6 Reasons to Use a 3PL. [Third Party Logistics]

Should your company outsource logistics services - CTE Logisitcs

CTE Logistics provides 3rd Party Logistics to clients throughout the Pacific Northwest

Domestic Logistics are complicated. As many companies begin to grow, they realize that they lack the expertise to manage complex logistics operations in-house in a cost-effective way.

We are Logistics Experts

3PLs (CTE Logistics) are knowledgeable of industry best practices and stay up to date with the latest developments in technology. 3PL software is capable of advanced reporting, inventory management, and provides visibility to monitor the entire process. 3PL experts employ Just in Time practices to ensure the correct amount of inventory is shipped when and where you need it.
Outsourcing logistics allows your company to focus on your core competencies, and leaves the rest to the experts. It will allow you to have peace of mind knowing your logistics needs are being handled by reliable, seasoned professionals.

Large and Efficient Network of Transportation, Warehousing and Supply Chain solutions.

CTE Logistics relies upon a large resource network that provides advantages over in-house supply chains. Using a 3pl’s resource network, each step in the supply chain can be executed in the most efficient, cost effective way. 3PLs can leverage relationships and volume discounts, which results in lower overhead and the fastest possible service. Choosing a 3PL logistics allows your company to benefit from resources which are unavailable in-house

Save Time and Money by Outsourcing

Outsourcing logistics will save a wealth of time and money for your company. Imagine the ability to eliminate the need to invest in warehouse space, technology, transportation, and staff to execute the logistics process. CTE third party logistics can save you from costly mistakes and allow your business to operate a global logistical network with lower risk, lower costs and ultimately increased profit. Leave it to us to handle the planning, booking, paperwork, billing, audits, training, staffing, and optimization involved to get your shipments where they need to go, on time, and within budget.

Scalability and Flexibility

A benefit of using a 3PL provider is the ability to scale space, labor, and transportation according to inventory needs. Businesses with seasonal periods can enjoy stress free transitions between industry ups and downs, having the ability to utilize more space and resources when needed.
Using a 3PL provider allows your business to grow into new regions without barriers. 3PL providers have distribution centers and warehouses strategically located to allow for quick shipping of goods to anywhere in the world. Decentralized distribution offers lower costs, and provides quicker delivery times. 3PL providers have the resources to seamlessly support growth into new markets.


Leverage our Specialized Technology

We provide industry leading technology to allow transparency in the process. You can track and view your shipments, and have access to a portal which provides real time results. You get real-time updates relating to routes, delivery, and inventory.

Continuous Optimization of Supply Chain

We make adjustments and improvements to each link in the supply chain to ensure your needs are met by using the fastest, most efficient, and cost-effective methods. 3PLs have the tools to restructure the supply chain, and usability of technology that ensures the proper amount of goods arrive when and where you need them. Sophisticated management software can analyze and monitor practices to eliminate inefficiencies and streamline the supply chain. Outsourcing 3PL services will ensure continuous improvements are made to your logistics process. Third Party Logistics providers can help maximize profits, reduce wait times, and improve customer service.