How Flatbed Shippers Can Benefit From a 3PL

PLS Logistics

Blog 3PL 3pl logistics flatbed flatbed shipping flatbed shipping dimensionsFlatbed shipments are essential for industrial businesses. Large and overweight freight requires advanced management due to its complex nature.

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The Ultimate Guide to a 3PL Business

Cerasis

In this blog, they discuss everything you need to know about a 3PL business. What is 3PL? There are several definitions of 3PL. Third party logistics (3PL) refers to a business that provides one or several logistics related services. Types Of 3PL Providers.

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In House Logistics vs. Outsourced Logistics: Big & Small Brands Alike are Targeting 3PL Services

Cerasis

Outsourcing in the supply chain of logistics teams may sound farfetched. Yet in outsourced logistics simply refers to hiring a third-party logistics service, 3PL, to handle the logistics services. Rechannels Logistics. Benefits of a 3PL.

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How Important is Talent When Selecting a 3PL?

Talking Logistics

Last week, Transplace (a Talking Logistics sponsor) announced the appointment of Tracy Rosser as the company’s executive vice president of operations. The post How Important is Talent When Selecting a 3PL? appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Utilizing a 3PL to Apply Transportation Management Best Practices For E-Commerce

Cerasis

E-commerce is expanding to reach $1 trillion by 2025, and demand for more products and services among the world’s shippers is keeping third-party logistics providers, like Cerasis, on their toes. Working with 3PL allows a company to catch the sentences and recoup the majority of the cost.

3PL Logistics Companies Up Services to Continue to Meet the Needs of Shippers

Cerasis

Although 3PL Logistics Companies or 3PLs were around before the recession, companies realized the short-term savings of outsourcing logistics, transportation, and freight management to 3PLs quickly, and the age of the rise of the logistics provider was born.

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Is the 3PL Industry Becoming Barbell Shaped?

Talking Logistics

Looking at the numbers and recent news, investors are betting big on the future of the logistics industry. Robinson (a Talking Logistics sponsor) and XPO Logistics increase 40.5% Robinson and XPO Logistics (Source: quotes.wsj.com). buying APL Logistics Inc.

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The Digital Opportunity for 3PL Logistics Operations!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Third-party logistics (or 3PL) providers, are standing on the brink of breakout growth. The global 3PL market, valued at $728.6B In this increasingly challenging environment, technology has become an integral part of expanding and maintaining competitive logistics services.

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The Future of Logistics: Are 3PL Companies Ready to Adopt these 4 Emerging Technologies?

Cerasis

This first post is part one of a two-part series on the future of logistics. In the least, 3PLs must understand these emerging technologies so that one day they may integrate into logistics service providers ‘ company practices to better serve customers.

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The Biggest Mistake When Selecting a 3PL

Talking Logistics

Simply put, this topic is near and dear to my research heart, so when I received a copy of Selecting and Managing a Third Party Logistics Provider Best Practices — a new white paper by J. First, what is the biggest mistake companies make during the 3PL selection process?

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Eyes Wide Open: 3 Steps to Ensure Your New 3PL Relationship Works

CHAINalytics

However, what many shippers fail to realize is that making the decision … The post Eyes Wide Open: 3 Steps to Ensure Your New 3PL Relationship Works appeared first on Chainalytics.

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Google Will Acquire a 3PL – And Other Supply Chain and Logistics Predictions for 2015

Talking Logistics

I use this example to illustrate the challenges (or, perhaps, the futility) of making supply chain and logistics predictions. For related commentary, see: In Logistics, Somebody Has to Own the Assets. Do Facebook and Twitter Need a Logistics Strategy?

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Your 3PL as Supply Chain Risk Management Partner?

Talking Logistics

This is a great opportunity for you to enhance your value proposition and grow your business, but only if align your talent, technology, and assets to move past the traditional definition of a 3PL and truly become a supply chain risk management partner.

