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3 Advantages of 3PL Warehousing and Distribution

by CLWA | Logistics
3 Advantages of 3PL Warehousing and Distribution

Adaptability, Professional Know-How, Relationships in the Business of 3PL Warehousing and Distribution. The following are the three key advantages that a shipper might expect from combining technology with qualified freight brokers:

1. Adaptability withing Transloading and Crossdocking

Even when the unexpected happens, agility keeps your shipments flowing.

After a package has been accepted by a driver or carrier, there are a plethora of circumstances that might affect it, within the trucking industry and the instability that many businesses have faced throughout the epidemic has exacerbated the problem.

2. Professional Know-How

Professional experience broadens your team's knowledge base.

Freight brokers are knowledgeable about the sector and are always aware of shifting trends, capacity, pricing, and particular needs for shipping hazardous or difficult-to-handle commodities and equipment. Your Kenco contact will be able to answer any of your questions about product transportation while also providing solutions, and you can expect them to follow your instructions to the letter if you already have a method in place.

3. Relationships.

Relationships broaden your horizons and establish a level of commitment.

When you work with a reputable 3PL, you can take advantage of the relationships they've built with thousands of vetted and trusted carriers. They'll keep an eye on these companies' insurance, dependability, and operating licences at all times. Giving a package to an unlicensed or uninsured motor carrier can be terrible for a business, thus this service is essential.

The relationship you build with your contact is maybe the most beneficial benefit of working with a good 3PL. A cargo isn't just a number to a devoted broker; it's medical equipment needed at a hospital, heavy equipment needed to finish a job, or food kept in RTD temp detector trucks and warehouses for  empty grocery store shelves in a store. To co packing and repacking for alcohol mixed packs, beer, wine, sprits and other beverages.

The CWLA is a community of like-minded warehousing & supporting companies. We can help you generate leads, stay informed with industry news, regulations, & upcoming events. Our association is open to all warehousing, trucking, co-packing, or fulfillment providers. Please contact us if you have any questions.