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Data increasingly important for 3PLs, study says

First and foremost, a produce company seeking a third-party logistics provider (3PL) wants one that understands the transportation challenges specific to produce, said Mark Petersen, director of global sourcing at Eden Prairie, Minn.-based C.H. Robinson. Beyond that requirement, a key differentiator for 3PLs can be their collection and analysis of data, according to the 2017 Third-Party Logistics Study, which was sponsored by Penske Logistics, the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University, and Capgemini Consulting.
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