Third-Party Logistics, Partnerships and In-House Services

Third-Party Logistics, Partnerships and In-House Services

While companies that serve local or regional markets may utilize in-house delivery resources, most businesses use third-party logistics (3PL) or engage in partnerships. Some of the larger players in online and omnichannel retail have acquired or built their own networks for B2C delivery and train workers for the future. Manufacturers and intermediary goods producers face a series of different obstacles in their B2B logistics in the domestic market. Readings for this assignment provide a broad perspective on today’s distribution channels.

Case Assignment

  1. Research the pros and cons of logistics delivery choices: from the perspective of cost, supply chain integration, and competitive advantage for Business to Business (B2B).This portion of the paper will be 1 page in length.
  2. Research the pros and cons of logistics delivery choices from the perspective of cost and customer service for Business to Consumer (B2C).This portion of the paper will be 1 page in length.
  3. Research the cost and logistical implications of last mile delivery. (Human resource and legal aspects of last mile delivery that were addressed in the Discussion should not be included.)This portion of the paper will be 1 page in length

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