[Video] Realities and Misconceptions of 4PL Relationships

Talking Logistics

Matt Lewis, VP of Business Development at GEODIS discusses the following questions and more in this timely and important episode: What defines and differentiates 4PL from other outsourcing models? How much flexibility is there in 4PL relationships?

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Realities and Misconceptions of 4PL Relationships

Talking Logistics

Is going the 4PL route a one-way street? What is a 4PL? Operations: while scheduling still takes place at the 3PL level, alerting is used by the 4PL to uncover issues and take proactive action to resolve them in real time. Why Choose the 4PL Model? No Two 4PL Relationships Are Alike. One thing that keeps some companies from pursuing a 4PL relationship is the fear that doing so is like turning over the keys to the kingdom.

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

Cerasis

BONUS INFOGRAPHIC: 3PL vs. 4PL. Since the post we did about 3PL vs. 4PL is the most shared post we’ve ever done, we decided to make an infographic about them!

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Market Insight: Maersk’s 4PL ambitions – “What do they know about SCM and forwarding? Nothing”

The LoadStar

I was having a fascinating and rather entertaining call with Mr Ocean, talking about North Korean and Japanese freight forwarders and then, rather obviously, AP Møller-Maersk (APMM) and its ambitious 4PL plans – “they do not explicitly say 4PL, I get that, but end-to-end, purchase order management at origin, is 4PL stuff” – when I was distracted by a ding. The post Market Insight: Maersk’s 4PL ambitions – “What do they know about SCM and forwarding?

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How 3PL 4PL players can benefit out of Digital Logistics Platform

ValueShipr

How 3PL / 4PL Logistics players can benefit from Digital Logistics Platform. valueshipr.com helps 3PL & 4PL Logistics players to directly integrate with the Transporters, streamline, integrate and adhere to high service standards at optimum costs, in their business dealings.

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Full 4PL Visibility Claimed For Yusen’s Live Track and Trace System

Logistics Business Magazine

Yusen Logistics has launched what it calls a “pioneering” live track and trace system, VISIONi, which aims to provide full 4PL visibility. The full 4PL visibility that VISIONi offers provides an unrivalled quality of data, enabling a true understanding of key KPIs, from OTIF to delivery on-time and dwell time at sites. The post Full 4PL Visibility Claimed For Yusen’s Live Track and Trace System appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

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Sales for UK and European Road Haulage Firms on the Rise

247 Customs Broker

Features Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Road Transport & Haulage customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping 21st March 2019 Road Haulage firms in the UK have seen a 1.6% increase in sales growth over the last year, according to new analysis. New data released by Plimsoll Publishing Limited – a leading provider of company and market specific financial analysis – reveals that average sales growth for road haulage […].

One in Five Driver Seats Unfilled in European Road Transport, Says IRU – Logistics Business® Magazine

247 Customs Broker

Features Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & Haulage customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping 21st March 2019 The European road transport sector is facing the most acute professional driver shortage in decades, a new report by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has found.

Sales for UK and European Road Haulage Firms on the Rise – Logistics Business® Magazine

247 Customs Broker

Features Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Road Transport & Haulage customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping 21st March 2019 Road Haulage firms in the UK have seen a 1.6% increase in sales growth over the last year, according to new analysis. New data released by Plimsoll Publishing Limited – a leading provider of company and market specific financial analysis – reveals that average sales growth for road haulage […].

Wincanton Wins Contract to Support Co-op Expansion

247 Customs Broker

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping 7th March 2019 Wincanton has been appointed by UK retailer The Co-op to launch and run their newest regional distribution centre in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.

US Parcel Software Specialist Logistyx Releases New TMS

247 Customs Broker

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Logistics Packaging & Labelling Software WMS TMS SCM customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping 5th March 2019 US parcel specialist Logistyx Technologies has placed its flagship TMS software, TME 3.0,

Carousel Acquires BDA to Seek Aftermarket and Tech Dominance

247 Customs Broker

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Software WMS TMS SCM customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping 20th March 2019 Carousel Logistics has acquired time-critical logistics company BDA Logistics Innovation (BDA). The deal increases the Carousel group’s European coverage, and sector experience.

