When companies outsource logistics functions, they can either choose a single service or bundle the above services to craft a customized logistics services solution that best fits their company's needs.
Third Party Logistics Benefits:
Reduce Capital Requirement
Scale & Flexibility
Gain Expertise & Knowledge
Third party logistics service relationships can be:
The 3PL is used on an as needed basis with no long-term contract.
The shipper and 3PL have a negotiated long term agreement outlining services and prices.
The shipper and 3PL have a negotiated long term agreement outlining service management fee, with a pass through on all costs making for a fully transparent relationship.