The world around us is changing very fast. Owe it to technology or overall economic development, the way people go about their lives is changing. The trend of what people spend, on what do they spend it, how do they spend it is all changing. This is changing the world of retail merchandising. While there have been studies by many economist all over the world, many of these changes are obvious, sensible and required to meet the needs of today’s urban, fast paced life.
Manufacturers can use third-party logistics (3PL transportation) providers to outsource their warehouse and shipping needs. There are a number of factors that should be examined when evaluating 3PL transportation services. When you work with transportation experts, you can rest easy knowing that your shipments are getting out in good time.
Product returns are one of the biggest contributing factors to loss. If too much product ends up back on your shelves, it can mean that your customers aren’t happy with their interactions with your company or your products. And too many returns create overwhelmed warehouse operations, in addition to losing potential profits.
INBOUND LOGISTICS TOP 3PL AWARD: VOTE FOR CHRISTOPHER MORGAN FULFILLMENT SERVICES
Inbound Logistics is the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. Each year, Inbound Logistics editors select the best logistics solutions providers by carefully evaluating submitted information, conducting personal interviews and online research, and comparing that data to its readers’ burgeoning global supply chain and logistics challenges. Inbound Logistics editors selected this year’s class of Top 100 3PLs from a pool of more than 300 companies.
Each July, Inbound Logistics recognizes outstanding companies in our industry with the Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. The list rates 3PLs on flexibility, agility, reliability, communication, execution and results.