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How to Differentiate Yourself in the Third Party Logistics World

In the ever-changing world of logistics, third party logistics companies all share the common struggle of how to differentiate from the competition in an effort to carve out market share and drive profitability. Many focus on superior customer service. Others pride themselves on technology and innovation, while some continue to compete largely on price. These strategic models are just a few examples, each of which has merit.

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The History Behind Veterans Day

Original article can be found HERE

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Port of Green Bay

When you think of Port cities you think Port of Long Beach, Port of Virginia, Port of New York.  How often do people think Port of Green Bay? (below information from www.portofgreenbay.com)

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Tips For Finding the Best Logistics Provider

Choosing the right logistics provider can be challenging, there are so many factors involved you want to make sure you choose the right provider !   Before you start, make sure you understand your own needs before you start the search for a new logistics provider.


Don't use an RFP:
 An RFP limits you to functional costs. A good 3PL relationship should result in a quantifiable value significantly more dramatic than any RFP can identify. It is imperative that you choose the 3PL that offers the clearest quantitative value to your company.

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What Is Supply Chain Management?

Found this great video from W.P. Carey School of Business.  It is a great visual explaining Supply Chain Management.

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Benefits of Using Third-Party Logistics

Benefits of Using Third-Party Logistics

The obvious benefit to using a logistics company is that you don’t have to do it yourself. But the benefit really goes deeper than that. Outsourcing warehousing and fulfillment can have a meaningful impact on your business's growth.  Original article can be found HERE

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2016 Transportation Trends

 

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Key Takeaways From The 3PL Summit 2016

Notes from Armstrong & Associates - Chicago Summit 2016

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Will Amazon Kill FedEx?

Topics: Transportation logistics 3PL

What You Need to Know About 3PL's

Below is a brief overview of the types of third party logistics providers and tips on what to look for when choosing a provider.

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