Bulk Warehousing On Demand

4PL WAREHOUSING 

Definition: 

Goods stored in a warehouse in large quantities are described as bulk storage. Bulk storage requires fewer physical storage bins. It also allows faster access to individual containers, as it permits clearer warehouse structure, such as blocks and rows.

Overview

Our flexible ‘pay as you use’ general warehousing services are a cost effective alternative to absorbing high fixed overheads. 

Our U.K.W.A. accredited sites are a proven way to help businesses grow sales and improve profits by enhancing service, reducing fixed costs and improving overall efficiency. Around the clock CCTV monitoring and guard response is also in operation to provide that added peace of mind. 

Our wide range of general warehousing services include 

Container Unloading – Palletised and Handball

With dry and secure dock level unloading as standard, your containers are unloaded in next to no time. With access to ride on pallet trucks (PPT) for palletised goods or a dedicated handball team for loose carton receipts we aim to avoid those costly container detention fees.

Storage – Palletised and Bulk Storage

With thousands of pallet rack and floor spaces your pallets are securely stored and optimised for handling.

Pick and Pack – By Unit, Master Carton or Full Pallet

Pick and Pack – Per unit, master carton or full pallet
Trade orders are accurately and logically assembled linked to a pre-determined order file and specific customer requirements. The goods are securely packed, machine wrapped and transferred to the despatch area for onward delivery.

Returns Management – Opportunity knocks

Our “right first time” approach to warehousing helps to keep returns to an absolute minimum. In the event of a return we have a number of options available including pre-paid returns or arranging uplift. Upon return to site we undertake a rigorous QC inspection as part of the re-stocking process.

Value Added Services – The world isn`t always round shaped

Our diverse range of value added warehousing services helps you to overcome compliance in an efficient and cost effective manner.
Reconfiguration of goods to a particular specification is common place these days. From re-labeling to kitting and re-work to co-packing – we have it covered.

Stock Management – Helping drive availability

Having confidence in your inventory is key to delivering bottom line performance. Our dedicated stock control team undertake routine tasks delivering a pro-active approach to stock management. Our robust warehouse systems and cycle counting disciplines ensures that your inventory balance always remains relevant. In addition, year-end audited stock taking can also be supported.

Business Intelligence – Facts, trends and opportunity

Our extensive range of management information can be tailored to suit. From demand planning and stock movement to service performance and much much more, our suite of reports acts as your business dashboard and helps to keep you in control at the swipe of a mouse.

In addition to our own sites we have access to over 200,000 sq ft of 4PL warehouses both Nationally and Internationally and able to react to most demands to safely and securely store bulk inventory at relatively short notice.

Top Tip:

When choosing a 3PL for your core services ensure they have access to a network of warehouses both Nationally and Internationally as this will increase your flexibility.