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23 Questions To Ask When Interviewing 3PL Companies

Choosing or changing your third-party logistics (3PL) provider is one of the most important decisions you will make as a shipper. After all, outsourcing your shipping to a 3PL can help you save money and tackle the challenges that are most common in the shipping industry.

But understanding what 3PL companies actually do and how they differ from one another can be confusing for small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs). That’s why it’s important to interview a prospective logistics service provider and ask lots of questions. Knowing which questions to ask is key.

Worldwide Express is a leading 3PL helping SMBs navigate the sometimes-difficult freight and parcel shipping industry. Below, we list the questions you should ask 3PL companies and why each is important.

Questions To Ask About the History of 3PL Success

Questions To Ask About Their Carrier Network

Questions To Ask About Shipping Services and Solutions

Questions To Ask About Shipping Technology

Questions To Ask About Customer and Logistics Support

Outsourcing third party logistics? Worldwide Express is a top 3PL shipping provider!

At Worldwide Express, we've spent more than 30 years handling logistics for tens of thousands of businesses like yours all over the country. We specialize in helping small and medium-sized companies get the most out of their shipping experience. And we do that through our unmatched combination of carrier relationships, industry expertise, sophisticated technology, unbeatable rates and personalized service.

Learn more about our innovative solutions, whether you are a first-time 3PL customer or looking to switch your logistics service provider. Schedule a complimentary, custom shipping consultation with our experts today!