How to use multiple fulfillment centers on Shopify

Olivia999
Tourist
7 0 1

Hello,

I'm looking to add another 3PL to my shop so we'd have two fulfillment centers. They'll work independently, have their own stock level/shipping costs and ideally the locations they ship to would be separate as well. Has anyone managed this? I know about shopify plus but going from $80 to $2000 is a huge jump especially because the only feature I'd need is having another shop front. 

I've heard about having another shop account but keeping up with the admin would be really difficult. I'd also be worried about the lack of syncing, double the costs, having to manage two email campaigns and costs (or forgoing the less popular one and losing customer data). I also have no idea how ads would work for facebook/google, which site I'd link to, which pixel to use etc.

If you manage this without shopify plus I'd love to know how you did it! What apps/software etc would make life a bit easier? Or if there's a way to do it on one shop that I haven't discovered yet

Thank you!

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ShipAntdotcom
Pathfinder
168 6 15

It is okay to apply 2 3PL fulfillment companies on Shopify settings. However, it is hard to sync the stock inventory as the 2 3PL have different ERP system and the inventory cannot being shared through Shopify interface, if you have big order quantities per day and lots of SKUs the Shopify inventory might be chaos.

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