A 2PL is an asset-based carrier that is responsible for the method of transportation. We protect you from inferior products and nasty surprises for your B2C & B2B orders.
A 2PL (second party logistics provider) is a carrier responsible for the transportation of goods. Examples of 2PL providers include shipping lines that operate freight ships, airlines that operate planes, and logistics companies that operate vehicles.
2PL is when you outsource the delivery and storage of your products to an external company, so if you were dropshipping products from China, a 2PL service would ensure that your items are stored and delivered to the right place.
3PL (third party logistics) includes the storage and shipping element of 2PL, but with the addition of inventory management services, kitting and assembly, packaging, marketing and more.
There are many terms and jargon involved in the shipping process that fulfillment companies can overcomplicate you with.
Freight and logistics are extremely complicated areas of your eCommerce operations, however Honest Fulfillment are here to simplify the process for you. We understand that you want to get your goods from one place to another, without a lecture in delivery process.
Time is money. We understand that you don’t have the time to bounce metrics and figures between your suppliers and shipping agents just to get a quote.
All you need to do is provide us with your supplier’s contact details, your current situation and a timeline of when you’d like your goods to be delivered. We will obtain all details necessary from your supplier to quote you.
Only then will we offer you different options and explain our recommendations in layman’s terms. We will never bombard or baffle you with the unnecessary information. We believe our job is to translate the jargon into a language that you can understand, allowing you to make an informed and calculated decision.
With our vast connections and freight forwarding partners, we can send your goods via any method.
Sea, air, rail or even road freight are options open to you at the most competitive rates. We can even handle all of the clearance and documentation processes so you can put your feet up and wait for your goods to arrive.
We can arrange collections of your consignment or allow your supplier to deliver to us. We’re very accommodating and can do everything for you, or give you the flexibility to arrange to get the goods to us yourself.
Any bespoke requirement you need, we can help you with. Just get in touch with our team for more information today.