Outsourcing logistics operations is an upward trend in the UK, with the UK Logistics sector now seeing revenues of £55bn per year. If you are one of the many companies that are considering outsourcing their logistics operations to a 3rd party logistics provider (3PL), or retendering their existing outsourced operations, here are five key points that you should consider. Read more
We have been engaged by a well-known UK retail brand to tender their UK transport operations for store deliveries from their National Distribution Centre (NDC) in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.
The requirement is to collect predominantly palletised product from the Rotherham NDC and deliver to the company’s estate of 200+ retail stores.
Any business development manager within the 3rd party logistics industry will tell you that responding to logistics tenders is part science and part art. The science lies in the solution modelling, and the art is engaging the prospective company in the solution that’s been modelled. Here’s a few tips on the art… Read more
Logistics and supply chain outsourcing is an area of fast change and rapid growth.
With increasingly globalised markets, combined with faster lead-time expectations, reduced working capital deployment and lower operating costs, supply chains are ever more complex and the opportunities for third-party logistics providers (3PLs) to bring value are ever more numerous. Read more