When your business heavily depends on the expediency of its supply chain, it needs a logistics partner that puts customer deadlines and deliveries first.
The logistics industry is full of partnership opportunities; some great, some that clients should avoid at all costs. Making the right decision is crucial for a business. So, it’s essential for a potential client to understand all things they should consider before signing a contract.
Here’s a closer look at the biggest qualities to look for when selecting a reliable e-commerce fulfillment partner.
Not every logistics team has the same services, and not every service is going to meet a business’ needs.
From warehouse storage space to ecommerce fulfillment, and potential long-term trailer storage, there are several industry options for services that could benefit your brand. Make sure that the company you do business with helps you succeed and doesn’t hinder you.
Our services at GFS Logistics include the following essentials:
- Assembly and Kitting Solutions
- Reverse Logistics
- Transloading Solutions
- Storage Solutions
- eCommerce Fulfillment
- Warehouse Management
Warehouse Management Capabilities
Your eCommerce business is bound to have new products regularly moving in and out of your e-commerce fulfillment team’s warehouse. Make sure that your team has excellent warehouse management capabilities.
A well-managed warehouse can make your supply chain run smoothly and ensures that your customers are always satisfied with their orders.
We’ve already discussed the importance of an API and how these systems can help seamlessly connect your customers’ orders to our warehouse.
At GFS Logistics we keep up with our API system and share that it’s always up-to-date and ready to properly service our customers. We believe in swift deliveries and understand that a relevant API is the only choice for a well-managed supply chain.
Not every logistics team is on top of their technology game. So, you want to make sure that your logistics choice is one that follows the technological standards your brand lives by.
Size of Warehouse
If your business specializes in shipping products year-round to customers, you’re going to need a fulfillment team that has a decent sized warehouse.
When you store with GFS Logistics, you store for comfort, organization, and timely delivery to your customers.
Sometimes your shipping needs may go beyond a local delivery to a customer. When this happens, you want to make sure that your logistics team has the shipping capabilities to help you utilize affordable long-distance shipping options like trans-loading and off-site warehousing.
Our logistics company has built relationships with shipping companies across the globe and can help you meet any shipping needs without breaking your budget.
Make the Right Logistics Choice with GFS Logistics
If your brand is looking for a qualified logistics team, look no further than GFS Logistics. When you partner with us our team guarantees that your needs become a priority and your customers will always have their delivery needs met on time and with only the best customer service in the industry.
Contact us today to learn more about becoming a partner with GFS Logistics.
About the Author
Kevin Monk has been the President at GFS Logistics since 2014. He holds an MBA in Business, Marketing, Logistics and Supply Chain Management from UT Dallas. He is a global expert in eCommerce fulfillment, distribution warehousing, kitting solutions and logistics management for large and small business supply chain challenges. He resides locally in Dallas and is an active member in the Dallas Chapter of the SFA Alumni Association.