The Evolving Role of 3PLs in Supply Chain Management

An examination of the breadth of services today’s third-party logistics providers (3PLs) have to offer and how shippers can create a long-lasting, mutually-beneficial relationship with today’s more multi-faceted service partners.

By · August 16, 2016

An examination of the breadth of services today’s third-party logistics providers (3PLs) have to offer and how shippers can create a long-lasting, mutually-beneficial relationship with today’s more multi-faceted service partners.

Inside this issue..

  • State of the 3PL Market: Technology now the key differentiator
  • 3PL Relationships: Surviving the trials of commoditization
  • 7 ways 3PLs support warehousing and distribution​
  • 3PL Management: Conquering the cold chain
  • 3PL Management: Building the dream house
  • Transportation Best Practices: Savvy logistics managers are rethinking 3PL contracts
  • 3PL Management: Bombay Company’s fresh start for a new age
  • 3PL Management: United Solar’s enlightened partnership
  • Global Logistics: Managing the freight forwarder maze
  • Freight Forwarding Selection: The people factor
  • Truckload Brokerage Roundtable: Tracking the evolution​

 

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