Warehousing & Distribution

Warehousing & Distribution

With National Fulfillment Services you can rest assured that your fulfillment warehouse is in expert hands.  As a complete fulfillment warehouse solution, we offer world class service and support.

NFS has the capability and flexibility to manage your distribution and build your brand in a cost-effective way. Our complete fulfillment solutions help you attain higher customer satisfaction and loyalty through fast, accurate, reliable processing and shipping of your products.

Beginning with the receiving process to the confirmation of shipment, a professional and highly controlled environment is maintained. Our warehouse is equipped to ship by any carrier and to make use of all techniques of optimizing delivery metrics to ensure the most efficient means of delivery. We are also equipped to assemble, kit, gift wrap, prepare personalized messages with packages, provide specialized inserts, customized packing slips, and innovative packaging solutions.

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Pick and Pack Services

Fast and Accurate Shipping is a keystone of customer satisfaction.  National Fulfillment Services has designed and implemented the most flexible, efficient and dependable fulfillment shipping platform in the business.  With excellent on-time performance coupled with great presentations to your customers, NFS recreates the quality of an in-house service.   With our advanced shipping logic and our access to the widest range of carriers, we assure you that your products are delivered at the best cost and value available.  Day in and out we supply the vital services and support necessary to manage your business cost effectively.

  • Late day cut-offs for fast shipping
  • Custom made-to-order packaging
  • Special promotions, inserts, and gift wrapping ability
  • Custom packing slips with advertising and promotion flexibility
  • A wide range of box, bag and carton options
  • Environmentally friendly void fill, dunnage, and fiber reinforced tape.
  • Best way shipping for geolocation and carrier rate shopping to deliver the lowest cost per shipment.
  • Real-time views of service level performance

Multiple Sites in the USA and Canada

National Fulfillment Services offers U.S. warehouses in Aston, Pennsylvania and Reno, Nevada. Our customers can utilize a single-site or bicoastal fulfillment solution. Our bicoastal fulfillment solution enables our clients to reach their customers in most parts of the continental United States within a 3-day ground transit time.

Clients who use both locations will be able to improve their transit times while also reducing their shipping costs, resulting in happier customers and repeat orders. Outside of the U.S., we have a distribution center in Toronto, Canada.

 

A Full Spectrum of Shipping Options

The best way to ship your package is not merely about the weight and delivery timeframe. NFS performs real-time analytics of each shipment properties including advanced logic on the cost of the package, the destination location, and physical characteristics of the shipment to select the best carriers are used to ensure on time arrival at the lowest cost.

Shipping Options

NFS currently supports all these major carriers:

UPS
  • Overnight and Second Day
  • Ground (Commercial / Residential / Hundredweight)
  • SurePost
  • Freight
FedEx
  • ALL Shipping Options – Including Foreign
USPS
  • Priority Mail, including Regional A,B, C
  • Parcel Select Lightweight
  • Standard / Media Mail
  • First Class
  • Express Mail
DHL
  • Parcel – Ground / Expedited
  • Parcel Plus – Ground / Expedited
  • DHL Max
  • DHL Global – Packet Plus / Packet Priority
Yellow Freight and UPS Logistics
  • All LTL Shipments
Others
  • Canada Post
  • Volpe Express
  • Asendia
  • YRC Freight
  • Purolator
  • NEMF

Inventory Management

Our inventory accuracy rates exceed best-in-class and are a reflection on our processes and focus on quality. NFS manages thousands of active SKUs in our inventory control system with complete barcoded storage locations. NFS will routinely provide cycle counting and physicals for in-stock items.

Inventory is synchronized from the warehouse to provide up to the minute values on your e-commerce and multichannel platforms.  Real-time synchronization enables you to sell your items immediately upon being received into the warehouse’s inventory and reduces overselling a product when the stock value reaches zero. Inventory metrics, receipts, and forecasting can also be seen in real-time on our management portal.

Order Management

National Fulfillment Services not only delivers the essential warehouse management services of receiving storing and shipping parcels, but also has an incredibly flexible and robust order management system that can manage the more complex aspects of fulfillment. This includes:

  • Communications to any shopping cart or systems
  • Manage backorder, pre-orders
  • Reporting, forecast inventory and sales activity by SKU
  • Lot control, recording and serialization
  • Email communication and customer service functionality
  • Real reporting on package, supply, carrier and fulfillment costs

Conditioned Storage / Lot Control

NFS provides warehousing and distribution in both ambient and temperature controlled areas. We offer temperature controlled areas ranging from 50-70 degrees. Coupled with a first-in first out and first-expire first-out shipment methodology we will keep your product rotating properly and ensure the consumers get fresh products.

NFS manages inventory of food, supplements, nutraceuticals and cosmetics using lot control systems. Our system allows us to maintain multiple lots of the same product, release orders for a particular product and manage expiration dates.  To ensure auditability we record the specific lots purchased on each product sent to a consumer.

Kitting and Specialty Box Assembly

 NFS offers a complete suite of kitting and assembly services. We assemble and kit to your customized specifications to help you enhance your brand, encourage future purchases and obtain the highest return on investment with your customers. We can provide custom packaging and follow specific instructions to make the completed boxes and kits assembly look great.

Amazon Fulfillment Preparation Services

NFS manages preparation and shipping of product to Amazon distribution centers. This includes bubble wrapping, re-boxing, labeling and cartoning of products. National Fulfillment Services also supplies the administrative support services for both Amazon Vendor and Seller Central to extend your reach and handle the day-to-day logistics flow.

Call us at 1-800-NFS-1306 to find out more about how we can help propel your business to success.

See how we can improve your business by becoming your fulfillment partner