FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is 3PL (Third Party Logistics) Services?
Third-party logistics (3PL, or sometimes TPL) is a company’s use of third party businesses to outsource elements of the company’s distribution and fulfillment services.
The 3PL provider serves as a liaison between shippers and authorized motor carriers who might not otherwise try to find each other; they assist in negotiating the terms of the transactions and arrange the appropriate delivery method or mode of transportation required for each delivery.
What are the benefits of using a 3PL company?
3PLs have several benefits, especially for operations that are growing. Switching to a 3PL will allow you to minimize expenses associated with added technology and staff to oversee the supply chain.
A 3PL company will manage your product pick-up, warehousing services, distribution, and tracking of inventory movement. As a business owner, you gain a knowledgeable partner that helps streamline your supply chain, stay on top of consumer demand, and increase your profits.
What transport services do you offer?
MK Freight Brokers can provide ground transportation via any truck size, Full Truckload and LTL, Rail, Intermodal, air freight and other Freight options.
Our company can handle most types of parcels, parts, components and shipments that are classified as hazardous, non-hazardous and oversized shipments.
MK Freight Brokers have one goal: to supply the most cost-effective and time-efficient shipping options to our customers.
What industries benefit from your 3PL services?
We routinely work with large and small manufacturers, suppliers and distributors in various industries, some of them are as follows:
- Food and Drink
- Plastic & Resin
- E-Commerce and Retail
- Pharmaceutical and Healthcare
- Trade Show Transportation Services
- Produce and Industrial Supplies.
- Aerospace and Defense industry
- Specialty and Sensitive Deliveries
What is your service area?
MK freight covers the whole of Canada and USA.
How long has MK Freight Brokers been in business?
MK Freight Brokers is a privately held company and has been in business for over 20 years.
Since its establishment in 1997, MK Freight Brokers has continued to build ironclad trust with its customers by listening and paying special attention to each client, and offering personalized service to meet each client’s unique needs.
Our clients include many large renowned companies, who appreciate our team’s professionalism and efficiency. We continually strive to exceed the expectations of our business clients’ and keep them happy.
Can MK Freight save my company money?
The answer is ‘yes’. As experts in transporting and warehousing, we operate efficiently and assume the administrative as well as the physical roles of delivery. By providing a reliable service, with fixed costs and expertise to obtain the lowest costs for delivery, we routinely lower our clients’ delivery costs.
Why use MK Freight?
Many of our valued customers view MK Freight as a complete supply-chain solution, allowing customers to focus more energy on their core business competencies and enjoy relieving themselves of personnel and administrative hassles. We stand out from our competitors with the ability to reduce costs and freight expenses as well as related management and administrative expenses.
What kind of cargos would I handle as a transporter?
MK Freight Brokers offers its transporters opportunities for FTL (full truckload), LTL (Less Than Truckload) freight, containerized shipments, and more.
When and how will I get paid?
The payment timeline is largely determined by the specific terms offered when you were officially hired as an MK Freight broker carrier. Our standard agreement for payment is twenty days. However, it could be accelerated with our QuickPay option.
For further questions concerning payment, please call (450) 623-8422 or send us an email.
For more answers, information or to let us know how we can serve you better, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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