Streamlining Logistics: Royal Cyber’s 3PL Integration with Salesforce Cloud

Royal Cyber's 3PL Integration with Salesforce Cloud

Streamlining Logistics: Royal Cyber's 3PL Integration with Salesforce Cloud

Streamlining Logistics
Samson Peter

Director of Technology – Salesforce CRM

November 3, 2023

Introduction to 3PL (Third-Party Logistics)

In the fast-paced world of logistics and supply chain management, efficiency is the key to success. That’s where Royal Cyber’s 3PL Integration with Salesforce Cloud comes in. By seamlessly connecting your logistics operations with CRM data, this powerful integration revolutionizes the way you manage customer data, sales processes, and marketing campaigns.
From streamlining warehousing operations to optimizing space utilization, our 3PL Integration empowers businesses to take control of their logistics with precision and strategic planning. Ensure accurate and punctual order fulfillment, track inventory levels, and maximize storage space utilization with ease.

Responsibilities of 3PL Providers

  • Warehouse Management is a complex task that demands precision and strategic planning. A 3PL provider aids businesses in streamlining their warehousing operations and optimizing space utilization. Additionally, they offer invaluable insights into warehouse layout and design.
  • Order Fulfillment is crucial for maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction. It involves receiving customer orders and ensuring they are accurately and punctually fulfilled. A 3PL provider helps businesses streamline their order fulfillment processes, enhancing accuracy and efficiency.
  • Inventory Management, which involves meticulous tracking of goods and maintaining accurate stock records, is a critical aspect of logistics. 3PL services leverage advanced software systems to monitor inventory levels and maximize storage space utilization while ensuring the safe transit of products.
  • Shipping and Receiving is another responsibility of 3PL services. They collaborate with a network of carriers to identify the best shipping options for their clients, as well as provide real-time updates on order statuses.
  • Reverse Logistics, the process of returning goods to suppliers or manufacturers, is a complex yet essential task for maintaining strong supplier relationships and ensuring the timely return of products in optimal condition.
Responsibilities of 3PL Providers

Benefits of Third-party Logistics

  • Market Expansion and Business Growth: 3PL services facilitate market expansion by granting access to new markets without the need for hefty investments in warehousing, equipment, and labor, ultimately saving both money and effort.
  • Improved Visibility: The integration of 3PL offers real-time visibility into logistics operations, empowering businesses to make informed decisions regarding inventory, shipping, and delivery.
  • Cost Reduction: Outsourcing logistics operations to a third-party provider through 3PL integration can be a more cost-effective option compared to hiring and training in-house staff.
  • Enhanced Customer Satisfaction: Streamlined operations, timely deliveries, and heightened reliability lead to satisfied customers, the bedrock of any successful business.

Key Considerations When Choosing a 3PL Provider

  • Cost Evaluation: Thoroughly examine cost structures and pricing models.
  • Technological Capabilities: Emphasize the importance of technology in logistics, including Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), Transportation Management Systems (TMS), IoT, and more.
  • Geographic Reach and Distribution Networks: Consider the relevance of location and the extent of distribution networks.
  • Reputation Check: Verify references and reviews to ensure the provider’s reliability.
  • Service Level Agreements (SLAs): Stress the need for clear and well-defined SLAs.

Integrating 3PL with Salesforce

Leveraging Salesforce Sales Cloud, a cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform, businesses can efficiently manage customer data, sales processes, and marketing campaigns. By integrating 3PL with Salesforce, businesses can seamlessly connect their logistics operations with CRM data, leading to improved efficiency, visibility, and customer service.

Pre-requisites of the Integration – Opero Ship

For successful integration, ensure the availability of the Opero Ship Application, along with support for major carriers like FedEx, DHL, and UPS. The essential objects provided by Opero Ship include Shipments, Fulfillment Locations, Carrier Accounts, and Notes & Attachments.
Pre-requisites of the Integration – Opero Ship

Carrier Accounts - FedEx

To initiate the integration, set up a FedEx Test Account using the provided URL. Upon registration, you will receive vital details such as Account Number, Meter Number, Password, and Account Key via your registered email.

Map the FedEx Ship Configuration with Salesforce Org

Configure the FedEx Account details within the Salesforce Org in the Ship Configuration Tab. It is imperative that these details are synchronized with Carrier Account Details for seamless operation.
Carrier Accounts - FedEx


In conclusion, the integration of Royal Cyber’s 3PL with Salesforce Cloud helps to revolutionize logistic operations, thereby enhancing efficiency, visibility, and ultimately customer satisfaction. With the right 3PL provider and strategic integration, businesses can unlock new avenues of growth and profitability in the ever-evolving world of supply chain management.

Poonam Chandersy

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