3PL Service Providers
What Is 3PL?
3PL stands for Third Party Logistics and it refers to the use of other companies to manage and execute the storage, processing, and shipping of inventory. The outsourcing of supply-chain management has existed since the 1970s but with the growth of ecommerce, 3PL is becoming a must-have service for many vendors. Depending on the 3PL service provider, they may also handle other aspects of ecommerce such as customer service, billing, and technical support.
Do you Need a 3PL Service Provider?
Many businesses are hiring third-party providers to process the incoming and outgoing of inventory and here are some reasons why it’s a smart decision:
Save Time and Resources: For the most part, the storage, processing, and delivery of products can be done by a third party without any negative impact on a business. By hiring a 3PL provider, a business can devote more time and resources on the growth and development of the business itself.
Get Expert Knowledge and Experience: A 3PL service provider is an expert in supply-and-demand, warehousing, and delivery. Instead of struggling with the logistics of inbound/outbound merchandise, a business owner can rely on the expertise of a 3PL provider who is both knowledgeable and experienced in this type of work.
Superior Customer Service: Some 3PL providers have a call center devoted to customer and tech support. These services lead to happier customers who become repeat customers. Instead of trying to track deliveries and answer billing questions, a business owner can use the 3PL service provider to streamline the process of answering questions and keeping customers happy.
Security and Peace of Mind: Because 3PL providers manage a diverse range of products, they have security measures in place to keep your products safe. Anti-theft strategies at the warehouse and secure transportation protocols will give you peace of mind knowing that your products are in safe hands every step of the way. Please call us for more information: 801-330-6151.