From the Ecosystem

What are the differences between 3PL and 4PL?

In recent years, there has been a consolidated effort to nail down precise definitions of Third-Party Logistics (3PL) and Fourth-Party Logistics (4PL). Given this history, many in the shipping industry, to say nothing of their clients across the global supply chain, have sometimes struggled to differentiate between 3PL vs 4PL logistics. Here’s what you need to know to better understand the differences and determine which one is right for you.

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Asian ecosystem grows and businesses benefit

Ecosystems emerge as a result of digitization when businesses seize the opportunity to create and deliver new customer solutions. Unlike traditional product businesses, which focus on costs, revenues and profits, platforms focus on interactions: exchanges of value between producers and consumers on the platform.

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New members set stage for next wave of TradeLens growth

The addition of leading carriers will bolster what is already an extensive and diverse ecosystem of supply chain partners using TradeLens today. On this occasion, we thought it would be a great time to highlight a number of new and recent additions.

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