The Future of Commercial Real Estate 2020

3PL Insights

This creates a demand for more warehouses under 120,000 sq. These small to midsized warehouses have experienced a 30% increase in rent over past five years which is double the average of larger facilities. At the beginning of 2020, the commercial real estate market was looking great.

Advantages of Basing Your Distribution Center in North Carolina

Kanban Logistics

Whether a company requires inbound logistics services or more standard warehousing and distribution services, there are major advantages to basing distribution center operations in North Carolina. Lower labor costs: As mentioned above, North Carolina’s labor costs are the 6 th lowest in the country, which helps to further drive down the costs of warehousing and logistics services. FTZ warehouses exist in a unique state of limbo. North Carolina, the Tar Heel State.

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The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Cerasis

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). Major leaders conducting sessions and events at this conference in Charlotte Russe, Heineken, KeHE, Lowe’s, Mercedes-Benz, PetSmart and more.

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.

Truckload vs LTL: The Right Mode for your Load

Aborn and Co.

Be sure to know these differences between truckload (TL) and less than truckload (LTL) before letting your product leave the warehouse. For example, a shipment going from Boston to Atlanta may include stops at terminals in Philadelphia and Charlotte along the way. Normal. false. false.

Executing on time, all the time: apparel executive’s guide to competitive advantage

RELEX Solutions

We are delighted to welcome Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski from Columbus Consulting (CCI) as our guest blogger. Even expedited air shipments arrived late at the warehouse. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski is a Partner with Columbus Consulting, a retail boutique consulting practice.

How Hurricane Florence affects freight

DAT Solutions

FEMA and other emergency responders will move freight to temporary warehouses just outside the storm zone, waiting until road conditions are stable. Many of the destinations are in inland North Carolina markets, including Charlotte, and those lane rates are rising now. When disaster strikes, trucks are needed to get emergency supplies where they're needed most.

How Do You Measure “Free Time” Across Your Global Supply Chain?

Talking Logistics

She was quickly able to identify that the Charlotte, NC, location had demurrage charges at 10 times the rate of other similar warehouse locations. . Once the manager confirmed the accuracy of her numbers, and discussed them with the local warehouse manager, they were able to identify the root cause of the demurrage costs. As a result, the problem was identified as a broken process on dispatching trucks to the customs warehouse.

Low unemployment is great for everyone, right? (Not so much in logistics…)

NC State SCRC

As we’ve noted in previous posts, contingent workers are the folks who come in to work in warehouses, on trucks, and distribution centers, and who keep the packages coming in from all of those Amazon orders you place online. I was exposed to this thinking when I recently had the opportunity to meet with Tara Greene, from The Greene Group in Charlotte, NC. Unemployment levels are at an all time low.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Manhattan Associates Empowers Warehouse Managers With New E-Commerce Capabilities. On Wednesday Amazon announced “the expansion of Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery to even more metro areas including Charlotte, Cincinnati, Fresno, Louisville, Milwaukee, Nashville, Raleigh, Richmond, Sacramento, Stockton, and Tucson, plus new areas in Central New Jersey, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Angeles, and San Diego.”

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Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

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). Major leaders conducting sessions and events at this conference in Charlotte Russe, Heineken, KeHE, Lowe’s, Mercedes-Benz, PetSmart and more.

Supply Chain and Logistics Conferences to Attend in 2018

Talking Logistics

Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) Conference , May 6-9, Charlotte, NC. 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. Most of the conferences on our list are in the U.S., although some are in Europe, South America, and Asia. Many of the leading ERP and supply chain software vendors have customer events in various countries around the world.;

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

So Atlanta, Charlotte, Memphis and other regional hubs were moving freight to Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma, because Houston couldn't do it. And the Midwestern warehouses were also called on to supply Colorado, which is often served by Houston. Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space.

Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

Veridian Solutions

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). Major leaders conducting sessions and events at this conference in Charlotte Russe, Heineken, KeHE, Lowe’s, Mercedes-Benz, PetSmart and more.

Here's How Hurricanes Irma and Harvey Have Affected Van Freight

DAT Solutions

Atlanta and Charlotte are the two major van markets that serve Florida, and outbound rates soared in those markets, but volumes were down. A lot of it gets warehoused in Buffalo, Philadelphia, and nearby Allentown before proceeding to the bigger population centers, including the New York metro area. Charlotte to Lakeland also spiked 36¢ to $2.89 There was also a lot of activity between Charlotte and Atlanta , and van rates rose in both directions.

