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International Business Growth: How a 3PL Partner Can Help Your Brand Expand

Expanding your business internationally brings exciting opportunities. However, it also presents complex logistical challenges. From optimizing logistical processes to providing scalable solutions, a 3PL partner can play a crucial role in unlocking new opportunities in intriguing global markets. Keep reading to discover how a 3PL partner can help your business grow.




When your company expands into new international markets, it faces the challenge of meeting rising demand. A broader customer base inevitably leads to increased inventory needs, prompting important questions:

 Does your company possess adequate storage capacity to accommodate this heightened inventory?

 Are your logistical operations prepared to meet the growing demand?

In anticipation of growth, a 3PL partner often provides a scalable solution. With their extensive warehouses, they can easily adjust to meet your expanding storage needs. Additionally, experienced 3PLs are capable of deploying extra personnel to manage an increase in orders, including seasonal peaks.

Another advantage of partnering with a 3PL is the flexibility to scale down if necessary. Should demand for your products fall short, you won't have made significant investments in warehouses and personnel. With a 3PL, you can swiftly and efficiently respond to changing market conditions while maintaining focus on your core activities and growth objectives.




When entering international markets, you'll encounter a different language, culture, and time zone. Therefore, it's essential to ask yourself the following questions beforehand for international success:

 What logistical adjustments are necessary to ensure delivery times?

 How do we ensure shipping issues are resolved promptly and effectively?

 What local requirements and regulations do we need to adhere to in this market?

 How can we prepare for local market peaks?

 Which logistical shipping partners will we use?

An experienced 3PL with international locations, partners and local staff can provide local storage for your inventory, enabling you to provide your customers with fast delivery times. The staff also have a deep understanding of market peaks, culture, and regulations, which you can leverage. With their experience, they can provide valuable advice on how to optimize your omnichannel and B2B operations for success on an international scale. By partnering with a 3PL partner with a global network, you can not only meet the needs of your international customers but also provide a seamless experience to all your business and consumer customers, wherever they may be.


Data and Software

Besides physical adjustments, your company must also consider systems and software. Think about the different requirements of new retailers and inventory management across multiple locations. As a company, you should ask yourself the following questions:

  Is my software scalable?

 Does my inventory management system provide insight into inventory per location?

 Is my software capable of integrating with local retailers and shipping services?

 Can my inventory management system automatically track inventory levels and adjust them based on local demand and supply?

An experienced 3PL has intelligent software that can integrate with retailers and couriers worldwide. Effective integration ensures automatic data exchange between systems, eliminating manual work and preventing errors. Additionally, good software provides visibility into your inventory at every step of the supply chain process, regardless of location. This offers your company the necessary transparency and control to operate efficiently and effectively on an international scale.


Growing with Fidelity

Fidelity Fulfilment has years of experience in providing tailor-made fulfillment and 3PL solutions for webshops, retailers, and wholesalers.

Scalable fulfilment solutions: At Fidelity, we've been helping B2B and B2C companies for years by flexibly addressing their needs. Our fulfilment solutions aren't one-size-fits-all; we're able to provide solutions completely tailored to your brand. Our expertise lies in internationally assisting our clients in growth, and as such, our solutions are scalable to meet your business needs at all times.

Local establishments: With locations in the US, UK, and EU, Fidelity has local expertise and fulfilment centers, enabling us to easily assist your company's growth in these challenging markets. Our local teams are ready to support and advise you.

Intelligent software: Drawing from over 30 years of experience in B2B, Automotive, and Manufacturing fulfillment, Fidelity's software serves as the foundation to increase your capacity, monitor processes, and easily meet retailer and supplier standards. With advanced inventory management tools and integrations, we help optimize inventory levels, reduce shortages, and minimize overstock.

Seamlessly integrate with over 150 leading platforms, retailers, and couriers. Our retail and e-commerce integrations empower omnichannel sellers to easily reach new markets.

Fidelity's retailer integrations, inventory management services, and global fulfilment locations make it easy for your business to grow internationally. Contact our team today for a customized quote and discover how we can support your business.