Outsourcing logistics or third party logistics (3PL) has become an important source of competitive advantages, increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of a company’s logistics function. This paper aims to review research and current 3PL in Hong Kong and to provide ideas for future research. Comprehensive review in the literature has found that the linkage between 3PL service providers and its supply chain partners and 3PL quality performance are required to study further to fill research gap in current literature.
Yuen, Simon Sheung Man and Shi, Xinping, "Performance Measurement of Outsourcing Logistics: A Model Development and Implications" (2003). ICEB 2003 Proceedings. 91.