Standardizing with 3PLs: How to Achieve the Lowest TCO in 3PL Managed Networks

In more complex supply chains with global operations, this has, at times, resulted in redundant investments in operational and systems design and implementation, increasing costs and adding complexity to attempts to standardize customer experience and drive specialized operational excellence. As a result, many manufacturers have embraced a holistic approach to warehouse management, including standardized business process design, centralized systems implementations, and cloud-based deployments. This white paper explores the benefits, key characteristics and opportunities of working with 3PL-based or centrally managed warehouse management systems.