Category Archives: Third Party Logistics

Kuehne + Nagel names William Rooney Vice President Seafreight Transpacific

Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics companies, has named William F. Rooney Vice President, Seafreight Transpacific. In line with Kuehne + Nagel’s Transpacific “Go for Growth” initiative, William Rooney will lead all of the company’s Transpacific market … Continue reading

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DHL Logistics tech innovation delivering results

From silicon.com: “You might think a long career in IT is a prerequisite for heading up a corporate IT department but for DHL Logistics CIO Hugo Patten the route to CIO was far more varied. Patten started out working in … Continue reading

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Accellos Names Bill Ashburn General Manager of Transportation Software Solutions

Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, has named Bill Ashburn General Manager of its line of transportation software solutions. Accellos has recently restructured into business units focused on Transportation, WMS, Third Party Logistics and Supply Chain … Continue reading

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Penske Logistics Earns Ford Motor Company’s Gold World Excellence Award

Penske Logistics has been awarded Ford Motor Company’s Gold World Excellence Award. This is the third World Excellence Award Penske Logistics has earned from Ford and it is the second time the company has earned Gold. “We’re sincerely honored to … Continue reading

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Exel announces new business with Bristol-Myers Squibb and expansion of Midwest Footprint

Global biopharmaceutical company, Bristol-Myers Squibb, has chosen Exel as its third-party logistics provider handling its U.S. distribution. As part of the contract, Exel purchased the existing Bristol-Myers Squibb distribution centers in Mount Vernon, Ind., and will take over operations in … Continue reading

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Manchester United agree sponsorship deal with logistics company DHL

From goal.com: “Manchester United have confirmed they have signed a three-year sponsorship deal with DHL in an agreement that will see them become the Red Devils’ official logistics partner. Over the next three years DHL will undertake important operations at … Continue reading

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DB Schenker Agrees to Transition of Livingston International’s Domestic Warehousing and Ground Transportation Business

Schenker of Canada Limited and Livingston International Inc. have entered into an agreement under which Livingston will transition its North American domestic warehousing and ground transportation businesses, operated under Livingston Integrated Logistics, to DB Schenker. Under the terms of the … Continue reading

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Menlo Worldwide Logistics Names Desmond Chan Managing Director for South Asia

Menlo Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that Desmond Chan has been promoted to the position of managing director for South Asia. In his new role, Chan will be responsible for overall business … Continue reading

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Damco Presents on Sustainability at CSCMP Annual Global Conference

The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) hosted its Annual Global Conference from September 26–29, 2010 in San Diego, California. The conference brought together supply chain professionals from over 40 countries with an aim to help professionals improve their … Continue reading

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Logistics CEOs Identify Top Supply Chain Industry Trends

Today key findings from the 17th Annual Survey of Third-Party Logistics Providers are being presented at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals Annual Global Conference by survey author, Dr. Robert Lieb, Professor of Supply Chain Management at Northeastern University, … Continue reading

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Don’t negotiate your next 3PL contract – collaborate it!

It seems there is never a simple negotiation. The term “negotiation” itself connotes that the parties involved have differences of opinions and are sitting across the table from each other discussing positions and trade-offs. Some even view negotiations as a … Continue reading

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Outsourcing & Economics: Lessons for better outsourcing from Nobel Prize-winners

Much of the evolution of modern outsourcing can be tied to the study of economics. In fact, economic research stretching for more than 80 years is woven into the fabric of modern outsourcing. Economic thinkers have focused on growth theory, … Continue reading

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Will 2010 Be the Year of the Logistics Service Provider?

There’s a lot of buzz right now about growth opportunities in the Logistics Service Provider (LSP) sector. While clearly not at historic levels, consensus is that the sector will return to growth. Taking that into consideration, the question in my … Continue reading

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Why You Should Vest with Your Outsourcing Partners, Now!

We hear and read constantly about the critical need for lean, green, transparent, collaborative, efficient and cost-effective supply chains and logistics partners. But let me ask you this: How have your partnerships fared lately? How have things progressed over the … Continue reading

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The Zen Art of Logistics and Party Planning

So you want or need to learn about Logistics and Supply Chain Management? Take it from me, there are worse fates in life as at least these skills can be applied in the real world in support of business activity … Continue reading

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Four Soft responds in real time to Volcanic disruption

As an immediate response to the impact of the Icelandic volcano on the supply chains of our customers, Four Soft global freight management systems communicated and immediately enabled rapid re-routing and re-prioritization of freight. We continue to effectively assist our … Continue reading

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Echo Global Logistics Announces Opening of New Office in Atlanta, Georgia

Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECHO), a leading provider of technology enabled transportation and supply chain management services, today announced that it will open a new office in Atlanta, Georgia on March 15, 2010. Building on its already impressive growth … Continue reading

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Four Soft Participating in Leading Retail & Consumer Products Event RILA Logistics 2010

Four Soft Limited, (NSE: “FOURSOFT”, BSE 532521), a global leader offering software solutions for Logistics and transportation, is participating in the Logistics 2010 event organized by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) in Orlando, Florida, between the 21st and 23rd … Continue reading

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