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Amazon ranks #1 in top 50 global 3PLs
Although the e-commerce giant doesn't describe itself as a third-party logistics provider (3PL), Amazon has surpassed major global players such as DHL and Kuehne + Nagel in 3PL revenue.

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19 Sep 2019
What differentiates good shippers from bad ones? A Council of Supply Chain Management Conference panel discussed how the real conversation for shippers is internal, not external.
18 Sep 2019
The acquisition of two Van Soest Coldstores facilities complements Lineage’s existing network of refrigerated sites across Belgium, the Netherlands, and the UK.
17 Sep 2019
Trucking executives aren’t as worried about the impact of the IMO 2020 low-sulfur rule as they are about pending US regulatory changes that will more directly affect the sector.
17 Sep 2019
Maersk has “seen an understanding from the vast majority of customers” that they’ll need to pay higher fuel surcharges due to the IMO low-sulfur mandate, which will cost the container shipping industry $10 billion to $15.7 billion more annually, according to various estimates
10 Sep 2019
Shippers on the Asia-Europe trades are starting to see how container shipping’s switch to low-sulfur fuel will impact their freight rates.
09 Sep 2019
The Journal of Commerce has learned Amazon has acquired 53-foot containers, signaling an intention to tender intermodal volume directly to Class I railroads without an intermediary and marketing itself as an end-to-end supply chain solution for small retailers.

Commentary

Despite publicly indicating a preference for the Port of Trieste in Italy, China may have really been working on securing market entry into Europe via a connection to the Rhine-Alpine corridor in Rijeka, Croatia.

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