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3PLs Can Strengthen Partnerships, Advocate for Industry, TIA Leaders Say

Reinke TIA President Anne Reinke says pandemic-inflicted disruptions have highlighted the vital role of 3PLs within the transportation industry. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

SAN DIEGO — At a time when supply chain challenges are in the national spotlight, third-party logistics providers have a unique opportunity to advocate for their businesses and forge stronger relationships with their shipper customers and carrier partners, 3PL industry leaders said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 11, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics

UST Promotes Kevin Dietrich

UST Logistical Systems announced the promotion of Kevin Dietrich to executive president. In his new role, Dietrich will be responsible for all divisions and their financial performance.

April 8, 2022
Business, Logistics

Interactive Map: Where the 2022 Top 100 Logistics Companies Are in North America

Interactive Map: Where The Top 100 Are

Find out where the 2022 Top 100 Logistics Companies are located by regions and by state in North America with our interactive map.

April 8, 2022
Business, Logistics

Expanded List of Top 100 3PLs Reflects Ever-Changing Logistics Landscape

C.H. Robinson containers Freight brokerage giant C.H. Robinson retained its No. 1 position as the largest 3PL in North America. (C.H. Robinson)

As the 3PL industry continues to grow, so, too, does Transport Topics' annual ranking of the largest logistics companies in North America, this year expanding from 50 to 100 companies.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 8, 2022
Business, Logistics

About Us: Transport Topics' Top 100 Logistics Companies

The Transport Topics’ Top 100 Logistics Companies is a listing of the largest logistics companies in North America.

April 8, 2022
Business, Technology, Logistics

Outgrowing Your TMS Is OK, Just Don't Let It Happen Twice

truck drivers conferring over a laptop As you grow, you need your software to be able to grow and adapt with you. (shotbydave/Getty Images)

Outgrowing your software or platform is a normal rite of passage, and one that should be celebrated. But after that first time, if you find yourself again in need of new platforms, that's a sign you probably made a mistake.

JP Wiggins | VP of Logistics, 3G
April 8, 2022
Business, Logistics

The Rise of the Entrepreneurial Carrier: What Shippers Need to Know

A young truck driver A pool of younger, tech-savvy and experienced drivers are leaving large trucking companies to start their own businesses. (vitpho/Getty Images)

In 2022, we’re approaching the dawn of a new era for entrepreneurial carriers. The industry should be ready to adapt with small carriers in mind by providing systems and technologies that allow them to succeed.

Bill Driegert | Head of Operations, Uber Freight
April 8, 2022
Business, Logistics

Market Growth, Mergers Adjust Logistics Sector Rankings

An XPO Logistics rep XPO Logistics, which spun off its contract logistics business last year, checks in at No. 9 on the freight brokerage sector list. (XPO Logistics)

In a strong freight market and tight capacity environment, the largest freight brokerage firms in North America were able to grow their businesses by significant margins in 2021 as they worked to solve shippers’ transportation challenges. Other sectors were also filled with noteworthy performers.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 8, 2022
Business, Logistics

High Demand Drives 3PLs to Best Growth Year on Record

An Expeditors loading dock Expeditors International is the largest U.S.-based ITM 3PL revenue-wise. (Expeditors International via Facebook)

Strong consumer demand, continued supply chain bottlenecks and tight carrier capacity sent air, ground and ocean transportation rates soaring to historic levels in 2021 as shippers leaned on third-party logistics providers to bolster inventories and avoid product stockouts.

Evan Armstrong | President of Armstrong & Associates Inc.
April 8, 2022
Business, Logistics

Trying Times Give 3PLs an Opportunity to Prove Their Worth

The broker room at Axle Logistics Many freight brokers, including Axle Logistics, reported tremendous revenue growth last year. (Axle Logistics)

The past two years have been difficult ones for shippers to move their freight. But times like these are when logistics providers can most clearly demonstrate the value they bring to their business partners.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 8, 2022

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