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DCHS Case Study: Third-party Logistics – Advanced Services to gain a Competitive Advantage

ByHejun Zhuang, Xiande Zhao, Jeff Hoi Yan Yeung, Bin Zeng, Juan Hao

The term third party logistics (TPL) was first proposed by European and American countries in the mid-1980s and soon became popular. After over 20 years of development, thirdparty logistics have become a mature industry, especially in developed countries.