Is Your 3PL Financially Healthy?

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Conduct a financial checkup of your potential 3PL partners before you sign the contract. Although we seem to be climbing out from the lowest points of the recent recession, a great deal of financial instability still plagues the logistics sector. Fiscal cliffs, tax reforms, fluctuating… Read more »


MULTIMODAL: Dow Jones Transportation Index Dow Jones Transportation index rose 6.1% during the month of January. (Stock performance of twenty large, well-known U.S. companies in the transportation industry, average of January 10th thru February 10th) NASDAQ Transportation Index NASDQ Transportation index increased 1.9% in January. (Average share weights of NASDAQ-listed companies classified as transportation companies,… Read more »

Interstate Warehousing Double Expansion Adds to Facilities in Indiana and Illinois

Interstate Warehousing has fin­ished the Phase IV expansion at its Indianapolis (Franklin), IN cold storage facility. The compa­ny, part of the Tippmann Group, has also completed an expansion of its warehouse in Joliet, IL. The 140,000 sq. ft. expan­sion brings the total size of that facility to 568,000 sq. ft.  Originally constructed in 2005, it… Read more »