How Does a 3PL Differentiate Itself from Its Competitors?

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The warehousing and fulfillment industry is large, fragmented, and populated with 3PLs seeking to seize control of an eCommerce logistics market forecast to gross more than $880 million by 2024. Many 3PLs offer near identical services that range from warehousing activities to transportation services and value-added capabilities such as WMS tools … Read More

Differences Between 3PL and 4PL Logistics Providers

Those in the supply chain industry are probably familiar with third-party logistics providers, commonly referred to as 3PLs. However, you’d be forgiven for lack of familiarity with fourth party logistics providers, which are not as common and are relatively new to the industry. Critical to every decision-maker in the supply … Read More

Choosing The Right Third-Party Logistics Provider

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How To Choose The Right Third-Party Logistics Provider There are a lot of third-party logistics providers out there offering a litany of different services. Those in the know will tell you that not all third-party logistics providers are created equal. Choosing a third-party logistics provider (3PL) can be one of … Read More

What is a 3PL?

A 3PL, also known as a third party logistics provider, is a company that will manage your transportation spend, provide warehouse space, and fulfill customer orders on your behalf.  This is a broad category, but to keep things simple we will focus on the warehousing and fulfillment component of a … Read More