3PL Sales Friend Zone

The Logistics of Logistics

In the 3PL sales world, there is a spot very much like the friend zone – perhaps less emotionally painful, but certainly more financially painful. 3PL Sales Friend Zone. When I sold 3PL services, I experienced the 3PL sales friend zone firsthand.

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3PL Sales Success in 2019 – Crushing Your Sales Goal

The Logistics of Logistics

3PL Sales Success in 2019 – Crushing Your Sales Goal” was a webinar conducted in late January 2019 by Joe Lynch and Ann Holm. 3PL Sales Success in 2019 – Crushing Your Sales Goal. The Ultra-Competitive 3PL Market. What is a 3PL Sales Platform? 3PL Sales Growth

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If Steve Jobs Owned a 3PL

The Logistics of Logistics

But what if Steve Jobs had unleased his crazed intensity and business mastery on the 3PL industry? What would Steve’s 3PL look like? Below are 5 things that I think would characterize Steve Job’s 3PL: 1. Steve’s 3PL would have the very best customer experience.

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How Important is Talent When Selecting a 3PL?

Talking Logistics

The post How Important is Talent When Selecting a 3PL? 3PL Above the Fold News logistics outsourcing talent third party logistics Transplace

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3PL Market Continues Decline

Material Handling and Logistics

Total shipments were down 7.5% and revenue slide 12.8

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3PL adapts to winds of change

DC Velocity

Wyoming 3PL invests in cranes that can handle oversized components for wind farms. Material Handling

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3PL Metrics: Do Retail Suppliers Measure Success the Wrong Way?

Kane is Able

If you are a user of third-party logistics (3PL) services, you know that 3PLs tend to have a metric for just about everything – productivity, accuracy, timeliness, costs…. 3PL metrics are used as a barometer of performance and to inform continuous improvement programs.

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[PODCAST] 3PL Selection Criteria for a High-Volume LTL Shipper

Cerasis

On today’s The Freight Project Podcast episode I excitedly welcome my friend and Logistics rock star & expert, Joe Lynch from The Logistics of Logistics to talk about 3PL selection criteria. 3PL LTL Podcast TMS 3PL Selection Criteria

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The Ultimate Guide to a 3PL Business

Cerasis

In this blog, they discuss everything you need to know about a 3PL business. What is 3PL? There are several definitions of 3PL. Third party logistics (3PL) refers to a business that provides one or several logistics related services. 3PL Services: What is Provided? .

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TMS Development: Who Should Develop My TMS? A 3PL or a Tech Company the 3PL Hires?

Cerasis

A 3PL or a Tech Company the 3PL Hires? The value of implementing a transportation management system (TMS) is undisputed. Companies across the globe are looking to leverage an advanced TMS function and capabilities to streamline logistics management.

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Trends Driving Growth of 3PL in 2019

Cerasis

The 3PL market is growing, and according to PRNewswire , the 3PL market will increase significantly throughout 2019, contributing to a total valuation of approximately $1.5 The post Trends Driving Growth of 3PL in 2019 appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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3PL offers holiday shipping checklist

DC Velocity

These six steps can help small and mid-size business owners better manage seasonal demand, Unishippers says. Transportation

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2019 State of Logistics: Third-party logistics (3PL) providers

Logistics Management

State of 3PL: More mergers and aquisitions on the horizon

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Sex and the Single 3PL Salesman

The Logistics of Logistics

To meet his sales numbers, a young 3PL salesman calls 100 prospects per day and asks for the sale. A 3PL salesman could make 100 phone calls per day asking for the sale, but if he doesn’t have a relationship with the buyer, he will usually be met with rejection, but hopefully no violence.

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Year 2025 – The Future of the 3PL Industry with Andrew Kelley

The Logistics of Logistics

01:54] What will the 3PL industry look like in 2025? A non-traditional 3PL is Amazon, who is both a customer and a competitor to some of the other domestic 3PLs. Consolidation will be one of the ways the upper half of the 3PL industry will better compete. 17:29] Ordering from sites like Amazon makes people think “why am I not getting this level of service from my 3PL?” They want to find a 3PL because they will know how to manage all of this already.

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BNSF Logistics acquires regional 3PL Unlimited Freight

DC Velocity

Move strengthens 3PL's service offering for flatbed movements across North America, BNSF Logistics says. Strategy

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5 Ways 3PL Sales Has Changed and What You Can Do About It with Ann Holm

The Logistics of Logistics

The two inform the audience of 5 ways 3PL (third-party logistics) sales have changed, along with plenty of advice on how to deal with these changes. 01:13 – An introduction of today’s topic: 5 Ways 3PL Sales Have Changed and What You Can Do About it with Ann Holm.

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Get The Most From Your 3PL Relationship

LandLink

If you do not currently have a relationship with a 3PL, think about starting one. If you do have a current 3PL relationship, here are some tips to make the best of that relationship. The true measure of 3PL customer service is how we react to service failures.

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3PL Metrics: Do Retail Suppliers Measure Success the Wrong Way?

247 Customs Broker

If you are a user of third-party logistics (3PL) services, you know that 3PLs tend to have a metric for just about everything – productivity,… The post 3PL Metrics: Do Retail Suppliers Measure Success the Wrong Way?

