Understanding Third Party Logistics (3PL) Warehouse Services and Costs – Part 4

Order Fulfillment The primary activity of a 3rd Party Logistics Warehouse is to fulfill the orders that the 3PL’s client receives from its customers. Typically the order fulfillment process will include the picking, packing and dispatching activities but may also include other value added activities that have been requested by the client. The 3PL can […]
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Understanding Third Party Logistics (3PL) Warehouse Services and Costs – Part 3

Storage The 3PL will charge a storage fee for the amount of space that the customer utilizes within the 3PL’s warehouse. Storage charges are usually calculated on a variable per unit basis but can also be calculated based on the fixed cost of the space that is being assigned for use for the client. 3PL […]
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