Holiday shopping is upon us, and all retailers know what goes up must come down. And as consumers begin purchasing gifts, we’re only a few weeks away before the returns start. Then the tension begins. We all know that feeling too well of reviewing the aftermath after a month of flash sales and last-minute shoppers, sitting in the office chair to review product damages, untouched ‘hot’ merchandise, and the onset of customer returns.
What can you do to ease your workload and focus on sales growth instead? We know the answer, reverse logistics services with a third-party logistics (3PL) provider! 3PL reverse logistics benefits include significant cost savings, time savings, and peace of mind. So, take a few moments to learn how to start the year with logistics ease.
Start Your Year Off Right
Reverse logistics continues to be a critical part of supply chain costs even as online sales continue to increase. Since reverse logistics is a detail-oriented process, managing it in-house can quickly become time-consuming as your sales continue to grow. That’s where a 3PL can step in and handle it for you. They’re experts at providing much-needed assistance so that you can focus on other matters.
What You Can Expect
Every 3PL has its own process, but at Beitler Logistics Services (BLS), we’ll give you peace of mind from start to finish. Here’s what you can expect with our 3PL reverse logistics services.
- Setting up and managing the return shipments (including consolidating multiple shipments)
- Handling and managing the recycling or disposal of items
How 3PL Reverse Logistics Benefits Your Business
Along with relieving some tasks for yourself and your team, there are other impressive 3PL reverse logistics benefits.
- 3PLs will handle unexpected product recalls quickly and efficiently
- You’ll gain more insight into customer returns
- More accurate count on damaged and returned goods
- Market the business as environmentally friendly by utilizing a recycling program
3PL Reverse Logistics Services
An advantage of working with a 3PL is the flexibility to change services as necessary. Only use the ones you need, then increase them during the holidays and flash sales. Here are just a few options for how a 3PL can assist you.
- Product returns for surpluses
- Item disposals
- Recycling unusable products
- Managing the transportation and logistics of returns from start to finish
Learn More About 3PL Reverse Logistics
If you want a detailed explanation of the 3PL reverse logistics process and what you can expect from a 3PL, read here.
Find Out How BLS Can Help You Grow in 2023
Working with our team can help your business to thrive in 2023! Our 3PL services provide more than a simple service. Our team feels like a member of your team, and we want to see you achieve your goals! In fact, we align our processes and procedures to meet the initiatives you set for us. So, we know exactly how we can help you to grow.
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