7 Benefits of Warehousing in California

Supply Chain Link

California is home to many great things like the LA Lakers, the Silicon Valley, and the Beach Boys. One overseen quality of California is its supply chain efficiencies. Supply Chain, Distribution, Warehousing, Campus Warehousing, Urban Hubs.

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.

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

Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California

EFT

Strategically located near the busiest seaport in the United States, the adjoining ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and with easy access to highways I-10 and I-15, the 231,000-square-foot Ontario mega-warehouse strengthens Berlin Packaging's operations in Southern California. The warehouse has 23 dock doors, a fully secured yard with two separate entryways, and a training facility.

California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

DAT Solutions

October is a critical month for retail freight in advance of the Christmas season, and retailers want to prevent stock-outs while they wait for Asian imports to clear through congested docks and warehouses on the West Coast.

Why Taxing Automation is a Bad Idea

Talking Logistics

Late last year, a San Francisco politician launched a statewide campaign to raise money for a California ballot that would penalize private enterprise for embracing automation in the workplace. But California is not the first to raise this idea.

Food Recalls and WMS: Benefits of Recall Functionality in a Warehouse Execution System

Veridian Solutions

The CDC was unable to determine the exact harvest dates and locations, but preliminary assessment suggested growing and harvesting patterns in California were linked to the outbreak. A Guide to the Warehouse Metrics Supply Chain Execs Should Track. Uncategorized warehouse management

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A Look at the Lehigh Valley Warehousing Boom

Consumer Goods Logistics

An East Coast version of Southern California’s Inland Empire? It may be too early to make a claim of that magnitude, but that’s what some people are saying about Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley – home to KANE’s Allentown warehousing campus. Logistics Industry News

Food Recalls and WMS: Benefits of Recall Functionality in a Warehouse Execution System

Veridian Solutions

The CDC was unable to determine the exact harvest dates and locations, but preliminary assessment suggested growing and harvesting patterns in California were linked to the outbreak. The alert from the CDC reasserts the importance warehouses and distributors must place on supply chain visibility and traceability. A Guide to the Warehouse Metrics Supply Chain Execs Should Track. The threat of food-borne illness marred the 2018 Thanksgiving holiday.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 12-16, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Mobilizes For California Fires. E-retailers and delivery companies get creative to close the last mile gap between warehouse and consumer (JLL).

Are Warehouse Operators the Labor Magicians of the New Age?

Locus Robotics

In my role, I get to visit a lot of warehouses. This problem is affecting facilities and organizations from major shipping hubs in New Jersey, Tennessee, California to the still up-and-coming logistics hot spots like Minnesota and Utah.

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Rapidly Rising Minimum Wages Will Significantly Increase Your Warehouse and 3PL Costs: Effective Strategies to Combat Their Impact on Your Bottom Line

Cerasis

This increase follows California’s increase in minimum wage from $8 to $9 an hour last year and to $10 effective January, 2016. If you operate a warehouse in Southern California -- or any of the other impacted areas -- wages, overtime and related payroll taxes will increase significantly.

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Inland Empire Logistics: 2018 Outlook

Consumer Goods Logistics

As the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach continue to experience record-setting growth, the entire Southern California logistics industry is in full “boom” mode. Supply Chain Challenges 3PL Outsourcing Fulfillment WarehouseAnd, it’s not just Los Angeles and Orange Counties that are benefiting. The Inland Empire logistics industry has the room for growth that these counties do not and is poised to continue setting records of its own.

KANE is Aggressively Expanding Space Within its Nationwide Shared Warehouse Network

Consumer Goods Logistics

of additional space in Allentown, PA, Atlanta, GA and California’s Inland Empire. Warehouse Operations 3PL Outsourcing Fulfillment Warehouse KANE News and Awards

This Week in Logistics News (February 18-22, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Billion Valuation After $1 Billion Investment Led By SoftBank (Forbes) US and China are sketching the outlines of a deal to end the trade war (CNBC) Import Wave Jams California Warehouses (WSJ – sub.

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All Eyes Remain Focused on the Last Mile

Enterra Insights

Because consumers now expect purchases to be delivered fast (with next-day or same-day delivery becoming the norm), retailers are frantically buying and/or building warehouses so they can locate goods closer to consumers. And cities that are more spread out have longer averages like 9 miles for the Inland Empire in Southern California and 8.5 Brick-and-mortar stores remaining in business are also being used as e-commerce warehouses as well as click-and-collect pick-up locations.

