What is 3PL? (Definition of 3PL Services)

So, what exactly is 3PL? If you're new to the shipping and warehousing world, you're probably scratching your head at this term. 3PL stands for third-party logistics.
And what exactly is the definition of 3PL services? A third-party logistics provider, sometimes called a 3PL or 3PL company, is a firm that provides outsourced logistics services to client companies for part, or all of their supply chain management functions.
Every 3PL company is different. For Alantis, this involves warehousing products, fulfilling orders, and forwarding freight (northbound and southbound), all while keeping our clients thoroughly up to date on the status of their goods.
Alantis Is Your Warehouse
Alantis is your third-party logistics partner—warehousing and shipping product on your behalf. This allows your company to focus on manufacturing, marketing, and selling your product. We take away the worries of warehousing and logistics while letting you focus on growing your business.

You’ll be surprised by the amount of money you can save by using a third-party logistics (3PL) company like Alantis. If you are currently using a different 3PL company, Alantis may be a better fit for you, your company, and your customers because we’ve designed custom 3PL software to streamline your operations. We also collaborate with you to create an effective, cost-efficient plan that’s right for your business.

Why use our 3PL warehouses? Simple answer: because we can do It better

Logistics are what we've been doing all day every day for over two decades. Even if you have the resources to take care of your logistics yourself, Alantis offers supply chain expertise with great positioning within the supply chain itself, thanks to our multiple warehouses. More advantages?
  • Sharing Responsibility - Alantis shares responsibility for managing global supply chains, keeping customers and stores properly stocked, and delivering the perfect order every time to take some of the weight off your shoulders.
  • Reengineering Distribution Networks - Logistics outsourcing can be a quick way to reengineer distribution networks to meet global market demands and gain a competitive edge. Our software, P3PL, tracks the history of each SKU number, when and where every piece ships, when new stock arrives, and how many arrive so you stay in the know.