Amazon has today announced that its shipment and logistics service, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is now available to Australian businesses. The American e-commerce giant launched its Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service, allowing Australian companies to store products at its 24,000-square-metre warehouse in the south-east Melbourne suburb of Dandenong South, and have their orders picked, packed and shipped by […]
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Over the last few years I have visited numerous third party logistics warehouses. In the majority of cases the purpose of the 3PL site visit is to evaluate a potential service provider as part of a formal RFQ process. Whilst the format and the flow of each visit may vary, what I am trying to learn or uncover about the supplier always remains the same. Sometimes the answer comes as the result of a direct question but often times it comes as an observation or through an informal conversation during the meeting or site tour.