Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

Third-party logistics companies ( 3PLs ) specialize in distribution, warehousing and fulfillment services. Today, there are many top 3PL warehousing companies that handle warehousing, fulfillment, logistics and distribution services for companies of all sizes.

Warehousing, the Rise of IT, Automation, and Now… Robotics

Logistics Bureau

From a simple place to stock goods, warehouses have developed in many ways—function and form included. Affected by changes in production, procurement and distribution methods, warehousing has continually been pushed and pulled in different directions. Just-in-time techniques have led to more products arriving directly from manufacturing to the end-customer, shrinking warehouse use. Where to Do Your Warehousing. Who Will Do Your Warehousing?

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Food giant Mondel?z outsources its e-commerce-operation

Supply Chain Movement

ModusLink’s senior management team flew in from the USA to the Netherlands to sign the contract and held a joint press conference with Mondelēz to mark the occasion in Venray on 13 May 2015. For now, he sees no reason to deploy drones to move parcels around in the warehouse. Trends Albert Heijn Carrefour e-commerce food fulfillment John Boucher Manufacturing ModusLink Mondelez International Netherlands Niall O’Gorman Omni-channel order picking promotions Tassimo Venray

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American Fox Head relocates logistics hub in Europe

Supply Chain Movement

Menlo Worldwide Logistics (Menlo) has recently established a new distribution centre for the company at its Eersel, (Netherlands) Logistics Centre. Menlo will provide transport management services for inbound product and distribution to the Fox dealer network; inventory and warehousing management and order fulfilment and dispatch. Cases American apparel distribution distribution hub Fox Head Menlo multi-channel Netherlands relocate retail Transport management

Logistics Industry Responds to Rise and Rise of e-Commerce

BluJay Solutions

The formerly nationalized postal services in Eurozone countries such as the UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and the Nordic countries have realized they are ideally placed to handle the huge volumes of parcel deliveries and the complexities of e-commerce fulfillment (e.g. In Warehousing, process adjustments are increasingly influenced by e-commerce and the need for flexibility to fulfill customer demand for choice in terms of product and delivery timescale and location.

This Week in Logistics News (January 26-30, 2015)

Talking Logistics

In other news this week… DHL successfully tests Augmented Reality application in warehouse. The second most popular blog post that we published last year on Talking Logistics was Wearable Devices: The New User Interface for Logistics Software , where I highlighted the emergence of next-generation wearables in the warehouse that combine smart glasses with voice recognition, video, GPS, scanning, and other capabilities.

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Is Traffic Congestion Slowing Down Your Delivery During Peak Season? We Got A Solution!

Abivin

A study in the Netherlands called the VERDI conducted by TNO shows that half of the delayed delivery trips to warehouses was caused by traffic congestions. There are negative effects on warehousing cost as the productivity of the warehouse operation is decreased, workload is not streamlined and deliveries are clustered. Other causes would be glitches in warehouse that lead to delay in loading/unloading, bad weather or incidents on the road.

Job opening: Associate Director European Distribution at Astellas

Supply Chain Movement

The products are made in our EMEA Astellas sites, which are based in Kerry (Ireland) and Meppel (the Netherlands). Knowledge of best practices in warehousing and transport for pharmaceutical distribution in Europe and worldwide. Astellas employs around 850 persons in the Netherlands at Leiden and Meppel. Keywords: Distribution, Logistics, Pharma, Farma, Planning, Supply chain, Warehousing, Pharmaceutical distribution.

Is Google the most innovative supply chain company in the world?

Freightos

The service was originally launched in the Netherlands and Belgium in early 2013 and called “Staples Easy 3D.” This would have the effect of reducing warehousing requirements. The company noted augmented reality would be beneficial in the following areas: Warehousing Operations. In fact, in 2014, DHL carried out a pilot project testing smart glasses and augmented reality in a warehouse in the Netherlands.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

My team and I work on developing and furthering our supply chain and operations by providing a centralized analytical perspective – we work on improving fulfillment models, applying analytics, improving productivity and output at our warehouses, and optimizing our operations. I joined Peapod from our parent company, Ahold Delhaize, in the Netherlands. You are currently using AIMMS for Warehouse Slotting Optimization. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod.

How Peapod drives supply chain innovation and efficiency with analytics

AIMMS

My team and I work on developing and furthering our supply chain and operations by providing a centralized analytical perspective – we work on improving fulfillment models, applying analytics, improving productivity and output at our warehouses, and optimizing our operations. I joined Peapod from our parent company, Ahold Delhaize, in the Netherlands. You are currently using AIMMS for Warehouse Slotting Optimization. An interview with Daniël van Gool at Peapod.

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

Talking Logistics

Honeywell To Acquire Intelligrated, A Leader In Supply Chain And Warehouse Automation Technologies. Last Friday, Honeywell announced that it was acquiring Intelligrated, a privately held warehouse automation solution provider for $1.5 This is the second large acquisition in the warehouse automation space in less than a month. It was a relatively quiet week for supply chain and logistics news, with robots and weak freight demand dominating the headlines.

