2009: a ‘swan dive’ in 3PL revenue

The combination of a global financial crisis, a recession in most parts of the world, and wildly unstable fuel prices are pounding the economic outlooks of most third-party logistics (3PL) companies, according to an annual report from Armstrong & Associates […]

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EFPIA Moves Forward on Product-Identification Demo

For over a year, the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA; Brussels) has been touting a demonstration project that it is sponsoring to establish the feasibility of item-level production identification inside the European Union. At the upcoming May […]

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3PLs Rise in Forward-Thinking Supply Chain Models

The “L” in 3PL is quickly making the acronym a misnomer. From warehousing and transportation management, to accounting, risk mitigation, and fielding adverse-event reports, ascribing the range of services now delivered by these nimble industry partners to a business labeled […]

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