Your partner for 3PL in France
As the third-largest European economy, it comes as little surprise that France is also the third-largest market for e-commerce in the continent. Just in 2021, online sales have grown by 15,1% for a total amount of €129,1 billion. If you add a population of 67+ million inhabitants, 62% of which buy online, you get a very attractive French e-commerce market.
That's a dynamic and fast-growing market, where the right third-party-logistics partner can be a decisive competitive advantage. If you’re looking to outsource your e-commerce fulfillment in France, byrd might be the perfect fit for you. A part of our wider European network, our French warehouses and delivery services will enable you to reach your customers quickly, conveniently and reliably, with the added flexibility provided by our state-of-the-art logistics management software.
Ship from our fulfillment centers in France and reach your customers more effectively
With decentralized and location-based fulfillment, you can get closer to your customers, whether you are a French company or want to target the French e-commerce market. Our fulfillment centers, strategically located in the north of France, allow you to deliver your products quickly to the most populated area thanks to good transport links (roads, ports and airports).
Our 2,000 square meter logistics warehouse near Nantes is equipped with modern pallet and rack storage facilities that allow us to store items of all sizes with high safety standards. In addition, our staff:inside can efficiently pick and pack your inventory using our intelligent and proprietary warehouse management software. This allows us to successfully manage peak volumes while ensuring high fulfillment accuracy.
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E-commerce fulfillment warehouse in France
Picking & packing
We make sure to pick, pack and dispatch orders on the same day. Whether it’s single-order picking or multiple, such as bundles or subscription-based products, our warehouses can cover your distribution needs. Furthermore, to improve your brand awareness, we provide you with customized packaging options.
The packaging materials in use at our French warehouses include:
- Filling material
- Bubble wrap
High-quality service is our number one priority which is why, with our warehouse partners, we assure that with different certifications and professional processes:
- BIO certificate (CertipaqBio)
- ADR 1.3 (coordinating dangerous goods legislation in road transport)
- HACCP for Dangerous good handling/storing (incoming)
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Worldwide shipping from France
What is important to your customers when it comes to shipping? If you're thinking about reliable and fast delivery at a fair price, you're probably not too far off the mark. Especially, when you realize that for 64% of French online buyers , delivery is the most important criterion when making an online purchase.
Right? Great, because these are exactly the areas we've focused on. byrd offers you access to a network of the best and most popular parcel services in France, so that your deliveries in France will arrive the very next day. This allows you to keep up with e-commerce giants like Amazon when it comes to the delivery experience, leaving you free to leverage your advantages in other areas.
Among other things, byrd gives you access to a network of the best and most popular parcel services in France.
Special French Delivery Services
France is one of the most dynamic and competitive e-commerce markets in Europe. Focusing and offering the best post-purchase experience to your customers is a key factor for any online business.
One of the most important steps of this process is offering the best delivery experience possible, which includes: fast delivery, low shipping costs, and various options. This is why, we offer the following options:
- Standard shipping: National and international
- Economy shipping: National and international
- Express shipping (next day delivery): National and international
Pick-Up Point Delivery in France
Out-of-home deliveries enable online buyers more flexibility and sustainability, without having to comprise the safety of their parcels. On top of that, in 2021, seven in ten French e-buyers chose pick-up point deliveries (in commercial pick-up points and post offices).
At byrd, we now offer Pick-up point deliveries with Colissimo Point Retrait in France Mainland within 48 hours for e-merchants using Shopify, Prestashop or WooCommerce. By using this service, your customers can:
- Know that their parcel will be delivered to a safe location where they can pick it up at their convenience
- Track the parcel so they know precisely when it will be delivered.
- Choose from a wide range of delivery options, including Post Offices, Commercial Pick-up Points & Lockers (25,000+ locations)
Why you should trust your order fulfillment in France to byrd
Thanks to our French fulfillment locations, we enable you to be as close to the end customer as possible, reducing delivery times. That makes your logistics much more cost-effective, while facilitating customer satisfaction through attractive shipping conditions. With the help of byrd you can outsource, manage and optimize your entire e-commerce logistics in France with one cloud-based platform. Digital interfaces to various e-commerce systems enable a fully integrated fulfillment solution and automated order processing.
What our customers say
Your advantages with our advanced fulfillment platform in France
With the byrd API you can smoothly integrate your existing ERP and merchandise management systems
Advantageous conditions & low costs for high-quality services
For orders placed before 12:00, we hand over the packages to parcel services on the same day
Your French customers will receive their package the very next day.
Send your packages with climate friendly alternatives
Explore new markets outside Germany without risk and grow at your pace
Choose from numerous packaging options and take advantage of branding opportunities
Customized Return Portal
Returns are no longer a problem with byrd. Use our customizable returns portal and byrd's logistics setup.
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FAQs for byrds fulfillment in France
How long does it take for my French orders to be shipped?
Your customers' expectations are high - and we are here to meet them. We offer same-day fulfillment, so shipments within France are delivered within 1-2 days.
Who delivers my French orders?
We work with the best logistics providers throughout Europe, in particular Chronopost, Colissimo, La Poste, Delivengo and GLS in France. Our logistics partners are among the most trusted and preferred parcel services by French consumers. They have many years of experience and a wide range of services that are ideal for shipping your products in France and worldwide.
Where are byrd's fulfillment centers located in France?
Since 2022, byrd has 2 logistics centers in France. They are strategically located in the northwest of France, near Nantes, to optimally cover both the French and European markets and the United Kingdom.
What's the size of byrd's e-commerce warehouses in France?
Our fulfillment centers in France have a total storage area of 3,600 m² and are equipped with heavy-duty shelving and pallet storage, so that items of almost all sizes can be stored for longer periods of time
How does the communication work with the logistics centers?
As a 3PL company in France, we take care of the whole fulfillment and logistics processes, including communication with the warehouse. Thanks to our dashboard, used by the warehouse staff as a WMS, you can use and track the overview of your inventory and order fulfillment in real time.
Where can I ship my products from byrd's French warehouse?
You can reach customers in France and all over the world. We will find the right parcel delivery service for you, based on your speed and cost requirements.