Executive Briefings

The Near-Term Outlook for Outsourcing

In spite of the uncertain economic forecast, the future of logistics outsourcing looks bright, says Cliff Otto, Saddle Creek president, in a recent interview at eyefortransport's 3PL Summit. Companies are recognizing that third-party providers are uniquely positioned to help drive costs out of their business and give them the flexibility to accommodate business fluctuations, he explains. Otto identifies two outsourcing trends that are particularly appealing to logistics customers in today's economy: exploring shared space environments and moving final product configuration closer to the end customer. Click here to view the video.

In spite of the uncertain economic forecast, the future of logistics outsourcing looks bright, says Cliff Otto, Saddle Creek president, in a recent interview at eyefortransport's 3PL Summit. Companies are recognizing that third-party providers are uniquely positioned to help drive costs out of their business and give them the flexibility to accommodate business fluctuations, he explains. Otto identifies two outsourcing trends that are particularly appealing to logistics customers in today's economy: exploring shared space environments and moving final product configuration closer to the end customer. Click here to view the video.