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. Public Warehousing Chemical Logistics Chemical Storage

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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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.

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. Fire, explosions, leaks and human contact are a few of the unfortunate circumstances that could occur if the warehouse is inadequately constructed and the personnel are not sufficiently trained in corrosive storage and handling. Logistics Management Chemical Logistics Chemical Storage

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

PINC

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.

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). In this article, we’ll examine CFATS and explain why compliance is essential to chemical warehousing operations. 3PL Chemical Logistics 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.

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

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.

A Comprehensive Warehouse Safety Guide for Managers & Executives to Know

Cerasis

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. Warehouse

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 StorageAmong other steps, you’ll want to take a tour of the facility, interview management and associates, and ask for referrals. However, there is one other crucial component you don’t want to overlook: the auditing process.

Managing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) For Future Growth

IQMS

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.

7 Steps To Manage Your Chemical Inventory With Software

EMERGE App

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. Introduction.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

EFT

. 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. The warehouse, which has 21,800 square meters of floor space, allowing it to store 43,000 pallets for chemical industry products. Dachser invested more than 20 million euros in the warehouse and the warehouse becomes part of Dachser’s Karlsruhe logistics centre.

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

Transplace

Logistics leaders in our survey also shared how the changes in revenue affect their supply chain: Impacts on warehouse space. Business - Transportation Miscellaneous 3PL automotive business priorities chemical coronavirus COVID-19 CPG customer demand industrial inventory logistics manufacturing packaging retail shipping supply chain technology telecommunting transportationWhat Is the COVID-19 Impact on Your Supply Chain? We Surveyed the Transplace Network.

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.

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.

How Disruptions like Coronavirus Test The Resilience Of Supply Chain Planning

AIMMS

Demand simulations can highlight strategic warehous e , plant and supplier locations and test the robustness of strategies under different growth expectations. O ne of our chemical customers uses AIMMS S&OP Navigator to balance their su pply and demand while maximizing EBIDTA, performing risk assessments and evaluating scenarios, subject to multiple targets and constraints.

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

Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain for perishable food products, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals in order to maintain their quality and increase their shelf-life. Information management systems are transforming the cold chain by providing route optimization, warehousing and shipping documentation, key performance indicators, scanning equipment phone apps and the ability to turn data into actionable insights. The Cold Chain is Booming.

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INTERVIEW: Abhishek Shah, RSA-TALKE, managing director

Logistics Middle East

Abhishek Shah discusses RSA''s new chemical warehouse

Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain for perishable food products, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals in order to maintain their quality and increase their shelf-life. Information management systems are transforming the cold chain by providing route optimization, warehousing and shipping documentation, key performance indicators, scanning equipment phone apps and the ability to turn data into actionable insights. The Cold Chain is Booming.

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7 Safety Tips You Can Implement For Your Warehouse Now

EMERGE App

This is especially true for warehouses with their constant vehicular movement, heavy foot traffic, and the in-and-out flow of goods. Avoid and minimize the occurrence of workplace mishaps by following our 7 safety tips for warehouses. The biggest issue with workplace and warehouse safety is ignorance, budget and complacency. In fact, they match the operational setup that you might have in your warehouse. For trips and falls, take a walk around the warehouse yourself.

Global Supply Chain Recovery Dependent On A Vaccine

Supply Chain Shaman

The average demand latency for a grocery retailer is eighteen days, three weeks for consumer manufacturers, and six-to-nine months for chemical companies. In this evolution, companies will quickly learn the pitfalls of multi-tier warehouse management and the latency with third-party logistics (3PL) signals. As warehouses fill with the wrong products (items ordered and sourced before the shutdown), companies will scramble for outside warehouses and container storage.

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Cold Chain – Why Is It Growing So Fast?

The Logistics of Logistics

A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain for perishable food products, pharmaceuticals, and chemicals in order to maintain their quality and increase their shelf-life. Information management systems are transforming the cold chain by providing route optimization, warehousing and shipping documentation, key performance indicators, scanning equipment phone apps and the ability to turn data into actionable insights. The Cold Chain is Booming.

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Cold Chain WMS: Using WMS to Boost Cold Chain Efficiency & Safety

Veridian Solutions

The value of cold storage warehouses affects numerous industries beyond refrigerated and frozen food industries, says Lorie King Rogers of Modern Materials Handling magazine. Industries using cold chains include pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, high-tech electronics, and even cleaning and industrial chemicals. Additional benefits of this approach include increased safety through better predictive maintenance of cold warehouse assets, such as refrigeration units.

Supply Chain Diagnostic: A Four-Step Process

Supply Chain Shaman

In Figure 1, we show the aggregate trend of the chemical industry in an orbit chart format showing year-over-year results at the intersection of two metrics operating margin and inventory turns. In the period of 2010-2018, within the chemical industry, margins fluctuated, largely driven by the price of crude, but inventory turns plummeted. Orbit Chart for the Chemical Industry for the Period of 2010-2017 at the Intersection of Inventory Turns and Operating Margin.

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

That said, implementing Lean concepts would undoubtedly be part of that strategy, for example, - Lean Warehousing : Many firms (both retailers and manufacturers) are now aggressively rolling out Lean in their warehouse operations. It is safe to say that if a warehouse operation is not implementing Lean, it is falling behind its competition. Eliminate Before You Automate : Automation is critical to large, efficient warehouse operations.

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BASF: A Story of a Supply Chain Leader

Supply Chain Shaman

In our analysis BASF outperformed their chemical industry peers while driving improvement at a 60% level when compared to the peer group. This trend was characteristic of the chemical industry. BASF is at the upper end of the improvement spectrum for the chemical industry. Comparison of Performance and Improvement of Companies in the Chemical Industry for 2009-2015. That includes network optimization, warehousing solutions, as well as smart process automation.