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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

As shoppers count down the days until they can score deals on the hottest products, cargo thieves are counting on cashing in on opportunities to swipe unattended trailers and shipments. The industry experiences more cargo theft incidents when there is a higher volume of consumer goods moving through the supply chain.

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Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

The 2012 Third-Party Logistics Study is based on over 2,250 responses from both shippers and logistics service. About the 2012 Third-Party Logistics Study. 2,258 logistics executives from both 3PL users and providers in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin.


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What Is Reverse Logistics?

Freight Center

Freight cargo moves from seller or manufacturer to the end customer, sometimes with the help of a third-party logistics company and sometimes handled internally through a large corporation. That’s the process of reverse logistics. So, what is reverse logistics, and what does it mean to your supply chain?

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Control Tower Software Reaches New Heights

Talking Logistics

Shippers and third-party logistics providers (3PLs) face significant challenges tracking in-transit cargo due to a lack of status updates between ports.

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UPS Strike Averted While Workers Gain Heat Protection

Logistics Viewpoints

Existing and newly purchased package cars would be fitted with air induction vents to alleviate extreme temperatures in the back of the vehicles where cargo is loaded and unloaded. Amazon and other third-party logistics companies have faced pressure to make warehouse work safer during heat waves.

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Logistics Report: Forecasting More Shipping Delays; Cargo Swamps Airports; Alibaba’s Shifting Compet ition

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Forecasting Shipping Delays; Cargo Swamps Airports; Alibaba’s Challenge. A growing number of logistics operators and industry observers see the snarls bottling up supply chains this year extending deep into 2022. Emirates Airlines’ cargo operations at Dubai International Airport in February. Cargo Facts). By Paul Page.

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

The Logistics of Logistics

Key Takeaways: An Introduction to 3rd Party Logistics. According to CSCMP , a Third-Party Logistics Provider (3PL) is a company that provides multiple logistics services for use by customers. The easiest way to look at 3 rd party logistics is by the service they provide, which fall into 5 buckets: 1.)