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 fulfilment
  • Globalization — support for multiple governmental requirements for shipping/exporting/importing
  • Growing number of customers accelerating the need for efficient and accurate multi-client facilities
  • Labour 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 fulfilment to 3PLs

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 optimises 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 optimise order fulfilment and provide insights into the operation
  • Flexibility for seasonal & promotional peaks and changing order profiles
  • Order fulfilment 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 labour
  • Configurations for dedicated e-Commerce or retail store fulfilment
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

Dematic iQ Overview

Performance Optimising Software

Garment-on-Hanger Storage

Faster Cycle Times, Reduced Costs for the Warehouse and Customers

Pallet Storage

A Smarter Way to Optimise Storage Space

Tote (Carton) Storage

Save Labour 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 Fulfilment

Rapid Fulfilment 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 Fulfilment

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

Batch to Putwall Picking

Waveless Fulfillment for E-Commerce and Omni-Channel Orders

Batch to Sorter Picking

Dematic high volume picking solutions provide effective waveless fulfillment that addresses the dynamic needs of the e-Commerce & omnichannel markets. Contact us today!

Cluster Picking

Accurate and Efficient Hands-Free Each Picking

Goods-to-Person Picking

Dematic goods-to-person picking solutions deliver items directly to pick stations & ensure peak operator performance throughout their entire shift. Contact us today!

Goods-to-Robot Picking

The Ultimate in Automated Split Case Picking

Zone Route Picking

Maximise Throughput in High-Density Picking Environments


Efficient Packing, Value-Added Services


Fast and Accurate Shipping with Real-Time Visibility