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What should you expect from your 3PL's WMS?

Nov 14, 2019 / by Todd Naramore posted in 3PL Outsourcing, Multi Channel Fulfillment, Fulfillment B2C, Metrics-KPIs, Inventory Control, Electronic Data Interchange, Warehouse


It wasn’t that long ago that simply having a sophisticated warehouse management system (WMS) was a major selling point for third-party logistics (3PL) providers. Over time, however, this technology has become commonplace, with just about all 3PLs having their own WMS bells and whistles to advertise.

But, while having a full-featured WMS may no longer be a differentiator for 3PLs, the way a 3PL uses the system certainly can be.

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6 Essential Logistics Metrics: Key Performance Indicator (KPIs)

May 7, 2019 / by Weber Logistics posted in Logistics Management, Logistics Customer Service, Metrics-KPIs


We live a world today filled with data. Your logistics company may be investing in technology upgrading systems, but are you taking full advantage of the data you currently have in front of you?

We’ve all heard it again and again… “The numbers don’t lie”. Key performance indicators are crucial in evaluating your supply chain’s performance. Logistics KPIs can tell if work is being done efficiently. There are countless KPIs that can be used depending on the needs and wants of the customer. It doesn’t matter how many reports you run, if they do not have meaning.   

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The Top Weber Logistics Blog Posts of 2018

Dec 21, 2018 / by Weber Logistics posted in 3PL, Vendor Compliance, eCommerce Fulfillment, Metrics-KPIs


We’re coming to the end of 2018 and preparing for 2019 – and you know what that means: year-end “best of” lists.  And, while our list may not be as entertaining as the “top 10 movies of 2018” rankings you’ll see in your social media feeds, we hope that you find it valuable.  Here, we present the three Weber Logistics blog posts that were most popular among our readers in 2018.

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A Spotlight on KPI Metrics: On-Time Shipping

Jan 6, 2017 / by Mimi Ma posted in 3PL, Metrics-KPIs, Onboarding

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Holding your 3PL accountable to deliver on the service promise can be difficult.  However, a key component of that is monitoring key performance indicators (KPI’s).

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Logistics Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Is Less More?

Apr 5, 2013 / by Weber Logistics posted in Third Party Logistics, Metrics-KPIs


In today’s supply chain, developing the “right” metrics that improve results are critical for a company’s health.   Everyone asks, “What are the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) that I should measure to improve my supply chain?”

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