State of Logistics Report predicts moderate growth for freight industry in 2014; freight brokerage M&A shakes up industry; FMCSA extends comment period for ELD rulemaking; Online consumers willing to pay more for sustainable delivery options; Shippers register growing discontent with parcel carriers and trucking companies; University of Kansas MSB program prepares active-duty military for private…Details
3PL websites should offer tools that offer shippers information they need, and make working with carriers easier.
Online retailers such as Amazon and eBay are expanding their offerings to provide their vendors with logistics support.
Logistics market report reveals trends in 3PL offerings and shippers’ logistics outsourcing strategies.
Expanding beverage product lines are generating new stockkeeping units (SKUs) – and supply chain management challenges.
Intertape Polymer Group outsourced transportation to gain control of its diverse product line and protect profit margins.
Determining the best location for a new or expanding business in an increasingly competitive and global marketplace is challenging. These locations offer a number of advantages when it comes to meeting today’s logistics and supply chain needs.
The trucking industry faces capacity constraints, but there are solutions available to help shippers minimize the impact.
Memphis supports global supply chains through highway, rail, airport, and inland port assets, and a qualified workforce.
Latin America is fast becoming the destination of choice for companies looking to expand their global footprint, and 3PLs with knowledge and regional expertise will be valuable partners.