Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

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Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. Today, there are many top 3PL warehousing companies that handle warehousing, fulfillment, logistics and distribution services for companies of all sizes.

Need Warehouse Space in Atlanta?  The Advantages Add Up

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

After all, the state is home to Atlanta, one of the country’s hottest eCommerce and logistics markets (as well as UPS’s global headquarters). When two of the country’s premiere site selection publications named Georgia as the #1 state for doing business for several years in a row, some people may have been a little surprised. By contrast, all of us at Amware thought, “Yep. Makes total sense to us.”.

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Project Verte, Full Circle E-Commerce Solution Provider, Deploys 6 River Systems Solutions in Atlanta Distribution Center

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6RS will support fulfillment activities at Project Verte’s distribution center (DC) in Atlanta, which fulfills orders for numerous retailers and brands. 6 River Systems and Project Verte will host demonstrations on-site in Atlanta starting Sept.

How Does Atlanta's I-85 Bridge Collapse Affect Truckloads?

DAT Solutions

The collapse of a section of a bridge section on I-85 just north of Atlanta was shocking for two reasons: No injuries were reported, and its impact on spot market truckload freight has been and probably will be muted. Here's why: The "Downtown Connector" (I-75 and I-85) in Atlanta. 1) I-85 runs through Atlanta but isn't a major truck lane, since most trucks have to take I-285 to go around Atlanta, not through it. That accounts for about 10% of Atlanta's truck traffic.

North American Warehouse Worker Wage Trends


In my hometown of Atlanta, April is a time of renewal, when a dormant landscape is refreshed and I set out to prepare my yard for the coming year. The post North American Warehouse Worker Wage Trends appeared first on Chainalytics. Blog Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations What's New BLS Labor Chainalytics Data Tom Cisewski Warehouse Labor TrendsBy Tom Cisewski, Principal of Supply Chain Design Spring is my favorite time of year.

BOPAW?: How BuildDirect is Delivering a Seamless Customer Experience with Warehouse Pick-Up

Logistics Viewpoints

Earlier this month I attended the Home Delivery World, Click & Collect Show USA, and ETail Show USA joint conference in Atlanta. Just for Fun Learning & Leadership Life Stories Logistics Trends Retail Warehousing click and collectOne of my favorite parts of these conferences is getting a new perspective on an existing problem. And more importantly, I get to learn from my peers who are implementing creative solutions. One […].

This Week in Logistics News (September 28 – October 2, 2015)

Talking Logistics

It will be available soon in New York, Baltimore, Miami, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta and Portland. According to the press release: The Stack Sleeve system can be used in the warehouse and during delivery for both route and bulk customers from one vehicle. For me, Stack Sleeve is analogous to how Kiva (now Amazon) transformed warehousing operations by linking hardware innovation (robots) with software innovation (the WMS/control system that manages the robots).

Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain


A recent article in Bloomberg suggests that warehouses are now becoming one of the hottest investments in the market, based on recent moves by the Blackstone Group LP, who are betting $18.7 The rise of Amazon and other e-commerce companies has increased the need for warehouse space by retailers seeking to expand their digital operations and cut delivery times.

KANE is Aggressively Expanding Space Within its Nationwide Shared Warehouse Network

Kane is Able

of additional space in Allentown, PA, Atlanta, GA and California’s Inland Empire. Warehouse Operations 3PL Outsourcing Fulfillment Warehouse KANE News and AwardsKANE Is Able recently expanded its shared distribution network in three key markets to support customer growth and new business expansion. In total, KANE added 630,000 sq.

Quick Service Restaurant Distributor Partners with Chainalytics for a Network Design Project Required to Meet Continued Expansion


Ongoing Franchise Growth Drives Need for Network Expansion Recently, an Atlanta-based quick service restaurant distribution cooperative providing over 8,000 franchise restaurants with forecasting, purchasing, inventory planning, warehousing, transportation, and delivery services contracted with Chainalytics to perform a distribution network analysis for their U.S.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? Boot Barn @bootbarn In 2016, Boot Barn improved operations at its distribution center in Fontana, California by implementing HighJump’s Warehouse Advantage WMS. As of mid-2017, 80% of the company’s shipments out of its warehouse were going to areas other than California and New York. Warehouse Efficiency

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2017

Talking Logistics

McLeod Software : Users Conference 2017 , September 17-19, Atlanta, GA. SMC3 : Jump Start 2017 , January 23-25, Atlanta, GA and Connections 2017 , TBA. Home Delivery World 2017 , March 14-15, Atlanta, GA. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , April 30 – May 3, Fort Worth, TX. 2017 Georgia Logistics Summit , May 16-17, Atlanta, GA.

