Deciding whether to outsource or run your own warehouse is not always an easy task.
Outsourcing allows a business to select a third-party logistics (3PL) vendor with the appropriate level of expertise and to provide a variable cost structure relative to the stock movements and storage requirements. A certain level of control is forfeited by choosing this approach and there may be challenges in relation to integrating systems and processes to ensure seamless communication and visibility. In-house warehousing provides full control of this function but requires a much higher level of internal knowledge and capability to determine and manage the following requirements:
As experienced supply chain consultants, Prological can assist your business by:
Prological provides unbiased advice providing our clients with customised and sustainable, best-practice solutions.