3PL stands for third-party logistics, described above. The term third-party logistics is often also used interchangeably with order fulfillment. A third-party warehouse provides a full range of eCommerce fulfillment services. This can include warehousing, order processing, and shipping and receiving. Many 3PL warehouses provide other services. These can include customer support, returns processing, and customization.
Third party logistics, or 3PL, is a service that is provided by a business to an organisation where some or all of the entire logistics system is outsourced. This outsourcing covers warehousing through to delivery, allowing the organisation to focus on other parts of the business.