Inland Empire Logistics: 2018 Outlook

Consumer Goods Logistics

As the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach continue to experience record-setting growth, the entire Southern California logistics industry is in full “boom” mode. And, it’s not just Los Angeles and Orange Counties that are benefiting. Supply Chain Challenges 3PL Outsourcing Fulfillment WarehouseThe Inland Empire logistics industry has the room for growth that these counties do not and is poised to continue setting records of its own.

Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand


Many retailers and wholesalers are recognizing the need to expand their warehouse networks, so they can locate products closer to customers, compete with Amazon and establish more competitive omni-channel strategies. Demand for dynamic warehouse space is highest in Cleveland. #2

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Top 5 Markets for Dynamic Warehousing Demand


<p>Many retailers and wholesalers are recognizing the need to expand their warehouse networks, so they can locate products closer to customers, compete with Amazon and establish more competitive omni-channel strategies. This strategic shift in the industry requires that companies expand outside of the largest or most obvious markets to establish new facilities in their expanding warehouse network.</p>

Rakuten Super Logistics expands national presence into six additional US markets


In 2018, RSL began deploying 'order fulfilment robots', developed by inVia Robotics, in its facilities nationwide and will be expanding with inVia's automation technology in the new warehouses. Houston and Los Angeles will be our first 2019 expansion markets. Los Angeles will be strategically located near the Port of Los Angeles, a major container port. The Los Angeles location will be instrumental for our clients that import product from Asia.".

Berlin Packaging opens 231,000 sq ft warehouse in Ontario, California


Strategically located near the busiest seaport in the United States, the adjoining ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, and with easy access to highways I-10 and I-15, the 231,000-square-foot Ontario mega-warehouse strengthens Berlin Packaging's operations in Southern California. The warehouse has 23 dock doors, a fully secured yard with two separate entryways, and a training facility.

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


Early this summer, the Los Angeles City Council voted to raise the minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour. Under Los Angeles’ new requirements, the minimum wage will increase to $10.50

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California Freight Heats Up, Spurred By Hanjin Collapse

DAT Solutions

Since two of the re-scheduled ships docked in the twin seaports of Los Angeles and Long Beach over the weekend of September 10-11, demand has surged for vans in the L.A. The load-to-truck ratio in Los Angeles lit up the entire state of California on the DAT Hot States map.

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

Netflix Developing Original Series About Logistics Called “D is for Drones”

Talking Logistics

Just a few years ago, most people had no idea what logistics was about, or they simply equated the term with trucks and warehouses. You have elements of science fiction, with drones , driverless cars , augmented reality , and robots working in warehouses.

VR escape room

Supply Chain Movement

This summer, together with my wife and our two teenage children, I enjoyed the most advanced VR experience in Downtown Disney, Los Angeles: The Void. VR can be used to train employees how to deal with hazardous situations in a warehouse or factory.

Wells Fargo: The Importance of Culture and the Dangers of Perverse Incentives

Talking Logistics

Although the story is in the headlines today, the bank’s practices were first reported by the Los Angeles Times back in December 2013. Successful leaders understand that a company’s culture is just as important to the bottom line as warehouse technology, distribution tools and operations systems.

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? As of mid-2017, 80% of the company’s shipments out of its warehouse were going to areas other than California and New York.

A Complete Breakdown of the 26th State of Logistics Report


In the first quarter of 2014 showed national warehouse occupancy stood at 93.3 percent in the Los Angeles area alone. However, the capacity of US warehouses is not a finite concept.

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Warehouses in California Bursting with Chinese Goods Shipped Ahead of Tariff Deadlines

Material Handling & Logistics

“It’s been quite a run in the last six months,’’ says Phillip Sanfield, a spokesman for the Port of Los Angeles, which ended 2018 with its busiest December on record with the equivalent of more than 900,000 20-foot containers moving through its docks

This Week in Logistics News (August 25-29, 2014)

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The Newegg Express service is only available to customers that live within 50 miles of the company’s City of Industry warehouse in Los Angeles. With summer unofficially ending this weekend, and school starting next week, the clock is ticking on summer vacation.

Amazon vs. Alibaba: A Battle for Southeast Asia


2015 was a big year in terms of logistics and globalization for Amazon, who began making their way into the shipping industry, registering in China as a freight forwarder and a shipping broker for 12 routes, including Shanghai to Los Angeles and Hamburg.

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POLA/POLB Marine Terminal Gates Closure

American Global Logistics

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) will observe a special stop work meeting for union business on Thursday, Oct. Consequently, no marine terminal gates at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will be operating between 5:00 p.m. 3, 2019, starting at 5 p.m. October 3rd through 3:00 a.m. October 4th. The post POLA/POLB Marine Terminal Gates Closure appeared first on AGL. Industry Updates

Google Express, Its Supply Chain & Viability

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

It currently serves the Bay Area, Los Angeles, Boston, New York, Chicago, and Washington D.C., and it is testing fresh produce delivery in the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

U.S. West Coast Ports: Getting Back on Track

CH Robinson Transportfolio

West Coast ports resumed full operations after a tentative labor deal was reached between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). West Coast Ports: Getting Back on Track. Two weeks ago, U.S.

