The 3PL of the Future—Value Added Disruption in Logistics

Food, Food Manufacturing & Supply Chain,
  • Friday, October 02, 2020

When most picture the logistics industry or 3PL of the future, they think of automated self-driving vehicles or package delivering drones. While these may be in-store someday, these lofty advancements currently remain more aspirational than tangible. Despite being a long way off from a complete infrastructure overhaul, transformation is still happening at 3PL firms every day.

In this webinar, Zipline Logistics’ president and co-founder, Andrew Lynch, will discuss the 3PL and logistics industry of the future by highlighting the technological advancements currently in the space and how firms are incorporating those to find performance-enhancing and cost-reducing retail delivery strategies.

The discussion will focus on how strides in productivity, connectivity, and visibility tools have transformed 3PLs and helped increase the efficiency of the CPG supply chain.

From real-time tracking to price-matching technology, today’s 3PL is much different from the one of decades past. Third-party providers are working smarter through technologically enabled solutions to find efficient capacity, discover accurate pricing, and eliminate many roadblocks that slowed down predecessors.

This webinar aims to give CPG brands a look into the tools that are being used to deliver their freight to retail customers in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Learn how 3PL specialization, service, and technological insights, are paving the way for a brighter logistics future.


Andrew Lynch

Andrew Lynch, President and Co-Founder of Zipline Logistics

Andrew Lynch is president and co-founder of Zipline Logistics, an award-winning North American 3PL specializing exclusively in the transportation of retail consumer goods. He works alongside clients ranging from some of the largest food and beverage businesses in the world to the brightest up-and-coming CPG brands in North America.

Lynch and his team leverage data intelligence and strong industry relationships to help clients uncover transportation savings, build scalable supply chain strategies, and ace retailer compliance programs. He has held positions of responsibility in all areas of third-party logistics after launching his career in carrier procurement and management within a Fortune 100 logistics company.

Message Presenter

Who Should Attend?

  • CPG professionals
  • COOs
  • Sales, transportation, supply chain, and operations managers
  • Logistics managers
  • Procurement specialists
  • Retail buyers
  • Food and beverage brands

What You Will Learn

  • What technological applications are being used to enhance supply chain performance
  • How data-driven insights and the latest advancements enable logistics professionals help brands meet retail compliance standards
  • Where the industry is headed
  • What customers should look for in a 3PL/logistics provider

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Zipline Logistics

Zipline Logistics, founded in 2007, is a digitally enabled transportation partner that specializes exclusively in serving the food, beverage, and consumer product manufacturers. Managing hundreds of thousands of shipments, Zipline Logistics proudly serves clients ranging from some of the largest retail organizations in the world to the brightest up-and-coming food and beverage brands in North America. The 3PL’s capacity procurement team utilizes a proprietary qualification process to identify and contract the highest quality providers to operate within its network. This selectively procured carrier group is leveraged, along with Zipline Logistics’ proprietary data analytics software, a retail-trained operations staff, and service-first organizational culture, to deliver the absolute best client experience in transportation. Zipline Logistics was selected as an Inc. 5000 fastest growing company for 8 years, is a 9-time winner of the Columbus Business First Fast 50 Award and is consistently recognized as a Top 100 3PL by trusted outlets such as Food Logistics Magazine and Transport Topics.

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