A while ago, I received a call from an old staff member, he was a Junior Warehouse Operations Leader that I had inherited when taking over a large logistical site…
3PL and Third Party Logistics
Supply Chain Solutions is a 3PL provider. We offer warehousing, inventory management, distribution, freight forwarding and many other third party logistics solutions.
Basic 3PL Offering
The main services a 3PL offers are: transportation, warehousing, cross-docking, inventory management, packaging and freight forwarding. These services are usually bundled together to provide a complete service.
When/why would I need a 3PL provider?
Here are the most common reasons why our clients have come to us as a 3PL provider:
- They didn't have the capital to invest in their own warehouse.
- They didn't want the hassle of running a warehouse.
- The business outgrew the garage and therefore they needed more space to store product.
- To save money.
- They wanted to focus on their core business!
There's many benefits to using a 3PL or Third Party Logistics provider. We've found that different elements of the 3PL offering benefit businesses in different ways. See our team in action and you'll immediately know if Supply Chain Solutions is the right fit for your business.