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Third-party logistics providers say they can help deal with truck and driver shortages.

3PLs offer shippers ‘untapped capacity’ As shippers continue to grapple with finding available trucking capacity across the nation, third-party logistics providers (3PL) say they can help ease these burdens in an increasingly challenging market. The trucking industry’s driver shortage does not seem to be letting up, despite companies offering such incentives as

UPS connecting merchants, warehouses

Ware2Go also provides inventory visibility and tracks orders.   UPS has rolled out a technology company and platform called Ware2Go that’s designed to connect merchants with available warehousing capacity. Ware2Go also provides inventory visibility and tracks order progress for both the merchant and warehouse. Ware2Go officially launched in July after an incubation process with

SINGAPORE POST SIGNS LOGISTICS AND WAREHOUSING CONTRACT WITH SPECIALIZED BICYCLES

Singapore Post (SingPost) has signed a logistics and warehousing contract with Specialized Bicycle Components. In a statement issued yesterday (5 July), SingPost said the three-year tie-up will see Specialized moving its regional warehousing operations from Hong Kong to SingPost’s regional logistics facility at the Tampines Logistics Park. As Specialized’s officially appointed Logistics and Warehouse

Every foot counts in warehousing

 Storage warehouse   As capacity tightens throughout the United States, shippers make best use of existing and future storage space. Escalating demand for freight storage in the United States is not expected to let up anytime soon, but industry analysts say various measures can be taken by warehouse operators and shippers to ensure

DHL acquires Colombian warehousing company, expands Latin American presence

Suppla operates in five regions and covers in 25 cities in Colombia with 4,500 employees.   The acquisition is enabling DHL Supply Chain to gain a competitive footprint in Colombia, a country with increasing competitiveness ranking and a favorable environment for foreign investment. DHL Supply Chain acquired Colombian company Suppla Group, a provider

Bolloré Logistics opens warehouse in Miami-area FTZ

On Thursday, March 29, Bolloré Logistics USA inaugurated its new Foreign Trade Zone facility in Miami, in presence of Clément Leclerc – Consul general of France in Miami, Cyrille Bolloré – CEO of Bolloré Transport & Logistics and Thierry Ehrenbogen. – CEO of Bolloré Logistics. The new site of more than 200,000

Managing supply chain disruption

Multiple companies at the SCOPE Supply Chain & Procurement Summit in Chicago this week discussed disruptions in their supply chains, along with what they are doing to combat disruptions. Even something as simple as what could appear to be a small kink in a company’s supply chain can actually wreak havoc,

Going Dutch: How Schiphol is solving cross-border e-commerce issues

Last December, clandestine teams of Chinese executives began showing up at airports across Europe, probing the facilities that they visited for strengths and weaknesses. They tracked shipments, timed customs delays, rated services and mapped out logistics infrastructure. While these cloak-and-dagger movements may seem to be wrapped in political intrigue, of a

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