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Third-Party Logistics (3PL)

Third-party logistics (3PL) fulfilment designed and optimised for fast-growing eCommerce businesses

Boost sales, lower margins, and deliver unforgettable customer experiences across the UK and beyond with J&J Global Fulfilment.

A premium 3PL service, all powered by an international network of fulfilment centres and our proprietary, award-winning fulfilment platform, ControlPort™.

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Third Party Logistics

A 3PL designed and optimised for fast-growing eCommerce businesses in the UK and beyond.

Unlike other 3PLs, our fulfilment centres have been carefully optimised for light, fast-moving products. We’re partners to hundreds of eCommerce brands across fashion, health, beauty, toys and games, books, and many more…

Features of our 3PL warehouse

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Everything you’d expect:

  • Rapid goods-in process
  • Clean, safe storage
  • Same day picking, packing and dispatch
  • International shipping
  • Returns management
  • Seamless integrations

And much more:

  • Award-winning inventory management software
  • In-depth business intelligence and insights
  • Custom integrations
  • Industry-leading client support
  • Custom packaging and assemblies
  • Extensive network of trusted carriers
  • Exclusive perks from our partners
  • An open door policy

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A 3PL designed from the ground up to help you scale

Ready-to-scale brands

Ready-to-scale brands

We help brands with proven products, established business models and growing sales get to the next level.

Direct-to-consumer sales

Direct-to-consumer sales

We specialise in D2C eCommerce fulfilment, rather than traditional pallet-based storage and distribution.

Small, lightweight products

Small, lightweight products

We’re optimised for fast-moving consumer products that are smaller than a football and lighter than a laptop.

Empowering our clients

10.5%

Reduction in operating costs

All of our individual parts are stored at J&J, so the final assembly of products happens just before they are needed to ship, reducing our costs overall by 10.5%.

Bibi Nelson

Co-founder

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+300%

Growth

Since joining J&J, Alma de Ace has seen a 300% increase in growth, Conversion rate increased by 35% and the AOV increased from £75 to £100.

Sebastian Agace

Founder & Creative Director

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2-4 hrs

Time saved per day

I probably started to save two to four hours per day at peak by not having to fulfil in-house. The time-saving element is so crucial for growth, allowing you to focus on the business more.

Keon Ghaharian

Co-founder

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Total visibility & complete control with ControlPort™

ControlPort™ provides complete visibility to eCom brands with real-time supply chain data. Save time, boost satisfaction, and increase sales.

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End-to-end stock tracking

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Stock management

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Sales performance

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Sales channel integrations

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White labelled, customer-facing portals

FAQs

There are several common misconceptions about third-party logistics. One is that it’s only for large businesses, when in fact businesses of all sizes can benefit.

Another is that it’s only useful for transportation and warehousing when in reality 3PL providers can offer a range of services including inventory management, order fulfilment, and reverse logistics.

Some also believe that outsourcing logistics functions means losing control of the process, but in reality, with the right 3PL partner, businesses can still have visibility and control over their supply chain while outsourcing certain functions.

Businesses of all sizes and industries can benefit from using third-party logistics. Rapidly growing businesses, in particular, can benefit from outsourcing logistics and supply chain management functions, as it allows them to focus on their core competencies and avoid the overhead costs associated with managing their own logistics operations while they scale.

When selecting a 3PL provider, it’s important to consider the following factors:

Experience

Look for a provider with a proven track record of success in your industry or with similar businesses. This can help ensure they have the expertise and resources to meet your specific needs and challenges.

Technology Capabilities

Check what technology tools and platforms the provider uses to manage their operations. This can impact the efficiency and effectiveness of their services, as well as your ability to track and manage your inventory and orders.

Look for providers that use modern systems and software that are compatible with your own systems and can integrate with your business processes.

Geographic Reach

Consider where the provider is located and where they operate, as this can impact their ability to meet your business’s needs in terms of location and transportation. Look for providers that have a presence in the areas where you operate, or have partnerships and networks that can help them reach those areas.

Pricing and Contract Terms

Speak to your provider about pricing and contract terms to ensure they align with your budget and business goals. Providers that offer transparent and flexible pricing structures, with no hidden fees or charges will be more willing to work with you to customise their services to your needs.

A 3PL provider can benefit your business in several ways. For one, they can offer cost savings by leveraging their expertise and economies of scale.

Additionally, they can improve efficiency by streamlining processes and optimising your supply chain. They can also provide access to advanced technologies and analytics, which can help you make more informed decisions about your business.

Let’s explore these benefits further:

Increased efficiency and productivity

Working with a 3pl can be a great way to benefit from their specialised services and ensure that all goods are processed as efficiently and productively as possible.

By taking advantage of their staff of knowledgeable professionals, businesses can streamline the process of shipping orders around the world. They will handle the organisation, transportation services and delivery of goods with freight forwarders through reliable tracking systems to provide customers with accurate updates along the way.

Furthermore, these supply chain management professionals come equipped with the latest technologies to keep costs down and performance up – so companies can always rest assured that they are relying on a partner they can trust to take care of every aspect.

Improved customer service

Third-party logistics services also provide improved customer satisfaction through their experience in managing transportation operations.

By offloading the labour-intensive process of warehousing and shipping goods to another party, you can free up time and resources for your company to focus on expanding your customer outreach efforts.

With a trusted 3pl by your side, you can ensure that services are offered quickly and efficiently while having the peace of mind that quality levels remain consistently high throughout the entire delivery process.

Reduced risk for business owners/operators

With a specialised 3PL partner on board, businesses can effectively manage their product inventory levels, reduce storage costs, and enjoy more reliable service; all factors that lead to improved customer service.

Perhaps most important for business owners/operators is the reduction in risk: choosing to outsource logistics functions to a trusted provider eliminates the need for major investments in additional personnel or infrastructure.

In this way, businesses can focus on driving growth and improving profits without fear of tasks like managing shipments falling through the cracks.

Third-party logistics, also commonly known as 3PL refers to the outsourcing of logistics and supply chain management functions to a third-party provider. This can include services such as warehouse space, transportation, order fulfilment, and inventory management.

3PL is important because it allows businesses to focus on their core competencies while leaving logistics to experts in the field. Additionally, 3PL providers can often offer cost savings, increased efficiency, and access to advanced technologies helping businesses grow.

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