Florida’s JAXPORT boasts record container volumes in May

The Supply Chain Journal

May was a record month for container volumes at JAXPORT , the Florida port serving the greater Jacksonville area and beyond. JAXPORT describes itself as Florida’s largest container port by volume and one of the top vehicle-handling ports in the nation.

Top 3PL Companies Florida

TradeGecko

These 3PLs offer services to manage order management, warehouse services, fulfillment management, packing, shipping and more. Third-party logistics providers, or 3PLs, provide outsourced services to help a business manage all or parts of its supply chain and logistics operations.

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Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. Today, there are many top 3PL warehousing companies that handle warehousing, fulfillment, logistics and distribution services for companies of all sizes.

Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

From a simple place to stock goods, warehouses have developed in many ways—function and form included. Affected by changes in production, procurement and distribution methods, warehousing has continually been pushed and pulled in different directions. Just-in-time techniques have led to more products arriving directly from manufacturing to the end-customer, shrinking warehouse use. Where to Do Your Warehousing. Who Will Do Your Warehousing?

23 warehouse pros reveal the best ways for warehouses to control & reduce fulfillment costs

6 River Systems

Every warehouse strives for efficient order fulfillment. There are many factors that can impact costs, from warehouse replenishment practices to the warehouse equipment deployed to support the fulfillment process. ” Meet Our Panel of Warehouse Pros: Nate Masterson. Read on to learn more about the best strategies to control and reduce your warehouse fulfillment costs. 1) Warehousing space and inventory control. Warehouse Efficiency

HighJump is Rebranding as Körber Supply Chain

Logistics Viewpoints

HighJump formally announced its rebranding and its robotics business and strategic partnerships at Elevate, the company's user conference, hosted in Orlando, Florida. Fetch Robotics, Locus Robotics, and RightHand Robotics were featured in a panel on the rise of warehouse robotics.

3PL Basics: An Introduction to 3rd Party Logistics with Roberto Cadena

The Logistics of Logistics

Warehousing 3.) Robert earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Florida International University. Sometimes 3rd party logistics companies are described as: Asset-based – companies that own actual assets like trucks, boats, planes, warehouses. Warehousing 4.)

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Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

NC State SCRC

A recent article in Bloomberg suggests that warehouses are now becoming one of the hottest investments in the market, based on recent moves by the Blackstone Group LP, who are betting $18.7 The rise of Amazon and other e-commerce companies has increased the need for warehouse space by retailers seeking to expand their digital operations and cut delivery times.

The Logistics of Customer Experience with Scott Perry

The Logistics of Logistics

From humble beginnings in 1919 as a moving company in Jacksonville, Florida, The company has grown into a $600-million global transportation, relocation management and logistics company, serving 180 countries with 2,000 employees around the globe.

Hurricane Best Practices for Your Supply Chain

Elementum

Hurricane Michael is approaching Florida via the Gulf Coast, threatening to rise from its current Category 1 status before making landfall on Wednesday. Storm surges make headlines, but they are just the beginning of potentially weeks of compromised delivery routes and warehouse operations. The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) helps businesses coordinate warehousing, transportation, and logistics aid during natural disasters.

When Is the Right Time to Switch to Outsourced Fulfillment?

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

Maybe you need a more organized warehouse layout, or your shipping process has become clunky. You Have Little to No Space in Your Warehouse or Distribution Center. With warehouse and distribution centers comprising over 1.7 Fulfillment 3PL fulfillment Warehouse Fulfillment

What to Look for When Choosing an E-commerce Fulfillment Company

BR Williams Supply Chain Management

If you have the ability to outsource, it may be time to explore third-party warehousing and E-commerce order fulfillment services. BR Williams has warehouses and distribution centers in six locations across Alabama and Florida. Is your business quickly growing?

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling and Logistics

Click the links below to compare this year's innovations to those from previous years: Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017 : exoskeletons, autonomous forklifts, flying warehouses, last-mile delivery, and more. Warehouse Automation. Content Summary: Honeywell and Carnegie Mellon Partner to Bring AI to the Warehouse. It will allow for the automation of more complex warehousing tasks, such as unloading shipping containers and picking packets or individual e-commerce orders.

Introducing Inside the Founders’ Studio

The Logistics of Logistics

Ryan was born and raised in Tampa Florida. Ryan earned a degree in History from the University of South Florida and then a Law degree from Michigan State University. Introducing Inside the Founders’ Studio.

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Hurricane Best Practices for Your Supply Chain

Elementum

Hurricane Michael is approaching Florida via the Gulf Coast, threatening to rise from its current Category 1 status before making landfall on Wednesday. Storm surges make headlines, but they are just the beginning of potentially weeks of compromised delivery routes and warehouse operations. The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) helps businesses coordinate warehousing, transportation, and logistics aid during natural disasters.

Logistics property update: December 2020

EFT

Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. sq ft of warehousing and manufacturing space covering 511 acres and 10 miles of private rail, with a direct switch onto the CSX rail network. Work has been completed on Amazon’s latest Ontario, Canada, warehousing facility.

Logistics property update: April 2021

EFT

Nestle’s opens 638,000 sq ft Leicestershire (UK) warehouse. Nestle’s £55m, 638,000 sq ft warehouse in Leicestershire, UK, has fully opened. The warehouse is at the SEGRO East Midlands Gateway which is next to East Midlands Airport. ELI constructs 100,000 sq m Silesian warehouse.

Reimagining the Food Supply Chain with Eric Ristow and Luis Pajares

The Logistics of Logistics

in Economics from the University of Florida and an MBA from the University of Dallas. In addition to their impressive service footprint (warehouse locations), Lineage has partnered with Turvo to launch Lineage Link. Reimagining the Food Supply Chain with Eric Ristow and Luis Pajares.

