3PLs & 4PLs

Content relating to the broad sector of third-party logistics service providers and their shipper customers.


Pilot Logistics and Thomas Announce Merger

Chemical and energy groups complete merger.
Pilot Thomas Logistics to be name of merged entity.
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UTi an “Attractive Asset”

Analysts at Stifel respond to UTi sale rumor.
UTi-DSV match is off but UTi still attractive.
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Yusen Logistics Extends Ford Relationship

Ford contract is a major LTL win for Central Europe.
Ford and Yusen extend relationship in Europe.
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SDV Belgium Attains GDP Certification

Pharma certification applies to Belgian operation.
Company equipped for unbroken pharma cold chain.
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Fresh Produce Volumes Remain Steady

America is eating its fruits and vegetables.
Report shows fresh produce volumes steady.
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IWLA Convention Focuses on 3PLs

Companies want more than traditional warehousing from 3PLs
IWLA March convention focuses on 3PL services.
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ASF Intermodal Announces Fort Worth Location

Drayage facility is third in Texas for company.
ASF Intermodal opened its third Texas site.
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Outsourcing Still on the Rise

Done right, outsourcing transportation doesn’t have to be a process full of fears about how it affects the core business.

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C.H. Robinson to Acquire Freightquote

Cash deal announced, pending regulatory approval.
C.H. Robinson will acquire Freighquote.com for $365 million.
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UTi Worldwide Denies "Advanced" Talks With DSV A/V

Company responds to Bloomberg report.
UTi denies "advanced talks to sell itself to DSV A/S."
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Five Wearable Manufacturing Technologies of the Future

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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.


Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions


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2014 December

Check out the December 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring our cover story on Air Cargo, The Alliance Awards, plus much more!

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World-Class Warehousing and Material Handling, 1st Edition

Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.

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