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Finding the Best Warehouse Service Providers in Canada

Finding the Best Warehouse Service Providers in Canada

Because warehousing is an integral part of a supply-chain, many clients may be anxious about choosing the wrong provider for their company. Based in Vancouver, the Canadian Warehousing Logistics Association believes that there are numerous qualities that come into play in choosing the best warehouse service provider. The “best” will always meet a high-level of qualification and reputation, while also being the best for your company’s requirements. However, to ease some anxiety, here are 3 important considerations for choosing a good warehouse.

They are Qualified, Experienced, Reputable

There are three indisputable qualities that should be apparent in every single warehousing company you reach out to. Qualifications are important to ensure the company meets the required health and safety standards as set out by the Canadian government. Not only are human beings working on the warehouse floor every day, but the management of your inventory needs to be maintained at the highest possible level of quality-assurance.

Experience is another factor – not only should the company have years (if not decades) of experience, but you should specifically look for companies that have familiarity in warehousing your kind of product. Of course, neither of these qualities mean much if the company has a poor reputation for being consistent and providing a high-quality delivery service.

They are Appropriate to Your Needs

With the baseline qualities considered, it is important to consider whether the company is appropriate to what your needs are. Warehouses are integral to the supply-chain, but they are unfortunately not a one-size-fits-all solution. Even the best warehouse in the country may be too small for your individual needs, or are unequipped to handle your company’s potential growth in the future.

They Have Been Carefully-Curated 

Finding vetted warehouses that meet these credentials is hard. However, the Canadian Warehousing Logistics Association are experts in this regard, and can greatly assist you in the process. We draw from a wide network that connects clients to the most reputable warehousing providers in the country.

By sending us a request for a quote, you will receive quick correspondence and valuable assistance in finding a warehousing provider that has been thoroughly vetted for qualifications, experience and reputation, and one that is most appropriate for your individual needs.

The CWLA is a community of like-minded warehousing & supporting companies. We can help you generate leads, stay informed with industry news, regulations, & upcoming events. Our association is open to all warehousing, trucking, co-packing, or fulfillment providers. Please contact us if you have any questions.