Third Party Logistics (3PL) Services
for Melbourne and Australia

Are you looking to outsource your warehouse, logistics and transport needs or change your current 3PL provider? Talk to us and find out why you should consider Smith Lewis.

Our 3PL offering allows you to:

  • Focus on your core business, leave warehousing, logistics and transport to an industry specialist.
  • Quickly build a multi-location distribution network without capital investment or overheads from warehouses, equipment and personnel.
  • Scale up your 3PL support during the peak months of your business while cutting back during your slower months to minimise costs but still get the constant full level of 3PL services.
  • Customise a 3PL solution to tailor fit your specific business needs.
  • Save on your logistics cost through our competitive rates.
  • Benefit from 3PL best practices and the latest advances in technology

We provide a one-stop 3PL solution through our large and
modern facility at Tullamarine .

Warehousing and Pallet Storage

We supply warehousing at competitive rates that is flexible enough to meet your specific requirements. We have an extensive racking system accommodating over 1700 pallet spaces within our large and modern
facility at Tullamarine.

Please speak to us if you wish to get more details about our
warehousing and pallet storage

Pick and Pack

We provide pick and pack services for the efficient distribution of
your goods such as:


  • Footwear and Fashion Accessories
  • Electronic Equipment
  • Supplies


Our warehouse systems allow efficient pick and packing of goods in:


  • Full case
  • Split case
  • Pallets


We can pick and pack according to product attributes using SKU.

Call us if you wish to learn more about the Pick and Pack service
we can provide.

Scan and Pack

Our barcoding and scanning system is accredited by Coles Myer, David Jones, Big W and Target. We have the ability to barcode and scan imported goods and products such as:


  • Footwear
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Retail Items

EDI Fulfilment for Major Retailers

Our system is capable of dealing with any EDI compliant retailer. Currently our EDI System is accredited by Coles Myer, David Jones, Big W and Target.

Inventory Management System

Bizcom is the inventory management system of our choice. It supports all stock movements into, within and out of our warehouse and provides a chronological transaction record of every item movement, ensuring absolute inventory accuracy at all times.

The features it includes are:


  • Purchase order receiving and production receiving
  • Stock put away, stock issue and stock take
  • Item or carton labels for barcode based tracking
  • Inventory reporting and printing of location
  • EDI compliant

Transport and Distribution Management

Our Australia wide distribution management includes freight management and local delivery of your goods. We have close relationships with a number of high profile transport companies including but not limited to Australia Post and Toll. This enables us to urgently and efficiently dispatch goods as you need it within Australia.


We can customise our reporting system according to your specific needs. For example, we can send timely reports to keep you updated with the movement of your goods including:


  • Inventory level reporting on a daily, weekly or monthly basis
  • Packing reports for consignments
  • Sending tracking numbers when goods are dispatched
  • Exception reporting
  • Track and trace
  • POD's upon request


We take away all your logistics concerns so you can focus on your business.

Quality Assurance

We perform routine sampling to test for the quality of the product, packaging, labeling and ticketing as per specifications.

Business to Business (B2B) Service

We have been providing logistical support for B2B shipments into retail
stores and distribution centers since 1987. The main industries we cater for include the following:


  • Footwear
  • Fashion
  • Clothing
  • Retail


However, we can easily accommodate for other industries. Talk to us regarding our customised 3PL solution that will reduce your costs and improve your business efficiency.

Business to Consumer (B2C) Service

We service e-retailers that are selling directly to consumers and require flexible pick and pack capability and faster delivery options. Smith Lewis provides e-fulfillment, reverse logistics and returns processing of B2C
orders and has access to the full range of delivery services through a
number of carriers.

Value Adding

Smith Lewis finds solutions to your logistics need.
We are capable of supplying.


  • Kitting assembly
  • Labelling
  • Ticketing
  • Outer packaging of your goods
  • Add gifts or bonus items over a scheduled period with every dispatch


Let us handle your warehouse, logistics and transport needs with
a custom 3PL service tailor made for you so you can stay focused on
your core business.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for
3PL Melbourne and Australia

What information do I need for you to give me a 3PL quote

The more information you can give us, the more accurate your quote will be. Here is a list of what you can provide:


  • A general description of what you want the 3PL to do and what your goal is in outsourcing
  • A description of your product (sizes, weights, special handling and storage requirements)
  • Number of SKU's
  • Projected volume
  • Projected turnover

How are my rates determined?

We determine your rate according to the:


  • Storage cost which is on a per pallet basis
  • Complexity of the 3PL handling process you require

Are my goods Insured?

We have general liability insurance which covers the warehouse; however
we recommend that customers insure their goods through their
own insurance provider.

Why Choose Smith Lewis over other
3PL Melbourne Companies?

We are chosen by our clients mainly because of the following advantages we bring to their industries:

Hands-On 3PL Manager that is accessible to clients at all time

Peter North, the 3PL Manager, works hands-on with the 3PL team and ensures that all aspects of the 3PL services are properly handled. As a result, he can easily answer any of your questions and makes sure he is accessible to clients when they call.

Tailor Made 3PL Services

We can tailor our 3PL service to meet all of your specific business needs.

Highly Secure and Modern Facilities

Our depots are highly secured, equipped with security cameras and monitored by security to ensure the safety of your goods.

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