FAQ

What is a fulfillment center?

A fulfillment center is a secondary location used by 3rd party providers to fulfill ecommerce orders in a timely fashion, allowing for these companies to focus on their core attributes rather than storage and shipping.

How do fulfillment centers work?

A fulfillment center will receive and strategically store your items in their own storage locations, preparing to send out your products the moment an order is received. They deal directly with shipping carriers and ensure to find the lowest rate possible for all transactions.

What is 3pl?

3pl or 3rd party logistics is when a company, within any field, outsources certain elements of its business to a 3rd party to deal with distribution, warehousing, and or fulfillment services.

How can a 3pl help me?

A 3pl is an asset when it comes to any ecommerce business, whether you’re a startup in its first few weeks, or a large business that’s been in operation for years. Utilizing a 3pl allows for a business to no longer have to worry about shipment and storage space, letting them focus more on other aspects of their business and development.

How will this impact my business?

With the introduction of a 3pl, you’ll find that you no longer need to worry about finding space for your product, you won’t have to shop around to find the best shipping and delivery prices, and the time you have to focus on the other critical aspects of your business will have grown substantially.

What if I have specialized needs for my products?

At Gyftgo the needs for your product and business are our highest priority. When you store with us you will be provided with a team of handling experts who will go above and beyond in aiding you and ensuring your product is handled correctly.

What about sales made through Amazon?

Gyftgo ensures to follow the rigorous standards of all ecommerce marketplaces. We ensure that every package handled by us follows the exact standards require by you, your customer, or your marketplace.

What’s the difference between a fulfillment center and a warehouse?

A warehouse is simply used for storage, it’s a space where you can just keep product to sell or hold on to for later. But a fulfillment center functions as both a warehouse and a shipping center, a place where your product can be kept and send out of as soon as need be.

How do I inform you that a sale has been made and needs to be sent out?

When you store and ship with Gyftgo, you’re eCommerce marketplace will become integrated within our system, allowing for us to quickly and effectively process and ship your product to your customers as soon as possible.

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