3PL or Third-party Logistics services are no longer unfamiliar to businesses in the Vietnamese market. Outsourcing part or all of the logistics and supply chain operations has become an essential trend for various types of businesses, including manufacturing, services, and retail companies. This allows them to focus on their core activities, such as production, marketing/sales, procurement/financing.
The concept of Contract Logistics is inseparable when discussing 3PL. To effectively utilize the services of Third-party Logistics, supply chain managers need to have a clear and comprehensive understanding of this concept. So, what is Contract Logistics? How is it broken down into different types? Why has the market talked more about In-house Logistics Services in the last 10 years? How do In-house Logistics Service and Contract Logistics differ, and how can they be distinguished? Let's explore these questions in this article.