3PLs & 4PLs

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


Transportation Insight Plans to Triple Size of Business by 2020

The global logistics provider unveils growth strategy with launch of new corporate campus.
April 21, 2014
Enterprise Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Provider Transportation Insight announces its plan to triple the size of its business over the next six years.
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Old Dominion Announces General Rate Increase

A GRI increase of 4.3 percent goes into effect May 1, 2014.
April 17, 2014
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc., announced from the carrier’s Thomasville, N.C. headquarters the organization will be increasing its base rates 4.3 percent effective May 1, 2014.
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Menlo, ArjoHuntleigh Partnership Brings Results

Menlo Logistics this month marked its 7th year as ArjoHuntleigh's global logistics and distribution partner.
April 17, 2014
Menlo and ArjoHuntleigh share a mutual drive to improve supply chain processes as the parameters of change in market forces and the economic environment constantly fluctuate.
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XRS Announces Trip Management Software for Private Fleets

Route import, creation, monitoring and planned vs. actual reporting give fleets insight into critical customer service metrics.
April 17, 2014
XRS Corporation adds mobile fleet optimization software aimed at bringing insight into customer’s routes, allowing for better on-time delivery metrics, enhanced driver productivity and real-time information into daily operations.
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The Fluid Distribution Network

Consumers drive demand that drives the need for optimized supply chain networks.
April 14, 2014

 Companies have historically reviewed their distribution networks every five or six years.  

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ProTrans Relocates to New Location In Texas

Effective May 27th, 2014, ProTrans Laredo is moving to a new facility located at 110 Consolidation Point, Laredo, Texas 78045.
April 11, 2014
The new ProTrans’ Laredo Facility offers nearly 222,000 square feet of warehouse space with more than 10,000 square feet of office space and 100 dock doors.
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New Link “SEAL” Trucking Service Connects South East Asia, Indochina

The service operates five times a week between Singapore and Malaysia, and runs two to three times a week connecting Malaysia with Bangkok and Vietnam (Hanoi).
April 9, 2014
Yusen Logistics announces the launch of the South East Asia Link service (SEAL) – a cross-border trucking service for Indochina.
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UPS Ranks No. 22 on 2014 InformationWeeK Elite 100

Auto Arrive and Depart system automates information exchange for UPS tractor trailer feeder fleet.
April 3, 2014
UPS announced its Auto Arrive and Depart (AAD) system ranked 22 on the 2014 InformationWeek Elite 100.
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XPO Logistics Acquires Pacer International

The transaction makes XPO Logistics the third largest provider of intermodal services in North America, and the largest cross-border Mexico provider.
April 3, 2014
XPO Logistics Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Pacer International Inc. (Pacer) in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $335 million.
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Grand Opening of Penske Room at Universal Technical Institute

Penske Truck Leasing unveiled brand new multipurpose room at automotive technical training school.
April 2, 2014
The room will serve as a venue for a multitude of student activities for both students and staff, including presentations, training seminars, student-peer tutoring sessions, as well as an active classroom and lab.
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12th Annual 3PL Summit

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
221 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL
United States
Contact: Haley Garner

eft’s 3PL Summit is North America’s largest and most high-level gathering of logistics executives. With 600 attendees, it brings together the leading thinkers and practitioners in logistics and supply chain to network, learn, debate challenges, discuss trends and share ideas. Speakers from a large number of 3PL companies will be looking at large range of topics ranging from internal and external issues to the logistics and customer relationship.

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KC SmartPort Momentum

Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development



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