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What does 4PL stand for?

Read this blog post to find out what the term 4PL stands for and what distinguishes a 4PL from a 3PL. We have summarised for you what our business model as a 4PL is all about and why this might be of interest to you as an importer.

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Investing in the future: Prologue participates in Flowfox

As a leading innovation in the field of 4PL logistics, Prologue is always open to working with new partners and interested in promoting future-oriented business models. This philosophy is supported by Prologue’s participation as a lead investor in the start-up company Flowfox.

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Prologue’s Patrick Merkel:“Technology is ready for groundbreaking change.”

A lack of containers, significant price increases in freight rates, broken supply chains: Especially due to the coronavirus pandemic, massive adverse effects can be felt in transport logistics. As managing director of the 4PL service provider Prologue, Patrick Merkel has first-hand experience with the effects in the logistics sector.

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Retail sales in China continue to grow after the coronavirus hitch.

The National Bureau of Statistics of China has published new economic data. The population’s per capita disposable income (average, about 1.4 billion people) increased by 4.7% in 2020 compared to the previous year and by 2.1% in price-adjusted terms to 32,187 yuan (approximately 4,100 euros).

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    Leading logistics solutions – Prologue 4PL

    Prologue designs, structures and optimizes the entire supply chain for corporate customers, including all management and organizational processes.

    We see ourselves as an independent supply chain integrator that centrally controls and optimizes all service partners, as well as the flow of information. Our focus is on a sustainable, consulting-based medium- to long-term view of total logistics costs.

    The annual savings potential can be between 20% and 30% – with maximum cost transparency and planning reliability. As our customer, you benefit in particular from exclusive advantages and conditions at shipping companies due to our direct customer status.

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