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3PL, has been appointed by Social Chain to provide ecommerce order fulfilment solutions as the Manchester-based company continues to scale globally.

The partnership with the Wigan-based logistics provider will see 3PL provide e-commerce order fulfilment and incorporate inbound receiving, storage, handling and delivery for a number of brands recently acquired by Social Chain.

The first brands to be rolled out under the partnership are Hempamed, one of the largest cannabidiol brands in German-speaking regions and viralProtect, a new personal protective equipment brand.

3PL will store products, pack and ship orders and handle returns for all UK and European orders from its 75,000 sq. ft fulfilment centre in Wigan.

The announcement comes as 3PL continues to grow rapidly in the UK, with Social Chain joining a growing list of companies based in the North West that have agreed order fulfilment partnerships in recent months.

“We are delighted to welcome Social Chain on board at 3PL. As a dynamic and ambitious company and fast-growing leader in their field with a global outreach, they are an ideal fit for us.” John Scully, Business Development Manager at 3PL, commented on the partnership “We look forward tremendously to providing quality fulfilment and logistics services to Social Chain and their expanding portfolio of exciting brands.”

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with 3PL as we expand our offering into the European market.  “Anna Graham, Ecommerce Director at Social Chain commented “Their experience in delivering fully integrated, end-to-end fulfilment solutions, coupled with their in-house data platform, made 3PL the perfect fit for Social Chain. 3PL provides each of our brands with a unique and tailored fulfilment solution, facilitating Social Chain’s ambitious growth goals in 2020 and beyond.”

About 3PL

Based in Wigan, 3PL offers multichannel e-commerce fulfilment and logistics for growing brands. As an end-to-end fulfilment solution, 3PL operates from over 250,000 sq. ft of shared user warehousing in the UK, supported by access to a network of International warehouses to support global expansion for its clients. Its fast-moving operations house over 16 million items of stock, and dispatch across some 32,000 product lines. Learn more by visiting 3p-logistics.co.uk

About Social Chain

The first integrated social media company The Social Chain AG combines social media and social commerce. Social Chain is a pioneer in the creation, development and scaling of social media brands. The company’s headquarters are in Berlin with offices in Manchester, London, New York and Munich. The company has a total of around 500 employees. The Social Chain AG shares are traded on XETRA and several German stock exchanges. Learn more by visiting socialchain.de

Barry Ryan

Barry Ryan is Marketing Manager at 3PL. He researches and writes everything you need to know about eCommerce fulfilment and logistics.