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10 Things Every Shipper Needs to Consider Before Hiring a Third Party Logistics Provider (TNS962V)

Presented By : Joe Lynch
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Pre Recorded Webinar
60 minutes
  •  Thu, September 22, 2016
Event Description

Pick the Right 3PL for Your Company by Identifying These Attributes!

Is your 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) provider living up to your expectations? Are you getting too little considering what you are paying? Do you want to hire a 3PL, but are confused on where to begin with?

Day by day more companies are hiring 3PLs in order to improve their service and save money; however, not all 3PLs deliver on their promises. If you have to fire your 3PL, how to you get a new (and a good) one?

As 3PLs grow in sophistication and market acceptance, the differences between a great 3PL partner and a poor one have become more pronounced. There are many companies that could possibly benefit from a 3PL but do not hire one as the vetting process seems to be an uphill task. Figuring the selection criteria can be a bit tiring and no one likes to make a bad decision.

In this webinar, logistics and supply chain veteran, Joe Lynch shares a commonsense approach to picking the right 3PL for your company. It is more important than ever to use a structured approach to selecting a 3PL.  In this presentation, Joe will review the top 10 criteria for a selecting the right 3PL for your company.

Session Highlights:

  • Whether you should select an asset based on 3PL or a non-asset based 3PL?
  • How to ensure whether the 3PL is stable financially?
  • What you need to look for in a 3PL contract?
  • How to assess the 3PL’s technology?
  • How to determine whether the 3PL is well managed?
  • Is there a way to measure and manage 3PL performance?
  • Criteria to be used while selecting a 3PL

Key Takeaways:

After attending this session, you will gain the following benefits:

  • You’ll be able to select the best 3PL for your company’s needs using a simple approach that considers the most important 3PL attributes.
  • Will be able to apply the 10 most important criteria for selecting a 3PL
  • Understand the differences between a good 3PL and a poor 3PL
  • Get the most bang for your bucks

Who Should Attend

  • Purchasing agents
  • Logistics managers
  • Operations managers
  • Finance and accounting managers
  • Supply chain managers
  • Supply chain consultants
  • Supply chain technology developers
  • Transportation sales people
  • Traffic managers
  • Shipping and receiving managers
  • Warehouse manager
  • 3PL Managers
  • Freight Brokers
  • Retail professionals
About Our Speaker(s)

Joe Lynch, Transportation Guidelines ExpertJoe Lynch
Joe Lynch is the founder of The Logistics of Logistics, a logistics training and consulting firm.  Joe specializes in helping logistics and transportation companies grow their sales.  Joe also works with manufacturers, retailers, distributors and wholesalers to select and manage their logistics providers (3PLs, broke... More info

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