2016 Third-Party Logistics Study

The 2016 20th Annual Third Party Logistics Study shows continued collaborative and positive relationships between shippers and third-party logistics providers, which have been developing since the study began 20 years ago. This year’s survey suggests 3PLs and their customers are becoming more proficient at what they do, individually as well as together, which is improving the quality of their relationships. Both parties 93% of 3PL users and 94% of 3PL providers reported that their relationships are successful and that their work is yielding positive results.

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Charles Kendall Group

The Charles Kendall Group is one of the world's leading procurement, logistics and consultancy businesses. Amongst our clients and customers, we enjoy the support of governments, major donor funding agencies, leading edge multinational businesses, construction and industrial groups as well as small to medium sized businesses and individuals.

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How to Save Shipments & Money with IoT In-Transit Visibility

whitePaper | March 2, 2020

When expensive goods or materials go missing, it can cost your company a huge amount of money. There’s the cost of the goods themselves plus the cost of replacing them, the cost of delayed delivery, idled labor and more. The knock-on impact can be massive. Knowing where your shipments are and when they are going to reach their destination is critical information for logistics managers. In-transit shipment visibility gives organizations the ability to respond to supply chain disruption and reduce risks.

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Autonomous Vehicle Implementation Predictions Implications for Transport Planning

whitePaper | May 9, 2022

This report explores the impacts of autonomous (also called self-driving, driverless or robotic) vehicles, and their implications for transportation planning. It investigates how quickly such vehicles are likely to develop and be deployed based on experience with previous vehicle technologies

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Tomorrow’s Logistics 5 Trends Shaping the Future

whitePaper | June 14, 2022

The world is in constant flux and within all industries we feel the effects of relentless change. Little over a year ago no-one could have predicted a global pandemic would bring the entire world to an abrupt halt. And yet, companies have to make increasingly large bets in increasingly uncertain times

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TELEMATICS IN THE CANADIAN TRUCKING INDUSTRY

whitePaper | December 31, 2019

This study builds on a previous project in which we examined the potential for telematics systems to streamline the data collection and reporting methods used in the SmartWay program. Here, we delve deeper into various aspects of the telematics industry in the heavy-duty trucking sector in Canada. This study catalogs the products and services available from leading telematics providers for trucking companies and discusses the ways fleets leverage the systems to improve their overall efficiency and safety

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Four Ways that Technology is Remolding the Digital Supply Chain

whitePaper | December 16, 2019

Supply chains are a prominent cog in delivering what we need in our daily lives. Almost everything around us has passed through various links in the supply chain. Supply chain efficiency is therefore vital to keeping customers happy — and loyal. And the importance of supply chain excellence is hypercritical given the growing demand for more personalized products and services, delivered exactly when and where customers specify, quickly and at exceptionally low cost.

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5 Megatrends That Make Supply Chains Growth Engines

whitePaper | November 15, 2019

In the world of business finance, supply chains tend to get the short end of the stick. Many CFOs simply see logistics as a cost center each link in the chain an additional expense. But the world of global trade is changing, and with these changes comes the opportunity to shift focus from lowering supply chain costs to strategically positioning supply networks as the driver for significant business growth.

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Charles Kendall Group

The Charles Kendall Group is one of the world's leading procurement, logistics and consultancy businesses. Amongst our clients and customers, we enjoy the support of governments, major donor funding agencies, leading edge multinational businesses, construction and industrial groups as well as small to medium sized businesses and individuals.

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