Top Warehouses in North America 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

The top warehouses in North America were recently profiled in a great article by the fine folks at Modern Material Handling. The warehouse business is made up of the following 7 service offerings: pick and pack , cross-docking , fulfillment , distribution center management , vendor managed inventory , sub-assembly and site location. Top Warehouses in North America. The post Top Warehouses in North America 2013 appeared first on The Logistics of Logistics.

North America’s Top Distribution Hubs

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As speed and demand to market continue to play a role in distribution decisions, many shippers are evaluating which distribution locations would be ideal. Distribution Supply Chain 3pl Global Urban Hubs Warehousing

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. The kids named him Cow when he was born. He was a tiny little thing when he was born, smaller than the palm of your hand.

The Last Fast Mile

EFT

By aligning with Last Mile specialists you can benefit by having a variety of delivery options to offer your customer base including one, two or four-hour delivery; same-day distribution or regional overnight small parcel services. Image: Column 3PL/Logistics Features & Opinion North America

Malouf acquires 1 million sq ft distribution centre in Texas

EFT

Prior to acquiring the property, this facility served as a distribution centre for Toys “R” Us. The company also aims for the distribution centre to serve its international clientele located in Central and South America.

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The 4th Annual Dynamic Distribution Disruption – Retail USA 2019

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Entire Month Duration: No Region: North America

Overstock.com selects Kansas City for 517,000 sq ft distribution centre

EFT

will open a distribution centre in Kansas City, Kansas. Overstock intends to expand the distribution centre's operations to include returns processing in the future. They join a variety of other companies using Kansas for distribution and fulfillment facilities, including Amazon, Hy-Vee Aisles, Dollar Tree, Spectrum Brands and Horizon Global. Online home goods and furniture retailer Overstock.com, Inc.

April 12 2018 Edition of Thsi Week in Supply Chain Tech

Supply Chain Matters

The technology provider provides a SaaS based freight matching marketplace across North America, connecting carriers with freight brokers to tender shipments.

D3|Dynamic Distribution Disruption Retail 2016

EFT

Channels: Technology Supply Chain eCommerce/Retail CSCO Focus Event Date: Wed, 2016-07-13 to Thu, 2016-07-14 Event URL: [link] Event Location: New York, New York Number of attendees: 150 Programme URL: [link] Brochure URL: [link] Speakers URL: [link] Event Organiser: Priyanka Asera Event Organiser E-mail: pasera@eft.com Précis: Identify How To Align Inventory Perfectly With Fluctuating Demand Entire Month Duration: No Region: North America

From Vine to Glass: Wine Supply Chain

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From California to New Jersey, North America produces some of the best wines in the world with popularity increasing year-over-year. Distribution Supply Chain Transportation 3pl

Home Depot plans multi-million-square-foot distribution centre in Grand Prairie Texas

EFT

Mayor Pro Tem Casey Thomas, who represents District 3, where the center will be, said in a tweet the project will be Home Depot's largest distribution center in the country. The center, a build-to-suit project, will be located at 9314 West Jefferson Blvd.

Achieving Agility When Shipping Food Around the World

Supply Chain Link

In 2015, North America exported a total of over $2 trillion dollars worth of products to other countries 1 , which consisted of mostly ingredients and food. Distribution Global Supply Chain Transportation 3pl Export Freight Forwarding Import

Increased demand and regulations create new challenges for multi-temp carriers

Quintiq

The demand for refrigerated food distribution has changed dramatically over the past several years, in turn adding the complexities of shelf-life, perishability and refrigeration requirements to the logistics of food transportation.

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UNFI to consolidate five distribution centres into a new 1.2 million-sq-ft and expanded 800,000-sq-ft facilities in Washington

EFT

million square-foot distribution centre exclusively for UNFI on approximately 77 acres at 4002 Galvin Road in Centralia, Washington. The Centralia distribution centre is located in close proximity to two existing UNFI DCs in Tacoma and Portland. Today, UNFI operates five distribution centres in the Pacific Northwest, a 944,000 square-foot facility in Tacoma, Wash.,

GoPuff gets go-ahead for 300,00 sq ft technology & distribution centre in South Jersey

EFT

The Gloucester County distribution will be one of three goPuff facilities in New Jersey; the others are in New Brunswick and Cherry Hill. The addition of our new distribution center is important to our continued growth and success,” Ilishayev said in a statement. This new distribution center will not only enhance our supply chain, but will also serve as a hub for technology developments for our business as we continue to innovate," Ilishayev said. “We

Corporate America’s New Dilemma: Raising Prices to Cover Higher Transport Costs

Supply Chain Brain

All Logistics Transportation & Distribution Logistics Outsourcing LTL/Truckload Services Rail & Intermodal Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News Transportation Management North AmericaInterviews with executives at 10 companies across the food, consumer goods and commodities sectors reveal that many are grappling with how to defend their profit margins as transportation costs climb at nearly double the inflation rate.

New Industrial Distribution Report Features Expert Interview with Jim Tompkins

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

RALEIGH, NC – A new report by financial services firm William Blair & Company features insights and expert predictions from Jim Tompkins, CEO of Tompkins International, on the evolving state of the industrial distribution industry. Jim Tompkins, CEO, Tompkins International.

Funding Questions Abound Over Trump’s Infrastructure Plan

Supply Chain Brain

Global Trade & Economics All Logistics Transportation & Distribution North America Home Page Latest News News Transportation Management Logistics Outsourcing LTL/Truckload Services Home Page SliderTrump said in his State of the Union address Tuesday night that he plans to use federal dollars to raise matching funds from state and local governments and the private sector to improve the nation’s infrastructure.

