As you start adding more storage facilities in exciting new locations to support your growing business, you may find yourself weighed down by the sheer amount of logistics required. When faced with a situation like this, you may decide to outsource your operational logistics to a 3rd party logistics (3PL) provider so that you can focus your attentions on your business.
With a 3PL provider, you’ll be able to concentrate on growing your business instead of managing day to day operational logistics.
You’ll also enjoy instant expertise and knowledge of supply chain logistics at your disposal, especially if you’re selling internationally. A 3PL provider can help out with import/export issues to ensure that your shipments pass through customs smoothly, saving you the trouble of figuring out trade rules for individual countries.
Today, we’ve got some advice for you when it comes to getting your 3PL relationship to work for you: