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Maximizing Efficiency and Revenue: The Power of Value-Added Services in Logistics

Businesses are constantly seeking innovative ways to optimize operations, reduce costs, and enhance overall efficiency. Value-added services, such as kitting, relabeling, and assembling, serve as catalysts for transforming traditional warehousing into a streamlined, customer-centric operation.

This blog post explores the distinct advantages of each of these value-added services, emphasizing how a warehousing business can leverage them by outsourcing tasks to the same facility responsible for storage.


Kitting involves the art of bundling individual items into ready-to-ship packages. Incorporating kitting within the warehouse workflow is a game-changer for order fulfillment:

Efficient Order Processing

By pre-assembling items, kitting reduces the time spent picking and packing during order fulfillment. This efficiency expedites the shipping process and enhances overall customer satisfaction.

Customized Packaging Solutions

Kitting allows warehousing businesses to offer customized packaging solutions to clients. Whether it’s bundling complementary products or creating specialty kits, this value-added service adds a layer of flexibility to meet diverse customer needs.

Relabeling/Stickers/UPC Changes

Relabeling or changing stickers and UPCs is vital for compliance, regulatory adherence, and maintaining consistent brand identity within the warehouse.

Regulatory Compliance

Outsourcing relabeling tasks to the same facility responsible for storage ensures that products adhere to regulatory standards. This is particularly crucial in industries where accurate labelling is a compliance requirement.

Consistent Branding

Relabeling services also contribute to maintaining consistent branding. Products leaving the warehouse are correctly labelled, reinforcing brand identity and professionalism.

Assembling for Customized Solutions

Value-added services such as assembling within the warehouse go beyond traditional storage solutions, offering businesses a means to provide tailor-made solutions to their clients:

Product Configurations

Warehousing businesses can use value-added services such as assembling to create specific product configurations based on client requirements. This adaptability allows for a more personalized approach to meet diverse customer demands.

Specialized Packaging

Assembling enables the creation of specialized packaging solutions. From promotional materials to unique product bundling, this value-added service enhances the overall value proposition offered to clients.

Outsourcing for Optimal Results

Cost-Efficient Consolidation

Integrating kitting, relabeling, and assembling within the same facility responsible for storage translates to cost savings. Warehousing businesses benefit from streamlined processes and reduce administrative complexities.

Operational Excellence

By outsourcing these value-added services, warehousing businesses can focus on core competencies and ensure operational excellence in storage, distribution, and other essential aspects of their operation.

Return Processing

Effective return processing is vital for managing product returns swiftly and efficiently, while ensuring a positive customer experience.

Customer Satisfaction

Efficient return processing contributes to a positive customer experience, fostering loyalty and positive brand perception.

Inventory Management

Proper return processing allows for accurate inventory reconciliation, reducing discrepancies and optimizing stock levels.

Carrier Arrangement

Efficient carrier arrangement is crucial for optimizing transportation logistics, reducing costs, and ensuring timely deliveries.

Cost Efficiency

Optimizing transportation routes and modes minimizes overall logistics costs, providing cost-effective solutions for clients.

Timely Deliveries

Well-organized carrier arrangements ensure timely and accurate deliveries, enhancing client satisfaction and maintaining a reliable supply chain.

eCommerce Fulfillment

Commerce fulfillment services are essential to cater to the growing demands of online retail, offering end-to-end solutions for processing and delivering online orders.

Comprehensive Solution

eCommerce fulfillment provides a complete solution from order processing to final delivery, supporting clients in the ever-evolving digital marketplace.


Warehousing companies can adapt to the dynamic nature of eCommerce, ensuring flexibility and support for businesses as they grow and navigate market fluctuations.

Cross Docking

Cross-docking is a strategic approach to minimize storage time, reduce handling costs, and optimize the distribution process.

Reduced Handling Costs

Cross-docking minimizes storage time, reducing handling costs associated with prolonged storage and unnecessary product movements.

Optimized Distribution

The streamlined process of sorting and consolidating products for multiple destinations enhances distribution efficiency, ensuring timely deliveries.

Side Work as Needed

Providing side work as needed showcases flexibility and a commitment to meeting unique client requirements and solving unexpected challenges.

Client-Centric Solutions

Offering side work allows warehousing companies to provide tailored, flexible solutions based on specific client needs, fostering stronger client relationships.

Problem Solving

Warehousing companies can address unexpected challenges and unique requests, ensuring smooth operations and demonstrating a proactive approach to client satisfaction.

Custom Reporting

Warehousing facilities generate customized reports based on client requirements, offering insights into various aspects of their operations. Custom reporting provides clients with valuable information for decision-making and strategic planning. By tailoring reports to meet specific client needs, warehousing facilities enhance the overall client experience.

Temperature-Controlled Storage

Warehousing facilities provide temperature-controlled storage solutions to maintain the integrity of temperature-sensitive products. This value-added service ensures that products requiring specific temperature conditions are stored appropriately, preventing damage or deterioration. Temperature-controlled storage contributes to meeting client requirements in industries such as pharmaceuticals, food, and other sensitive sectors.


Warehousing facilities offer repackaging services, which is when product packaging is changed for marketing or regulatory reasons. This can involve improving the presentation of products to meet changing market trends or compliance requirements. By providing repackaging solutions, warehousing facilities help clients stay competitive and adapt to evolving industry standards.

Bulk Breaking

Warehouses strategically provide the value-added service of bulk breaking, a pivotal element in refining distribution processes. This value-added service entails the precise disassembly of substantial product quantities into smaller, more manageable units, perfectly attuned to the varied and ever-changing demands of the market.

Quality Control Inspections

Warehousing facilities conduct quality control inspections to ensure product quality and identify defects or issues. These inspections contribute to maintaining high standards and meeting client expectations. By addressing quality concerns proactively, warehousing facilities enhance client trust and satisfaction.

Security Services

Warehousing facilities prioritize security by implementing robust measures for stored goods. This can include surveillance, access control, and other security features to safeguard products from theft or damage. Providing secure storage solutions demonstrates a commitment to protecting client assets. It ensures peace of mind in the storage and handling of valuable goods.

Shrink Wrapping and Palletizing

Warehouses offer value-added services like shrink wrapping and palletizing to secure products for transit. By meticulously packaging items for transportation, this service minimizes the risk of damage during shipping, ensuring products reach their destinations in optimal condition.

KAIN Logistics’ Value-Added Services

At KAIN Logistics, our unwavering commitment is to not just meet but exceed your expectations by offering a range of value-added services under one roof. Over the years, we have consistently delivered numerous value-added services tailored to enhance your logistics experience.

From precise kitting to relabelling, stickers, and UPC changes to the strategic building of fixtures and display racks, we go beyond the ordinary. Our expertise extends to filling display racks for events like Costco roadshows, ensuring products are stocked with precision according to specific schematics. Swift return processing streamlined carrier arrangements, eCommerce fulfillment, and strategic cross-docking are integral components of our seamless solutions.

Moreover, we pride ourselves on our flexibility to undertake side work as needed, from simple tasks like pulling nails from pallets to rectifying manufacturer errors. Trust us as your warehousing partner, where exceeding your expectations is not just a goal but a commitment we uphold every day.

Contact us for more information!