Q1 Industrial Real Estate Round Up

Supply Chain Link

As the first quarter of 2018 came to a close, drivers of supply chain demand, such as consumer consumption, business inventories, and industrial production, showed continued growth. industrial real estate market as vacancy rates fell in two-thirds of the country.

The Changing Landscape of Real Estate in the Logistics Industry

Logistics Bureau

Real Estate in the Logistics Industry: A Changing Landscape. Such high costs might be responsible for the continued trend toward long industrial real estate leases at a time when flexibility should demand shorter terms.

From Malls to Click-And-Collect: How Today’s Pace of Change Is Impacting Real Estate

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

But can the pace of these changes affect the real estate industry in major ways? As rapid change takes place in online ordering and fulfillment for retail, consumer goods, distribution, and third-party logistics (3PLs), the needs for real estate space change too. The real estate industry is undergoing strong transformation as the availability for product changes, and companies must stay ahead of this rate of change or they will be overrun. By James A.

How Will Trump Curb on Trade Deficit Affect Industrial Real Estate

Material Handling & Logistics

warehouse inventory has increased by a net of 3.5 trade with Canada and Mexico has increased more rapidly than with any other countries since the signing of NAFTA in 1995, and U.S. billion square feet. read more. Global Supply Chain News

Sharing Kevin O’Leary’s Omni-Channel Epiphany!

Supply Chain Network

So as soon as he found it digitally and a store with inventory he borrowed Kevin’s truck and drove straight to store to buy it without even calling to ensure it was there.

Emerging Options for Omni-Commerce Logistics Strategy

Supply Chain Network

To do this you need to ensure that at ALL locations where stock is held or displayed for retail sale, that ACCURATE and TIMELY inventory information is available. Thought is to leverage existing building assets, people and inventory to support the online business.

Can robots help you manage inventory better?


In the United States, 250,000 manufacturing plants and warehouses support the activities of 4 million retail stores and ecommerce websites – And all of these operations carry inventory. inventory robotics Logistics Viewpoints warehouse drones

Blockchain in Supply Chain: 2 Ethereum-Based Projects That Demonstrate How Blockchain Can Improve Supply Chains


On top of all that, billions if not trillions of dollars worth of potential working capital are tied up in illiquid assets such as 90-day invoice payouts or even the real estate value of, say, a warehouse or factory building. It is designed to dramatically decrease the time required for any entity to convert assets, such as accounts receivable, real estate, inventory, equipment, and commodities into cash. Supply chains are messy.

What Makes a Great Inventory Manager?


Being an inventory manager involves a varied set of skills. Not only do you need to manage the inventory, but you need to look after your staff who help you on the warehouse floor. Inventory managers play a key role in hiring and human resources, training, logistics, stock control, forecasting, and overall business growth. There are many traits that make up a great inventory manager. One of the key tips to being a successful inventory manager is to build relationships.

Understanding How Aged Inventory Impacts Your Warehouse


Being able to understand the journey of your inventory stock and what it entails is a key part of inventory management. It’s also good to see if your inventory gets stuck on a part of its journey, Most often it pauses on the warehouse shelves. When you have a build-up of aged inventory in your warehouse this can cause problems for your business. Aged inventory can constrain cash flow and hinder new purchases. What is aged inventory?

Trending Transportation News: February 2016

PLS Logistics

ISM uses the NMI index to measure non-manufacturing growth and found the economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector continued to grow especially in finance/insurance, real estate/rental, agriculture, health care and public administration. Retailers aren’t traditionally set up for real-time inventory and customer fulfillment. Non-Manufacturing Grows for 72 nd Straight Month.

Supply Chain Facilities Management: It’s More Than Just Facilities


Supply chains can affect virtually any industry, including healthcare, food service, education, retail, and corporate real estate providers. Inventory risk is higher. Leverage existing information, like AIDC technologies, to protect inventory.

