Frequently Asked Questions
A 3PL (third-party logistics) provider offers outsourced logistics services, which encompass anything that involves management of one or more facets of procurement and fulfilment activities. In business, 3PL has a broad meaning that applies to any service contract that involves storing or shipping items.
Ecommerce fulfilment is the entire process behind getting an order delivered to a customer after they order it online. This part of the supply chain entails receiving and storing inventory, processing orders, picking items, packing boxes, and transporting the items to the customer's shipping destination.
In a warehouse, pick and pack fulfillment is the process that occurs after an order is placed from an online store. Picking is using a picking list to find of the proper quantities of each product from its respective location in the warehouse. Packing is the placing of the items into the proper box, along with the appropriate packing materials and documentation before the package is labelled and shipped to the end customer.