Ecommerce Order Fulfilment Services
We understand the challenges of scaling an e-commerce business, and now we offer startups like yours the same fast and flexible shipping services that have driven our success.
Packed Posted can run your entire day-to-day shipping operations, freeing up your time and resources to focus on the needle-moving tasks.
Packed Posted are fulfilment partners for many award-winning startups and brands
What a 3PL like Packed Posted offers
A 3PL primarily provides 3 core services: order management, picking & packing and shipping. In short, we handle all aspects related to the physical side of your e-commerce operation.
Your orders automatically sync to our system and we will carry out the required technical integrations for you.
Packed Posted works with all the major selling channels such as Amazon, Ebay, Shopify, WooCommerce and Not On The Highstreet.
We can accommodate almost any product type, including bundles, kits and perishables.
Picking & Packing
All orders are verified for accuracy with barcode scanning and the products are packaged using eco-friendly materials.
Packed Posted can accommodate your custom packaging requests including custom printed boxes, tissue paper, gift-wrapping and kitting for hampers & subscription boxes.
You can use our packaging or we can use yours.
Your orders are shipped daily from our Aberdeen warehouse. You can use our courier accounts that we hold with Royal Mail, DPD, DHL, APC & UPS or utilise your own negotiated rates.
Define your own rules or we can select the right service and courier based on your goals, time of day and size of the package.
Tracking numbers are automatically sent to marketplaces and automated dispatch emails can be sent to customers too.
Packed Posted integrates with your existing sales channels
Fulfilment costs consist of three main components:
Our picking charges begins at an affordable rate of £1.20 per order, then just £0.20 per additional item.
The packing cost is determined by your specific packaging needs, with prices starting at a mere £0.22 for a box.
Shipments can expect to cost between £1.80 for small postable goods and just £4.45 for a 5kg box.
Features of Packed Posted that our clients love
100% plastic-free packaging for zero extra charge.
100% Picking Accuracy
Orders are picked correctly 100% of the time or your money back.
We can accommodate B2B orders and bulk manual orders.
We take care of the technical integrations and work with you to make the most out of our systems.
We're building our own brands right alongside you and are using Packed Posted to grow them.
Our simple pricing structure makes it easy to forecast prices which can help to avoid cashflow surprises.
Same Day Dispatch
Shipments are dispatched on the day of ordering up to 3pm.
Same Day Delivery
Same-day delivery to customers in the Aberdeen area.
Same Day Collection
Customers can collect your products from our city centre depot.
We can accommodate almost every shipping requirement but are particularly interested in working with brands like these
Businesses with between 1 and 50 SKU’s
Businesses with products between 10g and 5kg
Non-perishable food & drink, cosmetics, lifestyle or homeware
Shipping between 5 and 500 orders per week
Business with high-growth potential
Packed Posted ships with all major delivery providers
A 3PL for Startups by a Startup Entrepreneur
As a startup entrepreneur, I am well aware of the challenges that arise when running a growing e-commerce brand. That’s precisely why I initially established this business: to cater to my own portfolio of brands. Packed Posted offers swift and adaptable shipping services that effectively save time for founders, enabling them to concentrate on essential tasks. Also, by eliminating the burdens of fixed overheads and by enhancing logistics operations, Packed Posted provides an avenue for improvement and growth. Additionally, our scalability allows us to promptly adjust to your specific needs and seasonal demands.
Great British Entrepreneur Awards: Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2022
Founder of Packed Posted
Acreditations and Memberships
In-House 😩 Vs 3PL 😌
Use Packed Posted to streamline your e-commerce operations
Warehouse Lease £1500/pm?
Business Rates £200/pm?
Equipment Leases £200/pm?
Postage £2.50+ per order?
A simple per-order fulfilment fee
Aspects to Manage
Staff rota Sickness, overtime?
Courier accounts New prices, services or API?
Software Upgrades, bugs, errors?
Packaging Enough to handle a viral sale?
You need to fulfil the orders, manage a warehouse, build a team and get enough revenue to cover your fixed costs 👎
Single order fulfilment fee From ~£4 per order
Aspects to Manage
Your orders are fulfilled for a simple to manage set-price ✅
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