3PL is a term used for many different types of logistic providers. Each type has its own strengths and weaknesses so be sure to choose the one that fits best with your goals.
3PL Companies, in order to succeed, have to work with their clients as partners. One vision, one goal.
Here are some of the reason why you should consider a third party.
When you choose to work with a 3PL you can take advantage of lower rates. Typically, logistics providers have special rates they can provide you with to help save you money in the long run.
When you work with a 3PL you can start to build an efficient, multi-location distribution network with a lower risk. Without a third party logistics partner, you would have to invest significant capital to build up a distribution network.
When you work with a third party logistics provider you gain all of their resources as your own. Each provider has their own resources, so make sure to pick one that fits with your needs. Below are a few resources a 3PL can provide.
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