7 Incredible Benefits of Cloud-Based Logistics Management


More findings on the cloud cargo transportation and warehouse management systems you may discover on the web. The cloud-based supply chain software can be customized to suit your industry, your transportation , freight-forwarding and warehousing specialty, import-export regulations. The ability to administer your cloud supply chain in the real time makes your order processing, warehousing, inventory management, transportation and overall pricing more scalable and thus cheaper.

Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

DAT Solutions

We’ve seen a big increase in van freight moving from Atlanta and Charlotte down into the state. Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space. As mentioned above, there’s been a big uptick in freight going into Florida from Atlanta and Charlotte , and rates on those lanes soared last week. Atlanta to Miami rose 54¢ to $3.19/mile.

UPS launches new technology company and quick turnaround fulfilment platform


Ware2Go recruits and certifies warehouses in strategic locations, establishing a network of vetted fulfilment partners. Ware2Go manages the relationships with warehouses, merchants are onboarded, managed and can pay automatically. They have few distribution centres and could benefit from more warehouse space for rent in other areas of the US.”. Ware2Go is also a move by UPS to address a growing shortage in warehousing and distribution centre space.

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain


An article in my local paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution , had this interesting quote, “From aerospace to health care to consumer products to toys to medical devices, furniture … what I think you’re going to see is an explosion of use.”. A startup local Atlanta-based 3D printing company, CloudDDM , is looking to make an impact. Atlanta is home to many Fortune 500 companies like Coca Cola, Home Depot and UPS.

Service Level Should Be Your Number One Supply Chain KPI…But What Does It Really Mean?


As we explored the problem further, we discovered how the planners and warehouse workers arrive at the 99% service level. To adapt an old saying, the idea that great service should be a top supply chain priority is as universally accepted as motherhood and the dominance of the ‘92 Dream Team.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2015

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ORTEC : OPTIMUS 2015 , March 23-25, Atlanta, GA. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , May 3-6, Orlando, FL. 2015 Georgia Logistics Summit , March 31 – April 1, Atlanta, GA. 2015 ISM Supply Chain Diversity Summit , February 18-20, Atlanta, GA. Last January, I shared 5 New Year’s Resolutions for supply chain and logistics executives to improve as leaders.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019


Although dozens of conferences exist around the globe, warehouse managers should consider going to one of the best supply chain conferences of 2019 (plus MODEX, which is held in even-numbered years and occurs in 2020). MODEX 2020 NO COST Dates: March 9 – 12, 2020 in Atlanta, GA MODEX is held on the opposing years as ProMat, and it is among the largest trade shows around the globe.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

LLamasoft : SummerCon 2018 , June 13-15, Atlanta, GA. SMC3 : Jump Start 2018 , January 22-24, Atlanta, GA and Connections 2018 , TBA (2017: June 26-28, Palm Beach, FL). Home Delivery World 2018 , April 18-19, Atlanta, GA. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , May 6-9, Charlotte, NC. 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit , April 9-12, Atlanta, GA. Eft 3PL & Supply Chain Summit , June 5-7, Atlanta, GA.

MODEX Moments: The Future of Supply Chain Is Now

Material Handling and Logistics

Thirty thousand people from 110 countries walked the show floor of MODEX 2018 in Atlanta, spread across 250,000 square feet of exhiibition space occupied by 900 vendors, showing every type of material handling solution imaginable, from bins, pallets and shelves to drones, robots and artificial intelligence-based systems. It allows an operator to enter a simulated warehousing environment using an existing forklift by plugging into simulation port.

REPOST: Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow

The Logistics of Logistics

AJ Khanijow is the founder of Fulfyld, a warehousing and fulfillment company based in Huntsville, Alabama. For instance, Huntsville is great for us because it is close to three of the biggest hubs (terminals) for small parcel carriers: Louisville, Memphis, and Atlanta. Selecting an E-commerce Fulfillment Partner with AJ Khanijow. AJ Khanijow and Joe Lynch discuss selecting an e-commerce fulfillment partner.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US


The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) brings an extensive network of warehouse logistics leaders together with warehousing suppliers in this three-day trade show. If you’re looking to improve your warehouse logistics, this event is the right choice for you! 3PL & Supply Chain Summit: Atlanta. Atlanta, Georgia. Are you interested in expanding your knowledge on the latest trends and technologies within the supply chain industry?

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Countdown to Black Friday: Are You an Easy Target for Cargo Theft?

Talking Logistics

Holiday weekends and the weeks leading up to the Black Friday retail shopping holiday are prime times for organized crime groups to target the trucks, warehouses, and distribution centers that send or receive those goods. Be especially mindful in traditionally active cargo theft areas like Southern California, the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, Miami, and Atlanta.

