Why Partner with a 3PL

Let’s face it. You want to take your business to the next level, but are struggling to meet fulfillment requirements to handle demand. Starting and/or scaling a business with limited warehousing space is a major challenge for a growing business. With ecommerce on the rise and warehousing space at an all time premium, the demand for outsourcing order fulfillment is becoming ever more transparent. In this article we will detail some of the main benefits of partnering with a 3pl company.

Why 3PL over FBA

The 3PL vs FBA is a common choice many ecommerce businesses are forced to deliberate over. There are advantages to both fulfillment methods. However, in this article we will look at some of the many reasons we believe it is smarter for you to grow your business on Amazon with a 3PL provider such as JDS Prime Logistics.

Why Outsource Bundling To A 3pl

Bundling is a core function of many companies that sell a variety of products. There are plenty of reasons a company may want to bundle products. For example, customers may order a specific group of products over and over that it becomes a good percentage of sales. In situations like these, it may be wise to consider bundling products. Bundling involves taking different units and combining them into one SKU. This can be especially beneficial in saving time as warehouse workers do not have to go through different sections of the warehouse to combine the order together.

Myths of Partnering With A 3pl

You need large volume to partner with a 3pl– This is a common assumption that many businesses make when partnering with a 3pl. They believe that outsourcing warehouse space requires a large amount of inventory to fill that space. The truth is, 3pl companies are “pay for what you need”. Their main goal is to help you scale your business. Selling you more warehouse space than needed would stagnate the growth of your business, and damage the partnership built between the two parties.