Third-Party Logistics

Systems for Warehouse Logistics Service Providers

Third-Party Logistic (3PL) companies are the go-to resource for providing scalable, flexible logistics services for a wide variety of products that save money for their customers.

Dematic has the solutions to support the Third-Party Logistic industry in providing those services efficiently and effectively.

Third-Party Logistics Industry Trends

  • Customers increasingly using 3PLs for e-Commerce order fulfillment
  • Globalization — support for multiple governmental requirements for shipping/exporting/importing
  • Growing number of customers accelerating the need for efficient and accurate multi-client facilities
  • Labor costs and competition squeezing margins
  • Increasing complexity of the size, type, and variety of products
  • Mergers and acquisitions making integrating logistics costly and difficult
  • Companies focusing on core competencies and leaving order fulfillment to 3PLs
3PL Challenges

How Dematic Can Help

Dematic knows the challenges of the Third-Party Logistics industry and is ready to be a partner in providing the best solution. Dematic technology and software optimizes processes for receiving, storage, put-away, replenishment, case and piece picking, kitting, work-in-process storage, materials delivery, consolidation, order packing, and truck loading.

Dematic solutions for the Third-Party Logistics industry include:

  • Advanced software to optimize order fulfillment and provide insights into the operation
  • Flexibility for seasonal & promotional peaks and changing order profiles
  • Order fulfillment that shares inventory and labor to serve multiple channels
  • Faster and more efficient processing of returns — even with growing numbers of SKUs
  • Efficient processing of smaller and more complex orders
  • Automation that reduces dependency on warehouse labor
  • Configurations for dedicated e-Commerce or retail store fulfillment
Case Study

Hands Free in Cold Storage

Operating in cold storage environments requires technologies that offer workers the freedom of movement needed to complete tasks efficiently in challenging situations. Voice picking technology is ideally suited for cold storage settings, offering a hands-free, eyes free, rugged design for increased productivity.

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Case Study

Keppel Logistics

The Challenge:
Keppel Logistics needed its material handling and IT systems to provide the flexibility necessary to meet a wide range of different service requirements.

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Typical Third Party Logistics Solutions

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Case & Tote Transport

Modular Conveyors That Meet Fast and Reliable Transportation Needs


The Direct Connection Between Inbound Freight and Outbound Orders

Eaches Transport

A Better Way to Move Individual Items for Omni-Channel Fulfillment

Pallet Transport

Reliable Conveyors, AGVs, and Monorails


The First Step in Improving Efficiency

Returns Handling

Fast, Accurate Processing of Returned Merchandise

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Performance Optimizing Software

Garment-on-Hanger Storage

Faster Cycle Times, Reduced Costs for the Warehouse and Customers

Pallet Storage

A Smarter Way to Optimize Storage Space

Tote (Carton) Storage

Save Labor Costs, Increase Speed and Accuracy


AutoStore™ is an ultra high-density storage & buffering system for goods-to-person piece picking that increases the efficiency. Contact us today!

Automated Mixed Case Order Fulfillment

Rapid Fulfillment of Store-Ready Mixed Case Orders

Case Picking to Conveyor

Reducing Cost per Case — One Case at a Time

Case Picking to Pallet

Hands-Free Directed Picking Improves Speed and Accuracy

Dynamic Pick Face Picking

Combine High-Density Storage with Operator-Friendly Ergonomics

Layer Order Fulfillment

Automated Fulfillment of Rainbow Pallets for a Wide Range of Packaging Types and Shapes

Batch to Put Wall Picking

Waveless Fulfillment for E-Commerce and Omni-Channel Orders

Batch to Sorter Picking

High-Volume Piece Picking Made Simple

Cluster Picking

Accurate and Efficient Hands-Free Each Picking

Goods-to-Person Picking

Maximize Picker Efficiency with over 1,000 Picks per Hour

Goods-to-Robot Picking

The Ultimate in Automated Split Case Picking

Zone Route Picking

Maximize Throughput in High-Density Picking Environments


Efficient Packing, Value-Added Services


Fast and Accurate Shipping with Real-Time Visibility