Collaboration is Key — Proven Benefits to Collaborating with Your 3PL Provider

Collaboration is Key — Proven Benefits to Collaborating with Your 3PL Provider

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3/27/14 11:19 AM

You hire a 3PL provider to help you work through the necessary and final step of completing a sale, but taking a vested approach by collaborating and communicating with your 3PL provider can cut costs and improve customer satisfaction. 

 

Improve Communication. Share long-term plans with your 3PL provider.

Create a Strategy. Ask your 3PL provider to share data obtained from today's advanced technology to determine cut-costing strategies that will help increase functionality of the supply chain system. 

Expand Existing Relationships. Create a fruitful partnership based on a collective understanding of goals and objectives. This will lead to mutually beneficial relationships and performance boosting efficiency at every level.

 

Collaborating with your 3PL provider opens the door to continuous improvement and innovation, making sure that the last mile counts when it comes to customer satisfaction. 

 

 

Download: More Sales, Less Cost

Topics: Last Mile Delivery, Logistics Best Practices