Will Warehouses Eventually Go Dark?

Enterra Insights

Thanks to the popularity of e-commerce, warehouses are some of the hottest properties in real estate. Phillips ( @EricaEPhillips ) reports some retailers were so desperate to find warehouse space this past holiday season they created pop-up warehouses in vacant suburban lots and parking garages.[1] ”[2] He adds, “Freestanding big-box stores closer to population centers than they are to warehouse districts are the primary candidates for such conversions.

This Week in Logistics News (October 14-18, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Several years ago, I interviewed CIOs and IT executives from leading third party logistics (3PL) companies, and one of the most interesting findings was that their teams spent a majority of their time fixing and cleansing data. Therefore, I wasn’t surprised by an article in today’s Wall Street Journal about how faulty data is hindering the HealthCare.gov rollout. BMW to Mazda Imports Slowed as Strike Shuts Baltimore Port ( Bloomberg ).

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All The Supply Chain News You Need To Know 11.5-11.9

Freight Plus

The most efficient hospitals in the study were data driven and shared supply chain info cross departmentally. Amazon’s safety record scrutinized after Baltimore warehouse tragedy. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE. Trucking capacity in 2019 is about speed not rates according to industry analysts.

Greg Javor: “Our mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit”

Supply Chain Movement

My first job was a warehouse supervisor trainee for a public warehouse (nowadays a 3PL), in Baltimore, Maryland. We used centroid analysis on transportation data to fully understand the detail inputs to make key decisions: How many facilities, where should they be to minimise costs, bearing in mind the service parameters that needed to be met. Like the sea-faring coffee traders who inspired its logo it’s not all been plain sailing at Starbucks.

Letter from the CEO: Market Update March 26, 2020

Transplace

One issue that is becoming more of a pinch-point is warehouse capacity. Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal will close for delivery and receipt of inbound and outbound containers on March 30th and 31st and shortened operating hours thereafter.