This Week in Logistics News (July 9-13, 2018)

Talking Logistics

industrial real estate declined by 10 basis points (bps) in the second quarter, marking the measure’s 32nd consecutive quarterly decline, as demand for warehouses, distribution centers and other industrial property continues to outpace supply.”. My voice is a little sore this morning.

The 3 Biggest Problems Your Logistics Teams Will Face in Q4 and How to Solve Them with On-Demand Warehousing


Aside from that being one of your busiest times of the year, the movement to eCommerce and omnichannel shopping has made accurate demand planning impossible and inventory allocation harder than ever. He’s in charge of inventory management across its distribution and fulfillment network.

5 Industries Ripe to Find More Than a “Silver Lining” in The Cloud


While changing technology can be daunting, the sooner businesses move to incorporate cloud-based software solutions the sooner they’ll reap the benefits that platforms like online inventory management systems can offer. Manage in-store stock issues and access inventory info. Safe, reliable, real-time record keeping. Real estate. Leveraging the Cloud for Inventory Mastery.

What You Need to Know About the State of eCommerce Logistics


Meanwhile, eCommerce is catalyzing significant changes in retail real estate as more companies vie for warehouse space and transportation services to meet a growing number of online orders, explains Alexander Frei and John Morris of Area Development. Warehouses Renew Focus on Inventory Control. The simplest way of making a warehouse run efficiently is by managing inventory better. Predictive, Real-Time Analytics Are King of eCommerce Logistics Strategy.

Will Warehouses Eventually Go Dark?

Enterra Insights

Thanks to the popularity of e-commerce, warehouses are some of the hottest properties in real estate. David Sparkman, head of David Sparkman Consulting, reports, “Empty stores and shopping centers are increasingly being converted into warehouse and e-commerce distribution centers, according to the global industrial real estate firm CBRE, which examined in detail two dozen such projects ranging from southern California to Baltimore.”[2]

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain


Local manufacturing, or on-demand, means creating only what is needed, as opposed to stocking materials and keeping an inventory, all of which need to be managed to optimize cost. by Joe Cannata I recently took a trip to my local big box electronics store, and saw a 3D printer on display.

The Impact of the Digital Path to Purchase

Enterra Insights

Retailers do not have enough inventory to get all SKUs close to the customer, so companies will have to differentiate SKUs by velocity and take a more thoughtful approach to distribution instead of keeping inventory all in one location.

This Week in Logistics News (April 2-6, 2018)

Talking Logistics

The acquisition also includes proprietary order management and visibility technology, which features real-time tracking and a customer service portal for rapid response and resolution. warehouse is 34 years, according to a survey by real estate services firm CBRE.

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What makes a solution the “best” inventory software for small business?


Every day our sales and support teams get asked: “I’m looking for the best inventory management software.” Of course, we’d love to say that EMERGE App is the best inventory management software but that’s up to you to decide. Introduction.

Will the Rapidly Shrinking Store Save Retail?

Supply Chain Brain

Sears is not the only store cutting back on real estate. Across the country, retailers such as Wal-Mart, Target, Macy’s and Nordstrom are experimenting with ways to distill their inventory into smaller, more-focused locations. The biggest change for the decades-old shopping center anchor? It was now just half its size. The store had done away with its entire second floor, concentrating its efforts on its appliance and mattress departments on the ground level.

How Shoppers and Retailers Can Reduce Waste This Thanksgiving


Grocery retailers always risk losing precious inventory, but never is it more critical to receive the right foods at the right time than during Thanksgiving week. Landfills emit 20 percent of the world’s methane , and in the US discarded food takes up a lot of landfill real estate.

Understanding FSN Analysis


Finding the optimum level of inventory stock is no easy feat. As a business owner, you should look to inventory analysis as a guide. There are a variety of analytics you can run to better understand your inventory stock. The type of analysis will differ depending on what information you want to gather and what stages of inventory management are proving difficult. A very common way to look at inventory stock is through FSN analysis. A real-world application.

