Weekly Logistics List | 5 Other Things to Consider when Selecting 3PL Service Providers

This week week we look at 5 other things you should be considering when selecting a 3PL service provider We have previously discussed the The 4 Rs (and 1 G) of Selecting a 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) Service Provider and these will always be a major consideration throughout the 3PL service provider selection process. There are also a number […]
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Weekly Logistics List | 5 Signs that the Success of your 3PL Service Provider Relationship is at Risk

This week we take a look at 5 signs that might indicate that the success of your 3PL service provider relationship is at risk. Maintaining effective 3rd party logistics service provider relationships requires effort from both parties. Ultimately however, the responsibility lies with you as the logistics or supply chain manager to keep things on track. Throughout […]
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Weekly Logistics List | 5 Habits for Effectively Managing Meetings with 3PL Service Providers

This week we look at 5 Habits for Effectively Managing Meetings with your 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) Service Provider. Whilst meetings may not always be the best use of time in many situations they are however an essential element in the process of successfully managing 3rd party logistics service providers. As a logistics or supply chain manager […]
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Weekly Logistics List | 5 Key Performance Indicators for Monitoring your 3PL Operations

This week we look at 5 Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for managing your third party logistics (3PL) operations. Whilst there is a tendency to think that a lot of KPI are required to monitor an outsourced 3PL operation , the reality is that the following 5 are really all that are needed. Inbound receiving timeliness Dispatch timeliness […]
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Weekly Logistics List | 5 Opportunities for Cost Reduction at your 3PL Warehouse

This week we look at 5 opportunities for cost reduction at your 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) warehouse. When looking for ways to reduce costs at your 3PL first make sure you totally understand the way in which the costs are calculated and what actually drives the cost. After that take a look at each section […]
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Weekly Logistics List | 5 Excel functions that every logistics manager should know

This week we look at 5 Microsoft Excel functions that every logistics manager should know how to use. If your anything like me then you are probably using excel on most days either reading reports or creating them to monitor or measure the performance of your logistics operations. Over the years I have discovered a […]
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Weekly Logistics List | 5 to Follow on Twitter

This week we provide a list of 5, actually 6 including a special mention , Twitter accounts to follow. Logistics News @logisticsnews 40.4 K followers Inbound Logistics @lLmagazine 38.K followers Logistics Management @logisticsmgmt 34.9 K followers Logistics Manager @logisticsmanagr 31K followers Logistics Matter @LogisticsMatter 16.6 K followers Twitter is a great was of keeping you up to date with what is going […]
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Weekly Logistics List | 5 Logistics Blogs to Read

I can’t say the Weekly Logistics List concept is a unique idea – it is one I have borrowed from one of my favorite bloggers Tim Ferriss of the Four Hour Work Week fame. Each Friday Tim Ferriss sends out his “5-Bullet Friday” newsletter which is a weekly dose of what he has been enjoying or […]
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