Behind every successful package delivery is a well-oiled logistics company. With the rise of e-commerce over the past thirty years, logistics companies are becoming more and more necessary. Whether it is receiving and storing inventory in a warehouse, distribution, or last mile delivery, 3PLs support the supply chain for almost every industry.
Over the years, many logistics companies have transitioned from the traditional last-mile delivery prodiver to an all inclusive supply chain management solution.
Let’s take a look at some of the top logistics companies you should consider in 2021.
XPO is internationally recognized for their supply chain and transportation solutions. With over 1600 locations and in over 30 countries, XPO is the second largest logistics company in the world. Using an integrated network of people, innovative technology and automation, and physical assets, they strive to live up to their mission: “Let’s Move the World Forward.”
XPO serves a wide range of industries such as: Aerospace and Government; Agribusiness; Automotive; Chemical; Consumer Packaged Goods; Food and Beverage; Healthcare; Industrial; Omnichannel and E-Commerce; and Technology.
Ryder’s supply chain solutions provide fully integrated services such as warehousing, transportation management, dedicated transportation, e-commerce fulfillment, and last mile delivery. Over twenty industries in the United States of America, Canada, and Mexico take advantage of Ryder’s services.
What sets Ryder apart from the competition is their innovative fleet management systems. Ryder gives their customers the ability to choose the truck that best fits the needs of the business. Each of their trucks come with built in maintenance and innovative transportation technology. With a 95% uptime, 6300 Ryder Certified Technicians, and over 800 service locations, transportation fleets are never left hung out to dry.
Comparing logistics companies can feel like comparing apples to oranges. In this case, apples and oranges are Lineage’s specialty. Lineage Logistics is the industry’s leading innovator in temperature-controlled supply chain solutions. Customers ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small family-owned businesses are increasing their temperature-controlled supply chain efficiency and integrity. Without logistics companies like this, who knows what our world would look like.
On the ground, in the air, or through the ocean, CEVA Logistics is rapidly evolving their supply chain solutions to fit any industry. Their contract logistics and freight management services are delivered by a team of over 78,000 employees, operating in 1,000 facilities and in more than 160 countries. Where CEVA really shines is their marine logistics. As a part of the CMA CGM Group, CEVA offers a flexible range of global and local ocean freight services for less than container loads and full container load shipments.
Speedy Delivery LLC
Speedy Delivery LLC (SPEEDY) is a third party logistics (3PL) provider of warehousing, distribution and Last Mile delivery. They have a great team of professionals dedicated to making
SPEEDY the premier choice in providing innovative logistics solutions, and committed to their mission: “Not Just Last Mile—The Extra Mile”.
SPEEDY offers warehousing & distribution that creates supply chain solutions for companies large and small. They’ll custom tailor a solution to fit your specific needs. If your company regularly moves products to numerous destination points, Speedy Delivery LLC’s pool distribution service can create tremendous cost savings and shipment efficiency as compared to traditional LTL (less than truckload) shipments.
Additionally, SPEEDY is proud to provide premier last-mile delivery service to top retailers. They go above and beyond to provide white glove delivery and installation, ensuring deliveries are done right the first time, on time.
Yes, United Postal Service makes the list and no, UPS is not just a shipping carrier and package delivery company. In addition to their package deliveries, UPS offers logistics services for e-commerce brands, rudimentary warehousing, freight shipping, and more. UPS is a great option for basic one-stop logistics shops.
Flexport offers ocean freight, air freight, and trucking transportation. Using cloud-based software that secures infrastructure, communication, and data analytics all in one place, they are able to connect importers, exporters, carriers, customs agencies, and all other parties involved in global trade. Flexport prides themselves on their ability to provide their partners with deep visibility and control of their supply chain at lower costs. When researching a logistics company that best fits your needs, take into consideration the communications software they use to keep you in the loop.