See Kargo in Action

See Kargo in Action

Automated loading docks capture data and flag errors in real time

Get a demo


6 Reasons Why 3PLs Should Offer Computer Vision as a Value-Add Service

  |  Kargo  |  3 min

As a value-add service, computer vision at the loading dock can drive revenue and empower 3PLs to develop AI capabilities without the typical risk of early adoption.

What You Need to Know

With increasing warehouse vacancy rates, and third party logistics providers (3PLs) need to find new ways to pad their margins. 

Artificial intelligence (AI) offers a unique opportunity for 3PLs to drive revenue while enhancing services offerings and positioning their business at the forefront of logistics technology. Kargo’s computer vision solution for the loading dock is the perfect example of how AI can be leveraged to fuel growth.

Here we’ll explore the reasons why incorporating Kargo into your service offerings can significantly benefit your 3PL business and its customers.

6 Reasons to Offer Kargo as a Value-Add Service

Here are five ways computer vision can enhance the services 3PLs provide and enable them to stand out in a competitive market.

1. Automate Accuracy

Kargo's computer vision technology, a type of AI, gathers information from freight as it passes through the loading dock, automating label scanning, shipment verification and quality checks. 

It instantly flags discrepancies, allowing for immediate rectification, which is crucial to ensuring shipping accuracy and minimizing costs associated with overages, shortages, and damages (OS&D).

2. Strengthen Customer Relationships

Offering Kargo's advanced solutions helps build deeper trust and loyalty with your clients. Kargo not only captures data but provides visual proof of the freight's condition and handling. This level of transparency is invaluable, fostering trust and accountability between 3PLs and their clients.

3. Unlock New Revenue Streams

Kargo isn't just a tool; it's a business catalyst. Kargo introduces a new dimension to 3PL services, enhancing profit margins and driving growth. By offering Kargo's advanced capabilities, 3PLs can not only attract new clients, but also upsell existing customers.

4. Gain a Competitive Edge

Kargo sets your services apart in the crowded 3PL market. Offering advanced computer vision technology differentiates your 3PL from competitors, showcasing your commitment to leveraging cutting-edge technology for enhanced service delivery.

5. Develop Critical AI Capabilities

Position your 3PL as an industry leader by adopting AI capabilities early. Kargo can be fully implemented in less than 30 days, offering a straightforward path to integrating advanced technology and providing a significant ROI as you develop your AI competencies.

6. Future-Proof Your Business

Kargo allows 3PLs and their customers stay ahead of the technological curve, reducing the need for future costly upgrades or overhauls down the line. The integration computer vision ensures that your business remains relevant and competitive in the fast-evolving logistics landscape.

Integrating Kargo into your 3PL operations is more than just an upgrade—it's a strategic move towards operational excellence. By enhancing accuracy, efficiency, and client trust, Kargo empowers 3PLs to lead in an increasingly competitive and fast-paced industry.


Connect With us

Ask us anything or drop your email to stay in touch