Printful setting up fulfillment centre in Tijuana
November 11, 2018 - Mexico
Printful, a print-on-demand drop shipping company, is expanding. It is setting up a new fulfillment centre in Tijuana, Mexico. The facility that specialises in cut and sew products and activewear, will help Printful balance order load across all locations, add new products quicker, and lower prices for premium apparel. This is its fourth fulfillment centre.
With the growing demand for activewear products such as leggings, opening a new cut and sew facility is the logical next step to keep up with growth.
"Activewear is a fast-developing market segment, so our new facility is the logical solution to meet the growing customer demand and take Printful to the next step. Our increased production capacity will also help our customers compete with global fashion and sports apparel brands," says Davis Siksnans, Printful CEO.
Printful decided on Mexico primarily because of access to a skilled workforce in the cut and sew industry and its proximity to their Los Angeles branch.
The company acknowledged that being "made in the USA" is important for some brands. For this reason, they gave their customers the option to opt out of order routing to Mexico.
Printful invested $500,000 in the 10,000 sq ft facility. Production will start with a team of 10 specialists. They plan to continue growing their international presence and developing their Mexico branch with more staff, products, and equipment.
This is Printful's fourth fulfillment centre, after their branches in California, North Carolina, and Latvian (in Europe). Their team of over 500 people is spread out across all locations, with 350 in the US and 150 in Europe. Printful also offers warehousing and fulfillment and other services to help customers launch and manage their online businesses at every stage. (SV)