The Transport Topics Top 50, an annual survey of the largest logistics companies – covering freight management and forwarding, brokerage services and warehousing and distribution – accurately and objectively documents the size and scope of the largest operators [in the United States and Canada], and provides timely analysis of trends shaping the industry.
We would like to congratulate the following Accellos Customers on this most recent achievement…
Manufacturing activity showed growth for the ninth consecutive month, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s(ISM) Report on Business, which was released earlier today. The PMI, the index used by the ISM to measure manufacturing activity, increased 1.9 percent to 53.2 in February, which is 0.6 percent below the 12-month average of 53.8 and its third-lowest… Read more »
Europa Worldwide Logistics announces Supply Chain Excellence Award nomination AccellosOne Enterprise 3PL customer, Europa Worldwide Logistics (Northampton) was chosen as a European Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2013 Finalist. Europa was chosen as an award finalist based on improvements made to the business over the last 18 months including the addition of new technology (AccellosOne Enterprise 3PL Warehouse… Read more »
According to the 2014 18th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, domestic and international transportation is the most frequently outsourced logistic activity. Many companies consider outsourcing their transportation simply because transportation is not part of their core competency. Time, energy, and money need to be allocated to portions of their business that deliver the highest value within their company.
Accellos is pleased to announce that Accellos Senior Vice President and 3PL General Manager, Joe E. Couto, has been awarded recognition as a 2014 “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, an international B2B publication that provides mission-critical editorial to address the issues and challenges of the supply chain, today announced the names of its 2014 “Pros to Know” awards winners.
Simmons Prepared Foods purchased Accellos’ 3PL software in December to increase functionality and support to critical operational procedures. Simmons is not a business. It’s a group of people coming together to make great chicken products for the marketplace and their own families. They have every intention to go out of their way to satisfy and… Read more »
As the old saying goes, “One man’s 3PL is another man’s broker.” A couple of years ago, I spoke on a CSCMP panel led and moderated by Tom Escott that “debated” the merits, differences and advantages of a shipper’s relationship with a 3PL versus a broker. It was a lively and enjoyable session, and I… Read more »
Accellos announces that AccellosOne Enterprise 3PL customer, Europa Worldwide Logistics (Northampton) was chosen as a European Supply Chain Excellence Awards 2013 Finalist. Europa was chosen as an award finalist based on improvements made to the business over the last 18 months including the addition of new technology (AccellosOne Enterprise 3PL Warehouse Management System) and new layout design.
Many companies unintentionally have created departmental silos within their organizations. Information and products go back and forth between the different functional areas, but the customer is often missing from the process. When lean supply chain strategies, which focus on eliminating waste, are implemented, once again the customer is often times left out. Instead of focusing… Read more »
BAAR, Switzerland – January 20, 2014 – Growth opportunities offered by emerging markets outweigh concerns about the political and economic turmoil that rattled some developing countries in 2013, a survey of global logistics and trade executives shows. Seventy-four percent of logistics professionals view prospects for emerging markets as “good” or “very good” for 2014, an… Read more »