Top 3PL Companies Florida


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.

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?

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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.

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.

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. Hurricane season is upon us, and the latest one, Hurricane Michael, has caused serious damage and disruption in the Florida Panhandle region and beyond.

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


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

What To Do With An Old Warehouse Management System


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.

Hurricane Best Practices for Your Supply Chain


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.

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.

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. Hurricane Michael barreled toward the Gulf Coast, and made landfall today in the Florida panhandle. Check with the Department of Transportation for Florida , Alabama , or Georgia , or call 511.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2018

Material Handling & 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.

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.

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.

“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?”

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The Best Supply Chain Conferences of 2019


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).

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.

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep


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.

7 Pitfalls of Amazon FBA (Fulfillment By Amazon)!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Amazon has dozens of warehouses all over the country, and more around the world, so your products may be in your customers’ hands quickly. The inventory that’s on the shelves and logged into the system is the inventory your 3PL warehouse can pick, pack and ship to your customers.

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


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 Kroger Co.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics technologies such as robotic warehouse systems make automation a reality, while drones improve last-mile delivery capabilities and better tracking with tools like RFID tags improve visibility throughout the supply chain. Warehouse Efficiency

Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Covering loads has been easy in the Northeast, except outbound South Texas, Southern California, and Florida as capacity out of these regions is tighter with produce heating up. Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Florida.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US


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.

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Supply chain impact before, during, and after Hurricane Irma


For example, Florida power companies began staging vehicles and equipment in strategic locations well in advance of the arrival of Irma. Many companies like Home Depot and Target were working with warehouses and distribution centers to ensure stores were well stocked.

The New Way a TMS Fuels Routing Creativity

Talking Logistics

a warehouse or cross-dock) in a company’s freight network to route a daily mix of inbound freight on truckload or less-than-truckloads (LTL) to plan loads for delivery. Customers get better service, and you could potentially eliminate the need for warehouses or distribution centers in your supply chain. And let’s say it’s Tuesday, and the company doesn’t have enough freight to fill a truckload, but it does have customers in Florida awaiting their deliveries.

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Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

No issues cover ing loads throughout the market, except for outbound freight from California, South Texas, Georgia, and Florida to the N ortheast as capacity is tighter. Florida ? . Shipping to and from Florida should be undisrupted.?? .

Publix Vendor Guidelines Updated for On-Time Delivery

Zipline Logistics

The Florida-based grocer requires that all suppliers schedule delivery appointments at its distribution center to get product into its supply chain. Photo Credit: The Catalyst . Publix , just like many others in the industry, has beg un monitoring its suppliers’ delivery performance. .

Top 15 Biggest 3PLs in the US - 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

The service most frequently outsourced to a 3PL is transportation management (24%), followed by warehouse management (19%). CEVA also delivers contract logistics solutions featuring customized, flexible design and a range of tailored warehousing and distribution services across the country.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn. 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 new 100,000-sq.

Merchants Market Group Implements Blue Ridge Supply Chain Planning Technology

Blue Ridge

MMG has unsurpassed experience, size and coverage, with its unique integrated supply network, originating from the Port of Palm Beach in Florida.

What’s on Your Radar? Planning for Less Disruption in the Wake of Severe Weather and Disasters

BluJay Solutions

The potential impact of natural disasters on production facilities and warehouses, for example, can be significant. For example, imagine you have a production facility in a hurricane-prone state like Florida and another in Georgia that makes the same product.

Today’s Freight Capacity Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here?

Talking Logistics

Looking back on how we arrived at this point, many experts point to the 2017 hurricane season, specifically with Hurricane Harvey hitting the Houston area in late August 2017, followed by Hurricane Irma hitting Florida just a few weeks later.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Still easy to cover for all markets except outbound south Texas and Florida to the northeast as capacity out of these markets is harder to come by. . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. Florida .

Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Millions are still without power in Florida. Then Irma headed toward Florida, and those same Southeast hubs re-focused and moved freight south instead of west. And the Midwestern warehouses were also called on to supply Colorado, which is often served by Houston.

The Logistics of Fidget Spinners: Amazon vs Alibaba


Amazon airplanes then whisk them via the future Amazon hub in Kentucky to the local FBA distribution center in Lakeland, Florida, before delivery in Miami Beach overnight…by an Amazon delivery man. The Logistics of Fidget Spinners. How Jack and Jeff Are Reshaping Global Retail.

Want to Help With FEMA Loads? It's Complicated.

DAT Solutions

Clean-up and emergency relief efforts are still underway in Texas, Florida and surrounding regions. Trucks, warehouse space, and logistics services are needed in Florida, Georgia and even Texas, and they may be required soon in Massachusetts or New Jersey.