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Freight Management

3PL simplifies your freight forwarding needs, ensuring reliable and efficient transportation of goods worldwide. We expertly coordinate and manage the logistics chain, providing customised solutions that align with your specific shipping requirements and timelines.

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Are these the challenges you face? If so then Freight Forwarding may be the best solution for you.

01. Delays and disruptions

Are you facing unexpected delays? These disruptions can significantly impact your customers’ experience. Factors like customs delays and unforeseen weather can affect transit times.

02. Cost management

Struggling to manage transportation costs effectively? With fluctuating fuel prices, unpredictable tariffs, and shifting market conditions, striking a balance between cost-efficiency and service quality can be a daunting task.

03. Lack of visibility and communication

Facing challenges in obtaining real-time updates on shipment status? The lack of this information makes it challenging to provide accurate delivery estimates to your customers or promptly address unexpected issues.

The types of products we handle

3PL has partnered with a range of incredible brands, each offering a variety of products, to fulfil their Freight Forwarding needs.

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Discover how 3PL makes your product journey smoother

By outsourcing your physical operations to 3PL you generate more time to focus on your core business activities, streamline your operations and extend your customer reach.

Air & sea freight solutions

3PL offers cost-effective and flexible air and sea freight solutions customised to meet your shipping needs. Stay updated at all stages of the process with our real-time tracking platform, Fusion.

Multi-modal freight solutions

3PL provides personalised transportation solutions globally, integrating rail, sea, and road transport options. Our customised supply chain solutions aim to optimise cost savings, reduce lead times, and minimise environmental impact.

Lower CO2 emissions

3PL optimises your shipments to reduce CO2 emissions and save costs by efficiently consolidating your cargo. We regularly combine part loads and single pallets at our warehouse, utilising our extensive partner networks for transportation.

Going Beyond

What makes 3PL solutions different from the rest?

3PL consistently invests in innovative technology and data-driven solutions to remain ahead of the curve, ensuring your customers receive the best possible experience.

Real-time analytics

Our real-time data allows you to monitor stock levels and orders as it happens.

Customer support

As part of our customer promise we deliver a response to all online support enquires within 60 minutes or less.

Flexible carrier solutions

3PL partner with leading carriers to offer the best pricing and services. Enjoy the freedom to combine different carrier services, providing your customers with shipping options that best fits their needs.

We employ great people and empower them to always be the best version of themselves. Working at 3PL is not just a job - it’s a lifestyle.

Ian WalkerFounder and MD

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3PL Lite frequently asked questions

How can partnering with a freight forwarder streamline my business's global shipping operations?

Partnering with a freight forwarder streamlines global shipping operations by leveraging their expertise in navigating the complexities of international logistics. Freight forwarders act as intermediaries between businesses and transportation services, handling the details of shipping goods across borders, including route planning, carrier selection, and customs clearance. This partnership allows businesses to benefit from optimised shipping routes, cost-effective transportation solutions, and reduced administrative burdens. As a result, companies can focus on their core operations while ensuring their products are delivered efficiently and reliably to international destinations.

What are the advantages of using a freight forwarder for international shipments, especially in terms of customs and compliance?

Using a freight forwarder for international shipments offers significant advantages in managing customs and ensuring compliance with international trade regulations. Freight forwarders are well-versed in the legal and regulatory requirements of different countries, enabling them to navigate customs procedures smoothly and avoid potential delays or penalties. They prepare and submit all necessary documentation on behalf of businesses, ensuring accurate classification and valuation of goods. This expertise not only facilitates faster clearance but also minimises the risk of compliance issues, providing peace of mind and reliability in international trade.

How do freight forwarders adapt to the changing dynamics of global trade and logistics?

Freight forwarders adapt to the changing dynamics of global trade and logistics by staying informed of international regulations, trade agreements, and technological advancements. They invest in state-of-the-art logistics software and communication tools to enhance tracking, visibility, and operational efficiency. Forwarders also cultivate extensive networks of carriers and logistics partners worldwide, allowing them to respond flexibly to disruptions, such as capacity shortages or geopolitical events. This proactive approach ensures that freight forwarders can offer resilient and adaptable shipping solutions, helping businesses navigate the complexities of global trade with confidence.