All About Specialized Fulfillment Services
If you are in a specialized service business such as citrus fulfillment, there are selected companies that can help you reduce labor costs and warehousing needs while increasing order accuracy. They have the staff, equipment and processing techniques that provide clients with the best fulfillment capacity, warehouse logistics and superior service.
By outsourcing product fulfillment services, logistics and capacity you can keep your company competitive as a result of running a lean operation thus reducing operational costs. This allows you to focus on your core competencies whether that is manufacturing, marketing or research and development. And the best part is that you do not sacrifice quality or control by doing so because these specialized services can provide accurate, immediate turnaround as well as reduced outbound freight charges. They can transform distribution into a potential profit center for your business and all your clients notice is the superior service you provide!
Direct to consumer fulfillment companies also offer private label fulfillment services, having the infrastructure to handle every warehousing, fulfillment and logistics needs for your business, large or small.
Some of the strategic services by established warehouse specialized fulfillment companies include:
* Cross docking
* Cool storage
* Expert inventory control
* Order processing
* Customized packaging– perishable and nonperishable products
* Specialized distribution equipment & packaging
* Sophisticated warehouse management systems
Shipping services may include ground and expedited services with every major delivery carrier via FedEx, UPS and USPS, FedEx SmartPost sorting and hub induction, USPS BMC entry capability and delivering across the USA.
There are several facilities providing fulfillment operations throughout the nation; I find the best are located in Florida and Texas. Few offer advanced and dedicated distribution capabilities regardless of your business size or demand. Some have over 340,000 square feet of office, production and warehouse space; adequate warehousing is key to fulfilling orders on an accurate and timely basis. Storing goods safely and efficiently is central to running a profitable business.
Look for a third party logistics provider that can handle your actual needs and more, one that has been in the business for many years with extensive logistics experience. These reputable providers have experts with the knowledge to ensure a complete working solution offering the capability and flexibility needed for your future business growth.
So, reduce your overhead costs and focus on growing your business by outsourcing your product fulfillment service. They will make your operations more scalable and allow you to focus your efforts on sales and marketing!