Third-Party Logistics

By MMH Staff · July 7, 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 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 MMH Staff · February 23, 2016
Executives report the biggest mistake was not doing a thorough needs assessment before hiring a 3PL.
By Jeff Berman · January 22, 2016
Sale of California-based 3PL services provider to Denmark-based global 3PL completed for $1.35 billion.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2014
Increasingly resilient to global economic moods, 3PL and public refrigerated warehouses persistently achieve modest growth.
By MMH Staff · October 24, 2014
Searchable 3PL guide updated in real time.
By MMH Staff · October 1, 2014
Former senior vice president, CIO for CHEP brings 30 years of experience in global supply chains and information technology.
By Jeff Berman · September 30, 2014
The relationships between third-party logistics (3PL) service providers and shippers are seeing ongoing developments due in large part to the continuing emergence and sophistication of omni-channel retailing. That was one of the key findings of The 19th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study, which was released by consultancy Capgemini Group, Penn State University, and Korn/Ferry International, a global talent advisory firm.
By Jeff Berman · September 29, 2014
Annual survey illustrates optimism resulting from increasing profits.
By MMH Staff · September 3, 2014
IWLA, the trade association for the warehouse logistics industry, unveils a brand refresh that highlights the association's specific mission and audience.
<p>With a new warehouse management system (WMS) and labor management system (LMS) tool, Hopewell Logistics was able to provide clients with a 10% efficiency gain within four months before reaching 18% improvement in the first year.</p> By Josh Bond · September 1, 2014
Hopewell Logistics establishes and maintains standards with mobile dashboards and real-time visibility.
By MMH Staff · August 13, 2014
Jacobson, a leading contract logistics and transport provider in the US market, will be acquired for $750 million in cash in a deal expected to close in mid-September.
By Josh Bond · December 1, 2013
Following a post-recession bump, third-party logistics providers’ warehousing is on track for more modest growth in 2013.
By Jeff Berman · October 29, 2013
A focus on growth, regardless of its pace, was a key underlying theme in the results of the 20th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics CEOs, which was released last week in conjunction with the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Annual Conference in Denver.
By Josh Bond · June 1, 2013
Amid demands for innovation and customer service, public refrigerated warehouses are challenged to provide flexibility and efficiency for a fickle customer base.

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