The late management expert Peter Drucker explained the importance of analytics when he noted that "What gets measured, gets managed." Businesses can and should analyze many facets of their supply chain, including the costs involved. Collecting and making sense of supply chain financial data can be difficult for many apparel businesses, but The Apparel Logistics Group is there to help.

The Advantages of Supply Chain Cost Analysis

Supply chain cost analysis helps businesses improve their bottom line. Supply chain costs typically represent a large part of any business budget. Through supply chain cost analysis, Rob O'Byrne of Supply Chain Quarterly says businesses can easily cut their costs by between $2 million and $10 million every year.

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Third-party logistics (3PL) services give companies a valuable opportunity to outsource activities they're not equipped to handle in-house. Though some companies are initially hesitant to embrace outsourcing, most find the benefits of this strategy are substantial, particularly for startups and small businesses. When you allow a 3PL provider to take over some of your most laborious and space-consuming tasks, you free up your own time and money for other endeavors, which may ultimately benefit your business more.

Working with a 3PL provider is a great choice. But you can't simply hand over your workflow to an outside source and walk away. Relationship management is crucial to maintaining a productive 3PL partnership.

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Order fulfillment takes many forms. The most critical distinction in this part of the supply chain is whether you're dealing with business-to-business (B2B) orders or you're managing business-to-consumer (B2C) shipping. Though some 3PL providers make you choose, The Apparel Logistics Group offers versatile solutions that are customized to streamline apparel shipping in both areas.

The Traditional B2B Model

Shipping items from a warehouse facility to individual stores has long been the standard method for getting a apparel out to consumers. Despite its longevity, B2B shipping is far from being a simple process.

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