[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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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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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.

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.

24/7 Customs Clearance Now Available at Dunkerque

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Ports & Shipping Road Transport & HaulageThe Regional Directorate of the Customs Authorities has authorized customs clearance 24/7 at Dunkerque-Port. .

Parcel Network Eurodis Replaces DHL with Geis in Poland

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Packaging & Labelling

Dutch Freight Group Brings Power to the People of Chad

Logistics Business Magazine

Air Cargo Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Ports & ShippingU-Freight Holland, the Dutch subsidiary of a Hong Kong-based freight forwarding and logistics company, has successfully handled the multimodal shipment of electricity power cables from Europe to Africa.

Wincanton Names New MD for Retail and Consumer

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PLUK logistics giant Wincanton has hired Ian Keilty as Managing Director, Retail and Consumer. Keilty (above) was most recently Vice President, European Supply Chain, at Sysco and was previously Chief Operating Officer of Brakes group when Sysco acquired them.

Menzies Aviation Expands in Europe with Contract Wins

Logistics Business Magazine

Air Cargo Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PLAirline industry logistics specialist Menzies Aviation is expanding across Europe after a raft of contract wins in Scandinavia and the Czech Republic.

Pallet Pooler Plays Planter Claus in Peak Poinsettia Period

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Packaging & Labelling Pallets & Containers Road Transport & Haulage

GEFCO and Plastic Omnium Partner at Halewood

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PLAutomotive logistics specialist GEFCO has agreed a new UK contract with Plastic Omnium, a global provider of plastic components for major automotive manufacturers.

DKV Euro Service Introduces New DKV UK Card

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & HaulageThe DKV UK Card, which utilises the service network of UK Fuels, has undergone a redesign and is now rebranded as the DKV UK Card.

Logistics KPIs Case Study: Whirlpool’s Supply Chain and Logistics Success Driven by Effective KPI Implementation

Cerasis

Solutions / Results: Through the lead logistics provider or 4PL and shipper relationship, the 4PL assumed responsibility for execution and management of other 3PLs. The 4PL provided an enhanced ability to view each supplier's key performance indicators integrated with financials.

Driving change with sustainable transport

Insight Into Action

And how can your 4PL provider drive sustainable development? Our responsibility to future generations is set as the main principle of Sustainable Development, a concept introduced by Brundtland Report in 1987.

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German Warehouse Cooperative to Stage Innovation Day

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Transport & DistributionGerman warehousing and transport cooperative Logcoop has issued invitations to its 3rd Innovation Day, to be staged in the Landscape Park, Duisburg-Nord on the 11th of next month.

Imperial Logistics Opens New Hazmat Storage Facility in Lower Saxony

Logistics Business Magazine

Distribution Centre Property Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Storage & RackingImperial Logistics has opened a new, state-of-the-art hazardous materials warehouse near Osnabrück (Lower Saxony, Germany).

Industry View: EU Brexit Contingency Planning Explored

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Ports & Shipping Railfreight Road Transport & Haulage Software WMS TMS SCM

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TMS Investment Aims to Push Healthcare Logistics for Yusen

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Software WMS TMS SCM3PL Yusen Logistics UK (www.yusen-logistics.com), has invested in CarLo, a transport management system designed specifically to manage and optimise an asset light operation.

UK Logistics Firm SLi Taken Over by Palletways UK

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Pallets & Containers Road Transport & HaulageUK logistics company SLi has been taken over by Palletways UK.

UK Warehouse Firm Offers Post-Christmas Brexit Stockpiling Space

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Pallets & Containers Storage & RackingAs the Brexit deal faces further delays, some industries are beginning to stockpile goods in UK warehouses, in order to maintain levels of manufacturing and continue operations as normal.

RFID Prevents Cargo Theft

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Mobile Computing & RFIDDenmark’s Evotec chose Idesco RFID readers to complete their cargo securing system they had designed for transport companies’ vehicles. Evotec’s system does more than merely preventing cargo theft.

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New MD for Renault Trucks UK Following Restructure

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & Haulage Transport & DistributionRenault Trucks UK and Ireland has named Carlos Rodrigues as Managing Director with effect from 1st October 2018.

Opel/Vauxhall to Renew Gefco Supply Chain Management Contract

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PLOpel/Vauxhall is to renew Gefco’s contract for managing the supply chain for a four-year period starting on January 1, 2019. It covers all inbound and outbound logistics for Opel/Vauxhall in Europe and Turkey.

Venture Capitalist CVC Takes 20% Stake in DKV

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & HaulageVenture capitalist CVC Capital Partners is to acquire a 20-percent stake in DKV Mobility Systems, the European transport and toll service provider, for an undisclosed sum.

Swissport to Continue easyJet Airport Ground Handling at Liverpool

Logistics Business Magazine

Air Cargo Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PLSwissport has been awarded a new five-year ground handling contract by long-term partner easyJet to continue delivering services at Liverpool Airport, starting next month. The company will provide passenger and baggage handling services for over 2.4

New Executive Board Structure for Röhlig Logistics

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Road Transport & HaulagePrivately owned Bremen-based logistics company Röhlig has restructured its Executive Board with the objective of switching from a country-driven to a product-driven organization.

DHL Adds Bristol and Manchester to easyJet Ground Handling Ops

Logistics Business Magazine

Air Cargo Automation & Handling systems Conveying & Sortation Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PLDHL Supply Chain is to add both Bristol and Manchester airports to its existing ground handling contract for easyJet.

CEVA Logistics Creates New MD Role for Germany/CEE

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Jobs & TrainingCEVA Logistics has appointed Guillaume Sauzedde to the newly created position of Managing Director Germany and Eastern & Central Europe.

Ambitious Lithium-ion Plans for 6,000 Dachser Ground Conveyors

Logistics Business Magazine

Forklift Technology Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PLLogistics provider Dachser says it plans to replace all of its roughly 6,000 ground conveyors in Europe with vehicles powered by energy-saving lithium-ion batteries by 2022.

Foulger Transport Hires New Managing Director

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Jobs & Training Road Transport & HaulageFoulger Transport, part of Kinaxia Logistics, has named Sue Pye as Managing Director with immediate effect.

Continental Adds Geofencing and Push Functions to TMS

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL Lorries Vans & Trailers Road Transport & HaulageContinental has upgraded its fleet management software VDO TIS-Web by adding functions and redesigning the user interface. VDO TIS-Web Motion 2.0

Kerry Logistics Strengthens Partnership with Italian Coffee Group

Logistics Business Magazine

Freight forwarding / 3PL & 4PL