When companies have commodities that need to be stored for future sales and delivery, there is much more to the process than finding a warehouse and distribution company that has a large building and putting the products there.
Considerations such as security, temperature control, damage control, theft deterrents and a host of other issues have to be the focus. Beyond this, getting the products to the warehouse and then to the end customer can easily turn into a logistical nightmare if a business tries to handle all of this on its own. It simply is not feasible in today’s global and fast-paced marketplace. A servicer that offers all of this, and more, is the answer. For products that require refrigeration, a professional warehousing and distribution partner will have the adequate technology to handle it. For products that could easily become damaged from extreme temperatures (whether hot or cold) or from mishandling, the right warehousing and distribution partner is absolutely crucial. If shipping is a key component of your business, considering a third-party logistics (3PL) provider will save you a lot of time and hassle. The right third-party logistics partner will offer shipping, warehousing, packing and distribution services that can reduce your own company’s workload and logistic problems substantially.