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Armstrong & Associates’ Who’s Who in Logistics 3PL Guide Expands Coverage of Privately Held 3PLs

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85% of 3PLs profiled are private versus publicly traded companies MILWAUKEE, WI, October 23, 2020 – Armstrong & Associates, Inc. www.3PLogistics.com is an internationally recognized leader for third-party logistics market information and consulting. Part of its ongoing mission is to provide clients with proprietary third-party logistics market research not available anywhere else. A&A’s Who’s Who […]

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Third-Party Logistics Trends and Executive Predictions Presented at Armstrong & Associates’ Two-Day Virtual Event

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MILWAUKEE, WI, October 19, 2020 – On October 21-22, Armstrong & Associates is virtually hosting the eighth annual 3PL Value Creation Summit. This year’s event analyzes important third-party logistics industry factors (such as the impact of the global pandemic, e-commerce growth, digitalization, and advancements in technological innovation) in an interactive and fully engaged way. Virtually network […]

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Rising Tide: The Rapid Growth of E-Commerce Logistics, 3PL Solutions, Last-Mile Delivery, and the Dominance of Amazon

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MILWAUKEE, WI, September 24, 2020 – According to Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A’s) newest report “Rising Tide: The Rapid Growth of E-Commerce Logistics, 3PL Solutions, Last-Mile Delivery, and the Dominance of Amazon,”  the Census Bureau of the U.S. Department of Commerce, reported adjusted retail e‐commerce sales in the second quarter of 2020 of $211.5 billion, […]

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3PL E-Commerce Business Flourishes in the Face of Coronavirus Volatility and Economic Headwinds

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Milwaukee, WI, August 14, 2020 – According to Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A’s) newest report, “VOLATILE – Latest Third-Party Logistics Market Results and Predictions for 2020 Including Estimates for 190 Countries” e-commerce continues to be the most rapidly growing third-party logistics (3PL) segment. Retailers rely on Amazon and third-party logistics providers to help manage omnichannel and […]

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Armstrong & Associates, Inc. Presents Its Latest Top 3PL Lists

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MILWAUKEE, WI, July 27, 2020 – Armstrong & Associates’ (A&A’s) latest Top Third-Party Logistics Provider (3PL) lists are now available. Leveraging its “Who’s Who in Logistics” online 3PL guide, encompassing 665 3PL profiles and growing, A&A’s Top 3PL lists include: Top 50 Global 3PLs Top 50 U.S. 3PLs Top 25 Global Freight Forwarders Top 100 […]

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Armstrong & Associates’ Report Highlights DIGITIZATION: The Convergence of Modern Freight Brokerage, Digital Freight Matching, and Automation in Domestic Transportation Management

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MILWAUKEE, WI, June 15, 2020 – Rapid technological changes to the Domestic Transportation Management (DTM) Third-Party Logistics Market segment have occurred over the last five years. Today a Transportation Management System to run DTM operations is “table stakes” and is just one of the first steps in developing a truly digital freight brokerage operation. The […]

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Armstrong & Associates’ Report Highlights Trends in Outsourced Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Customer Relationships, Demand for 3PL Services, Changes in Strategic Relationships, Geographical Differences, and Vertical Industry Growth

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MILWAUKEE, WI, May 13, 2020–“Increasingly Strategic: Trends in 3PL/Customer Relationships,” is an expanded update of Armstrong & Associates’ best-selling report. From its analysis of over 7,700 current 3PL customer relationships in 44 countries, totaling nearly 21,000 services, the report identifies and details key trends in outsourced third-party logistics provider (3PL) customer relationships. Armstrong & Associates […]

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Armstrong & Associates’ Events Bring Clarity to Emerging Global and Regional Third-Party Logistics Market Trends In the Era of COVID-19

