4 Key Considerations for Choosing a Chemical Storage Facility

West Coast and California Logistics

Finding the right chemical storage facility for your products is an involved process. In this article, we’ll try to simplify the sourcing process and identify the top 4 factors you’ll need to consider when finding the right chemical 3PL partner.

How to Safely Handle Chemicals!

Supply Chain Game Changer

A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide! Chemicals article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by Carla Sanz. Every time I am asked about how to handle and transport chemical products I answer that it is all about being well-informed. Know your chemicals. Subscribe Here!


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Top 10 Benefits of Third-Party Warehousing Solutions

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

Why switch to a third-party like BR Williams for your warehousing solutions ? Juggling warehousing and fulfillment alongside all the other work you need to run your business can be overwhelming. Here are the top 10 benefits of third-party warehousing: 1.

Storage of corrosive chemicals: 5 warehousing essentials

West Coast and California Logistics

The storage of corrosive chemicals, whether liquid or solid, is a strictly controlled process. Logistics Management Chemical Logistics Chemical StorageMany risks present themselves if proper specifications and handling methods are absent.

Chemical Giant Uses Inventory Tracking for Solving Key Supply Chain Issues


As an industry that generates trillions of dollars in sales and employs millions globally, the chemical industry is ubiquitous when it comes to products and technology.

Chemical Warehouse Requirements: What is CFATS?

West Coast and California Logistics

When you entrust your chemical products to a 3PL, it’s critical that you partner with an experienced provider that is compliant with modern chemical warehouse requirements. Chief among these requirements are the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS).

Global Chemical Company Uses PINC YMS to Cut $1.5 Million in Detention and Demurrage Fees


is a global chemical company that makes performance chemicals used by the oil refinery, agricultural, automotive, energy, and consumer electronics industries. the manufacturer’s logistics operation includes 63 global warehouses and 47 contract manufacturing locations.

Study Finds Inventory Control Top Priority In Chemical Supply Chain


The ability to meet a projected increase in demand with consistent reliability is a top priority for supply chain managers at chemical manufacturing firms, according to Supply Management. The post Study Finds Inventory Control Top Priority In Chemical Supply Chain appeared first on RFgen.

What You Need to Know About Chemical Warehousing

West Coast and California Logistics

Chemical warehousing, including the storage of hazardous materials, is a highly regulated undertaking with a substantial investment in both the physical storage environment and rigorous adherence to associated protocols, practices and paperwork required to ensure safety and compliance.

Ecommerce Warehouse Safety Guidelines, Tips, and a Comprehensive Checklist


Ecommerce warehousing is more than just storing inventory on shelves. Bureau of Labor Statistics , the transportation and warehousing worker injury rate was 4.4 Unfortunately, warehouse injuries and fatality rates continue to rise. Why warehouse safety is so important.

Six Ways to Leverage Chemical Labeling To Increase Safety and Supply Chain Efficiencies

Material Handling & Logistics

How can you leverage innovations in enterprise barcode labeling to help your chemical company succeed in a highly regulated, highly competitive global marketplace? MH&L Wire Global Supply Chain Warehousing NewsGreg Wimble. read more.

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. To help you prepare for the transition, we reached out to a panel of warehouse pros and asked them to answer this question: “What’s the #1 factor to consider when moving to an automated warehouse?”

Finding the Right 3PL for Chemical Warehousing Solutions

West Coast and California Logistics

There is no shortage of third-party logistics providers (3PLs) that claim chemical logistics expertise and have space for your hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals. In this post, we identify 5 tips to help you find the right 3PL provider for safe and reliable chemical warehousing solutions. Chemical Storage

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. If you’re a warehouse manager, failing to control these risks can lead to high employee turnover, decreased productivity, legal issues, and, at worst, injury or fatality. The Importance of Warehouse Safety.

Hazmat warehousing: Is your 3PL audit-ready?

West Coast and California Logistics

When you partner with a third-party logistics (3PL) provider for chemical and hazmat warehousing, there’s a lot to consider during the vetting process. Chemical Logistics Chemical Storage

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Evans Distribution Systems Named Top 100 3PL for 19 Consecutive Years

3PL Insights

Evans offers a full spectrum of 3PL services including warehousing, transportation, fulfillment, value-added services, staffing and packaging. The evans365 portal showcases warehouse data graphically and provides customers with interactive dashboards. MELVINDALE, Mich.

A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide for Managers & Executives to Know


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. If you’re a warehouse manager, failing to control these risks can lead to high employee turnover, decreased productivity, legal issues, and, at worst, injury or fatality. The Importance of Warehouse Safety.

Managing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) For Future Growth


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. A Warehouse Management System is the tool that can make that happen. Like manufacturing, warehouses, and the systems that manage them, are going through an inflection point. How A Warehouse Management System (WMS) Helps Manufacturers Grow.

