Entering Survival Mode in 2020

by Michael Kotendzhi | Logistics, Warehousing, Trucking, Food & Drink

2020 is undoubtedly crowned “The Year of the Century” when all businesses feel the most struggling. Words like unprecedented, survival, challenges, and impacts are frequently appearing in daily life for the whole globe. Needless to say, the lives involving personal and work have completely shifted to another stage where people never acquaint before.

Vancouver is a well-proportioned diverse community in the West Coast region of Canada. The pandemic brings disruption and revolution through the course of obtaining, concerning, and adapting the COVID-19. However, businesses in the logistics supply chain react contradictorily than other industries. Transportation companies are surviving between the shortage of consumer goods and the urgency of consumer needs, along with the safety of all operation members.

Challenges pose such as shortage of labours and new safety requirements. Two hulking factors drive logistics executives to be creative and cautious at the same time, with the ongoing operating procedures. However, when the volumes of logistics demand decrease, it is an ideal time to restructure and rely on the standards in processes. Especially the resilience within the supply chain operations is undisputedly intricated.

As it is closing in to the end of 2020, people are getting used to the perception of COVID-19 and health safety in place. The logistics and transportation are strategically coping through. But whichever the challenges 2021 are throwing at the world, 18 Wheels Logistics is here for your warehousingcopackingtrucking, and logistics needs. Do not fear the problem, endure it! 

Michael Kotendzhi is President of Operations & Transportation and a partner at 18 Wheels. Michael has over 15 years of experience and is equipped with a degree in Logistics from the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business. As well as a background in logistics from XPO Logistics (formally Kelron Logistics), North America's largest contract warehousing provider.

Michael's experience includes supply chain management, reverse logistics, & domestic transportation. He has developed 18 Wheels' trucking solutions, effectively utilizing the sister company's vehicle fleet and building a transportation supply-chain network across North America.