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How to Work With a 3PL (Third Party Logistics)

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📦 Go to Lumi.com to find the best fit for custom packaging: http://www.lumi.com What is a 3PL? And when do you need one? 3PL stands for Third Party Logistics. A 3PL is a warehouse between you and your customer that manages and ships out your inventory. And no, you don’t need to be a huge brand to use a 3PL. Deciding if you need a 3PL is based on a few factors. Depending on the number of SKUs you’re shipping and the size of your team, a 3PL could be a great fit for any number of brands. Watch to get a checklist of what to consider before picking a 3PL and knowing what charges you can expect. A 3PL is just what you need to take your business to the next level. ✉️ SUBSCRIBE for weekly videos on packaging, shipping, supply chain challenges, and fulfillment — for your product and your soul. http://bit.ly/LumiNews 📣 SEND YOUR Qs: Have a questions about #ShippingThings? TWEET us @Lumi and we may cover it answer it on a future episode. https://twitter.com/intent/tweet?scre... 📷 FOLLOW US on Instagram for daily packaging inspiration: https://www.instagram.com/lumi/
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Siva Sankar (8 days ago)
Really a fantastic explanation..! Thanks a lot...
Rlammbo (1 month ago)
What are 3PL's. A PAIN IN THE ASS.
Win Abraham (2 months ago)
Wow.... This was so legible and simple.
Evans Transportation Services, Inc. (4 months ago)
This is such a great video! You're a great educator and love the art direction! But not all 3PLs have warehouses. For example, we don't own warehouses, but we source them strategically for our clients -- when needed. Our lack of physical assets allows us to be incomparably nimble and run lean to keep our customers' costs low. For us, it's not about assets, it's about relationships. Asset-based 3PLs can gouge their customers because of the lack of options that come along with partnering with an asset-based anything. Kind of like a monopoly. Since we source the market for our clients while leveraging our awesome reputation, we offer our clients more options at better prices. Email Jess at jjohnson@evanstrans.com if you'd ever like to learn more. We love talking shop!
Hung Huei Tiong (6 months ago)
Lumi, I like your presentation. Very interacting, interesting and sooo.... informative!
Zia Ur Rahman Zia (6 months ago)
love your presentation
moideen askar (7 months ago)
i have plan do the logistics business i need guidlines.which is less capital to the busines 3pl/2pl
Sana Jacob (8 months ago)
You are brilliant!
Muhammad Faisal (8 months ago)
outstanding elaboration
Mr. Owais khan (8 months ago)
Nice video mam... Really helpful... And your voice is very cute☺️
Musica Rose (9 months ago)
Awesome stuff
jaspreet singh (9 months ago)
Best video on youtube ..creative nd intresting
OwnLine (10 months ago)
1:20 Storage Picking Packing Postage
Sarah Sawan (10 months ago)
I'm honestly subscribing just cuz the editing and the video were so awesome
Ash Gee (10 months ago)
Great presentation
Aj Aj (1 year ago)
I like the way you explain..may i ask how to do for a 2PL?
198643younoor (1 year ago)
nicely done the video and very simple
Dinesh De silva (1 year ago)
Its massive thing.. well done im here with under the BSC logistics and transport in sri lanka
Venkat Raman (1 year ago)
Great, does it mean that the manufacture don't have inhouse warehouse. whatever they manufacture that will be sent to 3PL ware house and they maintain. Thank you.
Holisol Supply Chain Management (1 year ago)
Third-party logistics in logistics and supply chain management is a company's use of third-party. Its companies operate for the shipping industry to supervise logistic undertakings. A fourth party logistics provider selects the 3PL providers from the market which are most suitable for the logistical issues of his customer.
krzemian (1 year ago)
I'm wondering, how to find a 3PL that works with custom repackaging? In case of a customer return, I'd like to repack it in fresh tissue paper, use my gummed paper tape etc. Are there 3PLs that would do that or am I day dreaming?
krzemian (1 year ago)
Ok, I guess the answer is Shipbob, covered in your other video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AeKY9lTP80 ;)
ronak226 (1 year ago)
woah !! wonderfully explained !! Great content
Saima Moulana (1 year ago)
Hi Lumi! LOVE your videos. Are there any 3PL's in the LA area that you can recommend?
Clay Jackson (1 year ago)
Freaking AWESOME production value and fantastic information!@!
Lumi (1 year ago)
Thanks for watching!
JAI SHANKAR ANAND (1 year ago)
Fucking bitch reminds me of rose Leslie from game of thrones
TheDodo1233 (1 year ago)
International logistics student here - greetings from Poland!
Lumi (1 year ago)
👋🏼 Hello from the U.S.
Mohammed Ahmad (1 year ago)
This is really helpful video. Thanks for sharing
DAILY 나요미 (1 year ago)
Hi! I'm a university student who is doing the retail management couse assignment. my topic for the assignment is online shopping shipment and i found your video very helpful. Since my assignment is to create a video presentation, is it okay if i put about 30 secs of your video where you explain about the 3PL in my video? It is totally for a personal use and will not create a profit out of it.
Lumi (1 year ago)
Hi there! You can certainly use this in your presentation, please site our channel in your sources: https://www.youtube.com/user/LumiHQ Good luck on your assignment!
Ship-Right Solutions, LLC Solutions (1 year ago)
This a GREAT video that perfectly describes our business which is a 3PL named: Ship-Right Solutions. Well Done !!!
josie celio (1 year ago)
You. Are. Awesome. My eyes usually glaze over and I have to re-read or re-watch content about logistics, and you make it completely palatable, and understandable. Thank you!
Lumi (1 year ago)
Thanks for watching!
Gustav Thomasson (1 year ago)
I came for the logistics, I stayed for the well explained and especially the analog "effects" like the cardboard cutouts :D Well done! Proves that you don't need fancy graphics to be informative and entertaining ;)
Saif Jo (2 years ago)
You are amazing I am already in my way to have my first interview and I was look too much too long time for this explanation about one and two and three LP
digitama (2 years ago)
thanks. Great job explaining everything I need to know
Anis Baccar (2 years ago)
straight from germany this is the best video for this theme
Karthikeyan Sekar (2 years ago)
甜甜周 (2 years ago)
i like the way you explain things, very easy to understand and easy to remember
Shin Hee Mi (2 years ago)
Hi! I'm college student who taking up Aviation Logistics. I find this video so helpful with my questions regarding to 3PL. Thanks for giving me a precise explanation.
Tensley Express Inc (1 year ago)
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Abhinav N (2 years ago)
i love ur voice also the way u expalined it thumbs up
Michał Ty (2 years ago)
I want the old intro text back! Also, cool little channel you've got here :) Cheers.