For the eighth consecutive year, Crowley Logistics Inc. has been selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Third-party Logistics (3PL) provider. Each year, Inbound Logistics’ editorial team has selected Crowley based on its ability to offer diverse operational capabilities, scalability and experiences to meet customers’ supply chain and logistics needs.
“We at Crowley are honored to have been included, since 2009, among the best companies in the industry. Our integrated services have been developed to add value to our customers by both increasing the velocity of their supply chain and reducing their total landed cost,” said Frank Larkin, senior vice president and general manager, logistics.
“What we bring to the table is reliability. Be it ocean or inland, full containers or less-than-container loads, customs capabilities here or offshore, warehousing or distribution. With Crowley, you get trust. That is the same today as it has been throughout our 124-year history.”
A 3PL is a provider of logistics services that manages how resources are moved. A 3PL service may be a single service, such as transportation or warehouse storage, or it can involve the integration of services to manage the entire supply chain.
The magazine’s Top 100 honor celebrates logistics service providers that are at the top of their game while highlighting the broad array of services and solutions they offer. This year, editors at Inbound Logistics analyzed over ¬300 submissions, conducted phone interviews, performed online research and compared data to readers’ increasing global supply chain and logistics challenges.
“These awards are evidence of Crowley’s commitment to provide complete solutions that enhance the supply chain to benefit customers, regardless of the size of the company,” said Felecia Stratton, editor, Inbound Logistics. “Crowley’s solutions produce significant savings for customers by optimizing the speed in their transport network, reducing inventory-to-sales ratio, and advancing the order-to-cash cycle. At Inbound Logistics we are proud to recognize Crowley Logistics as a 2016 Top 100 3PL provider.”
Inbound Logistics is a leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine’s editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at www.inboundlogistics.com.
Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 124-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company. The company provides project solutions, energy and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner Services, Latin America Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Offered within these operating lines of business are: liner container shipping, logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response through its 50 percent ownership in Ardent Global; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture through its Jensen Maritime subsidiary; government services, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found at www.crowley.com.