There are many reasons to partner with a good third party logistics outfit. Whether you ship small volumes or have complex distribution needs. A 3PL adds value and flexibility to your supply chain by providing the following:
Third Party Logistics providers have a vast resource network available that provides advantages over in-house supply chains. Using a 3PL’s resource network, each step in the supply chain can be executed in the most efficient, cost effective way. 3PLs can leverage relationships and volume discounts, which results in lower overhead and the fastest possible service. Choosing a good 3PL provider allows your company to benefit from resources which are unavailable in-house.
Save Time and Money
Outsourcing will save time and money for your company. Using a 3PL provider eliminates the need to invest in warehouse space, technology, transportation, and trained staff to execute the logistics process. 3PL providers can save from costly mistakes, and allow your business to build a global logistical network with lower risk and higher return. Additionally, 3PLs save you the time needed to carry out the supply chain. There is no need to worry about the paperwork, billing, audits, training, staffing, and optimization involved to get your goods where they need to go. [Read more…]