Highlights from the 26th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study

Kane is Able

The Annual Third-Party Logistics Study has been published every year since 1996. It provides a yearly pulse on the state of logistics outsourcing, and the relationship between 3PLs and their customers. Supply Chain Challenges Logistics Labor Management 3PL Outsourcing

The Cold Chain is a Top Opportunity for Third-Party Logistics Providers

Logistics Viewpoints

Covid Vaccine Issues Put an Increased Foucs on Cold Chain Logistics . The 26 th Annual Third-Party Logistics Study – sponsored by NTT Data, Penske, and Penn State – was released a week ago. Cold Chain Logistics is Challenging.

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Third Party Logistics

LeanCor

5 Things You Should Expect From Your Third Party Logistics Provider. The new role of the third party logistics provider will not just be to transport and store, but rather to serve as a trusted partner in the lean journey by identifying problems, implementing solutions, and adding value in global and complex supply chains. Here are five key things you should expect from your third party logistics provider.

Third Party Logistics

LeanCor

Logistics can be quite complicated and there are many potential failure modes between the order and delivery. Without an effective third party logistics provider in place, the system can break down and the inbound part or outbound final product won’t arrive in time. Many third party logistics providers claim to be lean through their marketing messaging and sales proposals. Logistics networks are complicated. What Makes a Provider Truly Lean?

Managing a Third Party Logistics Partnership

The Logistics of Logistics

Chuck specializes in Supply Chain Optimization, Third Party Logistics (3PL) and International Purchasing and Importing Consulting. The post Managing a Third Party Logistics Partnership appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics. When you have chosen a 3PL partner, insure that you have an effective Service Level Agreement (SLA) with accompanying Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to manage the Service Level of the 3PL.

Third Party Logistics Services

LeanCor

The process of getting the right product to the right customer at the right time is the job of effective logistics. Every company that produces a product for consumers or other businesses must deal with the issue of the supply chain, or logistics. Over the past few decades, energy and other costs have combined to make logistics a major cost for many companies. Logistics is a multi-billion dollar business that requires a new level of discipline and attention.

Third Party Logistics Company

LeanCor

When dealing with the inherent complexities of supply chain logistics, many companies come to a point when they may wish to use a third party logistics company to manage their supply chain. Using a third party logistics company to manage the supply chain frees up your company’s resources and allows your business to focus on its own core competencies.

All Third Party Logistics Providers Are Not Created Equal

Supply Chain Network

My initial involvement in the Third Party Logistics business was early in 1993 when I became the first Director of Development for Tibbett & Britten Group in North America. More than 20 years later the Third Party Logistics or 3PL business continues to grow around the world and therefore logistics professionals at almost all firms? Emerging Trends New Ideas Third Party Logistics

The Future of Third-Party Logistics Beyond COVID: Where Do We Go from Here

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

To understand what’s going on with third-party logistics , we had an extensive discussion with four industry thought leaders at BR Williams. Third-party logistics providers (3PL) , even BR Williams, have difficulty sourcing the capacity the shipper community needs.

2013 Third-Party Logistics Study

Supply Chain Movement

The success of the third-party logistics industry is evident in the generally high marks given to 3PLs by respondents to a survey as part of the 2013 17th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, which identifies trends and explores how both 3PLs and shippers are using these relationships to improve and enhance their businesses and supply chains.

6 Best Practices for Third-Party Logistics Companies to Differentiate From Competitors

Turvo

Finding a way to make third-party logistics companies stand apart from their competitors is like finding a needle in a haystack. Shippers want a few things—namely better service, lower rates, and more efficient logistics.

Third-Party Logistics Provider Optimizes Their Network Despite Business Constraints

CHAINalytics

Our customer was a third-party logistics provider operating their own hubs, distribution centers, and a fleet of 350 trucks across … The post Third-Party Logistics Provider Optimizes Their Network Despite Business Constraints appeared first on Chainalytics.

2021 Third-Party Logistics Warehouse Benchmark Report

Supply Chain Brain

The Third-Party Logistics Warehouse Benchmark Report provides insights on 30+ strategic topics ranging from growth opportunities, profitability, the labor shortage, warehouse space constraints, technology, success measurements, and more

Why Include a Third-Party Logistics Provider in Your Logistics RFQ?

Zipline Logistics

Running a formal bid process or requesting a logistics request for quote (RFQ) is common among large CPG shippers. Depending on your organization’s preference, the logistics RFQ process may be conducted once per year or every quarter. Who to Include in Your Logistics RFQ.

Redefining the Model for Third Party Logistics (3PL) Innovation

BlueYonder

According to the 2017 EFT Report, “ How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics ,” almost 48 percent of shippers reported they’re looking for new ideas and solutions from their 3PL providers. Leading 3PLs differentiate themselves by diversifying their services and becoming full-service logistics providers for their shippers beyond the traditional warehousing and transportation services. Get your copy of the Third Party Logistics Guide here.

The Ultimate Guide to 3PL Management

Shipsy

As per an online report, the global third-party logistics (3PL) market was valued at around USD 1trillion in 2020, and it is expected to reach more than USD 1.75 But what exactly is a 3PL and how does it impact end-to end logistics operations?

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Purolator wins Third-Party Logistics Sustainability Award for its work with Echo Global Logistics

Supply Chain Network

Purolator, Canada’s leading integrated freight and parcel solutions provider, is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded Logistics Quarterly’s 2011 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Sustainability Award for demonstrating leadership in sustainable supply chain practices. Purolator received the prestigious award at Logistics Quarterly’s Sustainability Study and Awards Symposium held in Toronto on July 14. About Echo Global Logistics.

