Two of the most common concerns we hear from new clients and prospective customers are “loss of visibility” and the cost associated with technology solutions by outsourcing logistics. Many 3PLs offer a wide variety of technology tools to enhance visibility, but they often come loaded with a fairly steep price tag and long lead times to implementation. It doesn’t have to be that way.
Just what do we mean by visibility? When companies outsource warehousing, packaging, fulfillment and/or transportation, they want assurance that they will be able to virtually monitor their product after it leaves their facilities.
While there are many factors to consider from the operational and service delivery perspective, there are just as many from the technology perspective, especially when it comes to visibility and cost. Here are a few examples:
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