
By Patrick Burnson · May 30, 2017
Winners Revealed at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, AZ, Unilever Retains the Top Spot in Rankings as Amazon Joins the "Masters."

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