Inbound Logistics | July 2022

About the Survey Respondents




Less than $1 million 8%

Transportation management 14%

19% Services

36% Corporate management

41% Retail, e-commerce, wholesale

25% $1-10 million

44% $10-49 million

20% Supply chain management

40% Manufacturing

30% Logistics management

27% $50 million+

VOTERS: IN THEIR OWN WORDS Echo Global Logistics always goes above and beyond for us—with whatever it may be. They provide superior customer service, always an A+. I even refer my customers to them if they opt to cover their own freight. —Quick Minerals Group Sunset Transportation is the tops because of their customer service and dependability. —Best Diamond Packaging R2 Logistics over-communicates and over-performs. They always deliver on time and without issue. If issues do arise, we hear about it right away and are kept informed every step of the way. —Fleming’s Kenco is ahead of the curve on innovative technologies. I work with a number of folks who require Kenco’s services and always reference Kenco because of their forward thinking and long-term vision. —Phantom Auto Werner has amazing customer service and always gets loads out on time and shipped as needed. —Lifetime Products Due to R2 Logistics’ outstanding attention to detail and service, phone calls and emails are never unanswered. I think the longest we’ve ever waited on a quote was 20 minutes. —Hayo-Went-Ha Camps SEKO Logistics is our no. 1 preferred partner. They o˜er knowledge, management, e ciency, reliability, and communication.

ONES TO WATCH These 3PLs came close to grabbing a spot in the Top 10, receiving a sizable number of votes.

• BlueGrace • C.H. Robinson

• Dimerco • GEODIS • Penske • Saddle Creek Logistics Services • Schneider

SERVICES THE IL AUDIENCE BUYS Motor freight 82 % Expedited, small package deliveries 74 %

Logistics technology, TMS, WMS 72 % Third-party logistics solutions 69 % Warehousing, fulfillment, DC services 64 % Air freight, expedited 54 % Ocean / ocean intermodal 44 % Rail / intermodal 44 % Global shipping, freight forwarding solutions 40 % Port, site, facility selection 38 % Materials handling equipment, solutions 35 % Transportation equipment 16 %

—SMR Automotive Systems USA

Kenco o˜ers incredible customer focus, di˜erentiating real estate capabilities, operational depth, and excellence. —Colliers International

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