3PL

By Jeff Berman · June 14, 2016
Third-party logistics (3PL) services provider BDP International recently announced that it plans to open up an office in Casablanca, Morocco later this month. BDP officials said that this office will provide various services, including ocean/air export and import; export/import customs clearance; project logistics; ground transport; and warehousing/distribution, for shippers in the chemical/petrochemical, healthcare, energy, retail, oil and gas, and automotive sectors.
By Bridget McCrea · June 8, 2016
The race is on to close the last mile delivery gap, cut costs and improve customer service.
By Jeff Berman · June 6, 2016
Despite an annual gain in total brokered freight transportation shipments, total revenue and invoice amount per shipment saw declines, according to the “First Quarter 2016 TIA 3PL Benchmarking Report,” which was recently issued by the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA).
By Patrick Burnson · June 1, 2016
When the consultancy, Armstrong & Associates, staged their “3PL Value Creation Asia Summit” last month in Hong Kong, analysts came away with some predicable observations and a few new takeaways.
By MMH Staff · May 31, 2016
International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses and the World Food Logistics Organization, the research and education arm of the Global Cold Chain Alliance, work to build international presence.
By Jeff Berman · May 4, 2016
Total gross first quarter revenue for XPO was up 404.4 percent annually to $3.5 billion, with net revenue up 510.5 percent to $1.6 billion. While gross and net revenue were up, the company reported a net loss of $23.2 million, or $0.21 per diluted share and an adjusted net loss attributable to common shareholders of $9.3 million or $0.08 per share.
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By Kenco · March 14, 2016
Today’s 3PL is not your grandfather’s 3PL
By LM Staff · March 7, 2016
Non asset-based third-party logistics services provider Roadrunner Transportation Systems’ (RRTS) international freight forwarder and customs brokerage subsidiary Marisol International said last week it opened a new office in El Paso, Texas. Marisol said this new office will be operated as and function through a partnership with its corporate sibling Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution LLC, which is also owned by RRTS.
By Jeff Berman · March 7, 2016
Fourth quarter 2014 brokered freight transportation shipments headed up while total revenue headed down, according to the “Fourth Quarter 2015 TIA 3PL Benchmarking Report,” which was released last week by the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA).
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By MMH Staff · March 2, 2016
The Top Five Challenges of the Red-Hot Warehousing Marketplace
By MMH Staff · February 23, 2016
Executives report the biggest mistake was not doing a thorough needs assessment before hiring a 3PL.
By Jeff Berman · February 11, 2016
The Cudahy, Wis.-based company said it has refocused its LTL network standards as part of a move to further enhance service consistency, which it said will provide customers with better visibility to delivery dates and better work and collaborate with RRTS to better manage supply chain operations and economically manage transportation costs.
By Jeff Berman · February 8, 2016
Logistics Management Group News Editor recently caught up with Frank Guenzerodt, president and CEO of Dachser USA, the American arm of global 3PL Dachser, about the company's ongoing expansion efforts into the U.S.
By Jeff Berman · January 22, 2016
Sale of California-based 3PL services provider to Denmark-based global 3PL completed for $1.35 billion.
By Jeff Berman · January 22, 2016
The sale of Long Beach Calif.-based non asset-based third-party logistics (3PL) services provider UTi Worldwide to Denmark-based global 3PL DSV for $1.35 billion and $7.10 per share is now official, UTi and DSV officials said today. This follows an October announcement from UTi in which it said it had entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by DSV.

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