Third-Party Logistics

By Patrick Burnson · May 20, 2011
Overall, 3PL U.S. gross revenues jumped 18.9 percent in 2010 to $127.3 billion slightly exceeding the 2008 market result.
By Jeff Berman · March 17, 2011
The product, entitled 3PLAdvisor.com, enables 3PLs to receive free customer feedback, with shippers able to anonymously rate the 3PLs they use, as well as send request for information forms to 3PLs they may want to use in the future
By Lorie King Rogers · November 19, 2010
It was a difficult year in the warehousing arena; new construction ground to a halt and revenues were down. But, it looks like we’ve turned the corner and the outlook is bright.
By Jeff Berman · October 20, 2010
A new report from supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates states that United States-based commercial warehousing revenue will hit $50 billion in 2010.
By Jeff Berman · July 20, 2010
ATC Corporation, a provider of logistics and remanufacturing services, said it has entered into a definitive agreement and plan of merger pursuant to be acquired by 3PL services provider Genco Supply Chain Solutions, for $512.6 million.
By Jeff Berman · June 25, 2010
Two leading supply chain consulting firms announced this week they have launched a multi-year marketing and co-branding partnership to provide third-party logistics (3PL) services providers with various benchmarking capabilities.
By Bob Trebilcock · June 15, 2010
Modern spent the day with MVS Fulfillment, a New England 3PL, to see how small distributors are coping with the recession, off-shoring and customer service.
By Jeff Berman · May 25, 2010
Supply chain consultancy Armstrong & Associates this week released updated figures for 2009 U.S. third-party logistics market revenues.
<p>Prime Distribution Systems, Plainfield, Ind.</p><ul><li>Size: 1.2 million square feet</li><li>Products and services: Third-party logistics, including warehousing and distribution and LTL freight consolidation of products for the retail food industry</li><li>SKUs: 10,000 SKUs for some 200 customers</li><li>Throughput: Approx. 800 million pounds of freight per year</li><li>Employees: 240</li><li>Shifts: 5 days a week, 2 shifts per day</li></ul> By Bob Trebilcock · February 1, 2010
The 3PL's new system moves cartons and mixed pallets in a lean and efficient solution.

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