What exactly is a 3PL?
Here’s what you need to know about 3PL (third party logistics). A company that works with shippers to manage their logistic operations is referred to as Third Party Logistics, or 3PL for short. These logistic service providers offer the practices to help boost operational excellence. This can include elements of warehousing, transportation management software, and freight rate negotiations; you get the idea.
3PLs are an important element of inventory management solutions for a couple of reasons: In using a 3PL company you can begin to save your company money and time, they are designed to streamline your operations to create an effective cost-efficient plan for your business, and several types of 3PL services can be offered. It all starts with the knowing the kind of business your company is. Here are just a couple of them:
- Transportation-Based 3PL
- Warehouse & Distribution-Based 3PL
- Forwarder-Based 3PL
- Shipper & Management-Based 3PL
- Financial-Based 3PL
- Information-Based Firms 3PL
Customize and integrate Third Party Logistic systems with Zenventory
So where does Zenventory come into play with 3PLs? Well you can get the most out of your 3PL integration system with Zenventory. Zenventory is a web-based inventory management system. Our Zensei engineers tailor your system to your needs while taking budget concerns into consideration. Their number one priority is to ensure 100% customer satisfaction.
That’s why we integrate with popular accounting and shopping cart systems for your convenience. There is no need to switch over to a new system every time. Zenventory goes the extra mile to fill in the holes you didn’t even know were there. Tailoring our inventory management software is what we do to help you fit the needs of your company.
There are multiple kinds of 3PL and customization is key to ensuring accurate and efficient inventory management.