As business grew, parts supplier Rotary Corp. struggled to maintain service levels while keeping logistics costs in check. A 3PL helped it rein in expenses and get its operations running smoothly again.
Companies should ready for a six-month disruption to global supply chains and prepare for changes in sourcing strategies moving forward as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, supply chain experts warn.
With something as complicated as logistics outsourcing, it can pay to bring the provider into the initial planning process. And yes, that may mean picking your LSP before you even get to the RFP stage.