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Technical Note: Third-Party Logistics: Current Issues and World Wide Web Resources

Abstract

The purpose of this note is to update a person already familiar with third-party logistics companies (3PLs) on issues facing the industry, and also to provide a listing of available resources on the World Wide Web related to 3PLs. We first cover basic concepts about 3PLs, and the benefits and risks of outsourcing logistics functions to these companies. Then we discuss current issues facing 3PLs. Finally, we present a summary of some of the most important 3PL-related sites organized by content.

Type

Case

Author(s)

Sunil Chopra, Adrian Alonso, Lance Donenberg, Daniel Gamba, David Vely

Date Published

07/14/2016

Citations

Chopra, Sunil, Adrian Alonso, Lance Donenberg, Daniel Gamba, and David Vely. Technical Note: Third-Party Logistics: Current Issues and World Wide Web Resources. Case 7-204-251 (KEL281).

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