FAQs

What is a 3PL (Third Party Logistics) Service?

A 3PL (Third Party Logistics) service typically supplies a collection of services that provide solutions and management for all or part of a customer’s supply chain.

At McLane Global Logistics, our full suite of services includes inbound and/or outbound scheduling of deliveries, warehousing, consolidation, freight expense optimization, packaging, freight forwarding, cross docking, inventory management, international labeling, production line and assembly services, and other special projects.

Why work with a 3PL Service like McLane Global Logistics?

With McLane Global Logistics, you are a part of the powerful, combined volume of our customers allowing our team to negotiate more aggressive retail freight prices for your company.  You can keep conducting business just as you’ve done, but do it more cost-effectively.  Even if you have great rates now, allow us the opportunity to earn your business by showing you what we can offer – no risk involved. Contact us today to request a quote.

What tools does your web portal offer?

The McLane Global Logistics customer web portal is a real-time tool developed for our customers to efficiently and effectively monitor a variety of key aspects of their business:

  • Live updates
  • Currently inventory levels, by item and lot
  • View outbound and inbound orders
  • Historical information on inventory transactions
  • BOLs attached to each outbound order after shipping
  • And more!

Our technology team continually works with customers to identify and develop new tools to make everyday business of our customers more streamlined and effective.

To request a demo of our customer web portal, contact us today.

What are your rates?

We determine the rates for our clients based on several key factors, including volume, type of handling required, and amount of space required. Click here to request a quote.

How big is your facility?

The McLane Global Headquarters is a 285,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility located in Houston, TX, strategically located near Intercontinental Airport and the Port of Houston.

What storage conditions do you offer?

Our 285,000 sq. ft. facility is equipped to provide ambient, conditional and freezer storage options to properly house a wide variety of Organic Certified and non-organic food products.

What certifications does your facility have?

At McLane Global, our state-of-the-art facility has the following certifications:

What is CTPAT?

Started in November 2001, the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) program brings CBP together with the trade community to improve border security and strengthen international supply chains. Key stakeholders in the supply chain community – importers, carriers, consolidators, manufacturers – work with Customs and Border Protection to maintain a safe and efficient trade process, and protect what is imported into America. With our long history of international export and import trade, McLane Global is proud to be part of the CTPAT.