How Do 3PLs Benefit Businesses?

Many companies that ship and handle their freight in-house eventually reach a point where they start to consider ways to make the process more cost-efficient and effective. Businesses started outsourcing shipping and handling in droves following the 2008 recession in order to help get their items out in a more efficient way. As the market … Read more

Look To The Past For Clues About The Future Of 3PL

Logistics has been around for a long time, but it has never evolved quite so much in such a short span of time as it has in the past two decades. If you had any doubt about how different things can be after just 20 years, think about 1996: that was the year the first … Read more

Why Work With a Third-Party Logistics Provider and How to Make It Work

The shipping industry has a lot to gain from third-party logistics providers. Using a third-party logistics (3PL) provider can help a shipping business move towards achieving its goals in a number of ways, including:  Offloading a component of your supply chain to someone who can do it better than you. Even businesses with the resources … Read more