With the increasing complexity and bottom-line impact of logistics, many companies are asking their supply chain managers “should we outsource logistics management to third-party logistics (3PL logistics) experts?”
Companies across North America are seeing transportation costs rise as a percentage of their total costs. That’s driving a need for many business leaders to closely oversee their transportation spending.
Transportation Management Systems are more accessible to small and mid-cap companies than ever before. While that technology is one important piece in effective logistics management – it isn’t the only one. Solving your unique business challenges depends on what happens after you get a TMS login.
When you approach the insource-outsource decision-making process, it is important to understand your own organization’s talent, processes, technology and culture. Hand-in-hand with that: know the capabilities a best-in-class service provider brings to the table.