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Managing a Third Party Logistics Partnership

The Logistics of Logistics

If you do not want to start at the 3PL as a contact customer with a SLA/KPIs, you can ship your goods and become a public account. Chuck specializes in Supply Chain Optimization, Third Party Logistics (3PL) and International Purchasing and Importing Consulting. He is a guest speaker at the Purchasing Management Association and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The post Managing a Third Party Logistics Partnership appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

FedEx Helps Small Businesses Streamline Shipping with fedex.com Integration Manager. Labor and management work out deal at Port of LA/Long Beach ( Logistics Management ). As I highlighted in my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2013 , tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the preferred computing platform for business professionals, which is why technology providers are designing and optimizing their applications for these devices.

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Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

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Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. The core competency of these companies is logistics , and they do it well. FedEx set out to become a global logistics player as a full-service freight operator.

Kimberly-Clark: A Demand-driven Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

The first day that I worked with the Kimberly-Clark team, it was snowing in Neenah, Wisconsin. In the Supply Chain Metrics that Matter table, we can clearly see that “operating margin” and “inventory turns” matter to public financial performance. Each faces four years of deterioration on this important supply chain metric. Another example is the work that we are doing on collaborative shipping.

How to Become a Lean, Green Manufacturing Machine

Cerasis

Recycling and re-using packaging and shipping materials, for example, can make your company leaner and greener. When you unpack received goods, add the packing materials such as peanuts or bubble wrap to your stash for shipping products. Don’t tell your production team to create “only what it needs” and then base bonuses and performance ratings on outdated metrics such as efficiency and utilization.

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