Getting the Full Value Add from 3PL Services by Avoiding Commoditization or Transactionalism

Cerasis

If you are a logistics manager seeking options for a partnership with a 3PL services provider or looking to optimize the 3PL solution, then understanding the expansion of the holistic approach that some 3PLs offer will help you select an option that best suits your company.

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The 3PL Industry is Suffering from Gresham’s Law

Talking Logistics

Procuring logistics services is not the same as buying paper clips, yet that’s how many procurement organizations approach it.”. I encourage you to download and read the full white paper , which has five main parts: How GSCs are changing the landscape for buying 3PL services.

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Definitions for Supply Chain & Logistics – LLP, 3PL, 4PL and More

Logistics Bureau

What does 3PL stand for? 3PL Supply Chain Videos 4PL 5PL LLPWhat is LLP mean? How about 4PL and 5PL? More of these Supply Chain questions will be discussed in the video below: Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne. Email: robyrne@logisticsbureau.com. Phone: +61 417 417 307.

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The Rise of the Consultative 3PL

Logistics Viewpoints

As a result, shippers are looking to their logistics service providers for more support than ever before. In order to meet their customer’s demands, remain competitive, and manage volatility, shippers are seeking personalized solutions, end-to-end visibility, cost controls, often through a single 3PL partner. The post The Rise of the Consultative 3PL appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Logistics Outsourcing Transportation

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7 Advantages of a Non-Asset-Based 3PL Provider

Cerasis

Outsourcing logistics processes can be an effective means of managing the needs of your organization. However, when you decide to take the jump to outsourcing, you will have to choose between an asset-based and non-asset-based third-party logistics provider (3PL). But, a non-asset-based 3PL provider may offer much more than you realize, including these seven key benefits. The first advantage of a non-asset-based 3PL provider is knowledge and experience.

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4 Steps for Establishing Healthy 3PL Relationships!

Supply Chain Game Changer

What is a 3PL? The key to establishing healthy 3PL relationships starts with quality of the information that is provided at the time the request for a proposal (RFP) is submitted. It is also important to consider this when comparing 3PL rate proposals. Subscribe Here!

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5 Steps for Sustaining Healthy 3PL Relationships!

Supply Chain Game Changer

4 Steps for Establishing Healthy 3PL Relationships! The key to sustaining healthy 3PL relationships is very much dependent on the person that is given the role to manage the relationship with the 3PL service provider. Understanding the 3PL’s Organization.

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Is a 3PL Service Provider Right for Your Company? 4 Questions to Ask Yourself

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post, republished with permission, from the Fronetics Supply Chain & Logistics blog. Fronetics is an inbound digital marketing agency specializing in the supply chain and logistics verticals. 3PL 3pl service provider

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3PL Sales Platform Interview

The Logistics of Logistics

Dustin is a supply chain expert who blogs about logistics and supply chain topics for Kinaxis. Today I’m looking forward to hearing your views on a 3PL sales platform. I found myself being the general manager of a nonasset-based 3PL here in Michigan, where I live.

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3PL Sales Success in 2019 – Crushing Your Sales Goal

The Logistics of Logistics

3PL Sales Success in 2019 – Crushing Your Sales Goal” was a webinar conducted in late January 2019 by Joe Lynch and Ann Holm. 3PL Sales Success in 2019 – Crushing Your Sales Goal. The Ultra-Competitive 3PL Market. What is a 3PL Sales Platform? 3PL Sales Growth

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Benefits of Partnering with a 3PL

Freight Center

That’s where partnering with a 3PL can help. From getting expert insight into the freight industry to booking lanes at the most affordable rates available, the benefits of partnering with a 3PL far outweigh going it alone! Freight Shipping 3PL Third-Party Logistics eCommerce Shipping

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Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry

Cerasis

This post is from a press release sent to us regarding the recent survey of the 3PL industry. As you know, the word 3PL conjures up over 50 shades of grey in the types of answers you will receive. For Cerasis, a 3PL is any company that provides technology or services to carry out any of the functions of the supply chain. No matter what type of 3PL there is, each brings value to their customers. Survey Points to Continued Success of Shippers and the 3PL Industry.

