3PL

By MMH Staff · December 8, 2016
For both the global and North American lists, combined space under management is up more than 8.1%, as compared to the previous year's 6% global growth and 4% North American increase.
By Jeff Berman · December 5, 2016
Total third quarter invoice revenue for all TIA member study participants—at around $2.19 billion—was down 11 percent annually, and total shipments—at 1,272,945—decreased 4.3 percent. The average invoice per shipment of $1,722 fell 7.4 percent, with profit margin percentage up 90 basis points to 15.8 percent.
By Jeff Berman · November 29, 2016
Taking steps to further expand its presence in Canada, non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Transplace said this week it has acquired Oakville, Ontario-based 3PL Lakeside Logistics.
By Patrick Burnson · November 18, 2016
Technology risk has been shifting from shippers to 3PL providers in 2016, and the trend may gather speed in the coming years, says Evan Armstrong, president of Armstrong & Associates.
By Jeff Berman · November 7, 2016
When it comes to the state of the industrial real estate market, landlords continue to have the upper hand over tenants, due to ongoing market factors, according to the Third Quarter Industrial Outlook report recently issued by commercial real estate firm JLL.
By MMH Staff · October 14, 2016
The solution has replaced Merrill Corp.’s paper-based system, resulting in a considerable decline in picking errors.
By Jeff Berman · October 4, 2016
Following its recent announcement in which it said it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire APC Logistics, a Melbourne, Australia-based independently-owned global freight forwarder and customs broker serving Australia and New Zealand, global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson Worldwide (CHRW) said on September 30 that the deal has been finalized.
By Jeff Berman · October 4, 2016
An ongoing question among supply chain stakeholders, when it comes to global e-commerce bellwether Amazon, continues to be just how far it will spread its wings in terms of expanding its logistics and supply chain operations and processes.
By Jeff Berman · September 30, 2016
LM interviewed XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Conference in Orlando this week.
By Jeff Berman · September 30, 2016
Various facets of the third-party logistics (3PL) continue to show the evolving role the sector has in serving and helping shippers meet their goals and expectations, with 3PLs also seeing solid bottom line success, according to the Annual Surveys of Third-Party Logistics (3PL) CEOs, released earlier this week at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.
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By LM Staff · September 23, 2016
A special report on how and why Mexico has emerged as the new nearshore destination
By Jeff Berman · September 7, 2016
Effective February 2017, Walmart is going to require its suppliers (shippers) to meet a two-day shipping window instead of its previous four-day window, as well as up its required compliance rate from 90 percent to 95 percent.
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By LM Staff · August 17, 2016
Today’s consumer-driven retail strategies are making it more difficult than ever to run an efficient, cost-effective supply chain. Consider the following five challenges that supply chain leaders will have to overcome in order to be effective in coming years – and why these challenges are acting as catalysts to engage with third-party logistics providers for supply chain expertise.
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By LM Staff · August 16, 2016
An examination of the breadth of services today’s third-party logistics providers (3PLs) have to offer and how shippers can create a long-lasting, mutually-beneficial relationship with today’s more multi-faceted service partners. Custom digital issue for the third party logistics providers highlighting how to create lasting relationships with providers.
By Jeff Berman · July 27, 2016
Armstrong & Associates said that United States 2015 3PL net revenues rose 4.5 percent to $71.9 billion, which continues a pattern of single-digit annual growth.

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