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Learning From Logistics Leaders — How to Deliver the Third-Party Logistics Partnership Panacea

Published: 22 November 2017

ID: G00326198

Analyst(s): Courtney Rogerson , David Gonzalez , Greg Aimi


A successful 3PL partnership requires a foundation of reliable service, trust and commitment to work together on improvements. Supply chain leaders responsible for 3PL outsourcing can use this research to build successful collaborative partnerships that deliver a competitive advantage.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Set Out and Stand by Your 3PL Partnership Principles
  • Develop and Implement a 3PL Partnership Plan
  • Create a Framework That Promotes and Measures Success Beyond Service and Cost

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