Top 3PL Companies Florida


Third-party logistics providers, or 3PLs, provide outsourced services to help a business manage all or parts of its supply chain and logistics operations. LogisticsThese 3PLs offer services to manage order management, warehouse services, fulfillment management, packing, shipping and more.

COVID-19 UPS and CVS will use drones to deliver prescriptions in Florida

Operations and Supply Chain Management

UPS and CVS are teaming up to deliver prescription medicine via drone to residents of The Villages retirement community in Florida. Since then, the logistics giant’s drone subsidiary, UPS Flight Forward, has conducted several thousand deliveries of prescriptions to retirement communities in North Carolina. Internet of Things Logistics Supply Chain RiskCOVID-19 presents an opportunity to expand limited drone delivery tests. By Andrew J.


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How the Coronavirus is underscoring the relevance of Global Supply Chain throughput: From the Frontlines of Yokohama, Milan, and Southern Florida


Last week, I couldn’t find some backup facial masks in all of southern Florida. Somehow, though, even with two parents in the medical field, the Oil & Gas industry recruited me first, and I ended up becoming a field operations engineer working across onshore, offshore, and warzone logistics & chemical manufacturing operations. Without consumer spending, which are all enabled by logistics, manufacturing, and retail operations, America’s macroeconomic model would go belly-up.

Customer Advisory – Hurricane Michael

CH Robinson Logistics

Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle yesterday as a Category 4 storm and continues to move across Georgia and into the Carolina’s. 900,000 homes and businesses are experiencing power outages in Florida and Georgia. The storm has directly impacted Florida, Georgia and both North and South Carolina. Business Logistics Market Update Florida Panhandle Hurricane Michael Market update Transportation UpdateCurrent as of October 11, 2018.

Florida: Your Partner in Progress

Inbound Logistics

On the water and in the air, by road and by rail, the Sunshine State stands out as a logistics superstar. But stick around awhile – it’s also a great place to live, work, and to keep your products safe for the long haul

Attn: Logistics Professionals. How Do We Equip the Next Generation?


How can aspiring logistics professionals ensure their college program offers the curriculum and the resources they need to succeed? Here are the key components of an effective logistics education: A STEM Education with Logistics Focus. There's no substitute; logistics professionals need a strong STEM background. In logistics degree programs, students analyze the details of smaller logistics processes to prepare for the larger supply chains they may someday manage.

Disaster Logistics: The Nature of Disaster Recovery Planning


More importantly, it highlights the incredibly complex and yet necessary disaster logistics required to help clean up and support communities after major disasters. During Irma, for instance, people were rushing to the pumps and nearly every gas station in the Florida was running low on gasoline. Disaster Logistics is also about the management of those supplies going in and out of affected areas. The key is to have a disaster logistics and emergency plan already in place.

Technology and the Changing Nature of Logistics

Enterra Insights

One of the activities within supply chain operations is logistics. The Interlake Mecalux staff explains, “Logistics forms part of the supply chain. … Supply chains are shifting towards a logistics environment that’s faster and more flexible, personalized, accurate, and efficient.” Logistic 4.0 Logistics 4.0 Relying on intelligent logistics. Which specific geographic and logistics factors will affect your supply chain?

Top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management Training Programs and Courses in 2016


Editor's Note: This is a guest blog from our friend Kelli Harris, a consultant and recent college graduate in Logistics Management. Today, Kelly shares the top 14 Logistics and Supply Chain Management training programs and courses available in 2016. Nowadays, to succeed in business, it is not enough to use marketing approaches; it is required to apply modern efficient methods of management to stream processes, such as logistics. Logistics and Supply Chain Management .

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

The Logistics of Logistics

3PL Basics: An Introduction to 3rd Party Logistics with Roberto Cadena. Robert Cadena and Joe Lynch provide an introduction to 3rd party logistics. 3rd party logistics services include 5 major categories: 1.) Logistics 4.) based transportation and logistics providers.

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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. On Monday of last week, XPO Logistics announced that it would acquire the majority of the United Kingdom-based contract logistics operations of Kuehne + Nagel, including its 75 facilities and customer base. billion of industrial property in Central and Eastern Europe to Singapore-based logistics provider GLP. by Amy Wunderlin .

