Fastway Couriers acquired by Aramex

Aramex, a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transport services has today announced its acquisition of Fastway Couriers, a leading courier service provider headquartered in New Zealand with a major market presence in Australia. To read the full press release from Fastway Click Here
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The 4 Rs (and 1 G) of Selecting and Managing 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) Service Providers

Selecting and managing 3rd party logistics (3PL) service providers is one of the most important roles of any Logistics Manager – particularly those managing outsourced logistics activities such as international freight forwarding, warehousing and domestic transportation. The number of potential service providers is endless and the cost of these services represents a significant portion of […]
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3PL Service Provider Directory Now Available

We are proud to announce the launch of our new directory for 3rd party logistics (3PL) service providers. Our aim is to provide 3rd party logistics (3pl) service providers with a cost effective way to reach their target market – those in the logistics and supply chain industries that use their services on a daily basis. Listing […]
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Checking and Approving International Freight Forwarder Invoices for Payment

It’s a tedious process but when it forms a disciplined part of the overall third party logistics service provider management process you will be surprised at what you might find. Industry research suggests that up to 30% of freight invoices are incorrect, although this seems like a high percentage of errors my own experience confirms […]
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Will UberCARGO disrupt the 3PL industry like it has the taxi industry?

We have all heard about the Uber phenomenon that is currently disrupting the taxi industry around the world by providing a low cost and more technologically savvy option to the traditional taxi network. On the 7th of January, the Uber Blog announced that UberCARGO had been launched in Hong Kong. UberCARGO is described as: “The same […]
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