Alliance Offers to its client's 3PL services to manage their various functions in supply chain so that the principal can focus on core competencies and better manage and utilize company assets and resources and optimize inventory and personnel.
A third-party logistics (3PL) firm is an external supplier that performs all or part of the company's logistics functions. The definition encompasses providers of services such as transportation, warehousing, distribution and soon.
The use of third party logistics providers has grown dramatically over the last several years and has increasingly become an effective way to reduce costs and spread risks for traditional, vertically integrated firms.
Elimination of infrastructure investments
Access to world-class processes, products, services or technologies.
Improved ability to react quickly to changes in business environments.
Reduction of operating costs.
Exchange of fixed costs with variable costs.
Access to resources not available in one's own organization.