Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

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Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. Today, there are many top 3PL warehousing companies that handle warehousing, fulfillment, logistics and distribution services for companies of all sizes.

This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand. Thirteen Years After 9/11, A New Attempt To Screen 100 Percent of Cargo Containers ( Roll Call ). The post This Week in Logistics News (September 15-19, 2014) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference next week? If so, let’s connect.

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Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

That said, implementing Lean concepts would undoubtedly be part of that strategy, for example, - Lean Warehousing : Many firms (both retailers and manufacturers) are now aggressively rolling out Lean in their warehouse operations. It is safe to say that if a warehouse operation is not implementing Lean, it is falling behind its competition. Eliminate Before You Automate : Automation is critical to large, efficient warehouse operations.

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Multimodal 2015 – Advanced Supply Chain Management and Logistics for Cargo Owners

Supply Chain Movement

Date: 28 – 30 April 2014. Exhibitors at Multimodal represent every logistics sector – road, rail, aviation, maritime, warehousing, storage services. In 2014, more than 7,000 high-calibre visitors attended. To see the list of companies that visited in 2014, please click here. Multimodal 2015. Venue: NEC Birmingham. Organiser: Clarion Events. URL: www.multimodal.org.uk.

The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

trillion in cargo annually. The second report , issued by TrapX Security, is even more troubling because it hits closer to home — that is, the warehouses and IT systems of manufacturers, retailers, and logistics service providers. Two recent reports highlight the growing threat of cyber-terrorism on supply chains. First, the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report last month focused on the need for better port cybersecurity.

Why the West Coast Ports Labor Dispute Matters to Retailers

The Network Effect

They are anxiously awaiting (and hoping for) a successful dock worker agreement between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). According to the National Retail Federation, cargo volume into the West Coast was up 6.6% Bottom line: the mere threat of a West Coast work stoppage has already been a major imposition and inconvenience to shippers but the actual risk to the 2014 Holiday season is much less. By Chris Ferrell.

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Near-Shoring Trend a Cause for Celebration and Concern for Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) & Air Carriers

BluJay Solutions

increase year on year as at January 2014 ) were tempered by a note of caution around the increasing trend towards near-shoring. Indeed for many IATA members whose operations largely center around air cargo, near-shoring is cause for concern, with manufacturing shifting closed to ‘home’ a risk to the sustainability of air freight volumes longer term. . Or is near-shoring in 2014 and beyond simply the latest evolution in sourcing practices? .

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The Role of the Internet of Things in Managing Supply Chain Risk

BluJay Solutions

FreightWatch recorded 946 cargo theft incidents across the U.S. It’s already possible to achieve many of the potential IoT benefits outlined above through RFID, albeit in a much more limited and disjointed way that relies on specific (and often expensive) technology and hardware being in place at critical physical locations, such as the entrance to docks and loading bays in warehouses.

What Impact Could Ebola Have on the Global Supply Chain?

BluJay Solutions

crew and ground handling teams wearing protective clothing and physical contact minimized) • Possible quarantines on passengers, crew and cargo coming into port • Tighter regulations for airline passengers traveling to and from the region • New IATA regulations on how to handle, store and ship goods. One of the world’s most deadly diseases, killing up to 90% of people who contract it, the current outbreak of Ebola is widespread and causing panic on a global scale.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Negotiations are still underway between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association. While there is no contract extension in place, both parties have pledged to keep cargo moving. A total of 375 truck fleet companies with 9,435 trucks went bankrupt in the second quarter of 2014, a number that is well above the 205 carriers and 4,745 trucks in the second quarter of 2013.

Trending: Effects of West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Tompkins Blog

They are anxiously awaiting (and hoping for) a successful dock worker agreement between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). According to the National Retail Federation, cargo volume into the West Coast was up 6.6% Bottom line: the mere threat of a West Coast work stoppage has already been a major imposition and inconvenience to shippers but the actual risk to the 2014 Holiday season is much less. By Chris Ferrell.

What’s Your Plan if There’s a West Coast Port Strike?

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Case in point: the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) began contract talks on May 12, with lots of contentious issues on the agenda. Communicate with the destination distribution centers and warehouses to ensure they have the ability to plan and receive the additional inventory. Montreal uses both the CN and Canadian Pacific Railroad (CP) and is a better, more viable option for Inland Port Intermodal (IPI) cargo.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

On August 26, 2014, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) reached a tentative agreement on terms for health benefits, subject to agreement on the other issues in the negotiations. There is cautious optimism that peak season volumes will not be adversely impacted—at this time, cargo is generally flowing as expected throughout the entire U.S. On July 29, 2014, the U.S.

