How is 3PL E-commerce fulfillment needed?
Logistics plays an important role in the process of cross-border e-commerce. No matter platform sellers or independent sellers, they will choose to cooperate with 3PL (third-party logistics).
The usual process is that after the order is obtained from the e-commerce platform or independent station, the third party logistics is responsible for the transportation and distribution of the order package.
The services provided by 3PL include:
1. Deliver goods from the supplier and seller to the domestic warehouse;
2. Handled warehousing, checked packages, used logistics system to enable sellers to timely monitor and manage inventory, grasp and warn inventory, and also connected with ERP system used by sellers to synchronously manage orders and sales channels;
3. Sorting goods according to orders, and providing value-added services, such as labeling and changing labels, packaging and packaging, taking photos, testing, etc.; Arrange delivery afterwards;
4. According to the after-sales service requirements of the returned and replaced goods, secondary delivery or destruction treatment shall be carried out if the goods are restored and need to be processed.
The flexibility and convenience of third-party logistics
In general, for cross-border sellers, the flexibility and convenience of third-party logistics enables the sellers to enjoy the professional overall logistics process, confirm the logistics and transportation and distribution speed of goods, and at the same time, lower costs enable the sellers to realize the double optimization of operation and service.
There are also many cross-border e-commerce platforms that provide logistics services for order fulfillment, such as Amazon FBA service, which provides sellers with convenient process order operation and platform endorsement, enhancing consumers’ sense of trust in stores.
Of course, with the continuous increase of FBA fees and restrictions on product inventory, many sellers have turned to third-party logistics and warehouses with lower threshold.
Which types of e-commerce sellers need
1. Spontaneous cargo
For FBM self-delivery sellers, 3PL can solve the problem of timeliness and stability of delivery and distribution for sellers. Providing satisfactory delivery service for consumers is also one of the directions to improve the quality of store operation, but also to increase customer viscosity.
2. Lots of orders
Processing orders in large quantities is the strength of third-party logistics providers, which can not only save a lot of time costs for sellers, but also reasonably turn over storage inventory and provide high-quality logistics services.
3. Expand business scale
The expanding business scale requires the optimization of other aspects of service at the same time, and 3pl is an important pillar of the logistics link. Reduce or reduce the delivery of orders or logistics problems, caused by unnecessary losses and customer loss, is also the seller to expand the scale of business need to pay attention to.
As a powerful third-party logistics company, DM Fulfillment is a global order processing center that can quickly fulfill orders and deliver goods to overseas customers. After 13 years of experience in the logistics industry, DM’s warehousing capacity, order processing capacity, transportation services, and delivery level, cooperating with overseas local express delivery packages, can ensure that DM’s overall capacity can meet the current and future needs of sellers.