A third-party logistics provider offer various outsourcing services such as warehousing, transportation, procurement, value-added services and to certain execution scope. Technology integration is also a ‘must have’ to enhance the entire service level. Outsourcing business model meeting customer’s expectation through cost –efficiency, increase productivity, flexibility, scalability, and economies of scale, meeting delivery dateline and technologies. The pictograph below shows using technologies with combination of machine learning across supply chain operations. Efficiently in optimizing the inventory turn and increase operations efficiency and achieve responsiveness to customers.
Expectation on Outsourcing Benefits
A 3PL with integrated services increase their flexibility to adjust to customer’s expectation and to be cost effective. Key benefits are as follows:
• End-to-End Visibility increase connectivity throughout the entire flow with IT centralising operational data. It can helps in achieving significant increase in cross-operational visibility such as inventory health, delivery status, order status and etc.