CEOs of 3PLs Expect Industry Growth

In North America, 3PL CEOs are confident the industry is growing.  According to a survey sponsored by Penske Logistics, the top 27 largest 3PLs in the world, 75% were profitable. “Companies will look to 3PLs to optimise their services from warehousing to cross-border shipping in Mexico,” Penske’s Joe Carlier, senior vice president of sales said…. Read more »

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HighJump Software Named to Food Logistics 2014 FL100+

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We are pleased to announce today that HighJump Software, a global provider of supply chain management software, has been named to Food Logistics’ eleventh annual FL100+ list, which appears in the November/December 2014 issue. The editors of Food Logistics profile software and technology providers that hold influential roles in the global food and beverage supply… Read more »

Who are the top Global WMS Vendors?

According to Research and Markets, HighJump Software is a key vendor for the Global WMS Market 2014-2018.  Other vendors include Manhattan, Oracle, RedPrairie and SAP. This report details the WMS market.  They project the Global WMS market will grow at a CAGR of 16.7% from 2013 to 2018. Check out the full report here: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/global-warehouse-management-systems-wms-market-2014-2018-key-vendors-are-highjump-software-manhattan-associates-oracle-redprairie-and-sap-274808761.html

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Is Amazon a 3PL?

As Amazon expands into logistics services, the giant retailer is taking on more of the characteristics of a third-party logistics (3PL) company. How might that shape the industry’s competitive landscape? “Amazon.com has come a long way since its founder and chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, envisioned the company as a virtual bookstore. It has evolved… Read more »

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Top 5 Tips for 3PLs to Gain a Competitive Advantage in 2015

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“Preparing for the year ahead is an exercise just about every business undergoes this time of the year. But third-party logistics (3PLs) providers in particular have the unique challenge of constantly improving upon how they work with shippers, and in the face of the FedEx/UPS rate changes coming in January, finding new ways to reduce… Read more »

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Where does 3PL fit in the Omni-channel Ecosystem?

“With the exponential growth of e-commerce, consumers now have more buying channels than ever before. Some e-retailers are way ahead of the curve, offering such things as one-click purchases to a vast array of product offerings and two-day delivery. This strategy is forcing other retailers, including traditional brick-and-mortar, to make unprecedented changes to business models.”… Read more »

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China’s 3PL market will grow 17% by 2018

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Recently announce by Reportstack, the Third-party Logistics (3PL) market in China 2014-2018 is a new market research publication.  It projects CAGR of 17.28% by 2018.   The report also provides data on the different segments of the 3PL market in China by logistics services outsourced and by type of service providers. The report also gives… Read more »

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CML Makes Large WMS Investment

“Warehousing and logistics specialist Core Management Logistics (CML) has invested over £500,000 in a new warehouse management system (WMS) by Canadian firm Accellos as part of a long-term growth strategy. This will result in CML being able to support its expanding service offering, handle complex integration and offer holistic stock control. Globally used by many blue… Read more »

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Are you losing on labor?

Labor is a huge expense for 3PL operators, accounting for as much as 70 percent of overall costs. Yet controlling costs is easier said than done. It requires a variety of skills, including accurate forecasting and precise scheduling. It also requires well-defined processes and well-trained employees. If you are a supply-chain manager operating without any… Read more »

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