Redefining the Model for Third Party Logistics (3PL) Innovation

BlueYonder

According to the 2017 EFT Report, “ How to Thrive in a World of Commoditized Logistics ,” almost 48 percent of shippers reported they’re looking for new ideas and solutions from their 3PL providers. Leading 3PLs differentiate themselves by diversifying their services and becoming full-service logistics providers for their shippers beyond the traditional warehousing and transportation services. Get your copy of the Third Party Logistics Guide here.

Global study reveals increased use of third party logistics providers and outsourced logistics services key to success in emerging markets

Supply Chain Network

Capgemini Consulting, the global strategy and transformation consulting brand of the Capgemini Group, in cooperation with Penn State University, leadership advisory firm, Heidrick & Struggles and global logistics provider, Panalpina, today announced the findings of the 16th Annual Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Study, examining the global market for outsourced logistics. The logistics market. About the 2012 Third-Party Logistics Study.

Negotiating 3PL Warehousing Contracts

West Coast and California Logistics

While the supply chain benefits of working with a third-party logistics (3PL) provider are commonly understood, some companies still feel uncertainty when negotiating the warehousing contract at the outset. Third Party Logistics 3PL 3PL Outsourcing

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[Infographic] 21st Third Party Logistics Study Shows Increased Use of 3PLs & Shippers

GlobalTranz

Third-party logistics providers are evolving in the wake of changing politics, increased public scrutiny and demand for more value-based, not asset-based, services. At the close of 2016, the 21 st Annual Third-Party Logistics Study found the overall use of third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ) is increasing, but the types of logistics services utilized indicate the industry is entering a shift in how it operates.

The Promised Land of Synchronized Supply Chain Planning and Execution

Talking Logistics

The post The Promised Land of Synchronized Supply Chain Planning and Execution appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez. Robinson demand sensing E2open Indago integrated business planning S&OP SAS supply chain execution supply chain planning third-party logistics provider

Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer – Part 1 of 3

BlueYonder

New practices have been proven by leading distribution and logistics providers that can reduce payroll costs by at least 5 percent, while increasing productivity and improving employee retention (source: JDA Value Engineering). This 3-part blog series will take a deeper dive into the importance of warehouse workforce management for wholesale distribution and third party logistics (3PLs) and how to create and sustain a high-performance workforce culture.

Engineering Stability and Predictability into Your 2021 Routing Guide

Talking Logistics

Still dealing with uncertainty in 2020, supply chain and logistics professionals now face the tough challenge of planning for 2021. Despite market volatility, supply chain executives must develop their logistics plan and transportation budget for.

3PL Trends: 10 Areas Shippers Consider as They Increase Their Use of Third Party Logistics

GlobalTranz

Third-party logistics providers (3PLs) are poised to dramatically shape the supply chain landscape in 2018 and beyond. In tandem with major trends occurring in manufacturing and logistics throughout the globe, communication and collaboration will take center stage in the 3PL trends between shippers and their partners in 2018. The best way to reduce costs is through the increased use of new technologies in logistics. 3PL Logistics Trends

How to manage multiple third-party logistics partners?

Shipsy

But that’s not just enough; another business segment that needs undivided attention is Logistics. Poor logistics operations can lead to delayed deliveries, increased rate of RTO, and many other problems. The post How to manage multiple third-party logistics partners?

Supply Chain News on Highlights from the 21st Annual Third Party Logistics Stud

Supply Chain Digest

John Langley of Penn State Leads Research Once Again. Is the Dreaded 3PL IT Gap Finally Closing

Why Workforce Productivity for Third Party Logistics and Wholesale Distribution Can’t Just be an Operational Issue Any Longer – Part 1 of 3

BlueYonder

New practices have been proven by leading distribution and logistics providers that can reduce payroll costs by at least 5 percent, while increasing productivity and improving employee retention (source: JDA Value Engineering). This 3-part blog series will take a deeper dive into the importance of warehouse workforce management for wholesale distribution and third party logistics (3PLs) and how to create and sustain a high-performance workforce culture.

Expect MORE from Your Third Party Logistics Provider!

Supply Chain Network

Contrary to what many procurement professionals may think, all third party logistics providers are not created equal. And as retailers are pulled further and faster into the omni-channel future the need for advanced third party logistics providers will only continue to increase. The very nature of omni-channel means getting closer to the customer and when it comes to logistics this couldn’t be more true.

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Hill Brothers shows power of family

The Supply Chain Journal

Hill Brothers Logistics. In 2012, the Hill Brothers Logistics subsidiary was created. It is a full-service third-party logistics (3PL) company. Hill Brothers Logistics provides a full spectrum of supply chain management solutions for its customers.

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How to outsource logistics operations to a 3PL

West Coast and California Logistics

No matter what your company sells, you’re in the logistics business. From receiving and storage of your products to getting them out to customers, there are many logistics operations that your business handles or oversees daily.

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Supply Chain News on Highlights from the 21st Annual Third Party Logistics Study Part 2

Supply Chain Digest

What Should be 3PL Role in Supply Chain Transformation and Other Focus Topics

ENERGY Transportation Group ranks among Canada’s top growing companies

The Supply Chain Journal

This announcement follows news of the Montreal-based third-party logistics provider’s active expansion in the U.S., Logistics/Supply Chains News Sponsored Insights 3PL Central Canadian freight market Energy Transportation Group The Globe and Mail third party logistics provider

Supply Chain News on Highlights from the 22nd Annual Third Party Logistics Study Part 2

Supply Chain Digest

Special Topics Review Includes use of Blockchain, Automation and Digitization, and Talent Management

Supply Chain News on Highlights from the 22nd Annual Third Party Logistics Study

Supply Chain Digest

John Langley of Penn State Leads Research Once Again, as Dreaded 3PL IT Gap Jumps Higher after Falling for Many Years