third_party_logistics
Supply Chain Warehousing

How Does a 3PL Differentiate Itself from Its Competitors?

The warehousing and fulfillment industry is large, fragmented, and populated with 3PLs seeking to seize control of an eCommerce logistics market forecast to gross more than $880 million by 2024. Many 3PLs offer near identical services that range from warehousing activities to transportation services and value-added capabilities such as WMS tools and fulfillment automation. If you’re …

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Warehousing

What is a 3PL?

A 3PL, also known as a third party logistics provider, is a company that will manage your transportation spend, provide warehouse space, and fulfill customer orders on your behalf.  This is a broad category, but to keep things simple we will focus on the warehousing and fulfillment component of a 3PL. When a 3PL ships …

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