Demand Heats Up for Vans and Reefers

DAT Solutions

End-of-quarter and pre-holiday freight was even stronger than expected last week in Atlanta , Charlotte and Memphis , which were the top three markets for outbound loads on DAT load boards. Fruit and vegetable harvests in New Jersey, combined with refrigerated food from warehouses, answered the July 4th weekend demand for grocery items. Northbound lane rates continue to rise out of Atlanta, Memphis and Charlotte, for both vans and reefers.

Consumer Goods Boost Van Rates in Northeast

DAT Solutions

That’s a strong sign for consumer goods, since those markets contain warehousing and distribution centers that serve the highest concentration of people in the country. Lanes shipping into the Northeast were also up: Rates on the lane from Charlotte to Buffalo rose 21¢ to $2.92/mile. Since the 4th of July landed on a Tuesday this year, a lot of people also took Monday off. That led to a quieter week on DAT load boards in terms of load and truck posts.

Planning and managing the critical aspects of a full merchandising season

RELEX Solutions

You can set exceptions for items as you track them to ensure they’re ordered, shipped, landed, warehoused and shelved on time. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski. Author: Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski, Partner at Columbus Consulting. Charlotte Kula-Przezwanski. Planning and managing the critical aspects of a full merchandising season. Insights » Whitepapers. Read PDF version. Foreword. Author: Mikko Kärkkäinen, Group CEO at RELEX Solutions, D.Sc. Tech.).

The Economy is on a Roll

EFT

We have successfully rolled out a new warehouse management system, an accounting system and a variety of other systems updates. Wagner Logistics has been honored 15 years in a row by Inbound Logistics as a Top 100 3PL provider, we offer dedicated warehousing, transportation management, packaging and assembly operations across the United States with over 4,500,000 sq. From my point of view, I am optimistic about the coming year as we wrap up a solid 2016 at Wagner Logistics.

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

DAT Solutions

Traffic jams will slow freight entering and leaving the Atlanta market for the next few months, but the impact on truckload freight is likely to be limited to freight going to and from Charlotte and the Carolinas and other points north. 2) Warehouses on the south side of Atlanta will be impacted the least or not at all, since their focus is on shipping to Florida.

SCM Technology Leaders JDA and RedPrairie to Merge

Supply Chain Network

JDA’s heritage of pioneering market-leading supply chain planning, merchandising and pricing solutions is a perfect strategic fit with RedPrairie’s heritage in warehousing, workforce management, store operations and e-commerce. Charlotte McCrum. +1 RedPrairie and JDA Software [NASDAQ: JDAS], recognized leaders in enterprise software and services for the extended supply chain, announced today that JDA and affiliates of RedPrairie have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

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How to Survive the Retail Purge

Saleswarp

Popular stores like Gap, Chico’s, and Charlotte Ruse are closing a large number of their brick-and-mortar stores based on consumer changes. Eliminating the cost of a warehouse and external distribution services can help reduce spending for your business. For years, there has been a growing decline in sales at traditional brick-and-mortar retail stores.

Storms and Rising Fuel Costs Put Pressure on Flatbed Rates

DAT Solutions

Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space. Baltimore to Charlotte added 36¢ at $1.89 Flatbed rates haven’t moved much in the past month, but that could change in the coming weeks. Emergency supplies are usually delivered in dry vans or reefers at first, but once rebuilding efforts are underway, construction materials will start moving on flatbeds.

Van and Reefer Rates Drop, in Mid-July Lull

DAT Solutions

Rates declined on most northbound lanes out of Atlanta and Charlotte last week. Outbound rates continue to rise in Elizabeth , NJ, close to warehouses, the East Coast’s largest sea port, and farms in the more rural areas of the Garden State. The typical July lull began last week, which is a little later than expected. Load availability and rates dropped from the previous week, but rates are still well above June averages for van and reefer freight. That’s good news.

A New Year, a New Administration Begins

EFT

The twelve industries covered by the NMI that showing December growth are: Mining; Retail Trade; Finance & Insurance; Information; Arts, Entertainment & Recreation; Construction; Health Care & Social Assistance; Professional, Scientific & Technical Services; Utilities; Transportation & Warehousing; and Accommodation & Food Services. . The rising Consumer Price Index ( CPI ), up 2.1