Consider This When Choosing Your Next DC Location

PLS Logistics

When a company outgrows its distribution capacity, it expands by opening a new distribution center (DC). The best approach to choosing your new DC location is to evaluate your entire logistics strategy.

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Weseley Discusses the Need for TMS Creativity in DC Velocity

3GTMS

In this DC Velocity article , 3Gtms CEO Mitch Weseley discusses the need for creative solutions to transportation challenges, and why the best TMS platforms enable flexibility that ultimately saves companies money. Read the full article, Keep Calm and Let the TMS Decide , at DC Velocity.

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Ikea Russia’s new DC will be Jungheinrich’s biggest project yet

Supply Chain Movement

Jungheinrich group will act as general contractor for all intralogistics equipment installed at the new DC – which is located 50 kilometres north-west of Moscow – while also performing the role of systems integrator. Cases dc distribution centre Ikea intralogistics Jungheinrich moscow

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Holiday Logistics: 5 Things Any Shipper Can do Now in the Warehouse or DC to Plan & Stay Competitive

Cerasis

shippers need an efficient and effective Distribution Center (DC) to support this consumer spending peak that takes place typically at this time of the year. Benchmark DC Systems to Handle the Volume.

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Why Use Augmented Reality in Your Warehouse or DC?

Talking Logistics

The post Why Use Augmented Reality in Your Warehouse or DC? While most everyone has heard of an augmented reality (AR) eyeglass-type product, many have only seen it being used for consumer applications.

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Holiday Logistics: 5 Things Any Shipper Can do Now in the Warehouse or DC to Plan & Stay Competitive

Cerasis

shippers need an efficient and effective Distribution Center (DC) to support this consumer spending peak that takes place typically at this time of the year. Benchmark DC Systems to Handle the Volume.

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Eyes in the sky

PINC YMS

Matt Yearling discusses the growing role of drones , advanced robotics, and yard management solutions to optimize supply chain efficiency with DC Velocity 's executive editor Mark Solomon. yard management digital supply chain drones DC Velocity

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Sorting It Out on DC Capacity Planning

Supply Chain Digest

Properly Sizing a DC for Future Shipping Capacity can be Problematic

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Supply Chain News on Companies Adding Still More DC Jobs, as Amazon Wage Hike Complicates Recruitment for Others

Supply Chain Digest

Could Lack of DC Workers Crimp eCommerce Sales for Some Retailers

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What’s Driving the Increase in Transportation Management Technology Spend?

Talking Logistics

DC Velocity and Descartes have conducted a transportation benchmark study for the last two years to help transportation professionals understand what is driving the market, and how the strategy and tactics of top performers differ from the rest of the pack.

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SCM Cloud at Oracle CloudWorld DC - March 24

Oracle SCM

The Cloud World DC event, taking place at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC on Thursday, March 24 , will feature a session about Oracle Supply Chain Cloud entitled "Path To Supply Chain Cloud”.

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SLOTTING YOUR WAREHOUSE OR DISTRIBUTION CENTER (DC)

The Lean Supply Chain

Your Warehouse Management System (WMS) must reflect these storage locations for proper location control in your warehouse or DC. You should concentrate on this 20% and have them available for picking upfront in your warehouse or DC.

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Prepping Your DC for Peak Season

Inbound Logistics

Use this advice to get your distribution center prepared before holiday orders come rolling in

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Supply Chain News on Market for DC Labor has Changed Dramatically, Workforce Expert Says

Supply Chain Digest

Brian Devine of ProLogistix Shares DC Worker Survey Data at Recent WERC Conference

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E-Commerce DC Site Selection: Connecting the Dots

Inbound Logistics

E-commerce retailers choose specialized distribution centers near parcel carrier hubs and transportation infrastructure

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WMS at Mars, Inc: M&Ms from the DC to You and Me

Logistics Viewpoints

In September I published a Logistics Viewpoint article titled The Evolution of WMS Customer Requirements. The article discusses how commercial WMS functionality has improved substantially over the years and is now sufficient to meet the needs of most practitioners. As a result, today’s customers are making WMS purchasing decisions based on an expanded set of criteria.

