Different Types of Fulfillment Companies

There are quite a few different types of fulfillment companies. See below for the main types and explanations:

  1. Apparel Fulfillment Companies – these companies focus on the storage and distribution of apparel and clothing.
  2. E-commerce Fulfillment Companies – these companies focus on fulfilling orders from online shopping carts.
  3. Warehouse Companies – these companies focus on simply storing product in a warehouse.
  4. Public Warehouse Companies – these companies store product and also ship out orders.
  5. CD/DVD Fulfillment Companies – these companies focus on making CD’s and DVD’s and shipping them to customers.
  6. Fulfillment & Call Center Companies in One – these companies offer fulfillment and call services bundled together.
  7. Product Fulfillment Companies – these companies fulfill order for various products.
  8. Order Fulfillment Companies – these companies specialize in receiving orders for product and shipping them to customers.
  9. Literature Fulfillment Companies – these companies focus on the distribution of literature, and oftentimes offer print services as well.
  10. Pick and Pack Companies – this is another name for order fulfillment companies…they “pick and pack” orders.
  11. 3PL Companies – these companies usually offer full scale shipping services in addition to storage and order processing services.

Don’t worry, we can point you in the right direction if you don’t know which is the best for you.

Want to learn more about the terminology? Visit our dictionary of fulfillment terms.