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Iconex Uses 3PL to Drive Business Benefits

Logistics Viewpoints

The post Iconex Uses 3PL to Drive Business Benefits appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. Transportation 3PLA few weeks ago, I spoke with Kim Harper-Gage, Senior Vice President, Operations and Supply Chain at Iconex. Iconex is the world’s largest maker of paper receipt rolls for the retail, banking, and restaurant industry. Additionally, the company makes custom labels for various industries such as logistics and retail.

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[Video] How to Be Creative with Freight Capacity as a 3PL

Talking Logistics

Shelli shares highlights from her presentation at the conference titled, “How to Be Creative with Capacity as a 3PL.”. The post [Video] How to Be Creative with Freight Capacity as a 3PL appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

13 Key Considerations when Selecting a 3PL & [BONUS INFOGRAPHIC] 3PL vs 4PL

Cerasis

When it comes to efficient and cost-effective over the road transportation management , it is absolutely crucial that you be working with a trustworthy 3PL. Understanding the potential value of a 3PL early in the process is crucial to saving money and providing great service.

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The 3PL Freight Brokerage Basics

CLX Logistics

A freight broker is very different from a third-party logistics (3PL) provider that offers freight brokerage services. Understanding the difference between 3PL freight brokerage services and freight broker services will help you make a more educated choice when you need something shipped fast.

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What is a 3PL & How Can They Benefit Your Business?

CH Robinson Logistics

What is a 3PL & How Can They Benefit Your Business? So what exactly is a 3PL? So what exactly is a 3PL? Typically, 3PL providers are integrated into a company’s warehousing and transportation procedures. It’s always up to you just how much a 3PL helps with.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] 3PL Fulfillment Prices: New Survey Shows Increases as E-commerce Online Sales Blossom

Cerasis

Growing e-commerce fulfillment demands and costs have collided to bring about an uptick in average 3PL fulfillment prices within the outsourced fulfillment industry, as was evidenced by FulfillmentCompanies.net’s annual poll of 500+ warehouses across the US.

7 Benefits of Outsourcing Logistics to a 3PL

Blue Grace Logistics

A 3PL has expertise in all these functions, they also have a connection with external agencies. Taking product to market: A 3PL arranges the transportation – local or international, to ensure that your product reaches the intended destination on time.

How a 3PL Can Help You Get Lower Freight Rates

PLS Logistics

In fact, 3PL’s can help your business in many ways, and one of those ways is getting lower freight rates for you. Outsourcing logistics to a 3PL provider has become more common among many […].

Utilizing a 3PL to Apply Transportation Management Best Practices For E-Commerce

Cerasis

The Benefits of Using a 3PL in the Realm of E-Commerce Entering the realm of e-commerce is comparable to a “Dungeons & Dragons” event. Working with a 3PL can open the doors to new carriers and vendors, enabling a faster shipping process for e-commerce orders.

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You and Your 3PL

PLS Logistics

3PL Shippers strategy research trust communicationTrust and Respect. The two things needed for a successful business (and personal) relationship. More often than not, these terms become the exception, not the rule.

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Tapping into 3PL services

Fleet Owner

CLX Logistics presents potential solutions for ‘roadblocks’ in the trucking industry

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Talking Logistics & MercuryGate – 3PL Challenges and Trends 2019

MercuryGate

The post Talking Logistics & MercuryGate – 3PL Challenges and Trends 2019 appeared first on MercuryGate International. Resource Hub Videos

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3PL’s Might Bridge the Gap in a Revenge Market 

Blue Grace Logistics

While not all shippers will use and abandon their third-party (3PL) logistics providers during an economic shift, enough have done so in the past that left a bad taste in the mouths of 3PLs. The True Value of a 3PL.

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3PL Links featured in Business Elite Canada

3PL Links

3PL Links has been featured in the August 2017 edition of Business Elite Canada. The post 3PL Links featured in Business Elite Canada appeared first on Third Party Logistics Toronto, 3PL, 3rd & Supply Chain Solutions.

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Using a 3PL provider to overcome 5 common freight shipping challenges.

Freightquote

Explore some of the ways a 3PL Provider can help overcome some of the most common freight shipping challenges

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[e-Book] How to Work with a 3PL, The Benefits of a 3PL, & the Future Trends of the 3PL Industry

Cerasis

In this installment, we’ll talk about How to Work with a 3PL, The Benefits of a 3PL, & the Future Trends of the 3PL Industry. economy has given way to a period of rapid change within the third-party logistics (3PL) sector. Arguably more diversified and sophisticated than ever, the 3PL sector is seeing an emergence in more 4PL partnerships, resulting in deeper, more strategic relationships. 3PL e-Books Logistics

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Building a Winning 3PL Relationship

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

The post Building a Winning 3PL Relationship appeared first on The Ledger. Articles Articles 2018 M&D Watch Manufacturing and Distribution The Ledger The Ledger 2019 January/February Year 2018 3PL connectivity M&D Supply Chain technology

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3PL gap is closing at the top

Logistics Management

In a world that is becoming increasingly commoditized, brand recognition is particularly important to the third-party logistics (3PL) industry, observes Armstrong & Associates

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