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

CHAINalytics

There are many reasons why a manufacturer or retailer will choose to outsource its warehousing and fulfillment operations to a third party—from increased speed and flexibility to specialized skills and capacity.

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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.

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These are the 2018 Manufacturing Trends That will Drive 2.1% Growth In American Manufacturing

Cerasis

Manufacturing is on the cusp of an explosion in growth and innovation in 2018. These facts set the stage for exponential manufacturing growth in 2018. Supply chain executives need to take a few moments to learn more about the top 2018 manufacturing trends that will make it possible.

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

Cerasis

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. As a result, you need a flexible solution, and non-asset 3PLs can meet that demand, asserts 3PL Info.

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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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What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

We have the same problem in the 3PL business. We are surrounded by so many different types of 3PLs and 3PL services. So what is a 3PL? What are the 3PL Services? The post What are the main 3PL Services? Admiral E.

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Supply Chain Movement 18 – 3PL

Supply Chain Movement

14 | 3PL Subway Map Europe 2015. For the third consecutive year, Supply Chain Movement has put together a 3PL Subway Map Europe showing the specific services of the most important logistics service providers which have offices in several European countries.

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Embedded 3PL Relationship: What is it & Why is it Vital to Ultimate Shipper Success?

Cerasis

Like any outsourced partnership to a service and technology provider, such as in a 3PL relationship, it is vital that all sides are on the same page and speaking the same language in the way of goals, desired outcomes, strategy, and execution for whatever the customer and the outsourced provider are trying to achieve. This model, I like to call an "embedded 3PL relationship.". So, then, what is an Embedded 3PL Relationship? Embedded 3PL Relationship Example.

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Reshoring Or Not, What is Manufacturing? 4 Questions to Ponder with Real American Manufacturers

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We recommend you get in touch with him if you'd like an expert to guide you to the next level in your manufacturing business. . Reshoring Or Not, Let's Get Back to the Basics of What is Manufacturing. What is Manufacturing? These manufacturers are called Subcontractors.

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

Cerasis

At the same time, their customers – primarily the manufacturers and retailers – are wasting no time urging their 3PL logistic providers to integrate these technologies into their service. But what do people who run 3PL companies think about the technology?

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The New JDA: Focused on the 3PL Industry (Takeaways from FOCUS 2015 Conference)

Talking Logistics

The new JDA is also taking a more focused approach to the third-party logistics (3PL) market, which is one of the three core vertical industries the company is organized around (Manufacturing & Distribution and Retail & Services are the other two). “It feels like a new JDA.”.

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What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

We have the same problem in the 3PL business. We are surrounded by so many different types of 3PLs and 3PL services. So what is a 3PL? What are the 3PL Services? The post What are the main 3PL Services? Admiral E.

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Develop a Shared Vision Statement with Your 3PL

Talking Logistics

The bottom line: a 3PL’s customer isn’t just the company that signs the contract, but also its customer’s customer — at least that’s the perspective 3PLs and their manufacturing and retail customers should take when defining their relationship and objectives. The post Develop a Shared Vision Statement with Your 3PL appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. 3PL Outsourcing Jaguar logistics outsourcing Netafim shared vision statement Unipart Logistics

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Steel Fabrication and General Manufacturing Tips and Tricks for 2015

Cerasis

Now is the Time for Manufacturing to Look at Logistics Efficiency. Inform yourself on these trends by downloading the Capgemini/Penn State/Panalpnia 2013 18th Annual 3PL Study. Manufacturing seems heading for a long awaited comeback. Manufacturing manufacturing tips

The Top 7 Most Popular 3PL Blog Posts of 2014

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The 3PL industry is experiencing growth as shippers and companies turn to logistics experts for various facets of the supply chain so the manufacturing and distribution companies may focus on their core. The Most Popular Blog Posts in the 3PL Category By Pageviews for 2014.

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Manufacturers Should Focus on This Most Critical Component for Manufacturing Operations Excellence

Cerasis

We conclude this two part series about manufacturing operations excellence by consultant Chuck Intrieri, by outlaying why manufacturers should focus on a critical component that will help sustain manufacturing operations excellence for years to come. What is Driving Sustainable Manufacturing Operations Excellence? What is the most important part of manufacturing? The most important resource in manufacturing is people.

Case Study: TMS Reporting Saves 20% for Steel Manufacturer

PLS Logistics

A national, high-quality steel manufacturer was experiencing difficulty within its supply chain because of a limited scope and sole focus on outbound management. The steel manufacturer realized its need to outsource logistics functions to a 3PL. 3PL Technology

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

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For instance, a growing number of cell phone manufacturers have established procedures in place for consumers who wish to return an older model and ensure that the device is refurbished or recycled rather than dumped into the local landfill. Advantages of Partnering with 3PL for Reverse Logistics Management. The complexity of the reverse system grows as manufacturers may have specific procedures for literally thousands of unique SKUs.

What are the main 3PL Services?

The Logistics of Logistics

We have the same problem in the 3PL business. We are surrounded by so many different types of 3PLs and 3PL services. So what is a 3PL? These firms facilitate the movement of parts and materials from suppliers to manufacturers, and finished products from manufacturers to distributors and retailers. What are the 3PL Services? The post What are the main 3PL Services? Admiral E.

