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.

BluJay Solutions Receives ATLAS 9.0 Certification in Germany

BluJay Solutions

Bad Homburg, Germany – 26 March 2020 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services, today announced that the company’s customs management software in Germany, Customs Management-ZABIS®, is officially certified on ATLAS 9.0, Our end-to-end offering is an enabler to our customers, removing customs frictions in their supply chains, while saving cost,” said Katrin Voigtmann, Director Professional Services for BluJay in Germany.

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BluJay Solutions Receives ATLAS 8.9 Certification in Germany

BluJay Solutions

Bad Homburg, Germany – June 25, 2019 – BluJay Solutions , a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network , today announced that the company’s customs management software in Germany, Zabis 9.2, BluJay customers in Germany using the ATLAS-certified Zabis 9.2 Certification in Germany appeared first on BluJay Solutions.

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?

Microsoft Logistics Fleeing Germany Because of Patent Fears

Supply Chain Network

Nasdaq: MSFT) is moving its European logistics activities from Germany to the Netherlands as a risk-avoidance measure related to its ongoing legal battle with Motorola Mobility Inc. Microsoft says that, even though it would prefer to stay in Germany (an important regional technology center and Europe’s largest economy), the risk was too great to stay there.

The United Nations of Warehousing

BluJay Solutions

Despite the after-effects of the global economic downturn still being felt, Logistics Services Providers (LSPs) throughout Europe and in many parts of Asia and the US are struggling to find skilled workers for their warehouses. However many are now realizing that if they opt for alternative language settings to better suit their temporary workforce, they can make following warehouse processes much, much easier and reduce queries and errors.

Ushering in a New Era of Warehousing in Singapore

Supply Chain Nation

Singapore, an island city-state known as a hub for global commerce, finance and transport, has taken a giant step into a new era of warehousing with the opening of DHL Supply Chain’s Advanced Regional Center (ARC) in April. JDA is proud to be a part of this initiative and we believe it ushers in a new era of warehousing that will redefine the efficiency, scalability and profitability of warehouse operations around the world. This is not just a new warehouse.

Ushering in a New Era of Warehousing in Singapore

Supply Chain Nation

Singapore, an island city-state known as a hub for global commerce, finance and transport, has taken a giant step into a new era of warehousing with the opening of DHL Supply Chain’s Advanced Regional Center (ARC) in April. JDA is proud to be a part of this initiative and we believe it ushers in a new era of warehousing that will redefine the efficiency, scalability and profitability of warehouse operations around the world. This is not just a new warehouse.

23 logistics professionals share the #1 way to reduce logistics costs

6 River Systems

From investing in smart automation solutions like collaborative mobile robots to improve warehouse productivity to route and supplier optimization and outsourcing logistics to a 3PL , there are several strategies that can help companies reduce logistics costs. Efficient warehouse operations.

What CEOs are Saying About the EMEA Marketplace

Supply Chain Nation

SCN: In the PwC survey, the CEOs indicated that Germany and Russia were two areas where they expect significant growth. Germany’s economy has been quite resilient, unlike the rest of Europe that went through quite a brutal recession, Germany recovered very rapidly and has pretty healthy GDP growth, which has averaged about 2-3 percent over the last three years. All-Channel retail Omni-Channel Supply Chain consumer goods EMEA Germany retail Russia

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Adidas Warehouse Meltdown : WMS Disaster

Clear Spider

Adidas is a multinational company, originating in Germany. Adidas’ distribution center in Spartanburg, South Carolina faced a warehouse management disaster in 1996. In the initial stages leading up to the warehouse disaster, Adidas used […]. The post Adidas Warehouse Meltdown : WMS Disaster appeared first on [link]. Series: Inventory Disasters disaster Retail Warehouse Management SystemThe successful company produces over 900 million products per year.

Dachser opens 235,000 sq ft warehouse near Franco-German border

EFT

. Dachser has opened a new warehouse in Malsch, near Karlsruhe, Germany. The warehouse, which has 21,800 square meters of floor space, allowing it to store 43,000 pallets for chemical industry products. Dachser invested more than 20 million euros in the warehouse and the warehouse becomes part of Dachser’s Karlsruhe logistics centre. It is designed to handle chemical products and hazardous materials such as paints, coatings, and adhesives.

