Logistics Technology Systems: A Primer
Written by Richard Grennon
today’s fast-moving logistics marketplace, logistics technology plays a key
role in determining how quickly, how accurately, and how correctly product can
be delivered to the customer. But what
kind of system, or systems, do you need?
The major components are:
(Enterprise Resource Planning) – This is the ‘Main Frame’ of old. This is the system where anything to do
||Logistics Customer Service - The Shift From Paying to End Customer|
Written by Connie Anderson
is logistics customer service? Well,
traditionally it has meant logistics companies focused on providing great
service to their paying customers. But
lately 3PL providers are taking a vested interest in the end customer – for
consumer product companies, that would be the retailer – to make sure all delivery compliance rules
are met and to learn how to make the receiving process more
Shared Warehousing: Maximizing the Benefits
Written by Jim Emmerling
you use a 3PL to store and distribute products from a multi-client, or shared,
warehouse? If youre like many shippers
with a shared warehousing strategy, you may need to change the way you manage
your 3PL relationship to maximize your benefit.
shared warehousing, your logistics costs parallel your revenue stream. When volume (and revenue) is up, the
transaction-based invoicing from the 3PL is also up.