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Need a good 3PL

Discussion in 'Dropshipping & Wholesale Hookups' started by oatmeal, Dec 2, 2019.

  1. oatmeal

    oatmeal Power Member

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    I have an ebay store, I dropship from various US merchants in the same niche.
    The growing problem I am having lately is that 1/3 of all my orders on ebay are turning out to be
    out of stock items when I go to the merchant sites to order them and dropship it.

    Since nothing is automated for me, I do everything manually. Therefore, I list products from those merchants sites in my ebay store and as soon as they go out of stock in merchant stores, people come across my ebay listing as in stock and order it from me. Obviously, I would have no idea it went out of stock nationwide as numerous merchants all out of stock of the exact same products. It's like they all decide to go out of stock at the same time!

    So I think I need to find a 3PL (3rd party logistics or fulfillment company), because I know certain products that WILL sell but over time and the merchant sites may only have 10 or 20 left in stock. What I wanted to do was buy all 20 of them with my own cash, then have it stored somewhere in a 3PL/fulfillment warehouse and when it goes out of stock nationwide, I would still have it in stock at my 3PL warehouse because I scooped up all the remaining stock and stored in my warehouse for selling during these times when it goes out of stock nationwide.

    Can anyone recommend good 3PLs/fulfillment services for small time ebay seller?