Your partner for 3PL in France
It is not surprising that France is the third-largest e-commerce market on the continent given that it has the third-largest economy in Europe. Online sales alone increased by 15,1% in 2021 to reach €129,1 billion. Adding 67+ million people—of whom 62% make online purchases—creates an extremely attractive French e-commerce market.
France is a very dynamic market that is expanding quickly, and choosing the correct third-party logistics partner can provide you with a significant competitive advantage. byrd might be the best choice for you if you are looking to outsource your e-commerce fulfilment in France. Our French warehouses and delivery services, which are a part of our larger European logsitics network, will help you reach your customers quickly, conveniently, and consistently. Our cutting-edge logistics management software also gives you more flexibility.
Ship from our fulfilment centres in France to more efficiently reach your customers
Whether you are a French online store or wish to target the French e-commerce market, decentralised and location-based fulfilment can help you get closer to your customers. Due to their strategic location in the north of France, our fulfilment centres give you the ability to promptly send your goods to the nation's most populated regions thanks to first-rate transportation infrastructure (roads, ports, and airports).
With the help of the cutting-edge pallet and shelf storages in our 2,000 square metre fulfilment centres close to Nantes, you can store things of various sizes while maintaining the highest levels of security. Additionally, the workforce can effectively pick and pack your stock to successfully manage peak volumes while maintaining a high fulfilment accuracy thanks to our smart and unique warehouse management software.
Modern Fulfilment Centre in Lille
The warehouse location in Lille not only offers proximity to the major French and Belgian cities, but also provides seamless access to neighboring markets in the Netherlands and the UK. This allows you to benefit from efficient and smooth logistics processes in our 72.000 square metre warehouse and enables you to guarantee your customers fast and cost-effective delivery.
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Warehousing services & qualifications
Picking & Packing
Orders are picked up, packed, and shipped out on the same day. Our warehouses can meet your distribution demands, whether you need single-order picking or multiple orders, such as bundles or subscription-based products. We also provide you with the choice of customised packaging to increase brand recognition.
At our French warehouses, the following materials are used for packaging:
- Filling material
- Bubble wrap
Our first priority is providing high-quality services, therefore we guarantee that our warehouse partners use a variety of certifications and professional processes:
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Worldwide shipping from France
What aspects of shipment are important to your customers? You are not too off mark if your thoughts are on dependable, quick delivery at a reasonable cost. especially considering that 64% of French internet shoppers rank delivery as their top priority when selecting a product.
We have specifically focused on these areas. Your packages will arrive the very next day thanks to byrd's access to a network of the greatest and most well-liked parcel delivery providers in France.
This frees you to make full use of your advantages in other areas while keeping up with e-commerce goliaths like Amazon when it comes to the delivery experience.
Special French Delivery Services
The French e-commerce sector is one of the most thriving and highly competitive in all of Europe. Any online business must concentrate on providing the best post-purchase experience to its customers.
One of the most crucial elements in this process is providing the greatest delivery experience, which includes quick delivery, affordable shipping, and a range of alternatives. As a result, we provide the choices listed below:
- Standard shipping: National and international
- Economy shipping: National and International
- Express shipping (next day delivery): National and international
Pick-up point deliveries in France
Without compromising the security of their packages, out-of-home deliveries provide online shoppers greater flexibility and sustainability. In addition, 7 out of 10 French online shoppers in 2021 choose pick-up-point deliveries (in commercial pick-up-points and post offices).
byrd now provides 48-hours Colissimo Point Retrait Pick-up Point Deliveries for e-merchants utilising Shopify, PrestaShopor WooCommerce in France's Mainland. Your customers have several options while using this service:
- Having confidence that their package will be delivered to a secure location for them to pick up at their convenience
- Track the package so they may be sure of the delivery time.
- 25,000+ sites provide a variety of delivery alternatives, including Post Offices, Business Pick-up Locations, and Lockers.
Why you should trust your order fulfilment in France to byrd
Thanks to our French fulfilment sites, we provide you the opportunity to be as near to the final consumer as you can be, which cuts down on delivery times. As a result, your logistics become considerably more cost-effective, and the favourable shipping circumstances help to increase customer satisfaction. By using a single cloud-based platform, you can outsource, manage, and optimise your whole French e-commerce logistics. A completely integrated fulfilment solution and automated order processing are made possible through digital connections to different e-commerce platforms.
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Your advantages with our advanced fulfilment platform
With the byrd API you can smoothly integrate your existing ERP and merchandise management systems
Advantageous conditions & flexible prices for reliable services
Orders received before 12:00 are handed over to delivery services the same day
Your French customers will receive their package the very next day.
Send your packages using environmentally friendly alternatives.
Explore new markets without risk and grow at your own pace
Choose from numerous packaging options and take advantage of branding opportunities
Returns are no longer a problem with byrd. Use our customisable returns portal and byrds logistics setup.
Our other fulfilment locations in Europe
FAQs about e-commerce fulfilment 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 fulfilment, 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 fulfilment centres in France located?
Since 2022, byrd has 2 logistics centres 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 ecommerce warehouses in France?
Our fulfilment centres 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 fulfilment centres?
As a 3PL company in France, we take care of the whole fulfilment 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 fulfilment 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.