Getting the Right 3PL/4PL Strategy to Deliver Like Amazon

For many electronics companies, outsourcing certain aspects of the logistics process can lead to better business and improved customer support. By working with the right third party logistics (3PL or 4PL) companies, these manufacturers can stand out from the competition by offering new and better services. 3PL or 4PL companies provide a variety of services:  warehousing, distribution, transportation, and sometimes even value added services, assembly services, packing services and more.  Their core customer is one…

Finding the Value of Mobility in the Supply Chain

As a participant in the recent Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) Supply Chain & Mobility Panel, we talked about the benefits of deploying mobile capabilities in the supply chain. The audience was comprised of Atlanta-based supply chain practitioners. I was invited to share my perspective from a data collection, collaboration, order fulfilment perspective in the distribution center, as well as from the back of the store omnichannel perspective. The audience had questions: What are the benefits?…