Top Winter Freight Shipping Tips

Freight Center

Unless you live in Florida, winter is synonymous with snowstorms. Warehousing. Businesses with a larger budget benefit greatly by incorporating warehousing into their supply chain. Pinpointing common shipping destinations and utilizing warehouses keeps things running smoothly during busy and risky shipping times. If your business doesn’t have the means to add warehousing to your supply chain, there are still ways to manage storage and distribution and ship efficiently.

What To Do With An Old Warehouse Management System

Lucas

Buying a new warehouse management system to replace an existing ERP, host, or legacy WMS is not always the best way to improve warehouse operations. The example of Baptist Health South Florida shows why. The operations team at Baptist Health South Florida faced a dilemma. The inventory management system provided by their ERP was more than adequate, but they needed better warehouse management tools to improve efficiency, accuracy and customer service.

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

Mixed into that is the migration of a lot of people out of the largest cities, whether it’s New York or Los Angeles, Detroit, moving to smaller or more rural areas, whether that’s in Texas, Florida or elsewhere around the country.”.

Hurricane Michael could bring spike in FEMA freight

DAT Solutions

Hurricane Michael has made landfall with the Florida panhandle as a very scary Category 4. You can imagine what kind of damage that can do to buildings and highways, let alone a truck, so if you are in or near the Gulf Coast of Florida or Alabama, or anywhere in the path of the storm, PLEASE seek shelter and make safety your one and only priority. Hurricane Michael barreled toward the Gulf Coast, and made landfall today in the Florida panhandle.

FreightWaves Classics: Port of Jacksonville is building for the future

The Supply Chain Journal

It was created by a special act of the Florida Legislature in 1963 to develop, maintain and market Jacksonville’s port facilities. More than 138,500 jobs across Florida are related to cargo moving through JAXPORT. It is the only port in Florida with this designation.

The Evolution of Barcode Systems: From Morse Code to QR Codes

QAD

While sitting on a beach in Florida, he used Morse code (which he learned during his Boy Scout days) to create the barcode when he “extended the dots and dashes downward and made narrow lines and wide lines out of them” to solve the grocery store puzzle. “My

Veridian Named HighJump New Partner of the Year

Veridian Solutions

The award recognizes Veridian for its unique and transformative integrations of Körber’s suite of supply chain solutions spanning software to material handling automation to overcome complexities in warehousing and logistics.

The Produce Tipping Point: How the Produce Season May Tip the Load-to-Truck Scales

CH Robinson Logistics

In addition, load-to-truck ratios in Florida are significantly higher this year than they have been since 2016, the last significantly tight transportation market. Work with a temperature controlled warehouse.

Borderlands: Rural areas the next e-commerce frontier?

The Supply Chain Journal

Mixed into that is the migration of a lot of people out of the largest cities, whether it’s New York or Los Angeles, Detroit, moving to smaller or more rural areas, whether that’s in Texas, Florida or elsewhere around the country.”.

Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

DAT Solutions

Relief efforts are underway in Florida, and our hearts go out to those recovering from Hurricane Irma. Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space. As mentioned above, there’s been a big uptick in freight going into Florida from Atlanta and Charlotte , and rates on those lanes soared last week.

Logistics property update: January 2021

EFT

India-based logistics provider FM Logistics wants to double its warehousing space to 12 million sq ft in the next three to four years, up from 6 million sq ft. Q2 2021 will also see the opening of a state-of-the-art warehousing facility at Jhajjar in Haryana. ft Cheshire warehouse.

“1+1=3? Opportunities in Logistics (Takeaways from Descartes Evolution 2015 Conference)

Talking Logistics

The theme of this year’s Descartes Evolution 2015 Global User & Partner Conference , held in May in Miami, Florida, was “Logistics Integration — What’s Next?” The journey to become “the UPS of Big Box” involves not only enhancements to Sears’ transportation processes and technologies, but also its warehousing processes and technology, which were very outdated and poorly integrated with downstream delivery systems.

The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019

GlobalTranz

Although dozens of conferences exist around the globe, warehouse managers should consider going to one of the best supply chain conferences of 2019 (plus MODEX, which is held in even-numbered years and occurs in 2020). Focal points of the conference include the Internet of Things , Big Data, Warehouse Management System (WMS) implementation, autonomous vehicles, robotics, and more.

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep

ShipBob

How do you put your brand in a spot to offer expedited shipping without putting in the time, resources, and investment of several warehouses? Warehousing and storage. It would be much cheaper to ship the order to a customer in California from a warehouse in California.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

Miami, Florida. The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) brings an extensive network of warehouse logistics leaders together with warehousing suppliers in this three-day trade show. If you’re looking to improve your warehouse logistics, this event is the right choice for you! Are you interested in expanding your knowledge on the latest trends and technologies within the supply chain industry?

Advanced Visibility in Emergency Response Situations

Talking Logistics

This includes providing warehousing, transportation, material handling equipment and whatever else is needed to get logistics operations working again. “It ALAN begins by looking at the logistics challenges — damaged or destroyed warehousing, transportation issues, wrecked infrastructure, and so forth. As just one example of how ALAN works, Kathy mentioned a recent situation where a company donated a piece of equipment needed in Florida after Hurricane Michael.

Kroger and Ocado announce two additional sites for high-tech customer fulfilment centres

EFT

NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Ocado (LSE: OCDO), one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, today announced Central Florida and Mid-Atlantic as the newly-named regions for America's next two Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFC). The CFC model – an automated warehouse facility with digital and robotic capabilities, also known as a "shed" – will be replicated to serve customers across America. The Kroger Co.