Third-Party Logistics (3PL), Transportation, and Logistics Industry Experts

Since 1980, Armstrong & Associates, Inc. has provided a host of startup, strategic planning, logistics outsourcing, and expert witness solutions.

Expert Witness

Evan Armstrong has been an expert witness in cases involving third-party logistics (3PL) customer contracts, non-compete agreements,  and duties of logistics providers. He has provided testimony as a third-party logistics expert in the following cases:

  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. v. XPO Logistics, Inc., Louis J. Amo, Jr., Bradley Bell, M. Sean Fernandez, William F. Kratt, IV, Robert A. Martin, Gregory W. Ritter, Jacob K. Schnell, and Timothy V. Thomas, Minnesota 4th Jud. Dis., Hennepin Cty. Case No. 27-CV-12-16003
  • Braintree Laboratories, Inc. and Affordable Pharmaceuticals, LLC v. Bedrock Logistics, LLC, James Sears, and Henry Villalobos, U.S. Dist. Ct. Mass. Ct. Case No. 16-11936-IT
  • Abington Emerson Capital, LLC v. Jason Adkins, XPO Logistics, Inc., XPO Global Forwarding, Inc., Afif Baltagi, Mid America Tire of Hillsboro, Inc. d/b/a Best-One Tire & Service of Hillsboro, Todd Wilkin, and John Eckerd, U.S. Dist. Ct. Southern District of Ohio Eastern Div. Case No. 2:17-CV-00143-SDM-KAJ

Richard Armstrong has been an expert witness in high profile cases such as OfficeMax Inc. vs. Ryder Integrated Logistics. Richard worked as a cost expert for UPS in Texas and Oklahoma. More recently, A&A has worked on cases involving Creative Computing, d/b/a Internet Truckstop vs. GetLoaded.com LLC; Landstar Logistics, Inc. vs. Collins & Aikman Corporation; and Charles S. Johnson, Jr. et al vs. MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc. In these cases, A&A has functioned as contract, cost, accident and technical experts.

Third-Party Logistics Industry Experts 

Armstrong & Associates, Inc. (A&A) was established in 1980 to meet the needs of a newly deregulated domestic transportation market. Since then, through its leading third-party logistics (3PL) market research and history of helping companies outsource logistics functions, A&A has become an internationally recognized key information resource for 3PL market research and consulting.

A&A’s mission is to have leading proprietary supply chain knowledge and market research not available anywhere else. As proof of its continued work in supporting its mission, A&A’s 3PL market estimates are often cited in securities filings by publicly traded 3PLs, media articles and trade publications. In addition, A&A’s email newsletter currently has over 88,000 subscribers globally.

A&A’s research complements its consulting activities by providing a continually updated detailed database for analysis. Based upon its unsurpassed knowledge of the 3PL market and the operations of leading 3PLs, A&A has provided strategic planning consulting services to over 30 3PLs, supported closed investment transactions, and provided advice to numerous companies looking to benchmark existing 3PL operations or outsource logistics functions.

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