What is 3PL?
Third-party logistics is a service that receives shipments of stock, stores and tracks warehouse inventory, and picks and packs orders to ship to your customers. Most 3PL warehouses serve many clients.
A 3PL can also be called a fulfillment company, fulfillment warehouse, or fulfillment center. Companies that provide 3PL services offer the same services as order fulfillment companies. These services generally include:
- Inventory management
- Picking and packing
- Shipping and receiving
Additional services offered by some 3PL providers include:
- FTL and LTL freight shipping
- Freight forwarding
- Reverse logistics (returns)
A third-party logistics company provides eCommerce fulfillment services, taking logistics operations off your hands
Bee Imagine can do all of the above!
What is Logistics?
The overall process of managing how resources are acquired, stored, and transported to a final destination.
What is FTZ?
Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) are secure areas under U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) supervision that are generally considered outside CBP territory upon activation. Located in or near CBP ports of entry, they are the United States' version of what are known internationally as free-trade zones.