The goal of the supply chain model, in particular contract warehousing, is that it offers clients a
variable cost solution to their fulfillment services & to the warehousing and distribution of
their goods. The ultimate goal to the variable third party logistics (3PL) approach is to provide the
client with an excellent warehousing & fulfillment services process at the lowest overall cost. The
variable contract warehousing solution squeezes costs out of the fulfillment services and warehousing a
nd distribution side of the clients operation and maximizes their overall profits. Contract warehousing
is used by many of the Fortune 500 companies as it meets a number of key goals including:
Responsiveness to Business Cycles:
Most customers experience highs and lows in their business cycles, especially within their fulfillment
services & warehousing and distribution areas. The ability for logistics companies to manage this
irregularity is crucial to the profitability of their clients. Contracting a 3PL that can provide
seasonal storage of your products is a valuable asset to your organization. The right firm will provide
many options for seasonal fulfillment services.
Changes in Inventory:
When there is growth in your business, logistics companies manage the increased volumes. At the same
time, the expenses that the client absorbs for the warehouse services provided will increase due to the
expanded business. When business is slower, logistics companies handle the decrease in volumes and order
fulfillment. The corresponding expenses associated with the fulfillment services decrease as well for the
client as the clients expenses are adjusted to meet the current demand being processed by the 3PL.
Knowing what logistics companies are out there and finding the right one will lead your organization
towards a variable cost model for fulfillment services.
Offer Transportation Services:
A great 3PL team will provide a single source solution to warehouse services, fulfillment services, and
transportation requirements. Logistics companies with transportation divisions often provide a more
economical way to complete the sale between you and your customer by proving a single source solution
to the supply chain side of your business.
Supply warehousing expertise:
A local fulfillment warehouse will become your local & regional expert in that market. The team of local
professionals that become your 3PL partner will become an invaluable asset to your team. A warehousing
and distribution company that not only is located in a market but understands the market will help to
decrease your order cycle times, expand your local market, and provide a very cost effective solution
to your 3PL.
Having a 3PL partner managing the logistical aspects of your supply chain including the contract
warehousing, pick and pack, parcel distribution, kitting, packaging, assembly, order fulfillment, pool
distribution, and consolidation, you have reduced the initial risk and on going risk associated with
getting your goods to market. The capitol expenses associated with entry or continued operation are all
assumed by the logistics companies that are managing your supply chain operation.
Multiple Points of Distribution:
Since "Risk" is reduced by using a 3PL, companies are able to expand into multiple markets in very short
periods of time. With a variable cost model for your 3PL, you can afford to expand your business and
increase your fulfillment services. More business in a larger market allows for more profits to clients
that use and understand the 3PL model.
Quickness & flexibility:
The key to all great business models! Make your operation extremely flexible by choosing the right 3PL
team. Easy entry or exit from a market, variable pricing based on flexible cost programs, risk reduction
on capital, local expertise, and the ability to operate your supply chain side of your business
efficiently and cost effectively is what creates a great business model. In choosing the right 3PL firm,
your business will be successful.
3PL IT technology:
Let the 3PL own and operate the latest technology in order fulfillment & contract warehousing technology;
your business will run with the most effective technology at a limit risk.
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