Tips for Those Who Want a Career in Logistics

by Michael Kotendzhi | Logistics

The logistics industry is constantly changing with globalization, new technological advances, frequent e-commerce purchases, and much more. The 3PL industry is always in need of skillful and passionate personnel that can rise up to the challenge and succeed in their positions. Below we’ll explore six different tips for those who are interested in a career in 3PL.

  • Brush Up Your Resume: A resume is your first impression that you give to employers. In order to maximize the possibility of your getting a specific job, make sure your resume is tailored to that role.  
  • Learn relevant material: It’s important to know and understand what’s currently going on in the industry. This includes knowing specific trends, jargon, and market demands.
  • Work Hard: It’s very common for logistics companies to promote employees from within. It’s important to show that you’re willing to put in the work at every level in order to learn, grow, and succeed.
  • Networking: Networking is crucial to career growth, cultivating professional relationships, and better business overall! You can try connecting and interacting with individuals on LinkedIn or attend various logistic workshops, conferences, and webinars.

8 Wheels Logistics is always looking for exceptional talent to join our team! As much as we want our business to thrive, we also want our team members to excel in every position they’re in. Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, 18 Wheels Logistics also handles all things transportationco-packing, distribution, warehousing, and trucking. If you’re interested in a career in any of those previously mentioned, then reach out to us today! 

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.