Blockchain Technology is the Antidote to the Bullwhip Effect!

Supply Chain Game Changer

It refers to increasing swings in inventory in response to shifts in customer demand as one moves further up the supply chain. “ Instantaneous, real-time allocation of resources — instead of reactive. Subscribe Here! Email Address.

The Future of Logistics—20 Trends to Follow in 2017


Examples include everything from enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions and factory communications to freight forwarders and forecasting and inventory management software. Industrial real estate grows and brick + mortar real estate declines.

This Week in Logistics News (December 31, 2018 – January 4, 2019)

Talking Logistics

In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Amazon serves up 1 billion items through Prime over holidays (The Mercury News) Swamped With Inventory, U.S. warehouse vacancy currently stands at 4.3%, according to real-estate firm CBRE Inc.,

Markets on “Humpty Dumpty” Watch – Is Your Transportation Plan Ready?

Supply Chain Collaborator

Real estate values, another metric highly influenced by the health of credit markets, typically fall in times of market mayhem and that can mean a drop off in new construction which obviously affects transportation logistics.

[Infographic] eCommerce Distribution for Small Businesses


This model has proved to be a boon for small businesses, which can run their stores with inexpensive eCommerce software and smaller warehouses, cutting down on real estate costs and other expenses.

The Future of Supply Chain


In the not too distant future, we could see major changes not just in retailing and transportation, but also manufacturing and real estate. Eventually, each product’s “digital life” will begin as soon as it is made, enabling real-time visibility from start to finish.

The Future of Supply Chain


In the not too distant future, we could see major changes not just in retailing and transportation, but also manufacturing and real estate. Eventually, each product’s “digital life” will begin as soon as it is made, enabling real-time visibility from start to finish.

RELEX and Stockmann Agree to Extend Their Collaboration

RELEX Solutions

” Just as RELEX transformed our grocery replenishment, we believe that its introduction across our non-food product categories will deliver significant benefits both in improved availability and inventory turnover. Read PDF.

10 Industries That Can Benefit From Cloud Software


With the cloud, automotive companies can store inventory and additional data in one easily-accessible location. When dealing with insurance sales, turn the cloud into your best resource because you can experience real-time collaboration. Real estate. Online Inventory Management for the Hospitality Industry.

Real-World Scenario: Best Practices for Warehouse Contracts: Part One


In the below is a real world example of a consultant coming to a third party logistics company with the goal of choosing a warehouse and 3pl provider. Currently, the real estate for all these warehouse is owned by our client, and the operations are completely outsourced to multiple 3PL players. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post Real-World Scenario: Best Practices for Warehouse Contracts: Part One appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis.

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A convincing industry approach: SupplyOn’s Rail Community boosts the efficiency of the railway industry


The Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), with around 34,000 employees, a transport network of over 3,000 kilometers and almost a half billion passengers per year, is the national railway company of Switzerland, consisting of the four divisions Passenger Transportation, Cargo, Infrastructure and Real Estate. SBB relies on RailSupply to significantly improve efficiency in purchasing and procurement logistics.

Waste Not, Want Not: Thanksgiving and the Food Waste Conundrum


Grocery retailers always risk losing precious inventory, but never is it more critical to receive the right foods at the right time than during Thanksgiving week. Landfills emit 20 percent of the world’s methane , and in the US discarded food takes up a lot of landfill real estate. Offering surplus inventory at bargain rates is a sure way to salvage post-holiday profits and mitigate waste.

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Which Industries are Reaping the Benefits of Cloud-based Software?


For the healthcare industry, the reality of thumbing through manila folders in a filing closet, hoping to get away without a paper cut was all too real. The cloud allows the hotel to have inventory control across multiple platforms, and can enhance customer experience by making room bookings and hotel check-ins more seamless. Not only will the cloud support the room inventory control, but it will also increase efficiencies throughout the entire facility. Real estate.