eft Weekly Newsletter 12th March 2015

The Airbnb of Warehousing Webinar Recordings; 3PL Awards Closing Soon; Supply Chain as Competitive Advantage


eft’s North American 3PL Awards will be closing soon – have you voted for the best in class 3PL? If not, make sure you get your say and vote here

Last week, eft held a webinar on The Airbnb of Warehousing – New Warehousing Business Models, Innovation and ROI. Steve Banker, Service Director, Supply Chain Management, ARC Advisory Group will be further presenting his research in to warehouse ROI at the 13th 3PL Summit, June 16-18, Chicago. Karl Siebrecht, Co-Founder & CEO, FLEXE will also be joining other innovative new logistics companies including Uber on a panel at the 3PL Summit. See the full webinar here.

Below you can read about making your supply chain the competitive advantage. What if you could manage spend without cutting corners? To follow, we published 13 Considerations & Areas of Focus in your Search for a 3PL Perfect for Your Company, by Cerasis’ Adam Robinson. Lastly, make sure you have a look at The Evolution of Supply Chain Infographic.

Enjoy the rest of your week!

Kind Regards,

Chris Saynor

eft CEO


New This Week:

The Evolution of Supply Chain Infographic

We've made a lot of progress in 125 years, from simple hand-operated tools to intelligent robots. Here are just a few of the highlights of the ever-evolving supply chain management journey. 

Who is Norbert Dentressangle? $6billion European Logistics Company Joins 3PL Summit 

European logistics leader Norbert Dentressangle joins the 2015 3PL Summit and the North American market place.

What if Your Supply Chain was Your Competitive Advantage? 

Your supply chain is getting the job done, but is it giving your company a competitive advantage? The global marketplace gives customers a plethora of choices, and that means that the competition is fierce. 

13 Key Considerations when Selecting a 3PL & 3PL vs 4PL

When it comes to efficient and cost-effective over the road transportation management, it is absolutely crucial that you be working with a trustworthy 3PL. Understanding the potential value of a 3PL early in the process is crucial to saving money and providing great service. 

Manage Your Information 

This is the final of the third part series by Donn Deffebach. Find out how to manage your information. 

Yusen Logistics Expands Global Project Cargo Network to Brazil 

To meet the growing demand for project cargo services in South America, Yusen Logistics Do Brasil Ltda. has established a dedicated project cargo team in Brazil. The team, based in Sao Paulo, will support the company’s overall project network and develop its services for this vital business segment in Brazil.

Bailey Named Chief Strategy Officer of Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. 

Yusen Logistics (Americas), a global third-party (3PL) logistics provider, has promoted Adriene Bailey to Chief Strategy Officer. She will have responsibility for the overall strategy of the company's Americas Region, including M&A and Business Development initiatives.

DHL invests S$140M to build South Asia Hub

Singapore – DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, unveiled the blueprint of DHL Express South Asia Hub, a 24-hour express hub facility located within Changi Airfreight Center at Singapore Changi Airport. 


Upcoming Industry Events:

17th Logistics CIO Forum & Truck IT Forum – 21st-22st April 2015 - Dallas, USA

9th Annual Hi-Tech & Electronics Supply Chain Summit – May 2015- Amsterdam, Europe   

13th Annual 3PL Summit – 16th-18th June 2015 - The Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago, USA

6th Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum – 16th-18th June 2015 - The Radisson Blu Aqua, Chicago, USA

LATAM Annual 3PL Summit – August 2015 - San Paulo, Brazil

LATAM Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum – August 2015 - San Paulo, Brazil

13th Annual European 3PL Summit - Oct 14, 2015 - Oct 16, 2015 Venlo

6th Annual European Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum - Oct 14, 2015 - Oct 16, 2015 Venlo


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