Finding a Warehouse in Today’s High-Demand Market

Talking Logistics

When you look at the residential real estate market, the speed of the current buying market is easy to see. The same patterns are echoing throughout the industrial real estate market as well. Manufacturers and shippers alike are excited and confident in the current level of economic activity, and that means they’re feeling empowered to secure new warehousing or upgrade to a larger, more modern facility if they’ve been putting it off.

The Supply Chain Attraction to the Lehigh Valley Grows

Supply Chain Link

Distributors, manufacturers, and 3pls have been migrating to the Lehigh Valley over the past decade to take advantage of logistics benefits and opportunities. Real Estate.

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Skillfully Managing Manufacturing Reshoring Projects

Cerasis

There’s more involved in successfully reshoring a foreign manufacturing operation back to the U.S. Reshoring is a hot topic in manufacturing. location and the best facility for manufacturing are key components to the overall success of the program.

Manufacturing Plant Site Selection: Where to Locate Your Manufacturing Plant

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This article comes from Steve Wright who works for Whirlwind Steel and shares his knowledge on manufacturing plant site selection. There are a number of factors to consider in manufacturing plant site selection to ensure you have the best location for your new plant. Unlike retail, office, or residential locations, a manufacturer must also consider various environmental regulations , workforce issues, and raw material availability, among other things.

Toys“R”Us, Canada partners with SCI Logistics to Open New DC

Supply Chain Network

facility is strategically positioned to receive goods from overseas and domestic manufacturers who can now ship directly to British Columbia for distribution to local Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores. Emerging Trends News & Info Professional Communications Real Estate Retail Supply Chain Management Support Services & Industry Initiatives Third Party Logistics

4 Ways Reshoring or Insourcing Manufacturing Can Boost Profits

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is from our friend Allison Wilkinson, a freelance writer in the industry, who shows us why Reshoring or Insourcing Manufacturing can boost your profits. While reshoring has always been a debated topic in the manufacturing industry , the subject earned the national spotlight in the 2016 presidential election. And rightly so, as millions of Americans have been affected by companies' decisions to outsource manufacturing abroad. .

3 Ways to Spot Supplier Risk in Communication

Cerasis

Editor’s Note: This post is a continuation of an ongoing collaborative blog series with Spendrix, a company who was made for procurement teams of all sizes and we currently serve customers in Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Construction, Logistics, and the Food & Beverage industries.

Trending Transportation News: February 2016

PLS Logistics

Non-Manufacturing Grows for 72 nd Straight Month. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported that non-manufacturing activity continues to point towards growth. 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.

Doing Business in China

QAD

Manufacturing in China. Key services include transportation, wholesale and retail trade, hotels, catering and food service, financial services and real estate. Supply Chain Infrastructure for Manufacturing. How would you describe the state of Manufacturing in China?

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Transportation TIP List: Week of April 21st, 2019

Transplace

industrial real estate, which has been plunging for years, dipped less than a hundredth of a percentage point in the first quarter, leaving it essentially at 7%, according to real-estate brokerage CBRE Group Inc. Transportation TIP List: Week of April 21 st , 2019.

Four Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Inventory Planning and Sustainability

ToolsGroup

When you remove it with a smarter stock mix, you minimize the amount of space required for inventory and reduce overhead costs such as power, heat and real estate–and still meet or exceed service commitments. Smart inventory planning cranks up manufacturing efficiency.

[PODCAST] Shippers Who Excel at Recruiting Talent Improve Innovation, Culture, & Service

Cerasis

The Ultimate Guide to Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, & Freight Metrics & KPIs. Hello and welcome back to another episode of “The Freight Project Podcast!” On today’s The Freight Project Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes Teresa Obinger, the Cerasis Human Resources Manager. Teresa spends a bulk of her time recruiting the top talent in the transportation technology & solutions world, and as you’ll hear, a whole lot more.

Can robots help you manage inventory better?

PINC

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.

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

Unleashed

Cloud-based online inventory management systems allow businesses to provide potential customers with real-time information about the new car of their dreams, so vehicle sales aren’t lost to a competitor down the road. Safe, reliable, real-time record keeping. Manufacturing. Pinpoint exactly what is needed within the supply chain with the benefits the cloud offers manufacturing businesses. Real estate. Business Tips cloud-based manufacturing SME

Remodeling Factories into Distribution Centers

APICS

economy has been shifting its efforts from manufacturing operations to logistics and distribution services. To accommodate this shift, commercial real estate developers are working to remodel unused manufacturing facilities into new hubs for logistics and distribution operations

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

Kinaxis

The drug manufacturer, Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, uses 3D printing to create a more porous pill. It has become additive manufacturing. Traditional manufacturing requires the creation of dies or molds that can cost thousands of dollars to create a prototype.

Transportation TIP List: Week of May 19th, 2019

Transplace

There are many impactful blockchain business use cases for industries such as real estate, legal, government and financial services. Transportation TIP List: Week of May 19 th , 2019.

[INFOGRAPHICS] How Manufacturing Data Will Transform The American Manufacturing Industry

Cerasis

Like our two previous infographics (we’ve reposted those below this article & if you click each one it will go to the respective article), this article continues to examine the American manufacturing industry. The Rise Of Manufacturing Data Analysis.

