February 16, 2023
By Adriana Pulley
In order to stay ahead of the warehouse and inventory issues, 3PL providers may need to anticipate longer lead times, increased transportation costs, and supply shortages.
ITS Logistics warns that shippers with inventory imbalances could cost tens of millions of dollars per quarter, tearing through earnings. The company advises its clients to try out short-term, pop-up storage offered by 3PL providers to reduce the reliance on traditional storage methods and move freight from ocean containers.
So although the Fed expects goods inflation to continue a downward trend, logistics issues suggest that there will be some elements of sticky inflation on the goods side of the equation that will slow disinflation..
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