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The Three Stages of Distribution Center Optimization

CHAINalytics

By Richard Koch | Associate Director, Logistics Growth is good for a business but can severely strain any distribution center (DC) that can quickly become outmoded. There are many ways a company can go about optimizing an existing or future DC.

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Four Truths About DC Robots, Jobs, And Warehouse Execution

Lucas

As robots find their place in the DC, warehouse operators will face new challenges in coordinating and optimizing the work of humans and their robotic coworkers. Robots Are Not Killing DC Jobs. And I doubt that robots will have dire effects on DC employment in the next five years.

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Logistics New on Flexibility Is Key To Managing Volatility in The DC

Supply Chain Digest

Deploying Appropriate Technologies can Improve DC Performance

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5 Common Mistakes in Fulfillment Center & Distribution Center Design

The Network Effect

FC/DC designs processes often start with an emphasis on solving the known issues. Supply Chain Management DC design distribution center material handling warehouseBy Thompson Brockmann, Partner, Tompkins International.

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Four Signs It’s Time to Optimize Your Distribution Center

CHAINalytics

But growth can severely strain an outmoded distribution center (DC), hampering productivity and fulfillment capabilities. In this two part blog series, I’ll offer some thoughts on the best way to optimize your existing and future DC to meet growing demands. It should be noted that a DC optimization […]. Blog Service Supply Chain Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations Transportation What's New DC Distribution Optimization Richard Koch SCOPs Supply Chain

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Best Markets for DC Labor

Supply Chain Digest

New Report from CBRE Includes Chart Plotting Warehouse Labor Cost and Supply

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Moving Into A New Distribution Center

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

By David Latona Principal, Tompkins International Orchestrating a move to a new Distribution Center (DC)? When moving your goods from an existing DC to a new DC, whether or not it’s internal or involves a 3PL, there are some essential steps. Blog 3PL DC Distribution Distribution Center ecommerce WarehouseFollow these basic and essential steps to insure success for you and your provider.

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DC Velocity: For Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group, the Feeling is Mutual

LeanCor

Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America (MCFA) and LeanCor Supply Chain Group simultaneously act as buyer and supplier to each other—to the benefit of both. Carrier Management Transportation Management supply chain insights

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Two Key Technologies That Reduce DC Employee Training by 75%

Lucas

The average DC spends 6-8 weeks getting new employees trained and up to standard, representing thousands of dollars in training costs per new hire. This represents a windfall for any DC that relies on temporary labor, or that is consistently hiring and onboarding new workers.

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Two Key Technologies That Reduce DC Employee Training by 75%

Lucas

The average DC spends 6-8 weeks getting new employees trained and up to standard, representing thousands of dollars in training costs per new hire. This represents a windfall for any DC that relies on temporary labor, or that is consistently hiring and onboarding new workers.

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Supply Chain News on Is Working in a DC like Toiling in the Gulag

Supply Chain Digest

Undercover Report by UK Paper Finds DC Job is Tough, Demeaning. Is that Just the Way it Is

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Supply Chain News on Bad News for Shippers Continues as DC Availability Falls for Amazing 33rd Consecutive Quarter

Supply Chain Digest

Lease Levels Once Again Far Exceed New Space Built

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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim signs ground handling agreements

Logistics Middle East

The agreements will see DCAF provide ground support, 24-hour on-site customs and immigration, conference rooms, among other services

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DC Aviation Al-Futtaim confirmed for Dubai Airshow

Logistics Middle East

s core areas of business include aircraft management, maintenance, FBO and ground handling, and business jet charter

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Chain Reaction for March 28, 2018 on Earl Innovates in the DC, Without a Budget

Supply Chain Digest

Approach Shows Promise, Earl Tells Alvin

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What Is The Correct Level Of DC Automation

Supply Chain Digest

Shippers Want to Know if the New Wave of Automation Technologies is Right for Them

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Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on No Wonder You Cannot Find Shop Floor or DC Workers

Supply Chain Digest

In an Inversion, Number of Job Openings Exceeds the Number of Unemployed

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Sorting It Out on DC Storage Systems Must Support Sales Objectives

Supply Chain Digest

Great Customer Service Depends on Quick and Easy Access to Products

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Supply Chain Thought Leadership Video Series on Applying Machine Learning to DC Productivity

Supply Chain Digest

Machine Learning Can be Successfully Applied to Improve Labor Planning

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