Dr. C. John Langley Jr. and Industry Experts Conduct Comprehensive Study Of The Use Of Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Services In The U.S., Europe, And Asia-Pacific

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During the spring and summer of 2005, Dr. C. John Langley Jr. from The Logistics Institute at Georgia Tech, with industry experts from Capgemini, DHL, and SAP, conducted an extensive study about using 3PL services in North America, Western Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, South Africa and Middle East to examine critical trends and issues among key markets and key customers in the 3PL industry. The objectives of this study are:

  • Measure the development and growth of the 3PL industry across major industry segments and across several diverse regions of the world
  • Summarize the current use of 3PL services
  • Identify customer needs and how well 3PL providers are responding to those needs
  • Understand how customers select and manage 3PL providers
  • Examine why customers outsource or elect not to outsource to 3PL providers
  • Investigate leading topics to provide a strategic assessment of the future of the 3PL industry

This latest and past reports can not be found at the study's official site, http://3plstudy.com/.

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H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE)

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  • Created By: Barbara Christopher
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Mar 12, 2006 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:07pm