Tips for Expanding Your 3PL Business

by Michael Kotendzhi | Logistics

Almost, if not all, business owners want their business to grow and develop in every possible way, and 3PL businesses are no different. We have outlined and provided you with tips for expanding your 3PL business below. While you might not be able to execute or try out all the tips, reading them and getting an idea of how to begin will help.

Outline Your Business’s Benefits

Every business is unique in its own way. Take a step back for your business and find out what makes you unique. Try to find what benefits your consumers and clients gain from choosing your 3PL company instead of others. Identifying these different elements and aspects will help you better brand and market your business.

Improve Your Processes

The only way to grow your business is to look for areas to improve. A 3PL has numerous processes established throughout the warehouse that allows for everything to work as it should. Reflecting on those processes and identifying areas that need growth or improvement will pave a path for you. Fixing and implanting improved processes will only create a better system and a more expanded business.

Invest in Beneficial Tools

When having a business, you want to make sure that you are doing things the right way. This is most definitely the case for 3PL businesses. If you are looking to expand and become a more developed and better business, looking at your tools, equipment, and appliances is a great starting point. Once you determine what new equipment you need, you’ll be able to produce better overall products, leading you in the right direction.

While these tips for expanding your 3PL business don’t tell you how to do it, they tell you where or how to start. The reality is that 3PL companies are utilized by many businesses and always have room for growth and expansion. Here at 18 Wheels, we are always looking for ways we can better our services.

Speaking of services, if you are in search of a 3PL company or a copacker in Vancouver, feel free to visit our website and reach out today. We want to do our part to help your business!

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.