Supply Chain Movement 16 – Consultancy

Supply Chain Movement

30 | Innovations in warehousing. For warehousing a new era is dawning. at Uyguroglu duties export Greg Javor innovation international supply chains Jungheinrich Russia Starbucks Supply Chain Movement Unilever warehousing Contents Supply Chain Movement 16 – 2015 Q1.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics technologies such as robotic warehouse systems make automation a reality, while drones improve last-mile delivery capabilities and better tracking with tools like RFID tags improve visibility throughout the supply chain. Warehouse Efficiency

Amazon–Robots Roam the Warehouses

Operations and Supply Chain Management

warehouses with squat, orange, wheeled robots that move stocked shelves to workers, instead of having employees seek items amid long aisles of merchandise, according to people familiar with the matter. At a 1.2-million-square-foot warehouse in Tracy, Calif., Logistics Picking Warehous

Logistics Outsourcing: Is It Still a One-Way Street?

Talking Logistics

According to a report in the The Press-Enterprise , Walmart is bringing operations at two California warehouses, which it had outsourced to Schneider Logistics for the past 13 years, back in-house.

Trends—January 2012

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain trends for 2012; update on transportation issues in California, Washington, Kentucky, and South Dakota; reverse logistics helps retailers generate customer goodwill and create demand; airport warehousing demand soars; FAA regulations limit pilot flight time; Coca-Cola extends its environmental stewardship; Trucking industry responds to Hours-of-Service legislation

The Trade War Latest: What Supply Chain Professionals Should Consider

CH Robinson Transportfolio

trucking lanes, including an out-of-cycle surge in demand in Southern California related to the pull-forward of inventory in late 2018. With the May 10 increase in duty rates on certain Chinese-made imports—and China’s subsequent retaliation on U.S.-made

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Trends—January 2012

Inbound Logistics

Supply chain trends for 2012; update on transportation issues in California, Washington, Kentucky, and South Dakota; reverse logistics helps retailers generate customer goodwill and create demand; airport warehousing demand soars; FAA regulations limit pilot flight time; Coca-Cola extends its environmental stewardship; Trucking industry responds to Hours-of-Service legislation

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

Will robots take the place of low-level logistics jobs?

Abivin

This article will look into two major components of logistics: warehouse and last-mile delivery. Robots in warehouses Machines and robots are so much more intelligent than we can imagine these days.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

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!

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Kinks in Your Supply Ch?ain? Dealing with Port Congestions & Shutdowns

Cerasis

The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshoremen Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been operating without a contract since the end of June, 2014. Workers sympathetic to the California dock workers, as well as diverted freight have slowed down operations at other ports up and down the west coast. Importers and companies all across the country are scrambling for alternatives as container ships ride at anchor off the southern California coast, awaiting unloading.

Is Apple Supply Chain Really the No. 1? A Case Study

Supply Chain Opz

For other distribution channels such as retail stores, direct sales and other distributors, Apple Inc will keep products at Elk Grove, California (where central warehouse and call center are located) and supply products from there. Number of Warehouse Facilities. NAVIGATE.

Blockchain for ELD Roadcheck: How the Technology Aids ELD Management

Cerasis

More importantly, states with a high number of industrial shipments, such as California and Texas, stood out and ranked highest in the number of OOS violations.

6 Emerging Trends In Supply Chain and A Deeper Look into Driverless Vehicles

Cerasis

To be able to deal with tariffs and customs, many supply chain companies have partnered with third-party logistics providers who help them manage in-country transportation, distribution, and warehousing.

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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.

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Capacity signs on for 300,000-square-foot of space in New Jersey

EFT

The company will retain its existing campus at 1112 Corporate Road in North Brunswick, with its other locations combining to provide existing and future clients with around one million square feet of contemporary warehouse space. Capacity's growth continues to outpace our warehouse footprint. We are strategically positioned to service the North East corridor and expand our California operations," said Capacity's Chief Financial Officer Arlen Fish.

Are You a Joint Employer of Your 3PL’s Contract Workers? Thoughts on NLRB Decision in Browning-Ferris Case

Talking Logistics

The Houston-based company hired Leadpoint Business Services to staff a recycling facility in California. Back in 2013, Walmart was added as a defendant in a lawsuit brought against Schneider Logistics by temporary warehouse workers.

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Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

Talking Logistics

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) reached a tentative new 5-year agreement late on Friday, so the West Coast ports resumed full operations this past weekend. According to Reuters : California farmers were especially hard hit by the port disruptions, with export losses estimated to be running at hundreds of millions of dollars a week.

The 7 Trends Shaping The Future of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Cloud technology has made it possible for warehouse and logistics management solutions to transmit their data over the internet with ease. Author Bio: Kevin Hill heads up the marketing efforts and provides technical expertise to the sales and service teams at Quality Scales Unlimited in Byron, California. In today’s society, technology has been changing at an unprecedented pace.

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