Retail Logistics Services

Ultimate Flexibility to Keep Your Shelves Stocked



Demand for improved supply chain efficiency is on the rise, and with it the need for 3PLs to better anticipate their partners’ top priorities. First Call’s experience with retail shippers of all sizes gives us an edge when it comes to facilitating resilient transportation strategies and catering to the things customers care about most:
  • Convenience. Demand for fast shipping isn’t going anywhere; in 2020 alone, e-commerce sales increased by $244.2 billion, a 43% rise in a single year.
  • Economy. In 2021, studies showed 66% of consumers expected free shipping on every purchase. Nearly 9% of online consumers want their orders to arrive the same day, and 91% expect delivery within a week.
  • Sustainability. More shoppers are showing a preference for sustainable products, packing options and shipping practices.

Groceries on the Go

Trust our First Call shipping experts with critical produce, food service and grocery load delivery.

Department Stores, Shopping Centers & Superstores

Reliable logistics partners keep merchandise flowing at a steady rate, ensuring your customers can get what they need when they need it.

Home Improvement & Hardware Retail

From nuts and bolts to lumber and appliances, consider First Call your go-to partner for delivering home and building supplies.

Automotive Parts Stores

Be sure you have the right parts, tools and accessories on-hand for each new customer with reliable auto parts shipping.

Flowers, Gifts & Specialty Shops

We organize shipping for businesses and merchandise of all kinds daily — and always treat your freight with care.

Convenience, Gas Stations, & Liquor Stores

From trinkets like gum and keychains to gin and Kentucky bourbon, First Call’s licensed carriers are outfitted for proper liquor transport.

Office Products Retail & Distribution

Customers running low on pens and Post-Its? Call our logistics experts to organize your next office supply delivery in no time.

Apparel & Accessories Retail

Keep your end customers in the latest fashions with on-time deliveries, partial loads, and easy tracking.

Simplify your Next Shipment with First Call Logistics

Building and managing cost-efficient supply chains is a full-time job. First Call’s rare combination of in-house assets, expert problem-solving and track record of stellar customer service makes us the 3PL of choice for business partners with a wide range of shipping needs.

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