pricing benchmarks,” he adds.
More market intelligence on the importance of building the 3PL-shipper dynamic is expected to be forthcoming at Armstrong & Associate’s “3PL Value Creation 2013” conference in Chicago this month. Among those giving presentations is Mike Stark, president and CEO of Pacer Distribution Services, Inc.
operations—as well as to support visibility and the ability to create agile supply chains.
The 18th Annual Third Party Logistics Study—conducted in collaboration with Penske, Penn State University, and Korn/Ferry International—also showed the continuing and overall positive nature of shipper-3PL
Are you fully leveraging your current 3PL relationships?
Joel Anderson, president and CEO of the International Warehouse Logistics Association, believes that every shipper needs a “check list” when selecting a 3PL that promises that services will be optimized. Here are some suggestions and questions that Anderson says every shipper should think through before signing on the dotted line.