It’s not a question of whether a shipper will outsource some of its logistics functions or not…it’s a question of how much.
More specifically, how much business will they give you? Some Fortune 500 Global shippers are contracting with 50 or more third-party logistics providers (3PLs) at any given time. When shippers consider outsourcing functions to a 3PL, they are carefully weighing the “make vs. buy” decision: Is the cost of hiring you to manage part or all of my supply chain more advantageous than managing it ourselves? Continue reading Third-Party Logistics — How To Attract The Right Business And Improve Margins