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Category: 3PL

Five Reasons Why 3PL Warehouses Need a Cloud-Based WMS

Also listed in: Warehousing, WMS

From lower costs to better security–to significantly higher levels of profitability–a cloud-based WMS is the best choice for any 3PL looking to grow their business in today’s ever-changing logistics world. To understand all the incredible benefits of upgrading, download Five Reasons Why 3PL Warehouses Need A Cloud-Based WMS. You’ll learn how a cloud-based WMS can help your 3PL increase profitability by eliminating hidden costs, help your operation scale for seasonal work volumes, and automatically receive the latest software updates. Download now to access your free copy. Or if you’re ready to learn more, request a personalized demo of 3PL Warehouse Manager and see how 3PL Central’s cloud-based WMS can dramatically improve your performance and profitability today.

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The Digital Logistics Provider: Delivering a New Level of Service in the Age of IoT

Also listed in: Logistics IT

As supply chains grow ever more complex, Logistics Service Providers (LSPs) are embracing digital supply chain solutions powered by IoT technologies and data analytics. With a digital supply chain, today's LSPs are able to stay ahead of the game, informing their customers as soon as problems occur and leveraging data-driven insights to optimize from end to end. To learn more about how to stay competitive in the age of IoT, download the white paper.

2018 State of the Third-Party Logistics Industry 

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From new regulatory requirements, to increasing completion, and emerging technologies, there are extraordinary changes facing the third-party logistics industry. The 2018 State of the Third-Party Logistics Industry Report arms your warehouse with the insights and strategies to help you tackle 2018’s most lucrative opportunities head-on, including: tactics to provide exceptional customer support at every touchpoint, how to exceed customer demands through omnichannel fulfillment, how to gain a competitive advantage by harnessing Big Data, and partnering with emerging and non-traditional fulfillment and delivery providers. Access the report for all of these insights, plus bonus strategies and tactics you can implement right away.

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The 5 Proven Ways to Improve Your 3PL Warehouse Profitability

Also listed in: Warehousing

Ready to do a little spring cleaning of your warehouse? Then download 3PL Central's popular eBook "The 5 Proven Ways to Improve Your 3PL Warehouse Profitability." Our step-by-step guide will show you how you can improve your operations, evaluate your staffing – and add more to your overall bottom line. Download your FREE copy today.

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The Correlation Between Service and Savings in the Supply Chain

Also listed in: Transportation Mgmt/Freight Mgmt

To increase savings, business leaders must concentrate on the total cost of the supply chain, rather than just transportation prices. The right company acts like a business partner and takes into consideration transportation, operations and inventory costs to help a network operate more efficiently. What is your transportation and logistics provider doing for you? What should they be doing? Find out by downloading this free whitepaper.

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Examination of an Inbound Web Portal

Also listed in: Logistics IT

Regardless of the size of a business, everyone is looking to save money and streamline processes. However, often companies overlook the cost of their supply chain, particularly their inbound transportation. Inbound web portals have the ability to bring several companies together in one place to share accurate and necessary information and provide an opportunity for business-to-business growth. Overall, each component of the supply chain—whether it is customers, 3PL providers, carriers or vendors—can reap the rewards of reduced costs, advanced visibility, improved reliability and increased savings.

3 Keys of Direct-to-Consumer Success

Also listed in: Fulfillment, Retail Logistics

What are the three keys to direct-to-consumer success, and why do they matter? Download this whitepaper now to discover: How the three keys work together to help you deliver a great brand experience, from online to on-time delivery; the two most inportant questions you should ask your 3PL about how it manages your online orders; the two essential qualities your 3PL must have to ensure same-day fulfillment of every order; and the single most important tool your 3PL needs to select the most cost-effective shipping method for on-time delivery.

The Ultimate Guide to Being a Great 3PL Customer

Also listed in: Supply Chain Mgmt/Optimization

Many shippers commoditize the services of third party logistics providers (3PLs), believing that the best result will come from micro-management and constant price pressure. In fact, the opposite is true. The more you, as the outsourcing company, invest in the relationship – as a partner, not an overseer – the more value is delivered. Here are 12 suggestions on 3PL relationship management that, while they create some work for you, pave the way for breakthrough supply chain performance.

Should Your E-Commerce Website Offer Free Shipping?

Also listed in: Retail Logistics

As much as people enjoy the convenience of being able to shop online, most don't want to wait long or spend much to get their goods delivered. Amazon and other big box retailers have created an environment where free, quick shipping is now the norm. Shipping is a factor for any online retailer, and approaching it in the wrong way may end up costing you.

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Becoming a Shipper of Choice

Also listed in: Trucking

If you are a shipper relying on for-hire carriers, or an asset-light 3PL, you are no doubt aware that there are at present several significant issues conspiring to make it more expensive and more difficult to get your goods delivered. The solution for many is to become what’s known as a “Shipper of Choice”. This White Paper explains how shippers can sustain and grow their bottom line by becoming carrier friendly.

Digital Editions

January 2018 Cover

Full Digital Issue

January 2018

(436 pages • 74 MB PDF)

Sponsor Spotlight Cover

Digital Edition

Sponsor Spotlight

(37 pages • 9.9 MB PDF)

2018 Logistics Planner Cover

Digital Edition

2018 Logistics Planner

(132 pages • 34.2 MB PDF)

Top 100 3PL Providers Cover

Digital Edition

Top 100 3PL Providers

(13 pages • 1.9 MB PDF)