The 3PL industry has undergone many changes in recent years. Not only has technology improved, but many 3PLs have discovered more effective ways to serve their clients. If you're interested in using a 3PL, you'll want to know about the current state of the industry and how it can help you reach your business goals.

3PL Services Save Companies Money

3PLs have always tried to make supply chains as efficient as possible. Improved efficiency, of course, also lowers costs. According to the 2016 20th Annual Third Party Logistics Study, 3PLs are meeting that goal. The study points out that 70 percent of shippers who use 3PLs report overall cost reductions. Eight-five percent of 3PLs say they have saved money by creating more efficient supply chains.

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From behind a desk, the path of a product from its start at a production facility to its destination at a point of sale can seem simple: It's just a route on a map. The reality is more complicated. That product has to travel on real roads, waters, and airways, subject to all manner of unpredictable problems and delays. To avoid costly slowdowns and make estimated arrival times, a product should have the support of an end-to-end logistics program. This thorough, realistic approach to logistical planning drives supply chains and shipping with a mindset of efficiency and contingency. [More...]
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