Lots of Third-Party Brokering is Inadequate, so Zip Xpress is Positively Partnering
All 3PLs are not created equal; that’s for sure.
Some serve their client companies quite well and work effectively with the carriers they hire to move product. Others? Not so much.
Less than professional practices from the middle ground of brokering can suck the best intentions right out of a shipper/3PL/carrier connection, and recent research on the subject backs that up: Read This
Only two to three years! That is the pitifully short life span of a shipper/logistics provider relationship. Of course, if those two parties are jumping ship that often, it’s bound to have a long-term, negative impact on building business relationships of trust, longevity, and shared visions of customer service.