eyefortransport; 60% Reduction in Number of Customers Planning to Increase 3PL Use in North America

3PLs, 4PLs and customer companies who use their solutions have given their input into 3PL selection and contracting trends in a survey focused on the North American market.

EFT125Created from the responses of 3PL, 4PLs and users, eyefortransport’s 3PL Selection and Contract Renewal Report offers a unique snapshot of where 3PL comtracting trends stand, and how they have changed since 2009, specific to the North American market.

Key findings include:

  • 81% of responding customers are negotiating their next 3PL contract either this year or next
  • Fewer customers reporting initial contracts over 3 years in length compared to 2009
  • A 60% reduction in the number of customers who plan to increase the number of 3PLs they use

•Sending out RFPs to niche and specialist providers has increased in importance for customers since 2009
•An increased number of North American 3PLs are using third parties to find out about new RFPs

The new report features 17 pages of relevant and timely information on the state of the 3PL contracts renewal process, with 38 easy-to-digest charts with information you won’t find anywhere else, including comparisons between North America vs. Worldwide and 2012 vs. 2009 trends.
To get your complimentary copy of the 3PL Selection & Contracts Renewal Report – North American Focus, click on the following link:

Download the report here

Contracting trends and issues will also be discussed live at the eyefortransport 11th 3PL Summit, taking place in Chicago, June 18-20 2013. Leading 3PL CEOs will take the stage to discuss their current business challenges and opportunities. They’ll also be joined by an elite group of senior supply chain customers. Register for the Summit before the end of 2012 and save $600. See more information on the 3PL Summit here. If you are interested in joining then please contact the event director Haley Garner (hgarner(at)eft(dot)com).

About EFT

EFT (eyefortransport) is the global leader in business intelligence and C-level networking for the transport, logistics and supply chain industry. We specialize in connecting senior industry executives with their industry peers, and with the crucial information they need to excel in their work.

For 13 years, EFT has provided the industry with essential business intelligence in the form of news, reports, benchmarking data, white papers and high-level events. Through constant direct engagement with industry leaders, we ensure our products and events are directly tailored to meet the industry’s needs.

With over 15 annual events in Europe, North America and Asia, EFT also provides the primary meeting grounds for the top executives in the industry. Our events are consistently attended by the CEOs, CSCOs, and VP-level decision-makers from the leaders in supply chain and logistics.

For information about our business intelligence products, or to get involved with any of our events or initiatives, call us today: +44 (0)207 375 7174 or 1-800-814-3459 ext. 7174, or visit http://www.eft.com

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