Gartner Research

Focus on International Transport to Identify the Benefits and Cautions of Logistics Outsourcing

Published: 22 April 2016

ID: G00297671

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 international transport function.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Apply Performance Metrics to Your International Transport Carriers and 3PLs
  • Develop Your Logistics Organization's Multimodal Knowledge and Cross-Functional Skills
  • Integrate Logistics in the Sourcing, Buying and Customer Delivery Decision-Making Process

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