Overstock.com selects Kansas City for 517,000 sq ft distribution centre

EFT

will open a distribution centre in Kansas City, Kansas. The new 517,000-square-foot operation, located at 5300 Kansas Avenue, will create more than 100 jobs within the next two years. They join a variety of other companies using Kansas for distribution and fulfillment facilities, including Amazon, Hy-Vee Aisles, Dollar Tree, Spectrum Brands and Horizon Global. Online home goods and furniture retailer Overstock.com, Inc.

This Week in Logistics News (September 12-16, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Speakers: Sharon Perry, Vice President of Logistics, Carhartt; Gregg Lanyard, Director, Product Management, Manhattan Associates; Adrian Gonzalez, President, Adelante SCM. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Hanjin says U.S.-bound

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This Week in Logistics News (January 25 – 31)

Logistics Viewpoints

On Sunday night in Miami, FL, the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers will battle it out for football’s ultimate prize. The post This Week in Logistics News (January 25 – 31) appeared first on Logistics Viewpoints. logistics news Supply Chain News This Week in News Logistics NewsThe long wait is over, and we are almost ready for kick-off in the Redemption Bowl. I mean Super Bowl.

Benefits of Using Logistics Service Providers in Warehouses

Vinculum

LSCR warehouses are actually one of the most renowned warehouse spaces in all of Kansas City, providing all the basic needs of a warehouse for renters. What are the benefits of using logistics service providers in warehouses, you ask?

Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need

AIMMS

Angel Flight West is in Santa Monica, one of the other groups is in Kansas City, and there are others in Long Island and Florida who will use it. AIMMS Aviation LogisticsThere are many great examples where advanced analytics have contributed to social good.

Why We Bought Freightquote

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Our recent acquisition of Freightquote brings us a talented team of logistics professionals who understand truckload, less than truckload, and intermodal services. It also increases our market share with small businesses and significantly expands our presence in the Kansas City market.

KC SmartPort: Understanding Why Technology Is Transforming Supply Chains

DSI

And given Heinrich’s remarks on logistics, Kansas City was the natural place to hold such a discussion. When you talk about logistics and the technology revolution going on, logistics is the new manufacturing,” he said.

Rapidly Rising Minimum Wages Will Significantly Increase Your Warehouse and 3PL Costs: Effective Strategies to Combat Their Impact on Your Bottom Line

Cerasis

Early this summer, the Los Angeles City Council voted to raise the minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour. A similar proposal is being considered by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, which would dramatically expand the number of cities impacted throughout Southern California. .

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Billion Dollar Port Plan Brings Mega-Retailer To Mexico

Elementum

The route is part of the the Kansas City Southern (KCS) network and is one of a few new options carriers like Maersk (the company Walmart contracts) have started to provide as an alternative to the West Coast port congestion. Walmart Explores Mexico’s Supply Chain.

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Letter from the CEO: Market Update May 21, 2020

Transplace

The only market that stands out with a concern on supply is Kansas City. Based on spot market data from the Transcore / Link Logistics database, rates within Canada have softened since mid-March between 4 and 14% depending on the lane / market.

Intermodal on the Rise in Mexico

Talking Logistics

Mexico’s rail capabilities have evolved significantly over the past decade, as Carlos Godinez, Intermodal Director, Mexico at Transplace , discussed in a recent episode of Talking Logistics. “It’s The post Intermodal on the Rise in Mexico appeared first on Talking Logistics with Adrian Gonzalez.

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Advanced analytics meets social good: how Angel Flight West optimizes flight routes for families in need

AIMMS

Angel Flight West is in Santa Monica, one of the other groups is in Kansas City, and there are others in Long Island and Florida who will use it. AIMMS Aviation LogisticsThere are many great examples where advanced analytics have contributed to social good.

BluJay Launches 2019 Frictionless Tour Tailgate Events at NFL and College Football Games

BluJay Solutions

The Frictionless Tour will do just that – we’re taking the BluJay message and experience on the road in a branded, high-tech 40-foot RV – traveling 7,000 miles and visiting 11 cities, hosting tailgate events to entertain and educate our community. 6: Indianapolis Colts at Kansas City Chiefs.

Economic challenges continue springtime

EFT

Wagner Logistics continues its growth this year as we add a new customer with two new cities to our service map. About Wagner Logistics. Précis: I’m back from family vacation on the beaches of Florida and ready to dig into the latest economic and logistics news.

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Spring Starts Slowly

EFT

The hours of service restrictions on truckers contributes to this trend as carriers cannot legally serve some cities within the same time as they used to. . It is indeed a pleasure to see everyone and five minutes in the room explains why Wagner Logistics is enjoying success. .

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The Economy is on a Roll

EFT

From my point of view, I am optimistic about the coming year as we wrap up a solid 2016 at Wagner Logistics. The logistics industry has the wind at its back with stronger consumer spending and manufacturing stabilizing. . At Wagner Logistics. About Wagner Logistics.

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Looking Back on a Fulfilling Career in the Transportation Industry

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mark Bogucki, our general manager in Kansas City, recently announced he would retire at the end of 2015. These carriers often had a very solid customer base in head haul lanes but utilized brokers or third party logistics (3PL) providers to fill empty lanes.

A New Year, a New Administration Begins

EFT

In short, this is all good news for logistics providers, truckers, railroads and the economy. . E-commerce is a big driver of demand for logistics space, Forrester Research predicts online sales will increase 9.93 At Wagner Logistics . About Wagner Logistics. Current offices include Jacksonville FL , Cleveland OH, Pine Bluff AR, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE , Clinton, IA, Kalamazoo, MI, Charlotte, NC, Memphis, TN, Edgerton, KS, and Kansas City MO and KS.

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