Tristar to build new $26m chemical warehouse in Jafza

Logistics Middle East

The 350,000 square foot chemical warehouse is a joint project between Tristar and Skeberis Plastics

7 Steps To Manage Your Chemical Inventory With Software


If you’re dealing with chemicals in your business, you have an obligation to store and transport these chemicals safely. Also, you need to comply with various government laws and regulations that include keeping a proper record of hazardous chemicals. Here, we’ll cover how you can use off-the-shelf inventory management software to manage your chemical inventory. Hazardous Chemical Storage Laws Around the World. Chemicals must be classified correctly.

Will the Downturn Signal an Upturn?

Supply Chain Shaman

They wanted to know, “ How was the market affecting the chemical supply chain?” DuPont as a chemical supplier to the market sits four-to-five levels back in the supply chain with extreme demand latency (about six months) and high volatility of the true market demand signal due to the bullwhip effect. Volatility. Demand redefined. Economic markets plummeting… D aily we see the financial charts roll across the news.

22 warehouse professionals share the most common mistakes made with warehouse safety (and how to avoid them)

6 River Systems

warehousing and storage industry employs just under 1.2 With a warehouse injury rate of 5 out of every 100 workers, 5% of those employees will suffer an injury each year, or nearly 60,000 workers. David Bakke David Bakke is a Warehouse Manager at National Air Warehouse.

Massive fire guts chemical warehouse in Ras Al Khaimah

Logistics Middle East

A massive fire broke out at a chemical warehouse in Ras Al Khaimah over the weekend, causing widespread damage to the structure and its contents

Warehouse Rates Explained

3PL Insights

Today’s warehouses are much more than static storage, they are hubs of high-speed activity. Ever wonder how warehouse fees are generated? Warehouses rates consist of two main components – storage and handling. Some product such as food & beverage, chemicals, etc.

Guide to warehouse robots: types of warehouse robots, uses, navigation & more

6 River Systems

More warehouses are adopting robotics technology than ever before. The warehouse robotics market was valued at $2.28 There are several types of warehouse robots offering varying functionality, allowing warehouses to select robotics solutions that aid with various processes. Warehouse operators should understand the available options to implement the right technologies to suit the warehouse’s needs. Warehouse robots in the 0.5

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Quality Distribution, Inc. has a heritage that harks back to 1913

The Supply Chain Journal

In 1961, Leaman merged his two companies with Chemical Tank Lines, forming Chemical Leaman Tank Lines, Inc. The following year, Chemical Leaman Tank Lines acquired the tank line operations of Ryder Truck Lines. This photo shows a vintage Chemical Leaman bulk tanker.

This Week in Logistics News (October 8-12, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Alexa Heads to the Warehouse (WSJ – sub. Warehouse Space Growing Tighter on Rising E-Commerce Demands (WSJ – sub. So if you can provide warehousing, transportation and/or material handling equipment to support disaster relief efforts, I encourage you to contact ALAN. Alexa in the Warehouse. We already see this in the consumer realm with smartphones, and in the warehouse too with voice picking technologies.

What Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.


Logistics leaders in our survey also shared how the changes in revenue affect their supply chain: Impacts on warehouse space. What Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.

Dachser opens 235,000 sq ft warehouse near Franco-German border


. Dachser has opened a new warehouse in Malsch, near Karlsruhe, Germany. It is designed to handle chemical products and hazardous materials such as paints, coatings, and adhesives.

Supply Chain Management Challenges All Businesses Need to Understand

USC Consulting Group

Today, there are an estimated 4,000 robotic warehouses in existence worldwide, according to analysts from ABI Research, who estimated that number will increase to 50,000 by 2025 due to an influx of more than 4 million RPA units. Back in August 2018, Amazon earned a patent for a fantastical ecommerce innovation: the floating drone warehouse. Sustained marketplace success and effective supply chain management go hand-in-hand.

Evans Distribution Systems Earns Fifth ISO 9001:2015 Certification

3PL Insights

Evans Distribution Systems, headquartered in southeast Michigan, was founded in 1929 as the Central Detroit Warehouse Company. News Press Releases Huron River dr. ISO Romulus warehouseMELVINDALE, Mich. ,

Unlocking the 3 V’s of Big Data in the Digital Supply Chain


Consider the following hypothetical situation: An organization works with two primary warehouses to support a small manufacturing operation. The warehouse is fully connected and data gathered within the facility is almost immediately sent to relevant management systems.

28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. For example, if my contract manufacturer is late with an order it can cause me to incur excess costs with the freighting and warehousing companies, respectively. This initially necessitated the expansion of our warehousing provision, revision of our stock rotation and warehousing policies and associated costs, which we had to bear.

Outside Warehouse Solution: Check Out Video

Consumer Goods Logistics

For Dow Building Products, the best warehouse solution was to think outside the box – literally. This business unit of Dow Chemical Company supplies builders of commercial and residential buildings with a wide range of insulation products. The sturdy characteristics of the products allow them to be stored in an “outside warehouse” at KANE’s 224-acre logistics campus in Scranton, PA. Warehouse Operations

How Disruptions like Coronavirus Test The Resilience Of Supply Chain Planning


Demand simulations can highlight strategic warehous e , plant and supplier locations and test the robustness of strategies under different growth expectations. As the Coronavirus outbreak develops into a pandemic, people and businesses alike are feel ing its ripple effects.