Comments in International Trade

Outsource Logistics & Supply Chain Functions: Gain a Competitive Edge

Mitch Kostoulakos CTL,LCB

  • Outsourcing logistics functions can be an effective strategy. In many cases, however, there is little oversight of the 3PL during the life of the contract. Outsourcing must start with defining specific scope of work including special services. Most critical is regular (monthly or at least quarterly) performance reviews of the 3PL by management, not just when problems develop.less