Many manufacturing and wholesale companies choose to handle logistics, warehousing and packaging services in-house, but almost any business can benefit from using a third-party logistics (3PL) provider to help. 3PLs are often times more cost effective, as. warehouses, forklifts, trucks, trailers, software systems and trained employees require a tremendous amount of capital investment. In addition, … Continue reading 3PL Benefits

Your business has grown and your inventory has grown with it. Growth has allowed for new innovations, business models and manners of success, but it also has called for new responsibilities, new employees and new skills. Logistics management is one of the areas now increasingly demanding your time and attention, but before you invest further … Continue reading How to Know You’re Ready for 3PL

The roots of third-party logistics (3PL) go back hundreds of years – from its start in shipping products by land and sea in the 1700s, to rail and steam at the height of the Industrial Revolution, to modern day, 21st century advances that manage and track packages electronically. 3PLs have always stood at the crossroads … Continue reading A Brief History of the Role of 3PLs