Third-Party Logistics

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.
SPECIAL REPORT
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.
By MMH Staff · November 5, 2012
Study explores risk and mitigation, talent acquisition and concept of "X-shoring."
By MMH Staff · September 4, 2012
Acquisition adds 23 logistics centers in 11 European countries.
By MMH Staff · June 7, 2012
HK Logistics introduces a new approach to the logistics of production, allowing manufacturers to more quickly and accurately deliver supplies and parts to the production line – and in turn – improve their competitive position and achieve a higher return on assets.
<p>The AS/RS features 10 aisles, five cranes and 25,000 pallet positions and operates in an energy-saving, lights-out environment.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · February 9, 2012
Preferred Freezer Services takes materials handling automation to a new level in a New Jersey warehouse.
By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2012
Preferred Freezer Services’s new facility maximizes throughput while minimizing labor and energy consumption.
By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2012
RJW’s cloud-based WMS provides real-time visibility into orders and inventory for the 3PL and its customers.
<p>RJW Transport has transformed its business with an on-demand WMS.</p> By Bob Trebilcock · January 1, 2012
RJW Transport implemented an on-demand WMS to run its warehouse. The result: Revenue in warehousing operations has doubled.
By Bob Trebilcock · October 21, 2011
Here's a hint. For CEOs at some of the world's largest 3PLs, it isn't the economy

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