3PL

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.
By Patrick Burnson · July 8, 2016
New value proposition needed in the Third Party Logistics market, State of Logistics, State of Third Party Logistics 2016, State of 3PL 2016, 3PL Update 2016
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.

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