Logistics Outsourcing - 4th Party Logistics (4PL)

Logistics Outsourcing (4PL) can be defined as the strategic use of outside parties (business independency) to perform activities traditionally handled by internal staff and resources. Allyn allocates resources to your company in order to manage your supply chain. We work as an extension of your company, exercising your strategy and driving your initiatives. Our objective is to lead your business to logistics best practices, providing logistics expertise & consultancy support, optimizing your processes and your supply chain.

Advantages of Outsourcing Logistics

  • Single point of contact
  • Open-book management, full transparency
  • Industry best practices benchmarking
  • Data ownership & visibility (reporting) 
  • Material flows optimization
  • Substantial logistics costs savings
  • Gain in productivity
  • Global sourcing strategy & synergies   

Did you know?

The 4PL term dates back to 1996 and was invented by Accenture who defined a 4PL as, "A supply chain integrator that assembles and manages the resources, capabilities, and technology of its own organization with those of complementary service providers to deliver a comprehensive supply chain solution."