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The 5 Best Reasons to Outsource Your Company’s Warehousing Needs

By December 9, 2015June 13th, 2016No Comments

If your business is on the fast track to outgrowing its current location it may be time to consider outsourcing your space to a warehousing provider to help assist with your expanding needs. In addition to freeing up some much needed time to focus on other aspects of your growing company, you can also rest assured knowing that your business’s logistics are in capable hands. See below for the 5 best reasons to outsource your company’s warehousing needs:

  1. Flexible Cost – Outsourcing your businesses’ warehousing needs means not having to commit to a lengthy lease. Additionally, for the months where you may not require as much space or man-power, a good warehousing company should be able to accommodate your needs and save you money.
  2. No New Hires – For smaller businesses that are weary to hire additional staff due to fluctuating sales, hiring a Warehousing or 3PL provider is the way to go. Hiring and staff management is handled on their end, alleviating you from having to worry about finding reliable and experienced labor.
  3. Effectiveness – Logistics companies are very good at what they do, much like your skills with your business. Allowing an informed and seasoned logistics provider to handle your company’s back-end processes gives you the comfort of knowing your business is in good hands.
  4. Long-term Savings – Sometimes you have to spend money to save money. As your business continues to thrive, it’s smart to consider the return on investment of working with a logistics company. Lower warehouse costs, less expensive shipping rates and the savings from outsourced staff can add up significantly over time.
  5. Access to tools – Warehousing and 3PL providers allow you access to tools that could be incredibly costly on their own. Customized reporting, assembly line equipment, and specialized software are all added value to consider when selecting the best warehousing solution for your business.

Considering these benefits while seeking out a Warehousing or 3PL service provider can help you to ask the right questions and ensure you select the best option for your company. If you have any questions regarding your business’s warehousing needs, give M&W Logistics group a call. We are happy to help answer any questions and discuss your needs in greater detail.

Sources: https://www.shopify.com/blog/60645957-everything-you-ever-wanted-to-know-about-third-party-warehousing-and-fulfillment