An operational model where a company outsource its entire supply chain to a service provider.
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Al Sharqi Shipping is a leader in the logistics industry with more than 30 years of experience in guiding and moving freight across the globe.
What is a 4PL company?
A 4PL service provider is more like an integrator that goes beyond physical logistics services and offers all the supply chain services. Some of the elements that are included are procurement, IT, and finance aspect.
There might seem a minor difference in both 3PL and 4PL, but the latter plays a more strategic role that can help the customers get close to their organizational goals and take full responsibility for the supply chain operations.
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