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MILWAUKEE, WI, April 14, 2020 – Armstrong & Associates has two thought provoking third-party logistics events planned for 2020. On July 9th, in partnership with the Global Supply Chain Council, Armstrong & Associates (A&A) hosts its virtual 3PL Value Creation Asia Summit. Then on October 21st and 22nd, A&A hosts its 3PL Value Creation North America Summit […]

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Armstrong & Associates’ Who’s Who in Logistics 3PL Guide Expands its Global Coverage to 635 3PLs

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MILWAUKEE, WI, November 13, 2019 – Armstrong & Associates, Inc. www.3PLogistics.com is an internationally recognized leader for third-party logistics market information and consulting. Part of its ongoing mission is to provide clients with proprietary third-party logistics market research not available anywhere else. A&A’s Who’s Who in Logistics 3PL Guide provides online access to its continually […]

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Armstrong & Associates, Inc. Presents its Latest Top 3PL Lists

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Access the Top 3PL lists and Third-Party Logistics Market information leveraged by more leading industry publications than any other source. Milwaukee, WI, October 10, 2019 – Armstrong & Associates’ (A&A’s) latest Top Third-Party Logistics Provider (3PL) lists are now available. Leveraging its “Who’s Who in Logistics” online 3PL guide, encompassing over 635 3PL profiles, A&A’s […]

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EXTRAORDINARY GROWTH – Third-Party Logistics Market Results and Trends for 2019 Including Estimates for 190 Countries

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Milwaukee, WI, June 28, 2019 – 2018 will go down as an outstanding year for third-party logistics (3PL) in the U.S. The two main growth drivers were an extraordinary inventory build as shippers’ imported products to beat the implementation of Trump’s import tariffs and solid domestic economic expansion. Coupled with tight domestic carrier capacity driving up […]

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Armstrong & Associates’ Who’s Who in Logistics 3PL Guide Expands its Global Coverage to 600 3PLs

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MILWAUKEE, WI, April 18, 2019 – Armstrong & Associates, Inc. www.3PLogistics.com is an internationally recognized leader for third-party logistics market information and consulting. Part of its ongoing mission is to provide clients with proprietary third-party logistics market research not available anywhere else. A&A’s Who’s Who in Logistics 3PL Guide provides online access to its continually […]

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How Amazon Logistics is Changing Markets and Potential Growth Scenarios

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Milwaukee, WI, January 31, 2019 – E-commerce retail now represents 9.8% of the total retail market in the U.S. and has grown at a compound annual growth rate of 14.9% over the last five years. Everyone knows that Amazon is the 800 lb. gorilla in e-commerce retailing, but what is its impact on LTL Trucking, […]

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Gap Closing Between Top Three Most Recognizable Third-Party Logistics Brands

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DHL Supply Chain & Global Forwarding, C.H. Robinson, and XPO Logistics Top Armstrong & Associates’ 3PL Brand Recognition Survey Brand recognition is particularly important to the third-party logistics (3PL) industry. It’s a business that relies on reputation, quality, solutions, and scalability. Growing the top line means being top-of-mind to potential customers. Since 2002, Armstrong & […]

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3PL Executives and Industry Experts to Discuss Strategic Initiatives and Opportunities at Upcoming Summit

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Determine Successful Initiatives for Competitive Advantage, Operational Achievement, and Customer Satisfaction at the 3PL Value Creation North America Summit 2018 Milwaukee, WI., September 5, 2018 –On October 16-18th, Armstrong & Associates is hosting the sixth annual 3PL Value Creation North America Summit in Chicago, Illinois. This year’s event analyzes the most important third-party logistics industry trends […]

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BULLS LEAD – Third-Party Logistics Market Results and Trends for 2018 Including Estimates for 190 Countries

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Milwaukee, WI, June 7, 2018 – 2017 was a good year for third-party logistics in the U.S. Armstrong & Associates, Inc. www.3PLogistics.com estimates that net revenues expanded 5% to $77.1 billion and gross revenues increased 10.5% to $184.3 billion. Dedicated Leads the U.S. Third-Party Logistics Market Tight carrier capacity pushed shippers to dedicated contract carriers […]