Visibility the Key to Keeping Pace with Increasing Supply Chain Complexity

BluJay Solutions

At the same time as mega-container ships were being introduced, motorcycle deliveries took on a key role in ensuring continuous supplies during travel restrictions applied for the London Olympics, with large municipalities including New York actively exploring the expansion of bike cargo.

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Countdown to ACE: Supply Chain Benefits of ACE

BluJay Solutions

Alongside the introduction of mandatory e-Manifests submitted in advance to enable the pre-processing of cargo, ACE is promising faster processing and early indications are that it delivering on its promise. . . Recent statistics issued by CBP report that electronic truck manifests are averaging 33% faster processing than the paper equivalent (correct at March 21, 2014) based on an average of 200,000 trucks per week.

Visibility the Key to Keeping Pace with Increasing Supply Chain Complexity

BluJay Solutions

At the same time as mega-container ships were being introduced, motorcycle deliveries took on a key role in ensuring continuous supplies during travel restrictions applied for the London Olympics, with large municipalities including New York actively exploring the expansion of bike cargo.

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How to Thwart the Growing Menace of Cargo Theft

BluJay Solutions

While piracy on the high seas regularly makes headlines, the inland version – cargo theft – has quietly been on the rise for years. One needs to look no further than the FBI, which began tracking cargo theft statistics a few years ago after recognizing its impact on the economy – and realizing it also posed a threat to national security. Only 29 states submitted data, and 12 of those reported no incidents of cargo theft.

Put Port Resilience on the Risk Management Map

Supply Chain @ MIT

Port security is in the news thanks to the debate over a mandate to scan all containers flowing into the US and ongoing contract talks between the International Longshoremen and Warehouse Union and US West Coast waterfront employers. In addition, the way cargo handling facilities are owned and governed, and port-related investment policies, add to the complexity of a system that is inherently fragmented. Ports in a storm.

Countdown to ACE: Supply Chain Impact of Global eCustoms Initiatives

BluJay Solutions

Of course, ACE goes much further than advance filing of manifests, which has been mandatory for cargo arriving via vessel since 2009 under ISF (10+2) – it’s a fundamental change that recognizes the changing landscape of security risks and the impact of global trade on homeland security. . In our Countdown to ACE blog series so far, we’ve covered the expected supply chain impact of the upcoming changes, including analysis of the relative benefits and the penalties for non-compliance.

Countdown to ACE. What do U.S. Customs changes mean for customs brokers and the supply chain as a whole?

BluJay Solutions

Read our next ACE blog post for an analysis of those benefits, including financial rewards and faster cargo clearance. Stay up to date on industry software tools such as Freight Forwarding (Software) , Logistics (Software) , Supply Chain (software) , Transport Management (Software) , Warehousing Management (Software) , Compliance (Software) and Visibility (Software).

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Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector

EFT

Hong Kong’s critical mass of cargo and extensive air-and-ocean connectivity enable the network-effect that empowers its enviable leadership as the leading Regional Distribution Centre serving the whole of the Asia region. In the global air freight sector, Hong Kong International Airport is the world’s largest air cargo hub, handling over four million tons of cargo per year, with almost 100 airlines flying to over 160 destinations, including 40 in mainland China.

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Overcoming Automotive Logistics Challenges – Part II

Supply Chain Nation

By looking more broadly than just how can we reduce the transportation or warehousing costs, they will find the big savings, the billion dollar savings. Logistics in Mexico is actually quite developed, but there are still high cargo rates, and questions about port and rail capacity. Supply Chain Nation recently sat down with Automotive Logistics Group Publisher, Louis Yiakoumi, about the hot topics in this industry.

TransPoland 2015

Supply Chain Movement

Warsaw Transport and Logistics International Exhibition – Trans Poland 2014 is a professional B2B event. Main topics: Intermodal transport (containers and cargo, transportation fleet, handling equipment, ports and terminals, intermodal carriers). Warehousing and internal transport. >> For the post show report, 2014, please click here! Events Expo XXI fleet Intermodal transport ITE Group ITS logistics Poland Transpoland warehousing Warsaw

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking: Fuel optimized Supply.

Global Trade Management

Global Cargo Monitoring / Cargo Tracking. Friday, 16 May 2014. However, as a distribution professional, it can be significantly more complex to manage multiple smaller warehouses rather than a single large facility. arviem, founded in 2008, has grown organically to become the leading service provider for real-time cargo monitoring. The arviem services enable clients to monitoring the cargo and managing a trade from end to end real-time. ▼ 2014. (13).

