Top Warehouses in North America 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

The top warehouses in North America were recently profiled in a great article by the fine folks at Modern Material Handling. When mapping a supply chain, I would always put a big red circle around the warehouse. Back then, a warehouse was always suspected of being a big waste of money. In lean consulting, you would often find excess inventory, rework, over processing and other wasteful practices inside a warehouse. The 7 Warehouse Service Offerings.

Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?

QAD

Cost savings in warehousing and floor space along with associated reduction in personnel required. Trucking Challenges in North America. But why just in North America? Automotive retail sales models in North America are also disparate compared to places like Europe.

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Logistics in Latin America: A Mosaic of Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Talking Logistics

People often think of Latin America as a single entity, but in reality, it’s a fragmented environment, with country-specific trends, challenges, and opportunities. That was my main takeaway from a conversation I had recently on Talking Logistics with Ricardo Carrion, Senior Director, Operations and Business Development at DHL Latin America. Dealing with this mosaic of operating environments is one of the challenges that shippers and logistics service providers face in Latin America.

North America’s Top Distribution Hubs

Supply Chain Link

Each distribution hub in North America is unique in more than their location, but also the logistics opportunities that lie in each area. Distribution Supply Chain 3pl Global Urban Hubs Warehousing

A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide!

Supply Chain Game Changer

When it comes to the state of working in America, warehouses have seen a huge increase of workers with over 1,000,000 total since the start of 2018. Warehouses, often full of moving machinery carrying heavy loads, are inherently one of the most dangerous places to work.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

As warehouses embrace technology to optimize the supply chain and reduce fulfillment costs , many companies are considering making the move to an automated warehouse. That said, there are many factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse. Warehouse Automation

29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

Warehouse robots are just one form of warehouse automation , but they’re making a big impact. In reality, warehouse robots are augmenting the work of humans, streamlining tedious, repetitive tasks and reducing errors, while also easing the physical demands on warehouse workers.

On-demand Warehousing Quarterly Pricing and Usage Report

FLEXE

On-demand warehousing entered the supply chain and logistics market in 2014 and has been growing ever since. Just as Airbnb turns unused guest rooms into a commodity, on-demand warehousing turns “dead space” into a valuable commercial asset.

5 Ways On-demand Technology will Make your Next Public Warehousing Experience Easier

FLEXE

Pubic warehousing —a long-time solution for short-term warehousing needs—is evolving. The process of finding, evaluating and choosing the right public warehouse is now online and on-demand. Antiquated search (finding a warehouse partner can take weeks or months of phone calls).

23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Every warehouse strives for efficient order fulfillment. There are many factors that can impact costs, from warehouse replenishment practices to the warehouse equipment deployed to support the fulfillment process. ” Meet Our Panel of Warehouse Pros: Nate Masterson.

Made in America: What it Means to the Country

Cerasis

But are they really cheaper than products that are made in America? . Increase the 12 million jobs again when you add warehouse workers and support staff. Made In America is Something to Brag About. Many companies insist on Made in America.

Six Ways Warehouse Inventory Management Software Optimizes Efficiency

IQMS

The Warehouse Inventory Management Software market grew to $1.4B Warehouse Inventory Management software and systems help reduce infrastructure costs and enable the reallocation of existing IT resources to drive productivity improvements, according to IDC.

The 3 Biggest Problems Your Logistics Teams Will Face in Q4 and How to Solve Them with On-Demand Warehousing

FLEXE

On-demand warehousing—a marketplace platform that connects retailers in need of warehouse space with warehouse operators that have it—enables retailers to scale their distribution networks as demand, well, demands. Instead, it turned to on-demand warehousing.

Quarterly Report for On-Demand Warehousing Pricing and Usage: 2016 Summary

FLEXE

We wanted to know how pricing and usage of on-demand warehousing trended in 2016. On-demand warehousing is no different. FLEXE has been providing easy-to-use, short-term warehousing solutions since 2013. The Demand for New Warehousing Solutions Increases.

A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide for Managers & Executives to Know

Cerasis

When it comes to the state of working in America, warehouses have seen a huge increase of workers with over 1,000,000 total since the start of 2018. Warehouses, often full of moving machinery carrying heavy loads, are inherently one of the most dangerous places to work.

Managing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) For Future Growth

IQMS

Bottom Line: It’s time to transition the role of warehouses from cost centers to revenue centers that support new digitally enabled supply chains and business models that require greater accuracy, speed, and scale than ever before.

On-Demand Warehousing Quarterly Pricing and Usage Report

FLEXE

<p>On-demand warehousing entered the supply chain and logistics market in 2014. Every year, more data is available to help us better understand how on-demand warehousing is playing a role in the modern supply chain.</p> </p> <blockquote><h3>This report is the second in a quarterly series that highlights trends and insights in on-demand warehousing.</h3></blockquote>

$1.9 Trillion warehouse market growing strongly driven by emerging markets

EFT

The global market for warehousing is currently growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6 – 8%, according to Beroe Inc, a procurement intelligence firm. The growth of retail and FMCG goods has been the main driver for the industrial warehouse industry.

