How Can a Third-Party Logistics Company Help Your Supply Chain

by Michael Kotendzhi | Logistics

How can a third-party logistics company help your supply chain? There are a multitude of ways in which a 3PL provider can make your life easy. Here are 3 immediate ways we can improve your supply chain.

Reduce inventory costs

A supply chain logistics provider can tackle the transportation issues that come with a growing business. They also help companies gain better visibility into their inventory flow, which keeps them up to date with where their goods are. Lastly they are able to fix costs to ensure profitability stays normalized.

Simplify shipping needs

A great third-party logistics (3PL) provider can make all the difference when it comes to fixing shipping supply chain chaos. With so many orders coming in from customers around the world, paying for your products upfront, and having to deal with uncertain delivery dates, knowing who is responsible for what is important to keeping your customers happy and your business growing.

Automate processes

Technology makes many things easier. It can improve on existing things in life and bring about marked improvements in processes that otherwise would have remained inefficient.

Logistics is one of the vital functions to do any booming business, and the right 3PL partner can be a boon to your business. The complexity of handling logistics has increased by many folds in the recent past due to globalization and liberalization of the market. 

It is a challenge to determine to change 3PL (Third Party Logistics) providers. You must consider comprehensively and pay attention to each step. We are 18 Wheels Logistics locates in Vancouver B.C, western Canada. We have been working on build a comprehensive worldwide distribution channel year of years.

Contact us to review your current 3PL situation and we will provide thorough analysis on what the change of 3PL will bring to your business, how 18 Wheels Logistics would help you to realize your goal.

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.