Use 3PL and 4PL Logistics Providers to Optimize Bulk Chemical Transportation

90 percent of Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. were working with third-party logistics providers in 20171. 3PL, 4PL, and 5PL logistics providers bring efficiency to the supply chain and to distribution channels by offering specialized combinations of technologies, equipment, relationships, expertise, and service. Often a logistics provider’s offering is developed to optimize transportation and … Continued

Can the Logistics Industry be “Uber-ized”? And If So, Will It Happen?

The success of the Lyft and Uber business models for basic taxi services has excited shipper and consumer expectations. Technology can deliver “faster than fast” service and delivery! Logistics industry experts are predicting similar web-enabled on-demand services to emerge for the transportation of freight across the country. The potential for “on-call” consolidation of freight shipments … Continued

3PL, 4PL or 5PL Logistic Services, What’s the Difference?

4PL and 5PL logistics service providers are on the rise. How do these firms differ from the supply chain and transportation industry’s more common 3PLs, the third-party logistics providers? The differences between these types of logistics firms are confusing and often debated even amongst industry experts, but here are the basics to get you started. … Continued