Gartner Research

Global Third-Party Logistics Selection Guidance, 2014

Published: 21 November 2014

ID: G00269658

Analyst(s): David Gonzalez , Greg Aimi , James Lisica

Summary

Many factors and criteria impact the selection of a preferred global 3PL provider. Supply chain leaders can use this research to help select the right candidate service providers based on the services offered, geographic availability and industry specialization.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • The Importance of LSPs in Supply Chain Performance
  • Overall Outsourcing Approach and Strategy
  • Geographical Availability of Services

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