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7 Strategic Performance Business Practices with 3PL KPIs and 4 KPI Problems to Solve

Cerasis

We continue our series on understanding the 3PL KPIs (Key performance indicators) from 3PL consultant, Chuck Intrieri of The Lean Supply Chain as it relates to the engagement with a 3PL. Today we will first point out on a deeper level strategic performance business practices that you may conduct in order to better track 3PL KPIs. 7 Strategic Performance Business Practices to Provide the Ability to Manage 3PL KPIs. There must be some of the 3PL KPIs for I.T.

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Are You Asking Enough of Your 3PL?

Logistics Viewpoints

If you’re a shipper considering outsourcing the management of your supply chain to a 3PL, there are certain core capabilities you should be sure the partnership will bring before entering into it. You’ll want to learn who the 3PL is at […]. Guest Commentary Logistics Outsourcing

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Prepare your ERP for 3PL

The Logistics of Logistics

Prepare your ERP for 3PL. Adopting a 3PL (third party logistics) provider model is common practice as businesses seek to exploit value throughout the supply chain. During adoption, supply chain directors tend to focus on commercial contracts, logistics between the production site and the warehouse, warehouse staffing and training, picking returns procedures and so on. When you want to prepare your ERP for 3PL this is no small oversight. Prepare your ERP for 3PL.

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Consumer Demand Helping Drive 3PL Industry Growth

Talking Logistics

As a result, many organizations are turning to third-party logistics providers (3PLs) and enhanced transportation management systems (TMS) to deliver the velocity, visibility, predictability and control they need. The need for this next-gen technology has contributed to the significant growth of the 3PL market in recent years. Yet, even as shippers have increased access to this technology, the 3PL market continues to grow.

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5 Engagement Strategies in Managing a Relationship With a Transportation Management 3PL

Cerasis

This is our 9th post in our strategic transportation management and logistics series. When selecting a transportation mangement 3PL to aid you in a robust and effective transportation management strategy , defining the rules of engagement is critical to success. We've built a deep checklist to understand first before you go about engaging with a 3PL. Strategic Logistics: 8 Steps to Controlling Inventory Flow & Driving Warehouse Efficiency.

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8 Crucial Steps for an Optimal 3PL Experience

PLS Logistics

Logistics Freight 3PL Supply Chain Management Optimization Shippers Reporting Challenges RelationshipsTrust and respect: two words that are imperative for a mutually rewarding outsourcing relationship. It seems easy, right?

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9 Benefits of Effective Reverse Logistics Process & 5 Advantages of Partnering with a 3PL

Cerasis

While conventional logistics optimizes the flow of goods from producer to consumer, reverse logistics manages the processes for inverting that flow to deal with returned parts , materials and products from the consumer back to the producer. Thus, reverse logistics management has developed into a discipline that produces cost reductions, adds efficiencies and improves the consumer experience. 5 Benefits of Reverse Logistics Management for Asset Recovery.

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Supply Chain Movement

14 | 3PL Subway Map Europe 2015. After years of declining revenues in European logistics services, the business started to stabilise in 2013/2014. 24 | Management: Seek loyal logistic service providers. 31 | Facts & Figures: Logistics outsourcing.

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What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

King famously said “I don’t know what the hell this “logistics” is that Marshall is always talking about, but I want some of it.”. Since he was an admiral, I am pretty sure somebody got Mr. King some logistics. We have the same problem in the 3PL business.

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3PL 2020 Trends: The Year of Tech & Services to Move Shippers Forward

Cerasis

Recently, 3PL Central had the honor of sponsoring the annual state of third-party logistics (3PL) report. The top 3PL 2020 trends include a major.read More. 3PL Trends 3PL 2020 Trends

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