When to Outsource Retail Operations to a 3PL
A guide for retailers approaching the limit of in-house fulfillment.
As your business grows from hundreds to thousands of monthly orders, operational growing pains inevitably arise – particularly around shipping and fulfillment. Eventually, every retailer faces a decision: continue scaling current operations, or outsource a portion of or all operations to a third party logistics (3PL) provider.
Since it can be a complex and challenging process to determine whether a 3PL is a viable option for your business, this report will:
- Describe the nature of a successful 3PL partnership
- Outline important factors to keep in mind when considering a 3PL
- Help you assess whether your business is likely to gain from outsourcing logistics with a free 3PL Self Assessment Tool