20 warehouse professionals and business leaders reveal the single most important first step when designing a warehouse layout

6 River Systems

There are many factors to consider when designing a warehouse layout, and every design decision can have a significant impact on operational efficiency. Curtis Barry & Company , labor comprises more than half of a warehouse’s total operations costs. A poorly designed warehouse floor plan means warehouse associates must walk longer distances to accomplish tasks, resulting in wasted time and resources. Warehouse requirements do not denote storage alone.

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.

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Advantages of a Phoenix Warehouse for eCommerce Fulfillment

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

magazine ran a story with this intriguing title: “ The Next Tech Hub Isn’t Austin Or Denver. Change out the words “tech hub” for “warehousing hub” and we couldn’t agree more – because over the past several years Phoenix’s logistics advantages have proven to be a highly compelling draw for many eCommerce businesses, including those who are looking for a more affordable alternative to California. Late last summer, Inc.

Study Shows Two-Thirds of Companies Yet to Execute Digital Transformation in Supply Chain Planning

ToolsGroup

Our services help clients develop the right supply chain strategy for their business challenges and implement the process and technology solutions to improve Demand/Supply Planning, Procurement and Sourcing, Logistics and Warehousing, and Reverse Logistics business performance. Founded in 2002, Spinnaker has offices in Boston, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Memphis, Pittsburgh, London, and Singapore. PRESS RELEASE.

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Social Networking, TMS, and Mega Trends: My CSCMP Conference Agenda

Talking Logistics

Are you attending the CSCMP Annual Global Conference later this month in Denver? See you in Denver soon! Robots and automation technologies are playing growing roles in supply chain and logistics processes as we see the rise of driverless cars on our roads, the use of robots to track inventory in stores, and robots and other types of flexible automation technologies in the warehouse.

Are High Freight Rates in December the New Normal?

DAT Solutions

Load availability soared in places like Denver and Memphis. Out West, the number of loads tripled on the lane from Denver to Los Angeles. Prices were also up on the lane from Denver to Phoenix. The flipside of higher outbound rates in Denver is that inbound rates tend to fall. to Denver paid 15¢ less last week, at $2.45 One thing reefers and vans had in common was that there were a lot more loads available last week in Denver.

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This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Warehouses promised lots of jobs, but robot workforce slows hiring (Los Angeles Times). are scouting potential sites, including busy roads near Denver International Airport, with a goal of launching in 2018. On my morning walks to grade school, I would pretend to be an astronaut, jumping in zero gravity over the sidewalk cracks, my backpack filled with oxygen.

6 Trending Transportation News Stories: June 2016

PLS Logistics

To compete with Amazon, Wal-Mart stores are testing a grocery-delivery service with Uber (in the Phoenix market) and Lyft (in the Denver market). The retailer is also testing drone use at its warehouses. Wal-Mart Testing Grocery Delivery + Drones. Once a customer places a grocery order online, it will be filled and packaged by employees, then sent in an Uber or Lyft to the customer’s location. Drones capture real-time images and spot missing inventory.

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This Week in Logistics News (October 14-18, 2013)

Talking Logistics

Earlier this week, for example, I commented on the partnership between Amazon and P&G , where Amazon has set up operations inside P&G warehouses to fulfill online orders. Also this week, The Detroit News and others reported that “Wal-Mart Stores plans to open more small stores as it links them to its supercenters, which will serve as mini-warehouses for their smaller cousins [emphasis mine].”. As a result, the answers to “What is a warehouse?”

Asian imports turn up the heat for vans on the West Coast

DAT Solutions

Ships arrived late, and containers were unloaded and drayed to warehouses late, so that cargo is finally heading east and north. to Chicago , Dallas , Phoenix , and Denver. Apart from Los Angeles, the biggest increase last week on a lane-by-lane basis was actually out of Denver. Denver to Dallas paid 18¢ more, but the average is still only $1.34/mile. Denver to Oklahoma City plummeted 24¢ to $1.38/mile.

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. When disaster strikes, trucks are needed to get emergency supplies where they're needed most. But as has been the case with Hurricane Florence – which is anticipated to make landfall on the mid-Atlantic coast later this week – we're seeing how trucks are a big part of the preparation process before the storm, too.

Reefers Gain Momentum, Especially in Georgia

DAT Solutions

Atlanta was a super-hot market for reefers as well as vans, thanks to all the seasonal produce leaving refrigerated warehouses and food processing plants. A handful of individual lanes saw big rate increases: Sacramento to Denver added 30¢ per mile, to $2.49. Los Angeles to Denver lost 40¢ off the previous week's spike, down to $2.82. Dallas to Denver rates also fell, dropping 18¢ to $2.48

How Will ELDs and Christmas Affect Van Rates?

