3PLink WMS Review

Let our Inventory Management Software Experts help you find the right Software for your Business!

Last updated: Jan 31, 2020

3PLink WMS Review

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

Starting from $250 per user/month

Excalibur WMS is an inventory and warehouse management solution for small and medium third-party logistics or 3PL. Its key features include barcoding/RFID, CRM, 3PL management, cross-docking, inventory, shippin...

  • Categories (4/8):

    • WMS
    • Order Fulfillment
    • Warehouse Management
    • Inventory Management

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Jan 31, 2020

What is 3PLink WMS?

Excalibur WMS is an inventory and warehouse management solution for small and medium third-party logistics or 3PL. Its key features include barcoding/RFID, CRM, 3PL management, cross-docking, inventory, shipping, supplier, and fleet management. This software was created by Camelot 3PL Software which was founded in 1984 and is considered a pioneer in the WMS industry. It is headquartered in Charlotte, Carolina and operated by up to 50 employees.

Average Rating -

The rating of 3PLink WMS is 4.4 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

3PLink is designed to support any size of warehousing and logistics operation which includes public warehouses, package fulfilment operations & freight brokerages as well as third party logistics companies. The software is available as a SaaS , Hosted as well as on-premise deployment model.

The software can act as a self contained Billing and Inventory system for warehouses. However for customers looking for additional functionality based on their requirements 3Plink integrates with a comprehensive Transportation Management module to handle transportation logistics. Additionally it provides integration with the full suite of modules available for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP system.

These include Financial Management, Sales & Marketing, Service Management and Ecommerce. This provides a company the option of choosing the level of functionality and scope of operations for 3Plink based on their business requirements.

Additionally 3PLink is designed for warehousing and logistics companies looking to improve internal warehouse operations, reduce costs and improve revenues while running a 24 by 7 operation in real time.

The solution is focused on improved productivity to ensure fulfilment, time to deliver and storage is optimized so that operations become more efficient.

Currently customers are located in North and Central America and include Total Logistics Group, Atlanta Logistics, Sunland Distribution, Day Distribution & Logistics and Commercial Distribution Center.

Features

3Plink WMS offers a complete solution which includes multi-client & client-owned inventory management, billing, receiving & shipping, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) & RFID support, barcode scanning and real-time web access for round the clock operations and management.

Additional features include multiple warehouse tracking, eOrders fulfilment and document management, direct interface to carriers such as UPS & Fedex and workflow management, as well as container freight management.

There is a financial interface connector that allows 3Plink to connect to other financials systems such as Quickbooks & Peachtree even though its preferred partner is Microsoft Dynamics NAV. Detailed profit and cost analysis for resource, revenue and productivity is also included.

3Plink also ensures that all shipping and freight information is updated in real time so it is accurate, thereby allowing clients to make decisions quickly which is important in the logistics world where time is money.

Finally the system is designed for rapid implementation and configuration to allow companies to go to operations quicker, and leverage on productivity and efficiency improvements in the warehousing cycle to allow a faster Return on Investment.

3PLink WMS 10 Pros

  • Cheaper than other warehouse management software
  • Uses Business Intelligence system
  • User-friendly
  • Microsoft NAV integration is supported by 3Plink WMS to enable customers’ access to a full suite of ERP tools as and when they require
  • The product support eOrders fulfilment for processing of web based orders
  • 3PLink WMS offers both Software as a Service and on-premise deployment options for users
  • 3PLink WMS uses SQL database engine and supports integration with Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • The customer support of 3PLink WMS offers email and phone support for users
  • The warehouse management solution supports creating custom reports for users using various tools
  • The warehouse management system offers real-time secure access to the system 24/7

3PLink WMS 2 Cons

  • Limited number of integrations
  • Web inventory viewing needs improvement

Competitors & Alternatives

Infoplus WMS is a web-based warehouse management system for the same client size and pricing as Excalibur WMS. Infoplus WMS has better integrations than Excalibur WMS like with channel partners and financial systems. Infoplus and Excalibur have almost the same warehouse management functions but only Excalibur uses Business Intelligence for tracking and report generation.

Infoplus WMS has higher customer ratings online than Excalibur but Excalibur has a wider range of functions than Infoplus as WMS. 3PL Central is an on-cloud or on-premise WMS for small and medium 3PLs available at same price range as Excalibur. 3PL Central has the same features as Excalibur as order management, pick management, barcode scanning, EDI integration, and more.

However, 3PL Central has better integration than Excalibur WMS like QuickBooks, eBay, Shopify, and Amazon. Both have excellent vendor reputation online but 3PL Central can be a better choice when it comes to integration flexibility.

3PLink WMS Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $250 per user/month. The experts at ITQlick has reviewed 3PLink WMS pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 2.8 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

Questions to ask the vendor during a demo

Schedule a demo and access 25 must ask questions for the vendor while watching 3PLink WMS in action

Is it the right software for you?

Excalibur WMS is good for small and medium 3PL companies, public warehouse, freight brokerage, and package fulfillment operations. Its clients include Sunland Distribution, Commercial Distribution Center, and Total Logistics Group to name a few.

3PLink WMS Categories

WMS
Order Fulfillment
Warehouse Management
Inventory Management
WMS
Order Fulfillment
Warehouse Management
Third Party Logistics (3PL)

Specifications

Company:
Address: Charlotte, NC
Website:https://www.3plsoftware.com/solutions/wms
Customers: Small business, Medium business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Operating Systems: Windows

3PLink WMS Features

Accounting Integration
Barcode Integration
CRM Integration
Custom Pricing Options
Customizable Functionality
Customizable Reporting
ERP Integration
Inventory Optimization
Multi-Location
Order Entry
Product Substitutions
Purchasing
Quality Control
Replenishment Order Alerts
Stock Inquiries

3PLink WMS Vs. Alternatives

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Hosting
Functionality score
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
Software review
Compare
3PLink
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
89/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$250 per user/month
Hosting
On premise and Cloud
Functionality score
29
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
Software review
Epicor
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
95/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$55 per user/month
Hosting
On premise and Cloud
Functionality score
23
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
Software review
Passport
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
92/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Hosting
On premise
Functionality score
3
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
Software review
IntelliTrack
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
90/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$75 per user/month
Hosting
On premise
Functionality score
3
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
Software review
Blue
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
90/100
Pricing score Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$500 per license
Hosting
NA
Functionality score
49
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
Software review