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What are Shipping Logistics?
What are Shipping Logistics?
Written by Austin Kreinz
Updated over a week ago

Shipping logistics is the logistics of shipping. It can be broken down into three main parts

  • Inbound logistics

  • Outbound logistics

  • Reverse logistics

Shipping strategies can be exhausting and complex, especially with the nuances of ecommerce. Ecommerce orders are shipped in one of two ways, in-house warehouses and third-party shipping companies. 3PLs and in-house facilities have some overlap, but there are also key differences . 3PLs can provide more flexibility where in-house can give more control over the end-to-end process. Shipping logistics for a brand may depend on many factors including

  • Type of Product

  • Weight

  • Packaging Requirements

Curious about the best strategy? Reach out to our helpful shipping experts here .

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