There are many ways to scale your business, but most business owners are held back by the fact that most of these methods require capital on top of more capital – and that’s something that most businesses don’t have. Third-party logistics (also called 3PL) is the answer to this; outsourcing some of the capacity of your business could solve many common problems that emerging businesses experience.
Here are some of the benefits to scale your business with a 3PL can have for you.
How to Scale Your Business with a 3PL
You Don’t Need Capital
Most of the ways to increase the capacity of your business requires cold, hard cash – though this is something that most business owners just don’t have on hand to throw at the problem. This holds many businesses back from expanding their capacity, for example when they just don’t have the money to purchase more vehicles to handle shipping cargo.
Negotiating a long-term contract with a third-party logistics provider doesn’t take added capital, but is instead based on the mutually-beneficial relationship between companies – because it means more business for both.
It Can Drastically Increase Capacity
Third-party logistics fills the gap for what your business doesn’t have the capital to provide – and it can still drastically increase the capacity of your business.
Not only does your capacity increase, but you also get to free up more time for your business so you can spend more doing the important things, or building your business venture in other ways.
It Offers Guidance, Advice and Resources
Combining your business with a 3PL does much more than just give you a chance to expand your business – it also gives you access to advice and guidance from other, more experienced business owners; you’ll also have access to much of their resources, which you wouldn’t have had without the existence of a third-party logistics provider for your business.
Overall, the addition of a 3PL provider to your business makes the entire process easier.
Ship Fortress is based in New Berlin, WI. In addition to our trucking & logistics services, we operate warehouses in New Berlin, Los Angeles, and East Brunswick, NJ totaling over 600,000 square feet.
We understand every business has its own specific requirements so we customize and create solutions to meet each business unique needs. We truly do provide our clients with
- cost effective
- high quality logistics solutions
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