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Air Freight Still the Best Option for Smaller Shipments

BluJay Solutions

DHL, for example is rolling out 60 certified, temperature-controlled cargo-handling stations for the life sciences and healthcare industries by end 2014 (story reported here ). Kewill MOVE is a single platform to monitor, manage and improve your global logistics network for multimodal transportation and warehousing, and is use by customers in the transportation, warehousing, freight forwarding and retail/manufacturing sectors globally.

3PL Basics: An Introduction to 3rd Party Logistics with Roberto Cadena

The Logistics of Logistics

Warehousing 3.) Since 2014, Lean has worked with over 100 satisfied U.S. Sometimes 3rd party logistics companies are described as: Asset-based – companies that own actual assets like trucks, boats, planes, warehouses. Warehousing 4.) Air Cargo. Warehousing Services.

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This Week in Logistics News (January 5-9, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Uber’s Latest Experiment Is Uber Cargo, A Logistics Service In Hong Kong. October 2014 North American Freight Numbers. JDA Software kicked things off this week by announcing key enhancements to its JDA Warehouse Management solution, which “optimizes ease of use, time to deployment and warehouse productivity.” Happy New Year! I hope 2015 is off to a great start for you.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? Boot Barn @bootbarn In 2016, Boot Barn improved operations at its distribution center in Fontana, California by implementing HighJump’s Warehouse Advantage WMS. As of mid-2017, 80% of the company’s shipments out of its warehouse were going to areas other than California and New York. manufacturing facility in 2014.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Click the links below to compare this year's innovations to those from previous years: Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017 : exoskeletons, autonomous forklifts, flying warehouses, last-mile delivery, and more. Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2014 : hybrid DCs, 3-D prototypes, location-based inventory system, and more. Warehouse Automation. Content Summary: Honeywell and Carnegie Mellon Partner to Bring AI to the Warehouse.

Air Freight Explained: Calculating Costs and Price Trends

Freightos

Air cargo is used by global importers and exporters when they need to get goods somewhere rapidly and reliably. While 90% of everything is shipped by ocean, air connects the world faster, cutting China-US freight shipping time from 20-30 days by ocean to only 3 days by air cargo. As a matter of fact, the largest cargo airplane , the Anatov 225 – can hold an entire train. Why Ship Cargo by Air? Why Not to Ship Cargo by Air? in 2015, down from 5% in 2014.

Let the Holiday Shopping Madness Begin!

Kinaxis

Import cargo volume at major retail container ports has been increasing steadily and is on track to meet or surpass last year’s levels. But due to the popularity of online shopping and the rise of free shipping policies, retailers are changing up their hiring plans, staffing more warehouse workers and fewer cashiers and greeters. That’s up 23 percent from 2014. by Alexa Cheater There’s just no escaping it.

Ways to think about Last Mile Delivery

Techgistics

Amazon pioneered free shipping in 2005, began offering Sunday deliveries in 2014, and introduced Amazon Prime which guarantees subscribers unlimited free two-day shipping. Drivers use the app to pick up packages at Amazon’s urban warehouses and deliver them to Amazon’s customers for Prime Now one or two-hour deliveries. Demand for small urban warehouses will rise as proximity to the customer plays an increasingly important role in the last mile delivery process.

5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

Warehouse Management System (WMS) Warehouse Management System enables 3PL companies to take control of their diversified range of product and stock items, as well as monitor the operations of goods and materials moving in and out of the depot. OFS helps to describe, plan and get reports on the company’s order fulfillment activities and improve them as required and manage and track inventory on-hand, warehousing of products, on-going contracts with a supplier, etc. 2014).

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This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

UPS Sets 2014 Rates. Port truck drivers on West Coast protest costs, working conditions ( Cargo Business News ). And HighJump Software announced a new partner in the Middle East, Dubai-based Norq Solutions that provides mobility solutions for warehouse management, field service, retail, and other industries. By now, most companies should have their transportation budgets in place for 2014.

Supply Chain Best Practices: Preparing for the Worst

Elementum

When a breakdown in labor negotiations led 20,000 dockworkers to go on strike at two of Washington state's largest ports in October 2014, cargo-laden ships were left stranded as the flow of goods came to a halt for six months. The slowdown had a final price tag of $770 million for Washington business alone—the sum of net delinquent shipments and additional costs such as warehousing and truck idling fees.