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3PL Des Moines, IA services offered by Palisades Logistics include 3rd party warehousing and fulfillment.

3PL Des Moines/Central Iowa

Palisades Logistics offers comprehensive 3PL solutions for customers doing business in Des Moines, IA and surrounding areas, including access to 14 public warehousing facilities – offering over 2 million square feet of combined ambient storage space. These facilities are ISO 9001:2015 certified, award-winning food-grade quality rated, and managed by experienced logistics teams prepared to meet the challenges of an ever-changing warehousing industry.

Des Moines/Central Iowa 3PL Warehouse

The Des Moines 3PL warehouse facilities are secured, controlled and protected, and offer full-service assembly, packaging, and distribution services. The 3PL warehouses are FDA approved and suitable for storage of various tech and food-grade products.

Palisades Logistics’ customers can monitor their inventories via the RAMP/Datex warehouse management system (WMS) that uses an RF gun and table scanner interface for real-time inventory tracking, as well as a customer portal that allows 24/7 access to order status, inventory levels, and docking appointments. Other warehousing and fulfillment services available include:

  • Allergen storage management
  • B2B services
  • Case picking
  • Cross-docking
  • Customs shipment for international distribution
  • Bonded warehousing
  • Cycle counting and physical inventories
  • EDI capabilities
    • Fulfillment
    • Pick and Pack
  • Bulk and racking storage (cases, bags, pails, IBC totes, super sacks, drums)
  • GHS labeling
  • IBC tote handling
  • LTL, FTL & container loading
  • Organic storage
  • Pallet swapping
  • Pre-shipment pictures of loads as requested
  • Sampling product for parcel shipment
  • Shipping prep (pack lists, BOLs, stickers, pallet placarding)
  • Stretch wrap, banding bracing, airbags, pallet protection (corner posts strapping, cardboard wrap, pallet caps, pallet trays, deck pads)

The Des Moines warehouse management teams are committed to helping Palisades Logistics’ 3PL customers maintain their competitive edge by seeking innovative solutions to all of their public warehousing needs. To this end, the warehouses offer several value-added services that equate to increased efficiencies for Palisades Logistics’ customers. Among those services are: assembly of various corrugated products for retail displays, pouch kitting for e-commerce fulfillment, and repacking services.

In addition, the Des Moines facilities can be fully integrated with most ERP systems and shopping carts for efficient e-commerce fulfillment. This includes API integrations with Shopify, WooCommerce, Ship Hero, and other e-commerce platforms, order receiving and management, and pick & pack, collating, reverse logistics, kitting and assembly services.

Industrial Services to Support Operation Demands

The Des Moines 3PL facilities also help Palisades Logistics’ customers exceed their operational demands by offering a series of industrial services. These efforts include the timely reworking of inventories to customer specifications in order to keep their production running, and sorting and inspection services designed to eliminate non-conforming materials from reaching the production schedule. The list of industrial services offered at these facilities include:

  • cleanliness testing
  • debugging
  • gage inspection
  • parts washing
  • repackaging
  • rust protection & removal
  • sorting
  • visual inspections

As with all of its warehouse locations, Palisades Logistics seeks to assist its Des Moines and Central Iowa 3PL customers by providing safe and timely distribution services across North America and internationally, coupled with value-added services that enhance their customers’ operations to provide them with a competitive edge.

Des Moines Iowa 3PL Q&As

1). What cost-effective distribution solutions can I expect from the Des Moines 3PL warehouse?
The Des Moines 3PL warehouse facility works together with Palisades Logistics’ customers’ supply chain teams to both store and deliver their products correctly and on-time. The facility manages e-commerce fulfillment for ambient products and has earned an excellent accuracy rating for case picking through such efforts as building modular pallets, tracking individual serialized ID cases, scanning variable weight bar codes, and supporting export shipments.

2). What value-added 3PL services are available in Des Moines?
The Des Moines warehouse management team strives to serve as an extension of each customer’s supply chain by both safely storing their inventories and bringing their product to market accurately and on-time. In addition to providing all the services one should expect from a full-service public storage facility, the Des Moines warehouses offer expert display assembly services, as well as club store repacking and kitting services, all designed to give their customers a competitive edge.

3). As a supply chain manager, what attributes should I look for in a Des Moines 3PL warehouse facility?
Two attributes that can lead to a successful partnership with a Des Moines warehouse: a nimble, adaptive, and innovative management team dedicated to helping you maintain your competitive edge; and a state-of-the-art inventory tracking system. With 24/7 access to your inventory levels, order status and dock appointments, you will always know where your products are.

Company Mission

Palisades Logistics is committed to providing its Central Iowa customers with innovative solutions for delivering their goods to market in the most efficient, accurate and cost-effective manner possible. For a rate quote or more information regarding Des Moines public warehousing and fulfillment services, contact Palisades Logistics.

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