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

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Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transformation consulting brand of the Capgemini Group, in cooperation with Penn State University, leadership advisory firm, Heidrick & Struggles and global logistics provider, Panalpina, today announced the findings of the 16th Annual Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Study, examining the global market for outsourced logistics. China, India, Brazil and Mexico are considered the top. The logistics market.

Wrapping up 2019: Today’s Surface Transportation Market

CH Robinson Transportfolio

The duration and magnitude of these cycles varies based on freight demand and supply injection or contraction (from both the for-hire and private capacity pools). This year, we saw strong North American freight volume.

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LTL Rates, Capacity, and Fuel: The General Outlook for 2017


Rebounding freight volumes and the proximity of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate are set to change the industry in 2017, reports Sean Kilcarr of FleetOwner. The LTL freight industry outlook for 2017 would be incomplete without addressing warehousing difficulties.

5 E-Commerce Order Fulfillment Choices!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Guest blog by Dona Dimaculangan of 3P Logistics, your end to end UK logistics provider at [link] uk/. This competition is especially apparent in the area of E-Commerce Third-Party Logistics (3PLs). Employing a third-party logistics service provider helps you focus on other tasks such as marketing and promotion of your E-Commerce. What is also unique about this system is it allows the clients to work on the logistics remotely.

Report Points to Increase of Shippers Outsourcing Transportation Management Due to These 4 Core Benefits


Consider the many shippers who have outsourced transportation management and other logistics functions to third-party logistics (3PL) providers the past few years. third party logistics industry was at a healthy 4.5 Due to an increase in wages and manufacturing costs in China, many 3pl companies are “near shoring” — offering increased services in areas closer to the U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (March 13-17, 2017)

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Last year I organized our first Logistics Leaders for Type 1 Diabetes Cure cycling team (LL4T1DCure) to raise money for JDRF , the leading non-profit organization focused on T1D research. The site says it offers end-to-end one-stop ocean freight services.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles


This means that the world has opened up to countries like China, India, Brazil and Russia open for business. Stagnation of Air Cargo and Sea Freight Rates.

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Current State of the Capacity Crunch


However, inconsistencies in service levels, including the use of inaccurate data, an economy that hinges on the state of foreign markets (think China), and changes to regulations and labor requirements are continuing to impact the capacity of the shipping industry. Shippers are focusing on using dimensional pricing to cut down on wasted space, and consolidation of freight has become the new buzzword. Expansion of the Panama Canal Will Increase Incoming Ocean Freight.

Land challenges for Hong Kong's logistics sector


Land challenges for Hong Kong’s Logistics sector were the key topics discussed at the recent Leadership Luncheon gathering of Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP). Regional Distribution Centre and Global logistics Hub. Land Shortages impacting Logistics Sector.

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Spotlight on Ocean Shipping in The Transpacific Eastbound Lane

CH Robinson Transportfolio

However, this year is different as companies try to get ahead of new tariff implementations in the Transpacific Eastbound (China to U.S.) January or February: Volumes ramp up before businesses close in China for Chinese New Year; spot rates spike.

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3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. China. Taiwan, Province of China. The logistics business in Europe is finally improving again.

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Embracing the South American Ecommerce Marketplace

CH Robinson Transportfolio

For a more seamless process, it’s essential shippers work with a customs broker or third party logistics provider (3PL) with local offices in the area. While surface transportation remains stagnant, ocean freight shows promise.

Looking for a US Foreign Trade Zone? Consider North Carolina

Kanban Logistics

Drayage services – such as those of a third-party logistics (3PL) provider – transport the products from the port directly to an FTZ warehouse. China trade war, tariffs were issued on a wide variety of products imported from China. Lower logistics costs.

Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses


From the logistical challenges in smaller companies to the complexities in supply chains as they grow and mature into a full-blown enterprises, one’s fate in the business world is determined by how one responds to these challenges.

