The COVID-19 pandemic is infecting ecommerce fulfillment worldwide. An article by WWD explains well how the lockdown has affected the warehouses. The global 3PL (third-party logistics) market, which was forecast to top $1.3 trillion USD by 2024, is being tested like never before.
Selecting the right ecommerce logistics partner has never been more important. You should consider multiple 3PL associates to expand and decrease the risk associated with single-source providers. As they say, precaution is better than cure!
Here, I have outlined the list of 3PL that you can consider integrating with your multivendor marketplace for Shopify. But before we start, let’s briefly check out what is a 3PL.
What is a 3PL?
A 3PL or Third-party Logistic is a link in the supply chain that merchants use to manage their business’ distribution and fulfillment services. 3PLs get new inventory from your manufacturers before they ship it to your consumers. They manage retail distribution and returns. Overall, the order fulfillment process becomes seamless.
3PL solutions for Shopify Marketplace
DHL International is an international courier, package delivery, and express mail service, which is a division of the German logistics firm Deutsche Post. The company delivers over 1.5 billion parcels per year.
Using this featured app, the merchants can allow sellers to ship their goods through DHL using multiple carrier shipping methods and then print Shipping Label.
Delhivery Private Limited is India’s largest B2B & C2C Logistic Courier Service Provider in India. They provide the fastest Parcel Transportation, Warehousing & more.
Using this featured app, merchants can allow vendors to ship their goods via Delhivery and then print the shipping label.
Vamaship is a SaaS-enabled logistics marketplace. Besides, it facilitates shipping via air, ocean, and surface to over 200 countries and 26,000 pin codes within India.
Using this featured app, the merchants can enable shipment & fulfillment through Vamaship. Moreover, he can automatically generate shipping labels for the same.
Shipmondo: They help you ship goods worldwide across carriers from one platform. Making it possible for you to offer different shipping options to your customers. Note that currently, we only support Postnord Shipping within Shipmondo.
Using this featured app, merchants can allow vendors to ship their goods via multiple carrier shipping methods and then print the shipping label.
Bring facilitates courier, distribution, express, and home delivery. Depending on how urgent your matter is – Bring provides flexible options for both unforeseen and regular deliveries to small and large businesses.
Using this featured app, the merchants can allow sellers to ship goods through the Bring shipping method and then print Shipping Label. Moreover, create a pickup request.
Envia logistics providers automate your shipping rules. You can get advanced shipping features for your business and connect to multiple couriers with the same software.
Using this featured app, the merchants can enable shipment through Envia. Moreover, he can allow sellers to automatically generate shipping labels.
ShipStation is a web-based, multi-carrier shipping solution for ecommerce retailers. Designed to streamline the fulfillment process.
This feature will allow you to ship your goods via multiple carrier shipping methods. Moreover, you can automatically generate shipping labels.
Sendle: An Australian-based shipping company that provides courier services locally within the country.
This feature lets sellers fulfill their orders via Sendle shipment service and generate shipping labels.
J&T Express is known to be an integrated logistics service that allows sellers to ship the package(s) using their own packaging and deliver the items to the customers.
By enabling this featured app, the admin can allow sellers to manage the order fulfillment via J&T Express and automatically generate shipping labels of the orders.
Blue Dart is an Indian logistics company that provides courier delivery services. It has a business of ground transportation & integrated air. Thus, it distributes time-sensitive packages to various destinations.
Using this feature, you can now allow sellers to fulfill orders via Blue Dart fulfillment & courier delivery services. Additionally, allow sellers to generate shipping labels for fulfilled orders.
UPS services help you manage product shipping, track the packages & print shipping labels through the United Parcel Service (UPS).
Moreover, you can allow sellers to generate shipping labels of fulfilled orders through UPS using this integration.
Airspeed is the Philippines’ premier freight forwarder and expresses delivery company. Your packages and products are ensured to reach their destination at the right time.
Using this integration, manage fulfillment on a priority basis. This feature app comes with an option to Notify the Courier about the prepared order to be shipped to the customers.
Both admin and sellers can notify the courier about the customer’s order from their respective panels. Accordingly, sellers will manage the fulfillment from their seller panels and generate shipping labels for the fulfilled orders.
PostNL formerly TNT NV is a mail, parcel, and e-commerce corporation with operations in the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Belgium, and the United Kingdom.
You can also track your international registered mail item or packet to its destination by using their online international tracking system.
With this integration, the admin can allow sellers to manage the order fulfillment via PostNL and automatically generate shipping labels of the orders.
Australia Post, a government-owned corporation known to provide postal services in Australia.
Using this integration, the admin can allow the sellers to deliver their shipment via the Australia Post shipment method and can also Generate Shipping Labels from the app.
Ecom Express is one of the leading end-to-end logistics solutions for express delivery services to eCommerce Industries.
This integration will help both the admin and the seller to manage the fulfillment in the simplest possible way.
Canada Post Corporation, trading as Canada Post, is a Crown corporation that functions as the primary postal operator in Canada. Originally known as Royal Mail Canada, rebranding was done to the “Canada Post” name in the late 1960s, even though it had not yet been separated from the government.
Canada Post integration helps the merchants of Canada to ship their products worldwide and they can also generate shipping labels.
These are all the 3PL services currently integrated with Multivendor Marketplace App for Shopify. Bookmark this article as we will keep updating it when a new integration comes live.