June 2019 Automation Hero: Erwin van der Wouden of Araco

EazyStock

I am the Supply Chain Manager at Araco International , a fast-growing wholesaler of promotional business gifts, based out of Enschede, the Netherlands. This will help us manage our two warehouses (in the Netherlands and Romania) and align the stock levels optimally. Erwin van der Wouden, supply chain manager at Araco, has automated the purchasing of more than 2000 SKUs. Name: Erwin van der Wouden. Title: Supply Chain Manager. Company: Araco International.

Supply chain software remains hugely popular

Supply Chain Movement

The Turkish company Icron Technologies has recently implemented an advanced planning solution at ASML, global market leader in lithography machines for the chip industry, in The Netherlands. Various other European suppliers in production and demand planning are also currently expanding their international activities, such as Slimstock and FuturMaster, from The Netherlands and France respectively.

June 2019 Automation Hero: Erwin van der Wouden of Araco

EazyStock

I am the Supply Chain Manager at Araco International , a fast-growing wholesaler of promotional business gifts, based out of Enschede, the Netherlands. This will help us manage our two warehouses (in the Netherlands and Romania) and align the stock levels optimally. Erwin van der Wouden, supply chain manager at Araco, has automated the purchasing of more than 2000 SKUs. Name: Erwin van der Wouden. Title: Supply Chain Manager. Company: Araco International.

German grocers expand through taking up industrial space in Europe

EFT

Lidl is opening a new logistics centre in Moerdijk in the southern Netherland. It has taken up a 10-year lease with developer DHG for a new logistics centre in the Netherlands for 42,839 square metres of warehouse space. Lidl for its part said it chose the site in the Netherlands as it had an urgent need for more space in the area and the site offers room for further expansion in the future.

3 Uses of IoT Tech Spurring Sustainability in Supply Chains

Cerasis

In fact, according to Alberta energy providers , efficiency, stemmed from the use of IoT Tech, itself is now being referred to as the “fifth fuel” - in 11 International Energy Agency member countries (America, Australia, Britain, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and Sweden) improvements in efficiency allowed for savings equal to 1.4 The Internet has already transformed the way individuals interact, make choices, and process information.

3D Printing Set to Streamline the Retail Supply Chain Through Reduced Lead Times and Inventory

BluJay Solutions

In reality, retailers routinely pass the inventory risk to their suppliers, particularly since the phenomenal growth of multi-channel retailing, with direct dispatch (or drop ship) suppliers bulking up retailers’ online offerings without requiring a financial commitment or warehousing space. Not sure if an electronic toy that’s very popular in Japan will hit the mark with children in the Netherlands? Our January blog post 3D Printing: Supply Chain Game Changer or New Risk for LSPs?

What Your Company Needs to Succeed in Today’s Retail Landscape

AIMMS

In Europe, V&D , a major Dutch department store, and Brantano , a large footwear retailer operating in the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK, have officially declared bankruptcy. Space – demand volatility and uncertainty create risk for managing large warehousing operations. It’s no mystery that some of the world’s largest retail chains are struggling to survive. Walmart is closing a record number of stores (269) in the U.S. and abroad this year.

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De Rijke Serves Customers Faster and More Efficiently with BluJay Solutions’ Platform

BluJay Solutions

Integrated Transportation Management and Warehouse Management systems provide fast communication and data processing. Dordrecht, Netherlands – July 6, 2017 – Logistics service provider De Rijke has implemented BluJay Solutions’ integrated Transportation Management and Warehouse Management software to manage its logistics, transportation, storage, and customs.

Microsoft Logistics Fleeing Germany Because of Patent Fears

Supply Chain Network

Nasdaq: MSFT) is moving its European logistics activities from Germany to the Netherlands as a risk-avoidance measure related to its ongoing legal battle with Motorola Mobility Inc. To sidestep any potential business fallout from the ruling, the company opted to head across the border, where it’s considered safer to warehouse physical goods, because there’s less of a chance of facing court-imposed injunctions.”

Job opening: Global Supply Chain Director at Océ

Supply Chain Movement

Within this organization, you are responsible for global supply chain management activities across geographies (Netherlands, Germany, Canada and Singapore), successfully driving supply chain strategies and policies ensuring availability and on time delivery of products (print systems, parts, and OEM) to customers. You lead and manage customer service, forecasting, production planning, inventory control, warehousing, transportation, and other functions as required.

GrandVision: “We are changing completely as we become demand driven”

Supply Chain Movement

Many of these stores are recognised under banners such as Apollo-Optik in Germany, Générale d’Optique and GrandOptical in France, Pearle in the Netherlands, Belgium and Austria and Vision Express in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Poland, Hungary, the Middle East and India to name just a few. We recently set-up the GrandVision Supply Chain company in the Netherlands to centralise purchasing and operations in order to become more efficient. Grandvision has grand plans.

