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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3PL Challenges and Trends: How Technology Can Drive Value

Talking Logistics

Customer expectations are becoming more demanding across all industries, but that is especially true in the third-party logistics (3PL) industry. Companies are relying on their 3PL partners more than ever to help them succeed in today’s marketplace, which means 3PLs have to keep pace with their customers’ expanding expectations. Read more 3PL Challenges and Trends: How Technology Can Drive Value.

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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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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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How to Select a 3PL with Joe Lynch and Adam Robinson

The Logistics of Logistics

. Understand the 3PL Business Models – Asset based, Non-asset based, Asset light. Pros: If the 3PL is good at procurement, they can build a large network of partners / carriers. Look for a 3PL that beats the logistics industry average. Hire a 3PL that will go the extra mile.

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The Benefits of Using One 3PL for Integrated Logistics Services

West Coast and California Logistics

By leaning on one third-party logistics provider (3PL) for each leg of the distribution cycle, you may find greater efficiency and improved operational success than you would sourcing à la carte. Conventional wisdom tells you not to put all your eggs in one basket.

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The Ultimate Guide to a 3PL Business


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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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


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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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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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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3PL Value Creation North America Summit Reflections

Logistics Management

Last year at this time industry analysts were saying that the third-party logistics (3PL) providers were confronting considerable challenges created by uncertainty.

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Trends Driving Growth of 3PL in 2019


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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What should you expect from your 3PL's WMS?

West Coast and California Logistics

It wasn’t that long ago that simply having a sophisticated warehouse management system (WMS) was a major selling point for third-party logistics (3PL) providers. But, while having a full-featured WMS may no longer be a differentiator for 3PLs, the way a 3PL uses the system certainly can be.

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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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3PL wins Welspun contract – Logistics Manager Magazine

247 Customs Broker

Wigan-based e-commerce specialist 3PL has won a five year contract with Welspun to provide multi-channel fulfilment and logistics services, following a competitive tender. Welspun UK… The post 3PL wins Welspun contract – Logistics Manager Magazine appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. 3PL 3rd Party Logistics Article Michelle Mooney News Welspun customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

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3PL vs Freight Broker: What Is the Difference?

PLS Logistics

One example of terms that might be confused is ‘3PL (third-party logistics provider)’ and ‘freight broker.’ Many shippers consider these the same things, however, there is a significant difference between a 3PL and a freight broker. […].

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Is a 3PL Right for Your Business?

Mazars Ledger Manufacturing and Distribution

Your business may… The post Is a 3PL Right for Your Business?

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


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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The Rise of the Consultative 3PL

Logistics Viewpoints

In order to meet their customer’s demands, remain competitive, and manage volatility, shippers are seeking personalized solutions, end-to-end visibility, cost controls, often through a single 3PL partner. The post The Rise of the Consultative 3PL appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. It’s no secret that shipper’s needs are changing. Evolving consumer expectations, the impact of tariffs, and new sources of competition are among the many factors driving supply chain complexity.

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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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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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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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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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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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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 […].

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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Digital Transformation for 3PL Warehouses

Camelot 3PL Software

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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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When Choosing 3PL Warehouse KPIs, More Isn’t Always Better

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

If your company used just a few KPIs to measure your 3PL warehouse performance, which would you choose – and why? It’s a hugely important question, because when it comes to setting these criteria, many companies are guilty of metrics overkill. Third Party Logistics Logistics Outsourcing eCommerce Fulfillment

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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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Weber Logistics Named 2019 Top 100 3PL Provider

West Coast and California Logistics

Weber Logistics has been named a 2019 Top 3PL Provider by the editors of Inbound Logistics Magazine. West Coast Distribution weber logistics news

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


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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[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.