While the prospect of increased sales volume is welcome, a barrage of incoming orders can overwhelm up-and-coming subscription box companies, or even established retail or ecommerce companies new to the game. How do you know when you need outside fulfillment help? Here are 6 signs that it’s time to engage a 3PL partner.
Nicole Lee is director of fulfillment for Saddle Creek Logistics Services, an omnichannel supply chain solutions provider. Based in Fort Worth, TX, Lee oversees high-volume omnichannel fulfillment operations for multiple Saddle Creek facilities. Clients like beauty subscription box leader ipsy look to her for strategic solutions that increase efficiency, control costs and improve the customer experience. Lee holds dual degrees in logistics and intermodal transportation and business management from Georgia Southern University and is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt. She is actively involved in the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).