4th Party Logistics Provider

4PL

A 4PL (Fourth Party Logistics Provider, sometimes also referred to as an LLP or Lead Logistics Provider) is a type of supply chain services company. A 4PL adds additional services compared to a 3PL. A 4PL will take over all the management of a company’s supply chain process, including acting as point of contact for customers. A 4PL will usually offer strategic level supply chain expertise as well as capacity to manage, monitor and improve operations.