Transport Takeover Boosts Network

247 Customs Broker

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Road Transport & Haulage customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

Commercial Fleet Electric Charging Venture Secures European Green Light

247 Customs Broker

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & Haulage customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping 6th March 2019 German, Austrian and Polish anti-monopoly authorities have given the green light for the joint venture Charge4Europe, founded last December by DKV Euro Service and innogy, a leading German energy company.

Advanced Driver Assistance System on View at CV Show – Logistics Business® Magazine

247 Customs Broker

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & Haulage Software WMS TMS SCM customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping 4th March 2019 VisionTrack, a UK provider of connected vehicle cameras and video telematics, will be showcasing its latest product innovations at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2019 ( Birmingham NEC, Apr 30-May 2, Stand 4E30).

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Carousel Acquires BDA to Seek Aftermarket and Tech Dominance

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Software WMS TMS SCMCarousel Logistics has acquired time-critical logistics company BDA Logistics Innovation (BDA). The deal increases the Carousel group’s European coverage, and sector experience.

Opel tasks Gefco with further cost reduction

Automotive Logistics

Opel/Vauxhall has renewed its fourth-party logistics (4PL) contract with Gefco for a further four years, starting in January, tasking it with finding further cost reduction measures and intensifying its optimisation and network engineering activities.

Cash-free Service Provider DKV Names New CEO

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & Haulage Transport & Distribution

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DKV Expands Supply Network in Spain by 600 Filling Stations

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & HaulageCustomers of DKV Euro Service in Spain can now refuel at 600 additional filling stations.

Sales for UK and European Road Haulage Firms on the Rise

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Road Transport & HaulageRoad Haulage firms in the UK have seen a 1.6% increase in sales growth over the last year, according to new analysis.

US Parcel Software Specialist Logistyx Releases New TMS

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Packaging & Labelling Software WMS TMS SCMUS parcel specialist Logistyx Technologies has placed its flagship TMS software, TME 3.0, on general release. TME 3.0

Pall-Ex Italia Marks 10th Anniversary with Record Turnover

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Pallets & Containers Road Transport & HaulagePall-Ex is celebrating 10 years of its European operation thanks to Pall-Ex Italia, which has achieved record annual turnover, and strong double-digit growth, year-on-year since 2012.

Maritime to Run East Midlands Rail Freight Interchange

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Railfreight

Commercial Fleet Electric Charging Venture Secures European Green Light

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & Haulage

Routing Software Transforms Door and Window Deliveries

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & Haulage Software WMS TMS SCM

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Geodis Expands E-Commerce Presence with Oberhausen Opening

Logistics Business Magazine

Distribution Centre Property Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PLFrance-based international 3PL Geodis will open a new warehouse in Oberhausen this summer.

Wincanton Wins Contract to Support Co-op Expansion

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PLWincanton has been appointed by UK retailer The Co-op to launch and run their newest regional distribution centre in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.

One in Five Driver Seats Unfilled in European Road Transport, Says IRU

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & HaulageThe European road transport sector is facing the most acute professional driver shortage in decades, a new report by the International Road Transport Union (IRU) has found.

Dachser UK to Build €16 Million DC at Rochdale Site

Logistics Business Magazine

Distribution Centre Property Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Road Transport & Haulage Storage & RackingDachser is to build a new 5,175 square metre logistics centre in Rochdale, UK to replace its existing distribution facility. The development of the 3.7 hectare (9.2

Descartes Route Software Used by GEFCO in Optimization Studies

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Software WMS TMS SCMAutomotive logistics specialist GEFCO has deployed route optimization software from Descartes Systems Group to respond to calls for tenders and to support its regional businesses with optimization studies.

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Transport Network LogCoop Announces Second Forum and Innovations Day

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Materials Handling & Warehousing Road Transport & Haulage Transport & Distribution

Toll Service Provider Expands Germany Network

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & HaulageDKV Euro Service customers can now use their DKV CARD to pay for fuel and vehicle-related accessories at 150 additional Aral stations in Germany.

Advanced Driver Assistance System on View at CV Show

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & Haulage Software WMS TMS SCM

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Automotive Specialist Confirm IPO Plans

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PLAutomotive and finished vehicle logistics specialist GEFCO has confirmed plans to float on the Paris Stock Exchange later this year.

Transport Takeover Boosts Network

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Road Transport & Haulage