Ep.43 Understanding When and Why You Will Need a 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) Company with Waleed Shahzar from ShipHype
Welcome back to the Sprint to Profit Podcast for Amazon Sellers. In this episode, we are going to be speaking with Waleed Shahzad from ShipHype about the ever growing needs that Amazon FBA sellers have when it comes to using 3rd party logistic companies (3PL’s) to help store and fulfill their inventory during peak seasons… or even when Amazon has capacity issues with FBA, like we’re seeing right now.
Waleed also goes over what a 3PL is, what you should be looking for when you search for one, and the important steps and information you need while you are on your search for your perfect 3PL. Waleed also shares a few horror stories he has accumulated while working in the industry as well as some of ShipHype’s newest features including their kitting services.
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|00:23||Hello and Welcome|
|01:42||Waleed’s background and history in the industry|
|06:49||What is a 3rd Party Logistics company|
|09:43||How does the process work?|
|11:24||What to look for in a 3PL prep center|
|13:37||Horror stories from the prep center|
|21:20||The 5 most important prep service/center steps|
|24:00||Analyzing 3PL services for your future needs|
|25:15||Communication with 3PL services and dashboards|
|29:00||Fees and rates for ShipHype|
|31:08||Thoughts, insights, and resources for Amazon sellers|
|33:09||Getting in contact with Waleed or ShipHype|