First-Party Logistics

First-Party Logistics or 1PL is a term describing the Shipper or Consignee.

Concrete production and transportation
A First-Party Logistics company typically owns, leases, or hires their own vehicles to transport their products. Only one party is directly involved in this supply chain: themselves.

Use Cases

  • A Retailer picking up supplies from their supplier
  • A manufacturer delivering goods to their customer
  • A cement producer delivering concrete to a customer's job site

See also: 2PL, 3PL, 4PL, 5PL


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