Find the Perfect 3PL for You
The Best 3PLs Go Further for Their Clients
The Right 3PL Company, Rain or Shine
As well as all of this, of course, you should look for a company that has a proven track record of success. After all, you’re trusting them with your brand. They need to be financially stable, with ongoing policies of investing in upgraded facilities, systems, equipment, and talent that will drive them onward to better optimized logistics solutions. A track record of decades of satisfied clients is an excellent indication of stability. It’s also a solid indication that the company can weather unfavorable conditions and come out swinging. Is the 3PL provider you’re interested in partnering with insulated against disasters? Supply chain disruptions can occur even with the best will in the world sometimes. Any conversation about partnering with a 3PL company should include a discussion about what disruption-mitigation planning they can provide in the event of natural disaster, labor shortages or disputes, technology outages, transportation disruptions due to weather conditions, as well as hazards pertinent to your particular product line. If a 3PL provider doesn’t have contingencies to help you endure a rainy day, they may be just fairweather friends. Look for a coordinated team working efficiently on your behalf.
How to Choose a Third Party Logistics Provider
Since 1974, ShipWizard has been a family-owned and operated company focused on our clients and their businesses. We offer an end-to-end integrated complete fulfillment and 3PL solution, customized to your needs, your industry, your customers and your goals. In addition to fulfillment and logistics services, we offer call center, ecommerce fulfillment and mail services.
Just ask our clients what it’s like to do business with us. If you ask our clients what they like best about having ShipWizard as their fulfillment services partner, here are just some of the comments they would have:
- “It’s so easy to do business with your team!”
- “You are always able to do it how we need to have it done.”
- “Everything runs smoothly when your team is involved.”
Service-oriented. “Your team always puts our team – and our customers – first.”
- “I know you have many 3PL and fulfillment clients, but you always make us feel like we are important.”
- Enormous value. “What we pay for your services pays for itself many times over with the savings, economies of scale and peace of mind.”
It may seem like there is a huge amount to investigate, and that no single 3PL company can possibly provide everything that you require. However, it’s important not to settle for something that you feel is going to overlook crucial aspects of your business’ plan for the future.