The COVID-19 pandemic is infecting the fulfillment of e-commerce worldwide. Article WWD explains well how locking has affected inventories. The global 3PL (third-party logistics) market, which was projected to reach $ 1.3 trillion by 2024, is being tested like never before.
Choosing the right ecommerce logistics partner has never been more important. Consider multiple 3PL partners to expand and reduce the risk associated with single-source providers. As the saying goes, caution is better than a cure!
Here I have outlined a list of 3PLs that you can consider integrating into your own multi-vendor marketplace for Shopify. But before we start, let’s briefly check what 3PL is.
What is 3PL?
3PL, or third-party logistics, is the link in the supply chain that merchants use to manage the distribution and filling services of their business. 3PLs will receive new inventory from your manufacturers before delivering it to your customers. They manage retail and returns. Overall, the order execution process becomes seamless.
3PL solutions for Shopify Marketplace
DHL International is an international courier, parcel and express service that is a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post. The company delivers more than 1.5 billion packages a year.
Using this the present application, merchants can let sellers send their goods through DHL using multiple carrier transmission methods, and then print Shipping sticker.
Delhivery Private Limited is India’s largest provider of B2B and C2C logistics courier services in India. They offer the fastest parcel delivery, storage and more.
Using this the present application, merchants can allow sellers to ship their goods through the Delhivery service and print a shipping label.
Vamaship is a SaaS-compliant logistics market. In addition, it facilitates transportation by air, sea and surface to more than 200 countries and 26,000 PINs in India.
Using this the present application, merchants may allow shipment and filling through Vamaship. In addition, he can automatically create shipping labels for the same.
Shipmondo: They help you ship goods around the world to operators from a single platform. Allows you to offer customers a variety of delivery options. Please note that we currently only support Postnord Shipping in Shipmondo.
Using this the present applicationmerchants can allow sellers to ship their goods using multiple delivery methods from operators and print a shipping label.
Bring facilitates courier, distribution, express delivery and home delivery. Depending on the urgency of the matter – Bring offers flexible options for both unforeseen and regular deliveries to small and large businesses.
Using this the present application, merchants can allow sellers to ship goods using the Bring delivery method and then print Shipping sticker. In addition, create a pickup request.
Send logistics service providers automate delivery rules. You can get advanced shipping capabilities for your business and connect to multiple couriers with the same software.
Using this the present application, merchants may allow shipment Send. In addition, he can let sellers automatically create shipping labels.
ShipStation is a web-based, multi-operator delivery solution for e-commerce retailers. Designed to streamline the filling process.
This feature allows you to send goods to multiple operators. In addition, you can create shipping labels automatically.
In the wild
In the wild: An Australian shipping company that provides courier services locally within the country.
This feature allow sellers to fulfill their orders through Sendle’s shipping service and create shipping labels.
J&T Express is known to be an integrated logistics service that allows vendors to ship their packaging in their own packaging and deliver products to customers.
By enabling this the present application, the administrator can let sellers control the fulfillment of orders through J&T Express and create order shipping labels automatically.
Blue dart is an Indian logistics company providing courier services. It engages in land transport and integrated air. Thus, it distributes time-sensitive packets to different destinations.
Using this feature, you can now allow sellers to fill orders through Blue Dart delivery and courier services. In addition, allow sellers to create shipping labels for completed orders.
UPS services help you manage product delivery, track packaging, and print shipping labels United Parcel Service (UPS).
In addition, you can allow vendors to create shipping labels for orders placed through UPS incorporation.
Speed is the leading freight forwarder in the Philippines and expresses the shipping company. Your packaging and products will ensure that they arrive at their destination on time.
Using this incorporation, manage filling first. This feature program comes with the ability to notify a courier of an order that will be shipped to customers.
Both the administrator and the sellers can notify the courier of the customer’s order with their own panels. Similarly, vendors control fulfillment from their vendor panels and create shipping labels for completed orders.
PostNL formerly TNT NV is a postal, parcel and e-commerce company with operations in the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Belgium and the United Kingdom.
You can also track your international registered mail or parcel to your destination using their online international tracking system.
With this incorporation, the administrator can let sellers control order fulfillment through PostNL and create order shipping labels automatically.
Australia Post, a state – owned company known to provide postal services in Australia.
Using this incorporation, the administrator can allow sellers to submit their shipments Australia mailing method and can also create shipping labels from the app.
Ecom Express is one of the leading end-to-end logistics solutions for express delivery services for ECommerce Industries.
This incorporation helps both the administrator and the vendor manage compliance in the simplest way possible.
Canada Post Corporation, which trades under the name Canada Post, is a Crown company that acts as Canada’s primary postal operator. Originally called Royal Mail Canada, the branding was done for the name “Canada Post” in the late 1960s, although it had not yet been separated from the government.
Canada Post integration helps Canadian merchants ship their products worldwide, and they can also produce shipping labels.
These are all 3PL services currently integrated into Shopify’s Multivendor Marketplace. Bookmark this article as we are constantly updating it as the new integration takes effect.