Coronavirus reminds us to review supply chain continuity plans

NC State SCRC

China is the epicenter of global manufacturing, and as a result of quarantines and shutdowns, major portions of their supply chain will be cut off from the rest of the world.

Prologis breaks ground on nearly 7 million-sq-ft of logistics space in second half of 2018

EFT

Prologis, a major builder and lessor of logistics real estate, has announced its build-to-suit projects for 2018, and with 6.9 million-sq-ft completed it appears real-estate demand continues to remain strong globally. Manufacturing (Regional).

The Future of the Supply Chain is More Warehouses, Everywhere

AFFLINK

On the plus side, larger warehouses can employ more workers – even in places where shipping and manufacturing industries were once thought moribund. To deliver to people in cities quickly, you need to have warehouses near cities, and prime urban real estate is not cheap to build or maintain.

Nine West Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Supply Chain Nation

Manufacturers Worry Tariffs Could Undermine Recovery. Manufacturers are expressing trepidation that a burgeoning rebound in blue-collar jobs could be undermined by an all-out trade war with China. Manufacturing, long the sick patient in the U.S.

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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]

Disruptive Innovations and the Art of Warehousing

FLEXE

In the not too distant future, we could see major changes not just in retailing and transportation, but also manufacturing and real estate. Through disruptive innovations around moving goods and allowing customers to buy stuff more conveniently, we are altering the very structure of communities in ways we’ve not yet identified

Companies Are Taking Unstructured Approach to Corruption

Material Handling & Logistics

had the highest average industry score followed by information and communication technology (47.7), real estate (47.7) On average, less than 10% of companies globally report on business ethics KPIs.

Nine West Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Supply Chain Nation

Manufacturers Worry Tariffs Could Undermine Recovery. Manufacturers are expressing trepidation that a burgeoning rebound in blue-collar jobs could be undermined by an all-out trade war with China. Manufacturing, long the sick patient in the U.S. Overtime hours are up and orders are on the rise, making the current stretch among the strongest for the manufacturing sector in decades.

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5 Ways Automation Will Change the Business Landscape

ThroughPut

This includes retail, manufacturing, healthcare, financial, publishing, banking, accounting and real estate,” he says. Automation, including robots and artificial intelligence, promise to change business as we know it.

Exel announces new business with Bristol-Myers Squibb and expansion of Midwest Footprint

Supply Chain Network

“Exel’s expertise in both the life sciences sector and real estate was crucial in creating the right solution for Bristol-Myers Squibb,” said Joe Puleo, Exel’s senior vice president of business development for the life sciences industry. Bristol-Myers Squibb will continue to operate its manufacturing and research and development facilities, also located in Mount Vernon, and remains committed to the local community.

Ivalua Continues Global Expansion with New Office in Sydney, Australia

ivalua

Throughout his career, he has worked with clients across multiple industries including Real Estate, Financial Services, Telecommunications, Retail and Distribution, Oil, Manufacturing, CPG and Government industries within Australia , New Zealand , Europe and USA. Eric Wimphen Joins Ivalua as Head of Australia and New Zealand.

Arkieva Supply Chain Scope: As Ecommerce Businesses Boom, Distribution Center Availability Becomes Scarce

Arkieva

While demand seems to be on an uptick for manufacturers especially in the consumer goods industry, an increase in online shopping could also lead to a scarcity in the availability of distribution centers in the near future.

Toyota Consolidating Operations in Texas

Operations and Supply Chain Management

is starting a multiyear overhaul of its North American operations, consolidating several units at new headquarters in Plano, Texas, that will house 4,000 employees now spread across separate marketing, manufacturing and finance locations. Real-estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle handled the search.

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Prologis predicts COVID-19 will act as spur to warehousing sector

EFT

In the report, Prologis noted that “The pandemic will add demand tailwinds to logistics real … as companies adjust to higher e-commerce volumes and higher inventory levels. Prologis report on warehousing is bullish about the demand picture in the face of the COVID-19 crisis.

The Localized Supply Chain

Elementum

When it comes to supply chains, localization can be a matter of putting your manufacturing centers and other extended supply chain closer to the market you’re targeting. But because of a demand-driven manufacturing model (which had led the brand’s success in China), Xiaomi could only made 10,000 units available at release. Walmart ’s real estate teams deeply analyze the local customer base when scouting for locations.

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Reversing globalisation: Near shoring, reshoring or staying put?

EFT

We have been living through remarkable times when it comes to manufacturing, technology and trade. Perhaps the best way to tell the story of trade and manufacturing and where it might lead is through the economic evolution of China.

Looking Beyond Blockchain/Supply Chain Hype

Enterra Insights

Chao Cheng-Shorland ( @ChaoShorland ), Co-Founder and CEO of ShelterZoom, writes, “There are many impactful blockchain business use cases for industries like real estate, legal, government and financial services. The manufacture, assembly and shipping of goods and raw materials are now complex operations that span continents. … Discussions about blockchain technology generally fall into one of two categories: cryptocurrency or supply chain.