The Specification on Food Grade Warehousing

by Michael Kotendzhi | Warehousing, Food & Drink

While we are on the top of the distinct characteristic of alcohol transporting, let us compare the general scope of food-graded logistics. In Vancouver, British Columbia, the food sector is the delicate portion of consumer products carrier are specifically careful with. The standards in choosing a 3PL supplier are strict and intricate. Whilst the standards for food-graded logistics and transportation are strict, the 3PL warehousing provider needs to have a scale-up management system.

Handler Training

Team members who work with all aspects of food-graded transportation must follow precise guidelines and rules including standard of operation and personal hygiene. Full awareness of full-scale sanitation and the physical regime is required at all times.

Pest Control

Live animals and rodents exist everywhere, so extra caution and services on pest control must set in place to prevent contamination. Periodical inspections ensure to prevent any infestation with routine recordkeeping.

Comprehensive Sanitization

A master plan of up to coded cleaning and sanitization is laid out to ensure the overall sterile of the orderly environment.  The cleaning supplies and procedures for the specific section are standardized.

Warehouse Management

Food products are time-sensitive while warehousing or storage. It is important to have a good WMS in place with organized team members for execution. The visibility and traceability in food storage are extremely crucial.

18 Wheels Logistics is FDA approved and ready to meet your specific demand in food transportation

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.