URM™ Stores Inc. Selects Herlitz Inventory Management to Improve Efficiencies and Increase Profits in its Purchasing Process

Herlitz Inventory Management

It is an American retailers’ cooperative serving independent supermarkets in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. The company operates a central warehouse with over 650,000 square feet with six Cash & Carry’s, which provide stores, restaurants and similar business operations with a full selection of grocery, food service, frozen foods and perishable products. Herlitz Inventory Management deployed its HIMPACT inventory and buying solution to manage over 45,000 SKUs.

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em, “Christmas in October” Sales Get Results

Supply Chain Nation

Shipping and warehouse delays caused some Black Friday and Cyber Monday purchases to be held up for days, despite thousands of extra workers hired to deal with the holiday buying surge. Customers have complained online about shipping delays from a number of major brands; other companies are dealing with warehouse delays and a backlog of customer-service complaints. Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

Are High Freight Rates in December the New Normal?

DAT Solutions

Other reefer markets with big gains were in metro areas with a lot of refrigerated warehousing, including Chicago, Dallas, and Elizabeth, NJ. Reefer rates bounced back in Southern Idaho , after a down week.

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

DAT Solutions

Demand for vans continues to heat up on the West Coast, boosting load-to-truck ratios in California, Oregon, Idaho, and Utah. Ships arrived late, and containers were unloaded and drayed to warehouses late, so that cargo is finally heading east and north.

Success Story – URM Stores, Inc.

Herlitz Inventory Management

It is an American retailers’ cooperative serving independent supermarkets in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. The company operates a central warehouse with over 650,000 square feet with six Cash & Carrys, which provide stores, restaurants and similar business operations with a full selection of grocery, food service, frozen foods and perishable products. URM Stores, Inc. of Spokane, Washington services over 1,000 customers with sales of over $1 billion.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

If you frequently ship between states, or are considering opening a warehouse location in a particular state, take a look at our state-by-state breakdown below to help you make the best decision for you and your business. Idaho. This state’s onion and potato seasons play a role in freight shipping costs in Idaho. Short Answer: Yes.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

If you frequently ship between states, or are considering opening a warehouse location in a particular state, take a look at our state-by-state breakdown below to help you make the best decision for you and your business. Idaho. This state’s onion and potato seasons play a role in freight shipping costs in Idaho. Short Answer: Yes.