What Can Warehousing and Distribution Impact the Alcohol Industry

by Michael Kotendzhi | Logistics, Food & Drink

Opening a bottle of champagne to celebrate the arrival of 2021 is undeniably the best salute to say goodbye to 2020. Alcoholic beverages are more involved in the daily life of the people in Vancouver, British Columbia. Warehousing and distribution services can be a great impact on the alcohol industry.

The services are getting conventional in the West Coast of Canada as the alcohol industry is striving in the past decade with a steadily prosperous economy. More alcohol vendors are seeking extended services for better managing the inventory, and for logistics access to retails and consumers. The third-party logistics(3PL) provider can certainly ease the processes of transportation and the record tracking off the vendors. A 3PL provider will go through a meticulous application process and assessment to become qualified to be an alcohol warehousing and distribution agent. The compliance covers the scopes such as TMS, WMS, security system, and permits.

With a good 3PL partner, the inventories are more secured in the storage space and organized with the most updated report. The standard procedures ensure products are handled properly and promptly. The logistics aspect can be monitored with full-time support and services to a wider range of regions. Moreover, more control over the inventory means better control over tax management.
18 Wheels Logistics provides the warehousing and logistics for our alcohol customers. In addition, we also specialize in contract packaging (copacking) and labeling for our dedicated customers. Call one of our team members for more details on how we can serve you and 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.