Third-Party Logistics Services for
Simplify your sourcing, shipping and warehousing processes with expert management from Consumer Solutions Inc.
The complexities involved with sourcing, transporting, and storing products creates headaches for Amazon sellers and other e-commerce entrepreneurs. You can depend on the experts at Consumer Solutions, Inc. (CSI) to save you time and money, allowing you to focus on activities that grow your business.
Our customers value the personal attention we provide in delivering a wide range of sourcing and 3PL (third-party logistics) capabilities on a full-service or a-la-carte basis. We ship from Ningbo, China, into the port of Charleston, South Carolina, so your products can avoid the delays common with docking and land transportation at West Coast ports. We also offer warehouse services from our Greer, South Carolina, warehouse.
Comprehensive Logistics Services to Enhance your
Leverage our team’s logistical expertise to minimize your costs and maximize process efficiencies. This holds true whether your business needs assistance with a specific segment of the supply chain process or our complete 3PL line of services.
Product Development and Sourcing
You provide pictures, samples and/or technical drawings/specs of the products you want to source, and we’ll obtain competitive bids for your review. You are free to obtain your own bids as well and choose the
We usually bid two ways: FOB Ningbo (China), and FOB to our South Carolina warehouse (including up to 4 months of free storage and financing.
(Each will have different terms.)
Warehouse Storage and Shipping
We offer affordable and easy-to-understand storage and shipping services designed to give your business the flexibility you need for USA-based operations. It begins with our sourcing services. If we source your products, you receive up to 4 months of storage in our warehouse as part of the FOB South Carolina bid.
If we don’t source your products or you don’t want storage included in your bid, use this easy 12-12-12 guideline:
- $12/pallet inbound charges (unload from the container/truck, label each pallet with a barcode, scan into the WMS system, and bring the pallet to the correct location in the warehouse)
- Then $12/month per pallet storage
- And finally, $12/pallet outbound (pull from location, update WMS, load onto the truck of your choosing or we arrange for a fee.
If you need repacking or less-than-pallet-load shipments, we can do that for a fee.
Palletized goods only. (Plywood or plastic pallets)
We secure 40-foot HQ containers that travel from Ningbo (China) into the port of Charleston, South Carolina, before they are transported by truck to our warehouse in Greer, South Carolina. We make every effort to secure low-cost containers and minimize expenses.
We’ll quote you our best price and communicate approximate timing. We ship multiple containers per month, so timing is seldom an issue.
Inventory Financing and Cash Flow Assistance
We understand that cash flow is one of the biggest challenges in your business. We serve as a financing partner for our customers who need funds to bridge the gap between inventory order and revenue generation.
In most cases, we offer a more cost-effective financing alternative than other options to help your business thrive.
Contact us for a detailed description of terms or to
request a quote.
CSI features the logistical expertise of Houston-based Chief Executive Officer Pat Thielke and Chief Operating Officer Janna Davidson, along with a team of experts on the ground in Asia and inventory professionals at our warehouse in Greer, South Carolina.
We have been in business for over 20 years, sourcing our own products as well as providing businesses large and small with the 3PL services they need to operate efficient and profitable e-commerce businesses.
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