According to the report, “This Magic Quadrant evaluates 19 top North American 3PLs to demonstrate how they compare with each other across a variety of detailed criteria. These criteria are designed to define ‘what good looks like’ for logistics providers in the region based on capabilities, strategies, services and operating models that customers prefer when formulating their 3PL portfolios.”
“We are honored to have been named a Leader in the 2019 Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America,” said Darren Cockrel, president of UPS Global Logistics and Distribution. “From forward-thinking solutions that meet the needs of customers to navigating a digital future, we have a strong focus on innovation. With constantly evolving end-to-end global capabilities, UPS SCS strives to lead the way in global logistics and empower businesses with smarter supply chains.”
According to the report, “This Magic Quadrant evaluates the most prominent third-party logistics providers in North America. Supply chain leaders can use this research to better understand these 3PLs and their capabilities when sourcing the set of providers to partner with for their logistics outsourcing needs in the region.”
UPS operates more than 950 field stocking locations (FSLs) for managing critical parts and over 35 million square feet of distribution and warehousing facilities.
North American 3PL providers evaluated in the Gartner Magic Quadrant are placed in one of four quadrants: Niche Players, Visionaries, Challengers or Leaders.
The May 2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, North America marks the third consecutive time that UPS Supply Chain Solutions has placed in the Leaders Quadrant for this report. UPS Supply Chain Solutions also placed in the Leaders Quadrant in the May 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics Providers, Worldwide and the May 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics, Worldwide. The organization has been named a Leader in both the North America and Worldwide Magic Quadrant for Third-Party Logistics in five reports overall.