Archive for 3PL

Mergers and Acquisitions in Logistics: Culture Alignment Matters

For several years now, there has been a steady stream of mergers and acquisitions in the transportation and logistics industry — from big, high-profile, mega deals to very small transactions to everything in between. What has been driving all of this M&A activity? “If you start at the consumer and work your way backwards through […]

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This Week in Logistics News (December 4-8, 2017)

We’re supposed to get our first plowable snow of the season tomorrow, which means I need to head outside and rake and bag the remaining leaves on my lawn. Rake today, shovel tomorrow. My exercise plans for the weekend are set. So, without further delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my […]

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This Week in Logistics News (November 27 – December 1, 2017)

It’s December 1, the beginning of the end of 2017. How did we get here so fast? The mad dash begins to finish all the work that needs to get done before 2018 arrives, so without delay, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: E-Commerce Boosts U.S. Shipping Networks […]

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Logistics Service Providers Customer Billing and Pricing: There’s No One-Size-Fits-All Approach

When you think about logistics service providers (LSPs) and the different ways they can differentiate themselves and create value, customer billing and pricing is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But when you dive deeper into the topic, you realize that enabling and managing customer billing and pricing in smart and efficient […]

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

In case you’re wondering, I did get selected as a juror this week. I’m now 4 for 4 — four times called for jury duty, 4 times selected. The trial (a driving under the influence case) only lasted a day and we found the defendant guilty. When the jury duty letter arrives in the mail, […]

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Supply Chain Trial by Jury

Author’s note: I have jury duty today. The last time I reported for jury duty, seven years ago this month, I got selected as a juror for a murder trial and spent almost three weeks in court. Those were also the first three weeks of me going off on my own and starting my own […]

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