Henderson Logistics are often engaged to prepare cost and operating model concepts of logistics outsourcing for warehousing. This is compared with in house control to decide on the best strategy.
For those already in an outsourced arrangement, Hendersons can conduct an independent performance audit or manage a tender process to test the market. Tenders are frequently conducted for these services, usually on a national basis with preparation of contract documents for engagement of the service provider.
As logistics consultants, Hendersons are frequently called on to develop solutions for 3PL planning in cost and operating terms. Contract 3PL outsourcing solutions addressed include the following.
- Contract warehouse operations
- 3PL warehousing
- Rates of service providers
- Logistics outsourcing and agreement documentation
- Project management of transition to 3PL arrangements