New Products and Services: 3PL/Outsourcing
ChemLogix LLC is offering a new freight brokerage service for the chemical industry.
HK Logistics Production logistics service
HK Logistics (HKL) has introduced a new approach to "the logistics of production," or the process of delivering supplies to the production line at the right time.
FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics
FedEx SupplyChain, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., has rolled out new and expanded visibility and control features as well as new stocking locations to support worldwide FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics customers. FedEx has added more than 100 new stocking locations worldwide to the FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics network—with the largest network expansions taking place within India and Mexico. Additionally the new FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics global event management solution establishes a plan and "milestones" for each critical order, which helps to keep the delivery on track and on time.
Evans Distribution Systems' Government Support Services
Evans Distribution Systems, a full-service third-party logistics provider, has established a new division, Government Support Services Inc.
Expanded reverse logistics service
Ryder System Inc., a provider of supply chain, warehousing, and transportation management solutions, has expanded its reverse logistics capability to include a co-location solution.
Returns liquidation service
HomeDirectUSA, a U.S. provider of white-glove home delivery service for large consumer goods, has added a new service option for returned items.
Crowley Maritime Corp. Project Solutions Group
Crowley Maritime Corp. has established a new Project Solutions group that bundles company-wide capabilities and assets with world-class project management skills to provide complete turnkey marine solutions.
New offices for Purolator International
Canadian logistics company Purolator International is opening 10 new branch offices in the United States, doubling its presence in the American market. The company says this expansion is indicative of the surge in demand for logistics experience and expertise in transporting goods between the United States and Canada.
Vigillo LLC, creators of data mining software products for fleet safety information, has created a new division within the company known as IQLab.
CEVA Logistics Supply Chain Solutions and SMART End to End
The logistics service provider CEVA Logistics has created a new organization, Supply Chain Solutions and, at the same time, has launched a new software solution under its SMART brand: SMART End to End. CEVA's Supply Chain Solutions organization was created to help large, global companies manage their complex supply chain processes, which now include sourcing, manufacturing, and distributing products on a global level.
DHL Logistics Without Borders service
DHL has launched Logistics Without Borders, a supply chain solution that connects suppliers, carriers, and end-users on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
FedEx enhances Critical Inventory Logistics service
FedEx SupplyChain has made significant enhancements to its FedEx Critical Inventory Logistics service.
ORion-PI Tender Management
Axxom Software has developed ORion-PI Tender Management, a solution that enables logistics service providers to easily and accurately calculate offers for warehouse outsourcing and other warehousing logistics services when responding to bid invitations. The estimation and calculation of offers often is expensive and time consuming, plus it is subject to a high risk of forecasting errors.
Logistics Management Solutions (LMS), a non–asset-based third-party logistics service provider (3PL), has launched a new freight payment service that uses advanced processes and technologies to achieve a higher degree of freight payment accuracy, speed, and data visibility. TOTALFreightPay processes paper and electronic invoices within 24 hours, at which point data is available online to authorized shippers and carriers.
Invoice-link online tool
Inmar Reverse Logistics has made enhancements to its Invoice-link online invoice management tool.
transportation management service
Network Global Logistics (NGL), a provider of supply chain, logistics, and transportation services, has expanded its capabilities to include transportation management.
Multi-client distribution and fulfillment center network
Exel offers a new multi-client distribution and fulfillment center network that provides customers in the technology and aerospace sectors with a scalable and flexible supply chain solution.
HomeDirectUSA, a network provider of nationwide home delivery of large consumer goods, has launched HomeDirect Express.
Expanded transportation outsourcing services
Rising fuel prices, driver and labor shortages, customer service demands, and global supply chain complexities have made it extremely challenging for companies to profitably and effectively manage their transportation processes.
3PLfinder.com is a new online directory that offers comprehensive and easy-to-find listings of warehouses and services in North America.