It's a good time to be a 3PL

It's a good time
to be a 3PL

Net revenues at third-party logistics providers (3PLs) rose 6.1% in 2003 to $32.9 billion, according to Armstrong & Associates Inc. This follows a 7% rise the prior year. Net income increased 3.9% during the year.

C.H. Robinson reported increased net revenue was up 12.6% to $545 million.

Among mid-sized warehouse/distribution operations, Kenco, Genco and DSC all had revenue growth exceeding 10%.

Of the 35 companies Armstrong & Associates tracks, 89% had increases in net revenues for fiscal year 2003.

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June, 2004

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