Notable Quote: FedEx Acquires GENCO

I won’t go as far to say that delivering packages is becoming a commodity, but it’s clearly not enough to fuel future growth and customer value, especially in the e-commerce realm, which is why I believe FedEx decided to significantly strengthen and expand its logistics capabilities by acquiring GENCO. Here are some excerpts from the […]

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Notable Quote: C.H. Robinson Acquires Freightquote

As is evident this time of the year, e-commerce continues to transform the retail industry, and many manufacturers are also increasing their e-commerce activities. Will e-commerce also transform the logistics industry? C.H. Robinson’s acquisition of Freightquote this week (for $365 million in cash) suggests that it will, at least more so moving forward than in […]

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Notable Quote: Transplace Acquires Logistics Management Solutions

Transplace announced this week that it has acquired Logistics Management Solutions (LMS), “a non-asset-based third party logistics provider with particular strength in the chemical and industrial manufacturing sectors.” According to the press release, “LMS delivers freight management solutions and transportation savings to a diverse customer base that includes Monsanto and several other Fortune 500 companies.” […]

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