Gartner Research

Focus on Warehousing to Identify the Benefits and Cautions of Logistics Outsourcing

Published: 07 July 2015

ID: G00277767

Analyst(s): David Gonzalez


Most heads of logistics will face the decision of whether to outsource a logistics function to a third-party logistics provider. This research provides logistics leaders with key insights regarding the benefits and cautions associated with outsourcing the warehouse function.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • The Evolution of Warehousing


  • Calculate How Much It Costs to Run a Warehouse
  • Determine If Your Company Has the Skills or Inclination to Run a Warehouse
  • Identify the Risks Involved With Housing or Outsourcing a Warehouse

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