What is 3PL and 4PL in Logistics?

What is 3PL and 4PL in logistics?

With your business sales growing, and your customer reach expanding across the country (and potentially internationally), shipping and fulfilling orders can become costly. Simply going to the post office to send out each package will no longer cut it. Considering the other responsibilities your company already manages, such as creating and advertising your product, you […]

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What’s the Role of a Third-Party Logistics Company (3PL)?

What's the role of a third party logistics company (3PL)

When logistics is not your company’s main skill, it can help to hire a sub-contractor who specializes in shipping and distribution to assist with those tasks. But making the decision to outsource work from your business can be a difficult job. Choosing the correct provider who will meet all your needs, work within your budget […]

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What Is a Fulfillment Center?

What Is a Fulfillment Center?

Are you looking to scale your eCommerce shipping and fulfillment process? As your company grows, it can be challenging to keep up with demand, but outsourcing to a fulfillment center can help streamline operations so that you don’t lose traction with your customers. However, it’s a big decision to trust a third party with your […]

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5 Reverse Logistics Problems That Hurt eCommerce

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As sustainability continues to be a hot-button topic in today’s society, reverse logistics is becoming an equally important consideration. However, reverse logistics brings with a significant number of challenges, especially in the world of eCommerce.

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How Much Does Order Fulfillment Cost?

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If you’re thinking about outsourcing your shipping needs to an order fulfillment provider, you’ll have to estimate how much it will cost to ship each package to see if outsourcing is worth it. Unfortunately, there is no industry standard by which you can easily compare your exact projected costs with what you pay now as […]

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