Most logistics outsourcers today use an RFQ to select their 3PLs. But that model is outdated and ineffective. A handful of forward-thinking shippers and logistics providers are instead embracing a collaborative outsourcing method, with powerful results.
Ford revamped its service parts network, processes, and technologies to boost efficiency and set the stage for global service parts logistics management.
Third-party logistics provider mergers can disrupt shippers’ supply chain performance. Brad Constantini of Comprehensive Logistics Inc. suggests strategies for preventing these problems.
Chris Baltz of Transportation Insight explains how the right 3PL partner can help you achieve competitive advantage and dominate your market.
The new world of supply chain management requires that carriers and shippers both understand and respect the economics of the industry.
4PLs guide transportation operations, manage product flow, and sometimes help avert disaster.
Jerry Levy of Specialized Transportation Inc. explains how to get the best service from white-glove logistics providers.
Logistics service providers are eligible for a range of certifications, such as C-TPAT, SmartWay, FAST, and IATA. But what they must do to qualify, and why should these certifications matter to shippers?
Outsource your way to a more efficient supply chain by selecting a knowledgeable and resourceful third-party logistics provider.
Handling oversized cargo requires a special touch. Here’s how to find a project logistics provider with the know-how to get the job done right.