Off to a Healthy Start, Logistics M&A Activity Could be on Hold

Logistics Trends and Insights

Logistics mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were off to a good start in Q1 of 2020, following increased activity to wrap up 2019. Connecticut-based XPO says this latest addition will complement its existing European operations. Logistics Mergers & Acquisitions Supply Chain

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Currently, we are seeing little fluctuation in the domestic logistics market when compared to the past few weeks. . But the Logistics Manager’s Index skyrocketed from the end of Feb ruary through April. Zipline Regional Logistics Market Updates . Midwest Logistics .

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This Week in Logistics News (May 20-24, 2019)

Talking Logistics

This meant skipping school and work on Friday and leaving the house by 6:00 am to catch the 9:00 am ferry in Connecticut. The post This Week in Logistics News (May 20-24, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

This Week in Logistics News (July 27-31, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It’s my birthday on Sunday and she came from Connecticut to spend a few days with me and the family. “I Moving on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Descartes Signs Agreement With SAP to Enhance Transportation Management Connectivity, Collaboration and Regulatory Compliance.

This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Moving on, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Freight Push Rattles Logistics Sector (WSJ – sub. The post This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2019) appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Connecticut. Asset Management Blog Inventory Management Managed Services Manufacturing RFID Transportation & Logistics asset management barcode verification compliance labeling GS1 harsh environment labeling UDI

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Regional Logistics Market Updates. Here is what each region is seeing currently: Northeast Logistics. Midwest Logistics. Southeast Logistics. Westcoast Logistics. Connecticut. Connecticut officials have issued a mandatory shutdown until May 20.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

Logistics? ? . Midwest Logistics ? . Logistics? ? . Logistics ? . Connecticut? ? . Connecticut officials have issued a mandatory shutdown until May 20.?? . not expect much logistics disruption in Kansas.?? . logistics?interruptions

The Definitive Guide on Produce Season Transportation Impacts

Zipline Logistics

Refrigerated transportation is particularly at a premium and can be difficult to secure if not working with a logistics provider with an expansive network. Connecticut. Connecticut has not converted an abundance of its land for agricultural use.

Accellos Names Bill Ashburn General Manager of Transportation Software Solutions

Supply Chain Network

Accellos has recently restructured into business units focused on Transportation, WMS, Third Party Logistics and Supply Chain Execution, a crucial step in its long-term strategy of building a unified suite of supply chain software through acquisition and organic development. He continues to work primarily in the Prophesy office in Bloomfield, Connecticut, managing a staff of more than 25 in that location as well as the team at Accellos’ Oakville, Ontario office. “We

Why Marketing is Your Best Salesperson with Jim Bierfeldt

The Logistics of Logistics

My company is Logistics Marketing Advisors. I started it in 2004 and we’re located in Connecticut. We help logistics businesses improve their marketing to drive revenue and profits. One of our clients was a logistics company, and they hired me away to run their marketing. [03:59]

If He Had Run a Little Faster

Talking Logistics

A few hours later, Mike and his family boarded a plane back home to Maryland, the others drove back home to Connecticut, and I went upstairs to my study and sat by the window, silent and heartbroken. Tweet The post If He Had Run a Little Faster appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. My wife’s cousin Mike ran the Boston Marathon on Monday. He was running in memory of my wife’s brother Paul who died at age 3 of cancer, before my wife was even born.

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From the Archives: The Journeys We Take, The Choices We Make

Talking Logistics

It’s always difficult for me to write about logistics on these days, so today’s post is a reflection I wrote almost five years ago on the eve of Thanksgiving about the journeys we take, the choices we make.

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Welcome Amazon to the Freight Brokerage Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

According to a good Transport Topics article , Amazon.com registered with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as a freight broker on March 4, 2016, doing business as Amazon Logistics Inc.

Pull Your Own Upset

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Here are the five basketball scenarios and lessons learned: In 2006 George Mason forced Connecticut to show some respect. Paper: Personalized Multichannel Logistics. By Jim Tompkins. CEO, Tompkins International.

Better Than Amazon? How Bradley Jacobs Turned a $63M Bet Into a $12Bn Transportation Empire

Supply Chain Brain

He renamed Express-1 after its XPO stock symbol, moved its headquarters to Connecticut and over four years spent more than $7bn on 17 acquisitions. Yet 14 of 16 analysts covering XPO rate it a buy, persuaded by Jacobs' dealmaking smarts, his execution and his vision of an integrated logistics company that uses technology to capitalize on the growth of e-commerce and the worldwide supply chain. "Anyone can buy a company.

Thank You “Sticky Buns” Jeff

Talking Logistics

We were in Pennsylvania, already several days and hundreds of miles into our post-college-graduation cycling journey that had started back in Connecticut. — Editor’s Note: A big thank you to all of our sponsors and followers who make Talking Logistics possible. The post Thank You “Sticky Buns” Jeff appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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.

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

This is a national issue that logistics providers should take notice of in terms of both the general economic drag it is creating, and the damage it is causing to their performance through shipping delays and added costs. Connecticut. #40. Connecticut.