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Shippers can also find out more about non-asset-based third parties by contacting logistics associations, such as the American Logistics Management Association (ALMA), the Transportation Intermediaries Association, the Council of Logistics Management and American Trucking Associations.
ALMA in particular has followed the development of the non-asset-based third-party industry for the past few years. One of the group's goals has been to create a code of ethics in the logistics industry, especially with so many companies popping up today under the name logistics.
"The reason why we formed the ethics codes was because a growing number of shippers three years …