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Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2019

Talking Logistics

SMC3 : Jump Start 2019 , January 28-30, Atlanta, GA and Connections 2019 , June 25-27, White Sulphur Springs, WV. Next show: March 9-12, 2020 Atlanta, GA. Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , April 28 – May 1, Columbus, OH. Eft 3PL & Supply Chain Summit , June 10-12, Atlanta, GA. Editor’s Note: This is one of the most popular posts we publish every year: our list of supply chain and logistics events to attend in the coming year.

CRG completes 1.3 million-square-foot South Carolina distribution centre


The development, originally a 500,280 square foot speculative warehouse, was expanded to accommodate a Fortune 500 investment grade tenant. CRG recently developed a 1 million-square-foot speculative project at The Cubes at Bridgeport in Atlanta, GA, a 1.2 CRG, a national real estate development and investment firm, has completed a. It also announced the sale and lease sold and leased commencement and sale of a facility located at The Cubes at Inland 85 in Duncan, SC.

The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

This morning, my mailbox was bombarded with the news of tentative agreement of the settlement of the nine-month labor conflict between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). The following week, I am speaking at the Ortec, Optimus Event in Atlanta , the RIS News event in Orlando , and the Demand-Driven Institute Event in Houston.

This Week in Logistics News (April 16-19, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Sticker Snafu Has Millions in Imports Stuck in Argentina’s Warehouses (Bloomberg). We already see this in the consumer realm with smartphones, and in the warehouse too with voice picking technologies. According to the article: XPO believes it is the first large delivery and warehousing company in the world to offer consumers the ability to get delivery tracking updates, or schedule and reschedule deliveries, using smart speakers, the company said at a conference in Atlanta.

PINC Receives Significant Growth Equity Investment From Accel-KKR


The linkage between transportation and warehousing needs to be more seamless when complexity increases, and strong digital yard management can be a major operational cost driver in improving inventory management, labor costs, asset utilization, sustainability and facility costs. Accel-KKR is headquartered in Menlo Park with additional offices in Atlanta and London. Investment Will Fuel PINC’s Strategy to Become a Global Category Leader in Supply Chain Management Software.

Physician Office Case Study: Hybrent provides supply chain efficiency at multi-site locations


Village Podiatry Centers is a multi-site surgical practice based in Atlanta. Ross had previously been in charge of accounts payable at a hospital system based in Atlanta, and coming from an accounting background, he quickly saw Village Podiatry’s supply chain was antiquated and inefficient. “We SITUATION. Its holding company, Extremity Healthcare, operates 35 podiatry clinics, and owns or manages seven surgery centers across Georgia and Tennessee.

BASF: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

Besides the obvious functional expertise in transportation, warehousing, inventory management and production planning, today’s Supply Chain leaders need a strong business acumen, global orientation, technical savvy and influential leadership skills to master the increasingly pivotal supply chain responsibility. That includes network optimization, warehousing solutions, as well as smart process automation. BASF creates chemistry.

Warby Parker vs Luxottica: Supply Chain Disintermediation in the Eyewear Industry

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Luxottica maintains a warehouse in Atlanta and ships roughly 470k units of inventory each week - 300k to retail locations and 170k as wholesale to independent opticians and department stores. Warby Parker maintains a warehouse in New York, through which it fulfills orders and operates its HTO program. Luxottica sources raw material and manufacture frames in Italy and China, from where they are shipped to Luxottica's assembly centre in Atlanta.

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The Supply Chain Can?t Stop: A story from the front lines at Ken?s Foods


and warehouse staffing issues compounded. Today, they produce and package over 1,000 varieties of dressings and sauces — including category leader, Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce — across 4 plants near Boston, Indianapolis, Atlanta, and Las Vegas. It was Wednesday, March 11th and Ken’s Foods had a dilemma.

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

It is sunny today in Tampa and Atlanta, with a light breeze. So Atlanta, Charlotte, Memphis and other regional hubs were moving freight to Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, because Houston couldn't do it. Meanwhile, the Midwest had to supply the Northeast, to compensate for all the freight that would ordinarily arrive from Atlanta. And the Midwestern warehouses were also called on to supply Colorado, which is often served by Houston.

Wanted: Supply Chain Architects!

Supply Chain Shaman

So when the warehouse team threatened to unionize, I transferred into a distribution, warehouse environment. Warehouse Management and Transportation Management were in their infancy. I then pack my bags and scoot out the door to sign books and discuss the research completed for the S upply Chain Metrics That Matter book at the ISM event on Thursday, May 14th in Atlanta.