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How Carriers and 4PLs Can Benefit From Collaboration

How 4PLs can support carriers The transport industry is going through a radical technological transformation which offers fantastic opportunities for both carriers and their customers. In an article for Courier News, Tim Fawkes, 3T Logistics’ Managing Director, explains how 4PLs can support carriers to improve their business and also create a better transport solution for …

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Inaccurate inventories carry twofold costs

Better inventory analysis could help retailers to save on the costs associated with holding too much or too little stock, say researchers at Cardiff Business School. Academics from the school are working with their counterparts from the Technical University of Darmstadt and the Brussels-based trade association Efficient Consumer Response to identify the impact of more …

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Companies to need more 4PL after Brexit

A report from Deloitte has outlined the potential impact of Brexit on consumer goods suppliers, including why the UK’s exit from the European Union is likely to increase companies’ reliance on 3PL and 4PL. The analyst’s January 2018 Consumer Review reveals that a third of consumers believe goods and services in general will cost more …