This Week in Logistics News (April 4-8, 2016)

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Manhattan Associates Empowers Warehouse Managers With New E-Commerce Capabilities. The orders are being fulfilled from about 160 Best Buy stores in markets that include Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington.

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The West Coast Warehouse Market Was About to Settle Down … Then Trump Tweeted

American Global Logistics

The Port of Los Angeles has been breaking its volume records for months, and April 2019 was […]. The post The West Coast Warehouse Market Was About to Settle Down … Then Trump Tweeted appeared first on AGL. Supply Chain Dive -Container ships and real estate deals don’t move as fast a trade policy — at least not these days. The vessels heading into West Coast ports with goods from Asia are coming into crowded shores.

The Story Continues…. Let’s Don’t Sugar Coat the Real Issue

Supply Chain Shaman

This morning, my mailbox was bombarded with the news of tentative agreement of the settlement of the nine-month labor conflict between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU).

Experts Discuss How to Streamline Global Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

That said, implementing Lean concepts would undoubtedly be part of that strategy, for example, - Lean Warehousing : Many firms (both retailers and manufacturers) are now aggressively rolling out Lean in their warehouse operations.

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Why Tech Giants Are Focusing on Trucks, Drones and Ships


to ship a 5 lb package the full distance from Shenzhen to Los Angeles. Amazon started with online sales, before expanding to fulfillment, warehouses and then delivery. Why Tech Giants Are Focusing on Trucks and Ships. By Zvi Schreiber, CEO of Freightos.

25 supply chain experts reveal the best tactics to optimize a supply chain

6 River Systems

From raw materials sourcing to warehouse operations , logistics technology , order fulfillment and beyond, there are dozens of points throughout the supply chain, all of which contribute to overall supply chain efficiency. A graduate of UC Berkeley, he resides in Los Angeles.

How Tianjin's Aftermath is Affecting West Coast Ports


They’re showing mixed recovery: In July, Los Angeles posted a 3.5 Now, as traffic from Tianjin slows to a crawl, Long Beach and Los Angeles ports are poised to suffer the most from the decreased volumes. According to data from the first half of 2015, Los Angeles held a 34 percent market share and Long Beach held a 13 percent market share of cargo transport from Tianjin to the U.S.

Supply Chain Movement 16 – Consultancy

Supply Chain Movement

30 | Innovations in warehousing. For warehousing a new era is dawning. at Uyguroglu duties export Greg Javor innovation international supply chains Jungheinrich Russia Starbucks Supply Chain Movement Unilever warehousing Contents Supply Chain Movement 16 – 2015 Q1.

Kinks in Your Supply Ch?ain? Dealing with Port Congestions & Shutdowns


The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshoremen Warehouse Union (ILWU) have been operating without a contract since the end of June, 2014. An expired contract between dock workers and shipping companies has caused an unprecedented slowdown at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports where the United States receives about 40% of all imported goods.

Ready For the Next Port Crisis?

Talking Logistics

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) reached a tentative new 5-year agreement late on Friday, so the West Coast ports resumed full operations this past weekend. Those same words were said when the ports were shut down for 10 days in 2002 , and again in December 2012 when 600 clerks went on strike , shutting down the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach for 8 days.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

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Ocado uses £150m from shareholders for warehouse robots (The Guardian). Amazon expects to roll out the new delivery service in Los Angeles in coming weeks with third-party merchants that sell goods via its website, according to the people. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning.

This Week in Logistics News (November 30 – December 4, 2015)

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Million Investment to Power Warehouse Management Software in the Cloud.

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This Week in Logistics News (December 5-9, 2016)

Talking Logistics

Warehouses promised lots of jobs, but robot workforce slows hiring (Los Angeles Times). On my morning walks to grade school, I would pretend to be an astronaut, jumping in zero gravity over the sidewalk cracks, my backpack filled with oxygen.

This Week in Logistics News (November 18-22, 2013)

Talking Logistics

And HighJump Software announced a new partner in the Middle East, Dubai-based Norq Solutions that provides mobility solutions for warehouse management, field service, retail, and other industries. Yesterday morning, I stood at my kitchen window and watched leaves fall from the trees.

WordPress Ecommerce Shipping: Scaling Your Online Store Through Shipping


Since you likely don’t have the funds to pay for warehousing or have massive amounts of products to store, you’re going to store your inventory however you can. For a smaller or mid-sized ecommerce business, you might be able to rent a low square footage warehouse that’s staffed by a few people to help you ship out your orders. The 3PL handles warehousing, packing, shipping, and often many other fulfillment services for you. 3PLs are the experts for warehousing and shipping.

Smart Cities Need Smart Logistics Policies

Enterra Insights

Over a decade ago, Anthony Downs, a real estate finance expert, wrote, “Rising traffic congestion is an inescapable condition in large and growing metropolitan areas across the world, from Los Angeles to Tokyo, from Cairo to Sao Paolo. ” They continue, “Delivery hours can be arranged with trucking companies, warehouses and local businesses to receive shipments outside of rush hour. Traffic congestion in cities can be a nightmare.