Third Party Logistics

SPECIAL REPORT
By Patrick Burnson · August 22, 2017
The trend set over the past few years for mergers and acquisitions has hardly subsided, and a fresh injection of equity investment is transforming the marketplace. At the same time, shippers may expect to see 3PLs continue to purchase high-tech “solutions” and hire young professionals for implementation.
By Admin · August 2, 2017
Learn about the 34th Annual Quest for Quality Award winners for Third-Party Logistics Carriers
By Patrick Burnson · July 11, 2017
No rest for the weary. State of the Third Party Logistics industry 2017. Logistics management looks at the trends in the Third Party Logistics market.
By Richard Armstrong, Armstrong and Associates · May 31, 2017
Global third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are not a dime a dozen; in fact, there are only a few truly global supply chain managers—and they are a part of large, diverse global transportation networks.
By Jeff Berman · May 31, 2017
While many key market themes remain intact as they relate to the industrial real estate market, there are also some apparent changes as well, according to the recent edition of CBRE’s state of the industrial real estate market, which continue to hit, or approach, all-time highs for certain benchmarks
By Peter Moore · March 28, 2017
DOS is seeking a new approach to a single source contract that, at its core, is doing what 3PLs do best: providing customized, reliable services through multiple modes of transportation.
By Dick Armstrong - Chairman and CEO of Armstrong & Associates · January 31, 2017
Global shippers need to keep in mind that supply chain management capabilities—even those managed by the most expansive global 3PLs—vary greatly between countries
By Bridget McCrea · November 3, 2016
The third time is the charm for this U.S. manufacturer on the hunt for a third-party logistics (3PL) provider that could successfully combine transportation services and technology capabilities under one roof.
By Patrick Burnson · August 31, 2016
In the midst of rapid 3PL market growth, cultural shifts in consumerism and technological disruptions are putting more pressure on the collaborative efforts between logistics managers and their service partners. Our panel sets out to help shippers thrive in the new era of bigger, more dynamic 3PLs. Third Party Logistics Discussion, 3PL Insights 2016, 3PL Discussion
PREMIUM
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 Michael Levans · August 1, 2016
It’s my pleasure to present the logistics and transportation community with the results of Logistics Management’s (LM) “33rd Annual Quest for Quality Survey.” Quest for Quality 2016, Quality 3PL providers 2016, Peerless Research Group survey,
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
WHITE PAPER
By Kenco · March 14, 2016
Today’s 3PL is not your grandfather’s 3PL
By Josh Bond · December 14, 2015
The 2015 public warehousing market continues to chart steady gains and ongoing consolidation.
By Brooks Bentz · March 1, 2015
An immense amount of operational and technological expertise exists among global 3PL partners. Determining how those attributes may be used to amp-up logistics and supply chain performance is a demanding task, but one well worth doing. Our resident consultant suggests that it’s time for a more rigorous, holistic approach to the process.

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