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Global Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market 2014-2018

DUBLIN, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Third Party Logistics (3PL) Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.

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3PL is the outsourcing of logistics and distribution activities by companies to logistics solution providers known as 3PL providers. A 3PL provider is a company to which shippers (customers that transport goods using 3PL services) outsource a part or all the supply chain management (SCM) functions of their logistics services.

A 3PL provider plays a significant part in handling customer logistics requirements and performs transportation, location tracking, and sometimes product consolidation activities. Thus, 3PL providers typically specialize in transportation, warehousing, and integrated operation services, which they customize according to their customers' needs.

Often, 3PL providers go beyond logistics and provide value-added services such as inventory management, cross-docking, door-to-door delivery, and the packaging of products. They also provide strategic and operational value to many shippers worldwide. Currently, 3PL improves logistics effectiveness by introducing new and innovative ways to manage the SCM.

The analysts forecast the Global 3PL market to grow at a CAGR of 5.27 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Global 3PL Market

08. Market Segmentation by Logistics Services Outsourced

09. Market Segmentation by Industry Serviced

10. Geographical Segmentation

11. Key Leading Countries

12. Buying Criteria

13. Market Growth Drivers

14. Drivers and their Impact

15. Market Challenges

16. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

17. Market Trends

18. Trends and their Impact

19. Vendor Landscape

20. Key Vendor Analysis

21. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • CEVA Logistics
  • CH Robinson Worldwide
  • DB Schenker Logistics
  • Deutsche Post DHL
  • Hyundai Glovis
  • Kuehne + Nagel International
  • Nippon Express
  • United Parcel Service
  • Agility
  • APL Logistics
  • BDP International
  • Damco
  • Expeditors International
  • FedExSupply Chain
  • Hub Group
  • Imperial Logistics
  • JB Hunt
  • Kerry Logistics
  • Logwin
  • Menlo Worldwide Logistics
  • Neovia Logistics Services
  • NFI
  • Panalpina
  • Ryder
  • Schneider Logistics
  • Sinotrans
  • Werner Enterprises Dedicated and Logistics
  • Wincanton

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8kq6jq/global_third

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