Category Archives for Third Party Logistics

2016 Expected to be an Exciting Year for eGourmet & Online Grocery Retailers

Two great articles are making us excited for a very prosperous 2016 for eGourmet and our partners! Online grocery is on the rise!Key TakeawaysOnline grocery sales are predicted to grow at a rate of 21.1% annually from 2013-2018, reaching $18 billion/year by the end of 2018.25% of U.S. adults have purchased specialty food and beverages […]

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There’s Nothing Silly About Sustainability

The growing importance of environmental sustainability has caused demand for new innovative initiatives with purchasing transport and logistics services. This article surveys the growing trend among 3rd Party Logistics Companies (3PLs) to kindle eco-friendly and sustainable policies. Additionally, the articles addresses some of the initiatives 3PLs are taking to ensure a cleaner and greener supply.In […]

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4 Best Practices That Should be Standard With Every 3PL

Every day, shippers, carriers and even small intermediaries are relying heavily and extensively on 3rd Party Logistics and order fulfillment companies (3PLs) to manage logistics and supply functions, access capacity and gain technology capabilities. 3PLs create value by understanding industry standards which demands helping customers enjoy better services at lower costs through tactical and technological improvements, […]

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting… a 3PL

The decision of whether or not to outsource various business activities is a never-ending debate with excellent points for each side of the argument.  “You’ll save so much time and money by leaving it to the professionals.”  “You would really give up that much control of your business to save a few bucks?”  The real […]

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5 Reasons It’s Logical to Use 3rd Party Logistics

When it comes to the business of supply chain management, opinions on 3rd party logistics are of two sorts.  The naysayers to 3rd party logistics, argue that outsourcing all, or part of your supply chain needs takes away a business’ control.  How could you possibly manage your inventory effectively if you don’t even have unfettered […]

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What the 3PL is Order Fulfillment?!

To many individuals the terms 3PL and order fulfillment have little to no meaning, or relevance. What the heck is a 3PL? Why should you even care? The reason you should know AND care, is because 3PL’s and order fulfillment has changed the way we do business around the world. According to the Council of […]

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