Pet Food Safe In Logistics Industry

by Michael Kotendzhi | Logistics, Food & Drink

The care and the quality in providing for pets have been brought up to another level as they are considered a member of the family in Vancouver, British Columbia. The pet food market has therefore stricken the regulations and quality-controls to meet with the same standards as human consumption, as well as the commitment during transportation for pet food through cargos and trucking.

The imperative concerns are recognized due to the large aggregation containing meat products. The challenges emerge when the growing trend of health-conscious for pet owners to provide a balanced raw meat and vegetable nutrition blend. The change courses the logistics to revisit the operation standard and prevention management for the logistics aspect. Especially a proportion of pet food supplies is coming from over the border of USA.

The food supply chain in Canada has been positioned on the top among the world but it does not necessarily mean the processes for shipping food products can be negligent. Unique handling procedures have to be established and adhered to prevent potential harms such as contamination.

Even though there is not a full set of safety standards following by the logistics supply chain for pet food, but the guided practices must be taken into serious measurement supported by the suppliers. 18 Wheels Logistics is FDA approved carrier that will comply with the instructions from the customers and safely transport your products to the next destination. Find out more on

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.