Overview

IBISWorld’s Third-Party Logistics Services Procurement Research Report offers purchasing insight into the Third-Party Logistics Services market. Our analysis dissects pricing trends and the supply chain, including highlighting key suppliers and their financial benchmarks. The report also provides key pieces of take-away intelligence, such as negotiation question preparation and a buying decision scorecard, which includes factors weighted according to their importance in the decision-making process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard
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Third-Party Logistics Services - Recent Price Trend

From 2014 to 2017, prices for 3PL services have been rising at an estimated average annual rate of 1.3%, negatively affecting buyers. Rising input costs combined with growing demand have caused prices to rise. However, minimal fluctuations among price drivers have contributed to low price volatility, which buyers can use to their advantage. Moreover, the prevalence of multiyear contracts gives...

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Third-Party Logistics Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for 3PL services is moderate due to the numerous additional fees required by suppliers. 3PL suppliers often differ in the fees that they incorporate into their pricing models, versus those that are charged as ancillary costs. Most suppliers charge buyers a one-time setup fee, which can range from several hundred to a few thousand dollars. Moreover, some suppliers...

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of third-party logistics (3PL) services. Third-party logistics suppliers act as intermediaries between buying companies (also called shippers) and logistics companies, such as transportation suppliers and warehouses, to allow buyers to outsource part of their supply chain's logistics processes. Suppliers offer a variety of services, including managing freight shipments, warehousing, distribution, order fulfillment and transportation software integration. Although third party logistics can include freight forwarding, third party logistics suppliers are often much more diversified and work more closely with the buying company to streamline multiple aspects of the supply chain, in addition to transportation.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Regulation
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
  Imports
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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