What is 4PL and 5PL? – Everything a Wholesaler Should Know


As a wholesaler or distributor, you might have come across 4PL and 5PL logistics service providers. But how do these new providers differ from the industry’s standard 3PLs, the third-party logistics players? 1PL means first-party logistics.

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Leveling the Playing Field for Small Businesses


From the logistical challenges in smaller companies to the complexities in supply chains as they grow and mature into a full-blown enterprises, one’s fate in the business world is determined by how one responds to these challenges.

This Week in Logistics News (October 26-30, 2015)

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Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Exclusive: Wal-Mart seeks to test drones for home delivery, pickup ( Reuters ). Robinson Reports Third Quarter Results. August 2015 North American Freight Numbers. Song of the Week: Dead Man’s Party by Oingo Boingo.

This Week in Logistics News (January 11-15, 2016)

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So let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon poised to take on UPS, FedEx in delivery business (Seattle Times). Amazon could be moving into the $350B ocean freight market (USA Today). I didn’t win the $1.6

Top Logistics & Supply Chain Blogs We Followed in 2018 & Suggest You Follow in 2019


We follow an exhaustive list of supply chain and logistics blogs to make this possible. If you want to start learning, we suggest you check out these top logistics and supply chain blogs. Top Logistics and Supply Chain Blogs We Love. China carrier relations and much more. Cerasis is another leader in the world of supply chain and logistics. Logistics Management. Logistics Viewpoints. Inbound Logistics. Talking Logistics. Freight Hub.

7 Mini Case Studies: Successful Supply Chain Cost Reduction and Management

Logistics Bureau

The company also increased its use of third-party logistics providers and effectively created a network that could be optimized tactically at any given point in time. Inbound and outbound logistics planning.

5 Trends in Logistics That Are Likely to Dominate in 2018


For the logistics sector, 2018 will be seen as the year to capitalize on the major changes that have taken place in 2017. With this, we present to you the top trends that we feel will shape the logistics sector in 2018. In China, ‘Dark warehouses’?—?fully

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This Week in Logistics News (November 26-30, 2018)

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It’s been a busy couple of weeks in the supply chain and logistics realm, with lots of news related to global trade and technology. XPO Logistics Announces Consumer-Friendly Last Mile Tracking of Heavy Goods through Google Search.

[INFOGRAPHIC] The 7 Benefits of Made in USA Driven by Reshoring Movement, Technology, and Better Transportation Costs


Further, with the use of transportation management services from a third party logistics company, there is great opportunity for reshored manufacturing companies to get the cost of transportation in total lowered, making reshoring even that more attractive.

Sorry, I’m Not Sure: Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2018

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I will be wrong again,” I stated last year before making my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2017 , and I was right. UPS Joins Top Alliance To Create Blockchain Standards For Logistics. Kenco Group (a Talking Logistics sponsor) is a great example. Source: Evan, Flikr.

The Top Logistics and Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders to Know for 2020


That’s why we’ve created this list of the top logistics and supply chain journalists and thought leaders that we follow and suggest you check out in 2020. . Top Logistics & Supply Chain Journalists & Thought Leaders We Follow. David “Dave” Blanchard is the Senior Director of Content at EHS Today and Material Handling and Logistics. Steve Banker is the Vice president of Supply Chain Management at ARC Advisory Group and co-author of Logistics Viewpoints.

This Week in Logistics News (January 23-27, 2017)

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I was tempted to title today’s post “This Week in Trump News,” considering all of the actions he took this week that have supply chain and logistics implications. I also considered this title: “Another Week of Amazon News (plus Other Stuff That Happened in Logistics).”.

This Week in Logistics News (August 29 -September 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

With a holiday weekend upon us, let’s go straight to the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Retailers Seek U.S. Robinson Expands Global Network, Acquires APC Logistics. Online freight marketplace Freightos acquires Spain’s WebCargoNet (TechCrunch).