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Is your business in need of adaptable storage solutions that allow you to size up or down as needed to meet the fluctuating demands of your clientele? With today’s markets evolving in a more unpredictable fashion than ever, partnering with a Third Party Logistics (3PL) provider gives you the ability to change your storage solutions without any added hassle, saving time and money in the process.

Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Active Warehousing is proud to be your first choice for third-party storage solutions. With a diverse range of inventory solutions and ample space for products of all ranges, we’re here to support your business as you scale to meet your needs. Below, we’ll discuss a few key signs it’s time to consider working with a 3PL provider. Read on to find out more!

Your Costs Are Rising

If you’ve been using an in-house facility as storage, or have been investigating the costs of doing so, you’ve no doubt discovered that the cost is exponential. Monthly overheads as well as keeping up with staffing needs (more on that below), the tools to stay on top of inventory distribution and everything in between can quickly make a dent in your bottom line. Whether you find yourself in a booming period of growth or facing a time of prolonged slowdowns, being locked into a static building that lacks the ability to flex with your supply and demand needs is less than ideal. Partnering with a warehousing solutions provider can help to eliminate the strains faced by going it on your own and give you the space, assistance, and management tools you need to operate efficiently.

Employee Wear Out

Have you noticed a definite slow down among your staff and a growing sense of burnout? Are you facing the stress of potential layoffs? Being tied to an in-house facility that lacks the proper space and/or resources can put an immense amount of strain on your team as well as deplete financial resources quickly. Outsourcing your storage needs is a dependable way to free up capital as well as take the pressure off employees that can then be reallocated to other areas of the business as needed

Failure to Keep Up With Inventory

Keeping up with supply and demand can be one of the trickiest parts of managing your operations, especially if you’re lacking adequate storage and shipping solutions. When you partner with a 3PL provider like Active Warehousing, you gain access to the space you need, as well as all of our industry resources that make it easy to stay on top of your orders and keep customers happy.

A Proactive Solution

To supercharge your operations, it’s always best to be in the position of being proactive, rather than reactive. While it can be hard to get ahead of your business when managing everything in-house, working with an external team takes the pressure off your shoulder and allows your crew to focus on what they do best: running your day-to-day. Partnering with Active Warehousing means you can trust your inventory needs to be met, and for our experts to adapt to your needs whenever, and wherever necessary.

Active Warehousing: Your 3PL Leader in Alberta

Active Warehousing understands just how important it is to have the right space for your inventory management and fulfillment. Our facilities feature between 300,000 to 500,000 square feet of heated warehouse space along with 4 acres of securely fenced lay-down yard suitable for a wide range of products. Our services include:

  • Distribution
  • Container stuffing and de-stuffing
  • Distribution
  • Order fulfillment
  • Same-day shipping
  • Packaging / Labeling / Pallet re-stacking / Value-Added Programs
  • Physical inventory / Cycle counting / Inventory rotation, and more

Learn more about how our 3PL services can help you grow your business by contacting our team today.