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Leverage Armstrong & Associates’ Expert Information Service to Boost Your Logistics Market Expertise

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Milwaukee, WI, May 31, 2018 – Armstrong & Associates’ (A&A’s) Expert Information Service is its premium market research and analysis offering. The Expert Information Service (EIS) includes access to A&A’s “Who’s Who in Logistics” online 3PL guide with coverage of over 570 third-party logistics (3PL) providers and all of A&A’s latest market research reports. Report topics […]

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Going the E‑Commerce “Extra Mile”—U.S. E‑Commerce Logistics Costs Hit $117.2 Billion in 2017, Driving the Fastest-Growing 3PL Segment

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MILWAUKEE, Wis., April 26, 2018—A report published Thursday by Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) estimates that e‑commerce logistics costs in the U.S. hit $117.2 billion—representing 6.9% of total U.S. logistics costs. The report, “E‑Commerce Logistics in the United States,” provides a deep‑dive into e‑commerce logistics in the U.S., with a focus on domestic and international transportation, warehousing and fulfillment, […]

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Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Industry Leader Nikhil Sathe Tapped to Lead Armstrong & Associates’ M&A Advisory Practice

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Milwaukee, WI, March 13, 2018 – Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) www.3PLogistics.com is pleased to welcome Nikhil Sathe as the Managing Director of its Mergers and Acquisitions Advisory practice. Nikhil will collaborate with clients to strategically create value for their companies. Nikhil brings a wealth of 3PL knowledge and experience to A&A as a CFO for […]

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Armstrong & Associates Hosts the Sixth Annual 3PL Value Creation Summit in Chicago, Illinois

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Leading 3PL and Investment Executives Come Together to Discuss the Future of Third-Party Logistics, Building Competitive Advantage, and Creating Greater Value Milwaukee, WI., February 22, 2018 – On October 16-18, Armstrong & Associates is hosting the sixth annual 3PL Value Creation Summit in Chicago, Illinois. The 3PL Value Creation Summit is a distinct strategic event where […]

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2018 Benchmarking Costs, Prices, and Practices for North American Warehousing Available in a New Report from Armstrong & Associates, Inc.

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Milwaukee, WI, February 1, 2018 –Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) www.3PLogistics.com estimates the total U.S. warehousing market for 2017 was $148.7 billion. Commercial warehousing accounted for $68.6 billion. The Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Value-Added Warehousing and Distribution (VAWD) market segment was $39.1 billion in 2016 and is estimated at $40.5 billion for 2017. To track the most up-to-date […]

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E-Commerce and Continued Outsourcing Expand Armstrong & Associates’ Who’s Who in Logistics 3PL Guide to 553 Third-Party Logistics Providers

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WEST ALLIS, WI, October 24, 2017 – Armstrong & Associates, Inc. www.3PLogistics.com is an internationally recognized leader for third-party logistics market information and consulting. Part of its ongoing mission is to provide clients with proprietary third-party logistics market research not available anywhere else. A&A’s Who’s Who in Logistics 3PL Guide provides internet access to its continually […]

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E-Commerce and Continued Outsourcing are Fueling Global Third-Party Logistics Market Growth Driving 3PL Revenues to Over $1.1 Trillion by 2022

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WEST ALLIS, WI, October 5, 2017 – As an expansion of our annual third-party logistics market analysis released this past June, Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) has developed global logistics cost and third-party logistics (3PL) revenue estimates with projections through fiscal year 2022. Our global 3PL market estimates cover seven major regions comprising 190 countries. In […]

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Armstrong & Associates Hosts Highest Caliber of Global Executive 3PL Participants at One Event

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Leading Global 3PL Executives Discuss the Future of Third-Party Logistics, Building Competitive Advantage, and Creating Greater Value WEST ALLIS, Wis., July 27th, 2017 – On October 24-26th, Armstrong & Associates in partnership with Infocast is hosting the fifth annual 3PL Value Creation Summit in Chicago, Illinois. This year’s event boasts 55 executive participants from leading 3PLs, […]

