3PLs & 4PLs

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

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UPS Doubles Carbon Intensity Goal for 2020

July 30, 2014
UPS released its 12th annual Sustainability Report announcing that in addition to reducing overall carbon emissions in 2013, it also met its 2016 goal of reducing its air and ground fleet's carbon intensity by 10 percent three years early.
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TransCore’s Canadian Freight Volumes in Q1, Q2 2014 Shatters Any Six-Month Record

July 22, 2014
Compared to last year's first half, TransCore Link Logistics Canadian Freight Index saw volumes swell an impressive 42 percent year-over-year, shattering any combined semi-annual volumes since TransCore Link Logistics started recording data.
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Averitt Improves Service from Midwest to Canada

July 16, 2014
Includes one-day transit from Chicago to Toronto.
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Old Dominion Opens Pair of Container Drayage Facilities

New facilities will support growing container drayage business.
July 7, 2014
Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. opened a pair of container drayage facilities to serve the company’s growing drayage operations.
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DHL Adds 13 Locations Throughout Americas to Life Sciences Thermonet Network

July 1, 2014
DHL Global Forwarding expands its service offerings for the life sciences and healthcare industry in 13 locations in the Americas, adding to the company's worldwide Thermonet network of Certified Life Sciences Stations.
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UPS Offers Multimodal Express With China-Europe Rail

July 1, 2014
Service helps customers balance speed and cost in supply chains.
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Nearshoring on the Rise

Respondents to a recent survey say nearshoring is a reality and an increasing part of their supply-chain strategy.
July 1, 2014

Most organizations still handle many of the functions of their business internally, but outsourcing remains a strong component of their business strategies, and that includes outsourcing to nearby counties or regions.


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Yusen Logistics Launches Temperature-Controlled LTL Services in Indochina

June 26, 2014
Yusen Logistics has expanded its cross-border trucking services for Indochina with the launch of temperature-controlled LTL (less than truckload) services for food products.
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Transplace, Campbell Soup Partner on Transportation Management Software

June 18, 2014
Campbell Soup to leverage Transplace's transportation management services and logistics technology for its improved supply chain performance and cost savings.
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Van Rate Nears Record High This Week

June 18, 2014
Capacity pressure eased during the week ending June 14 as spot truckload freight availability dipped 0.7 percent and the number of available trucks increased 12 percent.
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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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Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.

 

Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road

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World Trade 100 Magazine

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2014 July

Check out the July 2014 edition of World Trade WT100, featuring Air Cargo, Near Shoring, plus much more!
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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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