3PL: THIRD PARTY LOGISTICS PROVIDER

WHAT IS A 3PL

Third Party Logistics is the activity of outsourcing activities related to Logistics and Distribution. The 3PL industry includes Logistics Solution Providers (LSPs) and the shippers whose business processes they support.

DLG AS A 3PL

As a leading 3PL in the industry, DLG Transportation Incorporated integrates warehousing, transportation services, information management systems and inventory control solutions through an enterprise management platform. These services can be scaled and customized to meet a customer's specific needs based on market conditions and the demands and delivery service requirements for their products and materials.

WHY USE A 3PL

  • To provide supplementary supply chain support to test the waters in new regional markets or countries where your company doesn't currently have a presence without taking the full plunge and opening a new distribution center.

  • If you are a company whose business is seasonal in nature using a 3PL provider allows you to scale your warehousing space, labor, and transportation to provide full support during the peak months of your business while cutting back during slower months.

  • To increase on-time performance and realize efficiencies with the management of your inventory by using a 3PL provider that has superior technology and processes than your in-house operations.

  • To quickly build a multi-location distribution network with lower risk, without the significant capital investment associated with building out a network on your own.

4PL: FOURTH PARTY LOGISTICS PROVIDER

WHAT IS A 4PL

A 4PL is an integrator that assembles the resources, capabilities, and technology of it own organization and other organizations to design, build and run comprehensive supply chain solutions.

DLG AS A 4PL

As a Lead Logistics Provider, DLG has positioned itself as the "go to" organization for complete resource management. DLG has capabilities that surpass that of its competitors due to the unique makeup of the organization. Through company owned brokerage, forwarding, light asset-based services and licensed agency relationships that that incorporate asset and non-asset based services, DLG has positioned itself as the true leader in transportation management services.

WHY USE A 4PL

  • Neutrality - acting on behalf of our client and implementing their strategy

  • Single point of contact - dedicated personnel specifically trained on our clients CTQs

  • Open-book management, full transparency

  • Material flow optimization - our transport management system enables freight consolidation and "back haul" opportunities

  • Substantial logistics costs savings - direct savings through logistics sourcing and consolidated transport spend, logistics cost avoidance & infrastructure savings for our client

  • Gain in productivity - the routing center can handle all your logistics needs on your behalf

  • Global sourcing strategy & synergies - regular strategic reviews to identify process improvements and cost reduction opportunities

  • Industry best practices benchmarking - process optimization and market intelligence

  • Data ownership & visibility - our Transport Management System captures a wealth of logistics data, provides a high level of inventory visibility, and produces meaningful KPI's

  • Continuity of personnel - we provide qualified and well-trained personnel and ensure personnel continuity

DELIVERING INTEGRATED BUSINESS SOLUTIONS.