Best Practices for Selecting and Managing a Third Party Logistics Provider
Today’s 3PL is not your grandfather’s 3PL
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Today’s 3PL is not your grandfather’s 3PL. Third party logistics used to mean transportation and warehousing, but it seems to now encompass outsourcing services for nearly everything, so selecting and managing a 3PL can be complicated.
Written by two of the most experienced supply chain thought leaders in the US from the University of Tennessee, this new best practices guide is a must-have resource for anyone using or evaluating 3PLs.
- Checklist for evaluating 3PLs
- Tips for developing a contract with a 3PL
- 8 point category/KPI scorecard
- Insights into the future of vested outsourcing
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