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Multi-Channel Distribution: A 3PL Challenge or Opportunity?

The constantly evolving landscape surrounding the distribution industry is providing more and more variables and challenges for your supply chain.  With online and mobile orders on a steady rise, distributors need fresh ways to meet these multiple channels of distribution while keeping costs under control.   The essence of this change stems from the modern ways for a customer to submit an order.  It can be via smart phone, laptop or even the good old call center.  These orders are also expected to be able to be delivered to a variety of places; homes, offices, etc.  All of these new obligations are creating challenges that 3PLs are learning to overcome.

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