Takko Fashion chooses logistics partner for new online shop

Supply Chain Movement

The company currently operates 1,850 stores, 1,100 of which are in Germany. Hamburg-based distance selling service provider Hermes Fulfilment is now handling the warehousing and order picking of all the items shown on the Takko Fashion website. The warehousing and picking of the items is carried out at the Südhafen mail-order logistics centre in Haldensleben (Saxony-Anhalt).

The Current WMS Market Gets More Focus by Supply Chain Execs: Here’s Why

Cerasis

The current warehouse management system ( WMS ) market is expanding at an amazing rate, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.2 By some estimates, reports Allied Market Research , the warehouse management system market will swell to more than $3 billion by 2022, and adoption of WMS systems is expected to continue with the IoT-based value in the WMS market to surpass 19 billion by 2025, says Grand View Research. Supply Chain Warehouse

Is the the future? Warehouse voice/video picking technology

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Thoughts on Augmented Reality in the Warehouse. The prospect of using Glass (or similar devices) in warehousing was mentioned by a participant at one of the Material Handling & Logistics Roadmap workshops this summer, so the idea wasn’t new to me. But seeing the video for myself got me to thinkin’ Google Glass in the Warehouse. The authors are from Germany, where so many of the latest developments in logistics technology are happening.

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The secret to distance selling success

DELMIA Quintiq

Distance selling has seen double digit growth in Germany for the past few years, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down. Closer to home, the REWE group in Germany is working on concepts for an online supermarket. But self-service concepts like these might not be enough to make a breakthrough in Germany. Central warehousing concepts are doomed to fail.

The Current WMS Market Gets More Focus by Supply Chain Execs: Here’s Why

Veridian Solutions

The current warehouse management system ( WMS ) market is expanding at an amazing rate, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.2 By some estimates, reports Allied Market Research , the warehouse management system market will swell to more than $3 billion by 2022, and adoption of WMS systems is expected to continue with the IoT-based value in the WMS market to surpass 19 billion by 2025, says Grand View Research. Supply Chain Warehouse Management

LTL Rates, Capacity, and Fuel: The General Outlook for 2017

Cerasis

The LTL freight industry outlook for 2017 would be incomplete without addressing warehousing difficulties. When the industry revved up in 2014, many manufacturers and shippers expanded warehousing options and inventory to meet the growing demands of consumers. Unfortunately, slight contractions in the global economy in 2015 and 2016, reflecting the unrest seen in China and Germany, resulted in the scale back of purchasing by consumers.

Will the pandemic accelerate automation in supply chains? Part 1: Labour shortages in a time of high demand

EFT

The COVID crunch for warehouses and factories. The boom in online shopping is also generating big demand for industrial space at a time where it is at a premium and is therefore placing upward pressure on costs through this expansion of warehousing floor space required, as well as the expense of handling more products behind the scenes, both outwards to the buying consumer and in terms of return logistics. . It drove a lot of pressure upstream into the warehouse.

The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

Growing into a Warehousing and Fulfillment Powerhouse. A natural evolution after shipping and customs is, of course, warehousing and distribution. The following is a 5,000 word exploration of Maersk’s strategic shift to end-to-end logistics services, based on open sources.

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This Week in Logistics News (April 18-22, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Germany, Belgium, Estonia and the U.S., If your answer is still “We’re in the transportation and warehousing business,” then your value proposition in the eyes of customers is becoming more limited and commoditized. Demand has also taken a hit from persistently high inventories at major retailers, which reduces the need for shippers to restock stores and warehouses. “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life.” — Prince.

Geek+ and Nike introduce same-day delivery to Japan

EFT

The robots carry Nike products and packages directly to the warehouse worker, reducing costs and increasing picking efficiency. Founded in 2015, Geek+ is headquartered in Beijing, with offices in Hong Kong, Japan, Germany and the USA. Geek+ has announced used robotics solutions for Nike's new distribution centre in Chiba, Japan, which has allowed Nike to start same-day delivery in the country. Geek+ deployed more than 200 robots from its goods-to-person P series line.

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The need to know

EFT

Roche ships supplies from Germany to plug UK tests shortfall. Swiss drugs and diagnostics group Roche is shipping supplies from Germany to help Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) fill gaps caused by a logistics glitch at a Roche warehouse in southern England, it said on Thursday.

China’s Silk Road Initiative to Benefit from Trade War

Logistics Trends and Insights

In addition, Eastern European countries as well as Germany are becoming major hub locations for warehousing and last mile capabilities to meet OBOR needs. Chinese e-commerce providers, Alibaba and JD.com are utilizing the rail and establishing warehousing along the route to move goods between the regions.