Factors Affecting the State of Capacity

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Total spend of shipments as well as the volume of shipments declined for all of North America in October. Brokerage Distribution Supply Chain Transportation Dedicated Fleets supp Warehousing

Amazon to build more than 855,000-square-foot distribution centre in Alabama

EFT

We are thrilled to bring our first fulfillment center to the state of Alabama, creating 1,500 full-time jobs,” said Mark Stewart, Amazon’s Vice President of North America Customer Fulfillment. We are thrilled to bring our first fulfillment center to the state of Alabama, creating 1,500 full-time jobs,” said Mark Stewart, Amazon’s Vice President of North America Customer Fulfillment.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

By installing a warehouse in this region, the Company expects to improve its environmental footprint by reducing the number of miles traveled within its distribution network while also reducing costs and improving its customer service levels. The warehouse is part of ScottsMiracle-Gro’s high-service distribution model that the Company began implementing across the U.S. A Closer-Look at the Improved Distribution System. A new 100,000-sq.

Will the New Tax Bill Bring Overseas Profits Back Home?

Supply Chain Brain

He acknowledges that executives will be under intense pressure from shareholders to distribute any additional profits in the form of higher dividends. Sourcing/Procurement/SRM SC Planning & Optimization EDI Communication (XML/EDI) Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider Editors' Blog All Technology North Americabased corporations are reported to have between $2tr and $3tr stashed away in offshore accounts, to avoid paying high taxes on domestic income.

Supply Chain Management:Importance of Proactive Master Data.

Infosys Supply Chain Management

Logistics and Distribution. Distribution. In my current project about a year ago, North America region Supply Chain Planners were having major concerns related with flawed planning resulting from incorrect or no Source of Supply (SoS) for receipt elements such as Purchase requisitions &/or Planned orders. About Us. Contact Us. Newsroom Investors Careers. Infosys Labs. Industries. Industries. Aerospace and Defense. Airlines. Automotive. Communication Services.

Manufacturing Nearshoring Will Have an Impact on Supply Chain Automation

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AlixPartners 2016 annual survey of manufacturing and distribution companies serving North America and western Europe found that 69% say they consider near shoring a possible opportunity to meet US and European demand, this up from just 40% in last year’s analysis

How currency changes are affecting logistics providers

The Network Effect

This creates an increase in North American imports and weaker export activity. European companies gain in selling products into North America. Intermodal rail will continue to grow in North America and put pressure on an already crowded rail system. epSos.de/Flickr.

Tackling Item Complexity

Supply Chain Shaman

Client Item Distribution. World Kitchen’s supply chain– with significant manufacturing and distribution operations throughout North America and Asia– was complex. Personalization. Market microsegmentation. New product launch.

Top 12 logistics influencers on Twitter

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Morai Logistics is a renowned 3PL in North America and Mexico that tweets eye-catching infographics, enlightening blog posts and the latest news in logistics and supply chain. Cerasis, a 3PL servicing North America, is no stranger to the transportation and shipping industry.

Two FedEx Acquisitions Point to Changing Needs and Market Dynamics for Third Party Logistics Services

Supply Chain Matters

The first and most prominent announcement was the acquisition of GENCO, a specialty 3PL that operates more than 130 warehouse and distribution facilities. GENCO is a premier North America 3PL based in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania with revenues of $1.6B. providing a rather diverse collection of forward and reverse logistics services including distribution, contract packaging, customer returns processing product refurbishment, disposition and recycling.

Top Insights about Supply Chain Network Design – benefits, tips and what your competitors are doing

AIMMS

Defining your footprint – what your supply chain should look like, where you should build your next distribution center, where you should locate your next factory. . What are companies looking for in supply chain network design technologies ?

More on FedEx Acquisition of GENCO and Bongo International

Supply Chain Matters

In mid- December of 2014, Supply Chain Matters called attention to the FedEx announced acquisition of GENCO, billed as one of the largest 3PL’s in North America operating more than 130 warehouse and distribution facilities. billion, GENCO provides a rather diverse collection of forward and reverse logistics services including distribution, contract packaging, customer returns processing product refurbishment, disposition and recycling.

Do you have a Freight Management Strategy or are you Spinning your Wheels?

Supply Chain Game Changer

I have seen many examples where companies rely on air travel, for instance, in order to quickly ship from Asia to North America. Freight #Logistics #Strategy #SupplyChain #SCM #Business #Leadership #Distribution. Business Process Optimization Freight and Logistics Supply Chain Management Business Distribution Freight Leadership Logistics SCM Strategy supplychainSubscribe Here! Email Address.

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 2, 2016)

Talking Logistics

September 2016 North American Freight Numbers. Transplace’s strategy is very focused on building out its transportation management technology and services in North America, and in recent years it has expanded its capabilities in Mexico and Canada both organically and via acquisitions.

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The Stream of UK Based Automotive Industry Announcements are Not Solely Related to Brexit

Supply Chain Matters

According to business media reporting, over half of the Swindon plant output of Civics is exported to North America. Auto workers across the United Kingdom have been reeling from a series of cascading announcements regarding global auto maker’s cutbacks of capacity and production.

The Long Tail of the Supply Chain: Part 2 - Pareto is Dead

ToolsGroup

Pat Smith, Vice President of ToolsGroup North America, then illustrated the growth of the long tail and drove home how to combat the challenges posed by it.

Has Driverless Supply Chain Planning Already Arrived?

ToolsGroup

Unmanned coffee stations transmit POS data every 15 minutes to help forecast demand, optimize inventory, and generate replenishment proposals for distribution and procurement; SCP software calculates the refill order requirements nightly for frequent, low-volume deliveries.