Today, many companies choose to outsource their supply chain management. The use of a third party logistics provider – or 3PL – allows companies to benefit from a range of supply chain services from warehousing, transportation and distribution management, pick & pack, order and inventory management, forecasting, consulting and much more.
What is a 3PL?
A 3pL provides outsourced logistics and transportation services to companies in support of their supply chain management. 3PLs manage the way resources and products are moved from point A to B. The third-party logistics industry offers a diverse portfolio of services. At Powerline, we offer the following key services: logistics, international transportation, warehousing and consulting.
There are many reasons to use a third-party logistics provider, keep reading for our top three.
1. Leverage a new industry network
Leverage the network of logistics! 3pL’s work with a broad range of industries from manufacturing to automotive, food and beverage, technology and so much more. Using a 3pL will open doors to the in-depth world of logistics, distribution and supply chain management.
2. Go beyond your in-house logistics team
Work stress-free and focus solely on your business! Let a 3PL work their supply chain management magic when it comes to moving your product. Additionally, 3pL’s tailor to your unique logistics needs, which means your bases will always be covered.
3. Streamline your supply chain to save time and money
Save time and money while streamlining your supply chain with a third-party logistics company. Most 3PLs receive lower transportation rates to save you money when it comes to moving your product. They also work with an array of road and carrier services to make sure your product is moved and delivered in the most efficient time frame.
Powerline has over 25 years of experience to give you the best third-party logistics experience possible. Over the years, we have worked with a range of customers in manufacturing and automotive to food and beverage, from small companies to Fortune 500 companies. Therefore, we are confident we have what it takes to make your supply chain the best it can be! Interested in receiving a quote? Click here and one of our staff will be in contact with you.