Northeast Florida: America’s Logistics Center Drives Global Business

Inbound Logistics

Jacksonville, Florida’s transportation infrastructure, skilled workforce, and available land makes it an attractive site for businesses siting new locations for logistics services and manufacturing, writes Michael Breen of JAXUSA Partnership

This Week in Logistics News (January 28 – February 1, 2019)

Talking Logistics

I was in Orlando, Florida this week moderating workshops for a logistics service provider client. I was hoping for 70F+ weather, but even Florida fell victim to the Polar Vortex, with temperatures only in the 50s (which felt tropical, nonetheless, compared to Chicago and Boston). This week, for example, Transplace (a Talking Logistics sponsor) launched its Weekly Supplier Performance Benchmarking Report “to help shippers meet the delivery requirements set by major retailers.”

Northeast Florida: America’s Logistics Center Drives Global Business

Inbound Logistics

Jacksonville, Florida’s transportation infrastructure, skilled workforce, and available land makes it an attractive site for businesses siting new locations for logistics services and manufacturing, writes Michael Breen of JAXUSA Partnership

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The VP of Supply Chain and Logistics at our house (aka my wife) has been out of the country this week. So, while I count the days and hours and minutes until she gets back, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Activates For Latest Major Hurricane Of 2018. Transplace Acquires Yusen Logistics’ Intermodal & Freight Brokerage Group. Hurricane Michael: How Can Logistics Professionals Help?

Conflicting Realities in the Face of COVID-19

Logistics Viewpoints

While some states are pushing to re-open their economy (or beaches, in the case of Florida), others are cautioning that doing so too early would be socially irresponsible and bad for the economy. The post Conflicting Realities in the Face of COVID-19 appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Trends Retail coronavirus COVID-19 e-commerceThe future remains uncertain as the country continues to combat COVID-19.

This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends. Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Penske Logistics Reaches Agreement to Acquire Transfreight North America. Desperate times call for desperate measures.

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This Week in Logistics News (September 29 – October 3, 2014)

Talking Logistics

Menlo Logistics Announces Launch of New Brand and Website. In a post earlier this year ( Is Your Business Model Safe? ), I asked the following question: Is there an opportunity for third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and supply chain software vendors to innovate their business models to deliver greater value to clients, differentiate themselves from the competition and gain market share, and achieve greater financial success?

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics can be traced all the way back to the Greek and Roman empires , but it’s undergone several major transformations as new technologies provide opportunities to more efficiently manage the movement and storage of goods. In the digital transformation age, logistics is once again undergoing a major shift. These technologies also contribute to a rise in big data and analytics in the logistics field. ” Meet Our Panel of Logistics Pros: Brian Jessup.

This Week in Logistics News (May 23 – 29)

Logistics Viewpoints

However, bad weather rolled through Florida and the launch was scrubbed. The post This Week in Logistics News (May 23 – 29) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. logistics news Supply Chain News This Week in News Amazon drones Logistics News robotsOn Wednesday, SpaceX was set to become the first piloted launch to orbit of a privately owned and operated spaceship.

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 . Northeast Logistics . Still easy to cover for all markets except outbound south Texas and Florida to the northeast as capacity out of these markets is harder to come by. . Midwest Logistics .

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep


As the ecommerce industry grows, the logistics of getting orders to customers has become more complicated — especially with the novel coronavirus impacting entire supply chains. But the ecommerce logistics infrastructure needed to meet consumers’ demands is not easy to achieve by yourself. What is ecommerce logistics? Ecommerce logistics starts with moving inventory from the manufacturer and lasts until it ends up at the end customer’s destination.

“1+1=3? Opportunities in Logistics (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2015 Conference)

Talking Logistics

The theme of this year’s Descartes Evolution 2015 Global User & Partner Conference , held in May in Miami, Florida, was “Logistics Integration — What’s Next?” The slides below from CEO Ed Ryan’s keynote presentation highlight the current scope of Descartes’ solution footprint, which includes both software applications and its Global Logistics Network (GLN) — an example of what I call a Supply Chain Operating Network.

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The Logistics of Fidget Spinners: Amazon vs Alibaba


The Logistics of Fidget Spinners. Alibaba just announced $15 billion dollars to be invested in its global logistics network. Alibaba connects global businesses and consumers as the world’s largest virtual middleman, while Amazon is becoming a global player that controls everything from manufacturing to sales and physical logistics. In other words, Alibaba just connected two small businesses around the world, while third-party businesses arranged transportation and logistics.

