Will The Trend Towards High End DC Automation Drive More Companies to 3PL Adoption?

Posted by Kristen Melendez on Thu, Aug 09, 2012 @ 02:17 AM
This is an interesting read, and also has some very valuable insights into how to uncover whether or not a 3PL is going to help your organization.  Plus, how do you get to know a 3PL and understand if they will be the right partner?

Aside from the move to more automation in distribution, the single most impactful event that we have seen on a retailer’s ability to meet shipping commitments is the velocity of change and growth in e-commerce.

If logistics is not one of your organizations core competencies you may risk losing a competitive advantage as customer expectations continue to rise.
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Topics: 3PL, Logistics, Retail, Fulfillment, E-commerce