The Advantages of Choosing Pacific Coast Distribution
The Right Choice for Shipping & Logistics
There are many transportation and logistics companies, but they are not all alike. Clients use 3PL companies to manage the transportation of their freight because it is a complex job that a smaller company is often unwilling or unable to do itself. In today’s blog article, we would like to explain why we, Pacific Coast Distribution, LTD, offer some special advantages to the clients who choose us for 3PL services.
What Is 3PL?
The term 3PL refers to “third-party logistics.” Clients who use 3PL services outsource all their shipping and logistics needs to a separate company instead of performing those duties “in-house.” The logistics of moving freight or product from one point to another in the most efficient and cost-effective way possible is extremely complicated. In addition, these complications multiply with different shipping destinations and larger amounts of freights going to faraway places, which often requires warehousing along the way.
The Pacific Coast Advantage
The typical person who brokers freight is a sales person with a computer, a desk, and a phone. This person would arrange what is needed for the client but has none of their own skin in the game. This is where Pacific Coast is different. We have our own fleet of trucks and our own warehouses.
That means that Pacific Coast has more at stake and also more equipment and assets available to us when arranging third-part logistics for clients. Sometimes we move freight on our own trucks, owned by us or Owner Operators who work exclusively for us. But not always.
Since our mandate is to find the best transportation solution for the client’s freight, sometimes we use other means of transportation that we suss out based on our 20 years of experience, leveraging our relationships with other carriers.
We are vested and invested in what we do for the client and how we do business. As such, we have many more transportation opportunities available to us than is available to the average 3PL person who relies on his phone and computer.
Because we have been in this business for a long time, and invest heavily in what we do, we can also offer state-of-the-art tracking and storage in our warehouses if needed by the client. We are proud to offer our clients the best shipping and logistics solutions available on any day of the week. Your business is our business, and your success spells our success.
For these reasons above, if you ship cargo, Pacific Coast Distribution, based in Langley, BC, is your best choice for 3PL services on the Lower Mainland. Call us at (877) 999-8489 if you need help moving goods quickly and efficiently, the first time and every time. We will work with each client individually to find the best and most efficient solution for moving his or her products.
Pacific Coast Distribution, LTD, is a family-owned transportation and logistics company, based in Langley, British Columbia, with 20 years of experience and a fleet of 50 trucks and a 60,000-square-foot warehouse.
If you have any questions about this article or would like to talk to us about your transportation and freight needs, give us a call at (877) 999-8489.