Considerations When Investing In 3rd-Party Logistics Cos.

Law360, New York (June 15, 2012, 2:48 PM EDT) -- Third-party logistics companies manage any type of vital outsourced process related to the operations of businesses including delivering finished supplies or products and storing and maintaining intermediate and end-of-the-line inventory. Third-party logistics companies are born when entrepreneurs identify and decide to fill such procedural holes. As a result of this nexus and the nature of third-party logistics, certain general characteristics of prototypical third-party logistics companies can be identified.

The third-party logistics market is generally fragmented with a great number of companies in the growth stage of...
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