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Checklist: Logistics challenges in China

Supply Chain Movement

trillion economy that was the world’s sixth largest, trailing the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom and France. According to an article in Forbes, February 2014, superior customs clearance, warehousing, and transportation capabilities can be huge competitive advantages and drivers of brand strength in China. 15 questions about Chinese supply chains.

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The need to know

EFT

Factbox: Germany paints hydrogen energy future in green, grey, blue and turquoise. Germany’s cabinet passed a national hydrogen strategy on Wednesday as part of a wider push to decarbonise Europe’s largest economy, government sources said. Water levels on the Rhine in Germany have risen after rain in the past week but are still too shallow for cargo vessels to sail fully loaded on northern sections of the river, traders said on Monday.

The need to know

EFT

has reinstated warehouse productivity quotas despite telling a judge it was suspending them during the COVID-19 pandemic, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing a court filing by company workers. Amazon workers in Germany strike on 'Prime Day'.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

In fact, according to Alberta energy providers , efficiency, stemmed from the use of IoT Tech, itself is now being referred to as the “fifth fuel” - in 11 International Energy Agency member countries (America, Australia, Britain, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and Sweden) improvements in efficiency allowed for savings equal to 1.4 The Internet has already transformed the way individuals interact, make choices, and process information.

How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

Jaggaer

On top of this, a growing number of truck and van drivers are off work, often with symptoms of the virus, while many warehouse workers are unhappy about the risks posed. April marks the start of the asparagus harvest in southern Germany, an event that has a quasi-religious significance in some towns and villages. As China returns to normal export activity, a further challenge on the short to medium-term horizon may be warehousing capacity.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

And here’s to hoping that 2018 results in even more significant advancements in the state of warehousing and transportation technology. Content Summary: Exoskeletons Help Take a Load Off for Warehouse Workers. GEODIS, a third-party logistics provider (3PL), is using exoskeletons to support and protect employees’ backs at its warehouse in Venlo, the Netherlands. Warehouse Management.

3PL Subway 2015: Strategic movements among logistics providers

Supply Chain Movement

Germany. According to the figures by Armstrong & Associates for 2012 to 2013, global 3PL revenues rose only modestly (by 2.7%), while the growth rate in Germany was just 0.87% and a meagre 0.01% in Europe as a whole. Globally, warehousing is outsourced by 67%. In comparison, according to Fraunhofer Institute, warehousing is outsourced by 54% in Germany, which is the largest logistics market in Europe.

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Deal or no deal: The impact of Brexit on automotive supply chains

DELMIA Quintiq

For example, a piece of metal can be manufactured in Germany then further processed in the UK before it’s assembled in the final product in France. Additional manpower to work in the warehouse will be required, too. Less than three months remain for the British government and the European Union to negotiate on a highly complex exit agreement. Business leaders are getting nervous as time is very short.

German grocers expand through taking up industrial space in Europe

EFT

It has taken up a 10-year lease with developer DHG for a new logistics centre in the Netherlands for 42,839 square metres of warehouse space. REWE’s facility is located in Henstedt-Ulzburg in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, and measures 86,500 square metre. The distribution centre is to supply more than 350 stores across Northern Germany. . German supermarket giants Lidl and REWE are expanding their industrial footprints in Europe by moving into two new facilities.

Supply Chain Movement 22 – Logistics Outsourcing

Supply Chain Movement

Warehouse inventory using drones. Vorrath lives in Germany since 2012 and commutes between two offices in Germany, in Hanover and Burscheid, and Milwaukee, Wis. Contents Supply Chain Movement 22 – 2016 Q3. Publishing date: 16 September 2016. 6 | News & Background. ‘It’s It’s all about Customer Segmentation’. Winner of last quarter: Unilever. Loser of last quarter: Volkswagen. Unilever wants to improve its planning and differentiation.

Manufacturing Gains From Machine Learning

IQMS

Source: Smartening up with Artificial Intelligence (AI) – What’s in it for Germany and its Industrial Sector? (52 Machine learning is predicted to reduce costs related to transport and warehousing and supply chain administration by 5 to 10% and 25 to 40%, respectively. Source: Smartening up with Artificial Intelligence (AI) – What’s in it for Germany and its Industrial Sector? (52