Omni-channel Emerging as Top Retail Logistics Issue

Supply Chain Network

Last year in Florida at RILA Logistics 2013, the topic of multi-channel was discussed with 5 related presentations delivered where the challenges of the coming omni-channel revolution were laid down. So why am I suggesting that Omni-channel is now emerging to be the top retail logistics challenge being faced today by retailers? Speaker(s): Bill Coxwell, Director, Logistics, VF Corporation.

Delivering Green: Three Case Studies in Low-Carbon Logistics

Supply Chain @ MIT

Logistics is a leading source of carbon. Sponsored by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), MIT CTL worked alongside three US companies to help them quantify the carbon footprint of some of their logistics initiatives. Ocean Spray, CSX (the rail operator), and fruit shipping companies partnered in order to enable Ocean Spray to ship more products intermodally from its New Jersey distribution center to the company’s Florida facility.

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

Talking Logistics

Labor and management work out deal at Port of LA/Long Beach ( Logistics Management ). As I highlighted in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013 , tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred computing platform for business professionals, which is why technology providers are designing and optimizing their applications for these devices. Robinson, Con-way, and Transplace are Logistics Viewpoints sponsors).

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2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US


Miami, Florida. The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) brings an extensive network of warehouse logistics leaders together with warehousing suppliers in this three-day trade show. If you’re looking to improve your warehouse logistics, this event is the right choice for you! The conference focuses on logistics and supply chain in 3 different tracks: technology, eCommerce, and strategy.

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Freight Forwarding Basics with Miles Varghese

The Logistics of Logistics

Miles Varghese is the co-founder and CEO of Cargologik , an all-in-one transportation logistics collaboration software developed for freight forwarders. Cargologik is headquartered in Miami, Florida. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast.

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Driverless Trucks: Heading Somewhere or Nowhere Quickly?

Talking Logistics

Will there be a future for driverless trucks in logistics? It’s really interesting how [activity around driverless vehicles] has developed fairly rapidly over the last couple of years,” said Jeff Potts, Senior Vice President Business Development at LeanLogistics , in a recent Talking Logistics episode. Then post a comment and share your perspective on if, when, and how driverless trucks will impact logistics in the future!

A Day in The Life of A Logistics Onsite Resource

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Outsourcing can bring some of the provider’s logistics experts onsite to your location. To decide which is right for you, imagine that you own a thriving alligator farm in Florida that runs five alligator wrestling programs daily. In the world of logistics outsourcing, tactical onsite resources are your supply chain’s day-to-day alligator wrestlers. The post A Day in The Life of A Logistics Onsite Resource appeared first on Transportfolio.

Harvey and Irma Delivered Some Harsh Planning Lessons

Supply Chain @ MIT

Our hearts go out to the citizens of Houston and Florida as they continue to dig out from […]. Featured Humanitarian Resilience Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Maria Hurricanes Irma Making supply chain resilient MIT Center Transportation & Logistics Professor Yossi Sheffi supply chain risk managementDevastating hurricanes such as Katrina, Sandy and now Harvey and Irma are forces of nature that can’t be stopped by us mere mortals.

This Week in Logistics News (September 18-22, 2017)

Talking Logistics

Before diving into this week’s supply chain and logistics news, a quick recap of last Saturday’s JDRF Ride for the Cure in Saratoga Springs, NY. Last Saturday, 615 cyclists from across the country (as well as Canada), including our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure team, made it to the starting line. I’ve got some big ideas on how to raise the bar for 2018, so if you’re interested in joining or sponsoring our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team, please contact me.

[Infographic] 5 Ways STEM Education is Leading the Logistics Industry


The studies of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have shaped the logistics industry into what it is today. Logistics, the discipline that manages the shipping and distribution of goods to consumers, has made momentous strides in recent years with help from new technology. For students, logistics is an interesting and challenging field to pursue. More companies are beginning to invest in logistics to optimize supply management and increase customer satisfaction.

Advanced Visibility in Emergency Response Situations

Talking Logistics

We all know the important role that supply chain and logistics people, processes, and technologies play in everyday commerce. How can the supply chain and logistics industry help? Those are some of the questions I addressed with Kathy Fulton, Executive Director at American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) and Dr. T.J. Schaefer, Head of Strategic Programs at project44 , in a recent episode of Talking Logistics.