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. Long Beach is the highest-ranked port in the United States (20th in the world) with a berth productivity of 88, compared to 130 for Tianjin (China), 104 for Shanghai, 86 for Rotterdam (Netherlands), 78 for New York-New Jersey, and 71 for Charleston (South Carolina).

The Hackers Inside Your Supply Chain

Talking Logistics

Last month, for example, Dutch and Belgian authorities arrested a dozen suspects accused of smuggling drugs through the harbor of Antwerp to The Netherlands by using hackers to access the computer systems of harbor companies and container terminals. The second report , issued by TrapX Security, is even more troubling because it hits closer to home — that is, the warehouses and IT systems of manufacturers, retailers, and logistics service providers.

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

EFT

Rotterdam, Netherlands. Tilburg, The Netherlands. Credit: Prologis] Précis: Project pipeline indicates continued strong demand for warehousing space heading into 2019 Premium`: Freemium`: Channels: Supply Chain Industrial Article Type: Press Releases Publish as a report 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 of project space started in the second half compared to 4.4

Doing Business in Belgium

QAD

The Kingdom of Belgium achieved its independence from the Netherlands in 1830, and has become an admired modern country, well-known as the home of international organizations such as NATO and the EU. Belgium is bordered by France, Germany, Luxembourg and Netherlands, and has a robust shipping infrastructure including multiple ports, making it a perfect location for trade both within the EU and with other geographic regions. percent; Netherlands 12 percent and the U.K.

Top 10 Supply Chain Innovations of 2017

Material Handling & Logistics

And here’s to hoping that 2018 results in even more significant advancements in the state of warehousing and transportation technology. Content Summary: Exoskeletons Help Take a Load Off for Warehouse Workers. GEODIS, a third-party logistics provider (3PL), is using exoskeletons to support and protect employees’ backs at its warehouse in Venlo, the Netherlands. Warehouse Management.

‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’ – 24 juni 2015

Supply Chain Movement

12:00 China as a Global Distribution Centre – Manufacturing and bonded warehousing. 13:00 Domestic warehousing and distribution centres in China. Erik Jutte, Trade Lane Manager China – DSV Air & Sea The Netherlands. ‘Supply Chain Opportunities in China’. Datum: 24 juni 2015. Locatie: Sea Palace, Amsterdam. Organisatie: DSV en Supply Chain Media. Places are limited. Please reserve your seat, mail to Debby Sterk. Agenda. 10:30. Reception. 11:00.

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Talent development essential for supply chain leaders

Supply Chain Movement

Managing factories and warehouses with a lot of employees demands leadership skills focused on routine, whereas connecting departments and supply chain partners actually requires creativity. Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. Recruiting raw talent is ‘extremely challenging’. Supply chain leaders have gained an ever-stronger position in the world of business over recent years.

DiManEx partners with Wipro to offer Distributed Manufacturing Services

DiManEx

Utrecht, the Netherlands – March 13, 2018: DiManEx, a cloud-based, end-to-end service provider for distributed 3D manufacturing, today announced a strategic partnership with Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company.

New download: SCM Map Europe 2014-2015

Supply Chain Movement

In The Netherlands, cigarette manufacturer Philip Morris is closing its factory in Bergen op Zoom and AkzoNobel has decided to phase out its production of organic peroxides in Deventer by the end of 2016. In this analysis, which extends to include up to ten European distribution centres, Buck Consultants demonstrates how the number of distribution kilometres rapidly decreases as the number of warehouses increases. Slight shift in European networks.

Patient-centric networks at the heart of pharmaceutical supply chain management: Lessons from LogiPharma Europe 2018

Kinaxis

To highlight his point, Thornley shared this example: The API was manufactured in China, granulation was performed in Puerto Rico, and then packaging was performed in Netherlands. Orchard also discussed a pilot that leverages drones for inventory cycle counting in warehouses. by Dr. Madhav Durbha With the Alps as a backdrop, LogiPharma Europe 2018 proved to be both energizing and thought provoking.

Hankyu Hanshin Express Deploys Kewill Global Forwarding in Belgium

BluJay Solutions

The next phase features the implementation of Kewill Global Forwarding in the Netherlands during the second half of 2016. We’re excited to complete Hankyu Hanshin Express’ implementation in Belgium and shift our focus to the Netherlands.”. The Kewill MOVE® platform helps companies collaborate, reduce costs, manage volatility and automate processes across the entire supply chain – from transportation and warehousing to compliance and visibility.

Updated IT Subway Map: Major acquisitions in SC software

Supply Chain Movement

Netherlands. Netherlands Antilles. directly from their suppliers, from their own warehouse or even from a retail store). The supply chain software industry is in a considerable state of flux. Three large, international take-overs are changing the face of the market. as the advance of e-commerce continues, companies with an omnichannel approach are increasingly implementing specific order management systems.