What is a Contract Logistics
Contract logistics companies handle activities that include but not limited to the design and planning of supply chains, designing facilities, warehousing, transporting and distributing goods, order processing , managing inventory and even providing certain aspects of customer service. and collections
Supply Chain Activities involve transportation, customs clearance, and warehousing activities in one or more locations in the entire network. Contract Logistics make up an integral part of the supply Chain. Global operations are the way to go
While some companies manage their own logistics, others find it more efficient to outsource to specialized contract logistics companies to manage their logistics for them.
Normally in Logistics, the frond end of the businesses would be the Freight Forwarders, Transport Companies and Warehousing Service Providers. In many cases Freight Forwards own and manage warehousing facilities too.
While Freight Forwarding is an important function of 3PL Service providers to facilitate the Supply Chain, another equally important function managed by 3PL Logistics Companies is Contract Logistics.
Under the broad umbrella of Contract Logistics, 3PL providers provide services of setting up consolidation centers, distribution centers, warehouses and inventory management services.
Our customized fulfillment logistics allow our customers the complete outsourcing of their product management. It is our goal as a logistics service provider to combine all related logistics functions along the supply chain of our customers in an efficient and reduce the cost along the way.
At International 3PL, we customize solutions to your individual needs and adapt constantly to keep pace with your changing markets.