Story originally appeared in Supply Chain Digital on May 8, 2020. Excerpts from the story below. To see the full story visit

Agreeing with Gilbert, Peter Van Merode, VP 3PL Industry Strategy at Blue Yonder (formerly JDA) comments that “technology disruptions and digitalisation of data are redefining the role that 3PLs play and the solutions that 3PLs offer to their customers and the industry. As the rate of technology innovation accelerates, retailers and manufacturers are digitally transforming and reinventing themselves to remain competitive. They are looking for fast and flexible services to support them through this period.”