On-demand warehousing company FLEXE secures $43 Million in Series B funding

EFT

Since launching in 2013, FLEXE claims to have created the largest open network of warehouses connected through a single technology platform, reaching more than 1,000 warehouses across North America. We are excited to announce our investment in FLEXE, the pioneer of on-demand warehousing, as the company continues to transform the $1.5

Lessons from Startups and Fortune 500s Using Short-term Warehousing to Get Ahead

FLEXE

The panelists discuss supply chain challenges that plague retailers, e-commerce businesses, startups and warehouse operators across the country. New ideas like pop-up warehousing are explained and cloud-based solutions to age-old problems are introduced.

Logistics Startup: FLEXE and Pop-up Warehousing

Techgistics

This is the first in a series of posts on start-ups in the Logistics industry and we’ll start with a “shared economy” player, Flexe, a marketplace for excess warehousing space. FLEXE is a cloud-based peer-to-peer marketplace for sharing excess warehouse capacity; the airbnb for warehouses.

Cross Border eCommerce – Key to Successful Entry in North America

Vinculum

When seller brands dream of penetrating the international e-commerce markets, they usually picture North America – and they have justifiable reasons for this: As of 2018, the average revenue per online shopper is the highest for the United States.

10 Signs A Food & Beverage WMS Needs Help

IQMS

An integrated, scalable, secure Warehouse Management System (WMS) can assist in transforming supply chain efficiency into internal process performance gains while ensuring accuracy, compliance and cost control.

A Tipping Point?

Supply Chain Shaman

The merged company will be the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth in the world. Kraft is a major shipper in North America, and is very mature at the management of freight. Yesterday morning, I woke to learn the news.

Embracing the South American Ecommerce Marketplace

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Ecommerce is on the rise in South America. That’s great news for shippers looking to expand their online retail presence in South America. South America infrastructure at port and inland. Only two countries in South America are landlocked, Paraguay and Bolivia.

5 Ways Your Next Public Warehousing Experience Could Be Easier with On-Demand Technology

FLEXE

<p><a href="/glossary" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Public warehousing</a>—a long-time solution for short-term warehousing needs—is evolving. The process of finding, evaluating and choosing the right public warehouse is now online and on-demand.</p>

Making Food & Beverage Supply Chains Pay

IQMS

When production lines are running smoothly, product quality is up, and customer delivery dates are being met it’s a sure sign the supply chain management, inventory, and warehouse management systems supporting the shop floor are tightly integrated.

How To Keep Medical Supplies Moving With ERP Remote Access

IQMS

GII was ready to have most of its US-based employees quickly shift to working from home while maintaining a very small group in the warehouse for shipping and receiving. Global Interconnect Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (October 29 – November 2, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The world’s first humanless warehouse is run only by robots and is a model for the future (CNBC). Firm linked to Alibaba opens China’s biggest robot warehouse (CNBC). Kroger set to place warehouse order with partner Ocado (Reuters). Robots and AI in the Warehouse. “A

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Ocado uses £150m from shareholders for warehouse robots (The Guardian). CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born.

Warehouse Automation and Robotics with Mal Walker

Logistics Bureau

Mal Walker has recently been over to Promat , North America’s largest material handling equipment, and systems exhibition, and he is sharing with us his learning experience during the expo. Take a tour and learn about automation and robotics in warehousing.

Lessons from Startups and Fortune 500s Using Short-Term Warehousing to Get Ahead

FLEXE

<p>Supply chain managers for Ace Hardware, Iron Mountain and a bed-in-a-box startup came together at the recent Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference and shared their personal stories about how they are using short-term (on-demand) warehousing to solve overflow problems, generate new revenues and gain ground in the battle for fast, low-cost distribution.</p>

A Grocery Store You’ve Never Heard of is About to be one of the Biggest in America

Supply Chain Nation

A Grocery Store You’ve Never Head of is About to be one of the Biggest in America. Micro-Warehouses Bring Fulfillment Closer to Customer. Inventory is often delivered to warehouses in shipping containers.

Warehouse Automation & Robotics Part 2 with Mal Walker

Logistics Bureau

Promat is a North America’s largest material handling equipment, and systems exhibition. Take a tour and learn about automation and robotics in warehousing. From the previous episode, we saw a glimpse of the Promat expo that Mal Walker has recently been over to.

How Machine Learning Is Redefining Supply Chain Management

IQMS

Machine learning is gaining adoption in Logistics Control Tower operations to provide new insights into how every aspect of supply chain management, collaboration, logistics and warehouse management can be improved.