DAT Solutions

The distribution centers and warehouses in those markets serve the big population centers of the Northeast, so a lot of retail freight is being hauled to its final destination now. Denver to Albuquerque, NM has been trending up in recent weeks, and the average rate rose another 17¢ at $2.33/mile. All of this was pre-ELD mandate, though: Los Angeles to Denver dropped 29¢ to $3.05/mile.

INFOCUS Recap: Ready to Embrace Digital Business? Start Now.

DSI

Whether they’re scanning barcodes in a warehouse, servicing machines on remote job sites or delivering products to customers, workers need a simple user interface. If you were in Denver for #JDEINFOCUS, you know that mobile, cloud and IoT are here to stay. Digital business was a central theme of this year’s INFOCUS, with a special focus on its key “enabling technologies.” What are those technologies? You’ve heard of them before: mobility, cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Tens of Thousands of New Jobs, and One Worry: Robots

Supply Chain Nation

This week: Warehouses have hired tens of thousands of California workers over the last five years, but there’s one worry: robots, more companies, including Target, are rolling back on loyalty programs, Walmart eliminates a few dozen corporate jobs, Staples may be planning to spin off its retail business to Office Depot and hundreds of people showed up for a chance to pack and ship products to Amazon customers. A typical Amazon warehouse job pays $13 or so an hour. warehouses.

Tens of Thousands of New Jobs, and One Worry: Robots

Supply Chain Nation

This week: Warehouses have hired tens of thousands of California workers over the last five years, but there’s one worry: robots, more companies, including Target, are rolling back on loyalty programs, Walmart eliminates a few dozen corporate jobs, Staples may be planning to spin off its retail business to Office Depot and hundreds of people showed up for a chance to pack and ship products to Amazon customers. A typical Amazon warehouse job pays $13 or so an hour. warehouses.

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. Low oil prices may have decelerated things in Texas: Dallas to Denver fell 16¢ to $2.27/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.

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. We are seeing favorable rates for shippers in Seattle, Ontario, California, and Denver, Colorado as carriers look to capitalize on outbound volumes. The second week of May marks more state reopening efforts as businesses look to restart typical operations after the pandemic disrupted commerce March and April.

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

DAT Solutions

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. Denver to Houston also dropped 31¢ to $1.35 Denver was being supplied out of Chicago while Houston was underwater, but the Houston-to-Denver head haul should be back online by now.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. Moving freight into Seattle, Ontario, California, and Denver , Colorado markets should pick up. As we move into the fourth month of the US COVID-19 outbreak, businesses may begin returning to pre-pandemic operations as states begin reopening. .

Van rates rebound, thanks to retail

DAT Solutions

Stockton to Denver dropped 27¢ from its peak, down to $2.74. With e-commerce boosting demand for retail freight, carriers can take advantage of the higher rates out of markets that serve as warehousing and distribution hubs. Everyone came back from their Thanksgiving breaks with plenty of work to do last week. Truck posts on the DAT load board were up 21%, which is right in line with what’s typical when comparing a full work week to a holiday week.

L.A. freight gets a tailwind from hurricanes and typhoons

DAT Solutions

on Friday, as the re-scheduled freight emerged from warehouses and headed east and north. Denver to Albuquerque got a 7¢ increase, to $2.18/mile. West Coast van freight heated up last week, especially in the Los Angeles market. Blame the weather. Even from a great distance, three September storms had an impact on California cargo in mid-October. In mid-September, we were focused on evacuating the Carolinas and diverting trucks and freight away from Hurricane Florence.

Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment

FLEXE

Denver, Colorado. Short-term” warehousing traditionally meant signing a one-year lease and committing to a service contract. For example, in Q4 when the holidays hit, companies like Walmart and Urban Outfitters hit about 80% of their warehouse capacity. Winning eCommerce customers means fast, affordable delivery—for both you and your customers.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2020

Veridian Solutions

Exhibitors include supply chain software and technology vendors, including transportation management and warehouse management to name a few, and for those new to the space, especially retailers, the conference is a great networking opportunity. Dates: May 4-7, 2020 in Denver, TX. It’s that time of year again when supply chain leaders start thinking about how to empower their organizations and connect on a global scale.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment — Infographic

FLEXE

Denver, Colorado. For example, when Cyber Monday hits a company like Urban Outfitters or Walmart their warehouse capacity goes to about 80%. Winning e-commerce customers means fast, low-cost delivery. Ultimately, this requires getting your product closer to your customers. Pop-up fulfillment is a way for retailers to add fulfillment centers quickly. You can pop-up capacity when and where you need it.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment - Infographic

FLEXE

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This Week in Logistics News (May 30 – June 3, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Now, on to this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Wal-Mart says it is 6-9 months from using drones to check warehouse inventory (Reuters). One of my supply chain and logistics predictions for 2016 was that drones would have a breakout year — not in delivering packages to consumers, but in yard and warehouse management. And this week, Reuters reported that Walmart is “six to nine months from beginning to use drones to check warehouse inventories in the United States.”