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Third-Party Logistics Market Results and Trends for 2017 Including Estimates for 190 Countries

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WEST ALLIS, WI, June 15, 2017 – For third-party logistics in the U.S., 2016 was a mediocre year. Third-Party Logistics (3PL) net revenues grew 2.1% over 2015 to $73.5 billion. Overall gross revenues increased 3.5% expanding the total U.S. 3PL market to $166.8 billion. Big M&A deals changed third-party logistics from mid-2014 through 2015. In 2016, […]

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Armstrong & Associates Hosts Second Annual 3PL Value Creation Asia Summit

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Armstrong & Associates Hosts Second Annual 3PL Value Creation Asia Summit Leading Global 3PL Executives Discuss the Future of Third-Party Logistics, Building Competitive Advantage, and Creating Greater Value WEST ALLIS, Wis.,  January 26, 2017 – On May 17th, Armstrong & Associates in partnership with the Global Supply Chain Council is hosting the second annual 3PL Value […]

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Keep it Running – The Quintessential Spare Parts Logistics Report

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WEST ALLIS, Wis., July 29, 2016 – Spare Parts Logistics (SPL) is an essential part of global supply chain management. To update users, Armstrong & Associates has released a report called “Keep it Running: The Quintessential Spare Parts Logistics Report.” The report provides global Spare Parts Logistics market estimates and details the Spare Parts Logistics capabilities […]

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Digital Freight Matching – Why “Uber for Trucking” is a Misnomer

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WEST ALLIS, Wis., July 29, 2016 – A report published Friday by Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) highlights the inaccuracy of the term “Uber for Trucking.” A&A, a leading Third-Party Logistics market research firm, profiled 27 companies providing “Uber for Trucking” solutions. Its research concludes that “Digital Freight Matching” is a much more apt description. […]

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Tightened Up – Third-Party Logistics Market Results and Trends for 2016

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WEST ALLIS, WI, June 14, 2016 – For third-party logistics, 2015 was a year dominated by mergers and acquisitions, ample carrier capacity, and sagging fuel prices. 3PL net revenues grew 4.5% in 2015 to $71.9 billion. Overall gross revenues had a muted 2.2% increase, primarily due to reduced fuel prices in 2015 versus 2014 and the […]

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Armstrong & Associates’ Who’s Who in Logistics 3PL Guide Grows to 478 Third-Party Logistics Providers Representing $368 Billion in Revenues

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WEST ALLIS, WI, June 2, 2016 – Armstrong & Associates, Inc. www.3PLogistics.com is an internationally recognized leader for third-party logistics market information and consulting. Part of its ongoing mission is to provide clients with proprietary third-party logistics market research not available anywhere else. A&A’s Who’s Who in Logistics 3PL Guide provides Internet access to its […]

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Armstrong & Associates Expands 3PL Value Creation Summit to Asia

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Armstrong & Associates Expands 3PL Value Creation Summit to Asia Leading North American, European, and Asian 3PL Executives Explore Today’s Winning Value Creation Strategies WEST ALLIS, WI, January 21, 2016 – On May 18-19, Armstrong & Associates in partnership with the Global Supply Chain Council is expanding the 3PL Value Creation Summit to Asia. The 3PL Value Creation […]

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Armstrong & Associates’ Who’s Who in Logistics Online Guide to Third-Party Logistics Providers Grows to 423 3PLs Representing $386 Billion in Revenues

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Armstrong & Associates’ Who’s Who in Logistics Online Guide to Third-Party Logistics Providers Grows to 423 3PLs Representing $386 Billion in Revenues WEST ALLIS, WI, October 22, 2015 – Armstrong & Associates, Inc. www.3PLogistics.com is an internationally recognized leader for third-party logistics market information. Part of its ongoing mission is to provide […]

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