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Trends Driving Growth of 3PL in 2019

Cerasis

The 3PL market is growing, and according to PRNewswire , the 3PL market will increase significantly throughout 2019, contributing to a total valuation of approximately $1.5 The trucker shortage will worsen as the talent shortage in manufacturing and logistics expands.

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Download now: 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016

Supply Chain Movement

Fourth release of 3PL Subway Map Europe. Manufacturers and retailers welcome the ongoing consolidation in the fragmented logistics industry. 3PL Subway Map Europe 2016. These mergers and acquisitions are reflected on the Supply Chain Movement 3PL Subway Map Europe.

5 Crucial Software Every 3PL Company Needs To Have

Abivin

Introduction Third-party logistics provider (3PL) is a company that provides outsourced logistics services to other organizations. In the past years, activities of logistics have increased and particularly outsourcing services to 3PL providers.

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New 3PL Study: The State of Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

The 2015 3PL Study showed that 73% of those who use logistics services and 77% of 3PL providers are satisfied that they have received open, transparent and effective communication from their partners. Mexico Rising as Manufacturing and Logistics Hub.

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How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain

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Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The post How to Sustain a Lean Culture in Manufacturing & Supply Chain appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Lean Manufacturing Supply Chain lean culture

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3 Reasons Continuous Innovation is Vital for Manufacturers, Shippers, and Businesses Alike

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Throughout the course of business, business owners, who may be in the manufacturing, retail, or in another industry, find themselves focusing on innovation. In fact, the annual ChainLink Research Study found innovation to be the top focus for those involved in the manufacturing community.

The Industrial Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics: Where Are We & Where Are We Going?

Cerasis

Furthermore, the IoT is directly linked to better risk management programs in manufacturing too, explains Industry Week. Fleet or transportation management is another aspect of manufacturing reaping the rewards of the IoT. Transportation management systems are evolving to include information before products were even shipped, such as manufacturing or warehousing data. Internet of Things Logistics Manufacturing Supply Chain Technology

Today's Manufacturers and 3PLs Need Close Ties

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What's the relationship between manufacturers and their logsitics providers? Manufacturers are competing on variables such as speed and efficiency today, but there's only so much they can do by improving their own internal processes. The 3PL Connection Third-party logistics providers are key allies manufacturers can cultivate relationships with today. Failures of communication could lead to manufacturers signing contracts they are unable to successfully deliver on.

CSCO Forum / 3PL Summit 2013

Supply Chain Movement

Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum/ 3PL Summit. Connect with 100+ senior supply chain executives from retailers and manufacturers and build your professional network. Events 3PL Summit CSCO Forum event Date: 12-14 november 2013. Venue: Steigenberger Airport Hotel, Amsterdam. Organisation: Eyefortransport. URL: [link]. Smarten Your Supply Chain to Reduce Costs and Drive Growth. The Annual meeting of Leading Supply Chain Executives in Europe.

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5 Reasons That 3PL Companies are Looking for Blockchain Technology Partners

Shipchain

Shippers have traditionally turned to third-party logistics providers (3PL) to augment their logistics strategies. The role of the 3PL and successful supply chain management is expanding, and as a result, demand for the latest technology by 3PLs has risen.

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Outsourcing Technology to 3PLs: 9 Reasons Why Manufacturers Will Continue to Invest

Cerasis

Automation sales declined throughout 2016, but industry experts believe a major shift toward third-party companies is coming, reports Patrick Burnson of Supply Chain Management Review Manufacturers need to increase production without increasing overhead costs, and outsourcing technology to 3Pls is the perfect solution. Manufacturers Need to Process Higher Volumes of Information. Another factor in the 3PL Revolution is gaining a competitive advantage in the global market.

What is DFMA (Design for Manufacture and Assembly) Analyses And How Can It Reduce Supply Chain Costs?

Cerasis

Editor's Note: First of all, you may ask yourself, "Why is a 3PL who helps manufacturers with transportation management efficiency be talking about manufacturing efficiency?" The reason, is that we don't only want to provide content about transportation management, although we do right a lot about that, but we also want to give our customers and potential customers, who are primarily manufacturers, other ways they might gain efficiency. Manufacturing Analysis.

Reverse Logistics and the Power of Your 3PL!

Supply Chain Game Changer

As much as American consumers enjoy buying new goods, they also frequently return items they’ve bought, making it necessary for logistics managers to figure out the best way to get products back to the manufacturer. The post Reverse Logistics and the Power of Your 3PL! Subscribe Here!

What is a 3PL? The Ultimate Guide Including Definitions of 1PL, 2PL, and 4PL!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Most people involved in logistics or supply chain related fields would have heard of the term 3rd Party Logistics or 3PL. To be honest I think the terms 1PL and 2PL have been developed as an after thought once the term 3PL had been coined. Anyway, before we get to “What is a 3PL?”

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The Top 10 Manufacturing Blog Posts from 2014

Cerasis

Today, we kick off our annual year end series highlighting the top blog posts in each of our 7 main categories: Manufacturing , Supply Chain , Logistics , 3PL , Business , Transportation , Freight. Top Manufacturing Blog Posts for 2014. Manufacturing manufacturing blog post

[INFOGRAPHIC] eft Launches annual 3PL Selection and Contracting report

Cerasis

The findings in the report mirror what we wrote about in January in regards to how emerging technology will forever impact the manufacturing and logistics space. All of these these showed up on the key findings of the eft 3PL Selection and Contracting report.

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