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Running head: LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT MGT322 - ASSIGNMENT 2
Logistics Management MGT322 - Assignment 2
LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT MGT322 - ASSIGNMENT 2
What are Third party logistics firms?
Today, shippers are increasingly using a service called Third-Party Logistics (3PLs) to
stay more focused on their core competencies and become more efficient in their services. A
Third Party Logistics Company can be described as a company that speaks to potential shippers
as customers. The definition of a third party logistic service may depend on the significant part
of the service, but Cerasis (2020) defined as the combination of business and service provision.
Therefore, Third-Party Logistics Company is a company that provides several services related to
the supply chain such as transportation, packing, picking, packaging, and freight forwarding and
order fulfillment. For instance, transport Third Party Logistics Services are services that extend
beyond standard carrier to offer a comprehensive combination of logistic offerings. Warehousing
Third Party Logistic Services is a service that provides a wide distribution and warehousing
experience. Forwarding services offers forwarder roles beyond conventional middlemen
responsibility while shipper Third Party Logistic Service offers shipping management from the
start to the end (Robinson, 2020). An example of 3PL Company in Saudi Arabia is Kintetsu
World Express that provides services such as freight, customs brokerage,...
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