Pre-Tender Notification: PT075 – 3PL Warehouse & Transport Contract (Entertainment Media)

April 16, 2019

Paul Trudgian Ltd has been engaged by a global leader in the Premium Home Entertainment market to help them source, through a competitive tender, a logistics provider to meet their UK warehousing and transport requirements on a 3-year closed-book contract, commencing in Q4 2019. This is a pre-tender notification for logistics providers to register their interest in receiving the full Invitation to Tender (ITT) which will be issued on Friday 26th April 2019. Read more

Pre-Tender Notification: PT064 – 3PL Transport & Warehouse Contract (Packaging)

February 11, 2019

Paul Trudgian Ltd has been engaged by one of the leading providers worldwide of packaging solutions for food, life science and healthcare products to help them source, through a competitive tender, a logistics provider to meet their UK warehousing and transport requirements. This is a pre-tender notification for logistics providers to register their interest in receiving the full Invitation to Tender (ITT) which will be issued on Monday 4th March 2019. Read more

Modernising Third Party Logistics with Robotics Technology

June 4, 2018

Logistics is increasingly under focus in modern businesses as it is an area where real differentiation can be made. Strategic input can create efficiencies which have an immensely positive impact on customer perceptions and the bottom line. Where we are really seeing these efficiencies is in the area of automation and robotics in third-party logistics providers (3PLs). These technologies can remove manual tasks which can be slow and prone to human error. The result is improved performance, competitive advantage and increased revenue. Read more

Logistics Outsourcing – 5 Reasons to Partner with a 3PL

January 29, 2018

Logistics is increasingly becoming a key differentiator when it comes to servicing customers and, reflecting this, supply chains are an area of rapid technological development. These two factors combined make it increasingly difficult for some companies to deploy the investment and retain the skill needed to remain at the front of the field when it comes to their logistics operations. In this article, we look at five reasons why a company might consider partnering with a 3PL. Read more

The Closing Technology Gap Between 3PLs and Shippers

January 17, 2018

Third Party Logistics (3PL) in the modern arena is only possible when you have the right information and data available in a form you can use. This is only possible through the implementation of the right information technology. The Third Party Logistics Study 2018 which was recently released demonstrates that collaboration continues between 3PL providers and shippers. We’re going in the right direction. We’re using data to our advantage for good decision-making and supply chain management. This is all thanks to the use of IT. Read more

Outsourcing Logistics for the First Time – Advice for a Growing Business

June 13, 2017

If you are a growing business considering outsourcing your logistics operations to a 3rd party logistics provider (3PL) for the first time, there a few areas that you need to consider beyond simple cost. This article is aimed at providing advice to small and growing businesses, but the advice will hold true for any business considering logistics outsourcing. Read more