3pl Report

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Outsourcing Logistics Report Outsourcing Logistics – The latest trends in using 3PL providers January 2005 For further details please contact: Laura Goddard lgoddard@eyefortransport.com US Toll Free: 1 800 814 3459 ext 321 Rest of World: +44 (0) 207 375 7231 Outsourcing Logistics 2005: Best Practice for Managing 3PL Relationships April 25-26 2005 - Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, IL www.eyefortransport.com/outsourcelog 1 Outsourcing Logistics Report Table of Contents: I II III IV V VI VII Introduction ……………………………………………………..………. 3 Survey overview …………………………………………….…………. 3 Overall use of 3PL services …………………………….…........... 4 Key drivers in outsourcing logistics to a 3PL …….……........ 5 Overall…show more content…
Overall, 1 in 4 respondents outsources less than 20% of their logistics operations to 3PLs. Is this is a sign that shippers are hesitant to allow too much ownership of their supply chain to outside companies, or that they prefer to bring the expertise into their own logistics division? Concerns over integrating the two businesses into a successful working relationship and ensuring mutually viable contract terms could also be factors in the decision against outsourcing a large percentage of key business operations. Outsourcing Logistics 2005: Best Practice for Managing 3PL Relationships April 25-26 2005 - Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, Chicago, IL www.eyefortransport.com/outsourcelog 4 Outsourcing Logistics Report IV Key drivers in outsourcing logistics to a 3PL Given that 4 out of 5 companies are using 3PL services, what are the key reasons behind using a 3PL? The survey aimed to uncover some of the common drivers for outsourcing logistics. Key drivers in choosing a 3PL Relevant Very Important Reduce Costs Increasing customer satisfaction Increasing speed of services Improving Supply Chain Management Reducing staff headcount Globalising your supply chain Increase efforts on core competencies Lack of in-house skills 0% 5% 10% 15% 20% 25% 30%
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