This guide shares trends, statistics, and strategies for 3PL order fulfillment. What are 3PLs currently doing to improve customer experiences and retention through the supply chain? You will learn how investing in these solutions helps your business meet rapid changes, volumes, and new client demands to accelerate growth.
In this Guide:
3PL fulfillment solutions empower your warehouse to be super nimble in handling the most profit-eroding challenges facing your business today:
Ecommerce presses on:
DTC demand is pushing your volumes even higher:
The cost impact:
Volumes have inflated your clients’ logistics costs to 11% of their total sales. They have delivery expectations to meet; is your warehouse prepared to go even faster? Can you deliver the confidence clients need without overhead problems in your own operations?
On top of volume, 3PLs must support a new crop of complexities and expanding sales models. Which keeps staff on the phone, emailing back and forth, and walking the floor a whole lot more.
More customer service headaches
Higher technology expectations
More complicated billing & contracts
Modern 3PL order fulfillment solutions automatically plug into your warehouse management, order tracking, and client billing systems to save massive amounts of time and capital.
Your clients are in a cut-throat race for superior customer experiences. Can your 3PL enable this (and take ownership)? Or does your lack of technology limit their progress? What are they up against?
A 3PL fulfillment solution levels up your delivery capabilities with intelligent order routing and automated pick-pack-ship – significantly reducing logistics costs, delivery times, errors, out-of-stocks, and more. All with transparent, real-time order tracking and accountability.
Meeting delivery expectations is the #1 ecommerce fulfillment challenge – even more challenging than labor and warehouse space.
3PL WMS solutions are how high-growth logistics firms are improving their customer experiences and taking ownership. Just watch this example with ITB Fulfillment:
Significant challenges in peak season continue to inflate costs and disrupt service. As a result,
Peak season trends are fueling the fire:
Put your oxygen mask on
Highly efficient, easy-to-learn 3PL fulfillment solutions combine warehouse management and order management software, alleviating seasonal hiring and labor-related disruptions. So you can provide a true partnership to your client when they need it most:
The operational cost to support ever-evolving value-added services is going up. But these services are essential to further pump your revenue streams, such as:
Support all of these services in a single platform, built to optimize your operations for change. Offer the most in-demand services. Attract new clients, and keep existing ones happy without slowing down your own teams.
The GOOD News:
Clients see value in a 3PL, and that’s not slowing down.
The BAD News:
Your competitors are also investing in robust fulfillment technologies to win contracts:
Maximize your earnings potential with a 3PL fulfillment solution.