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

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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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Arvato takes new warehouse automation into use

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions, part of Bertelsmann, has now expanded its intralogistics in the Netherlands, together with Inther Group, in addition to Germany. In the hypermodern logistics campus of approximately 165,000 m2 in Heijen (NL), orders are now collected and processed even more efficiently thanks to the application of state-of-the-art solutions

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.

Renewed Focus on Supply Chain Security as Hackers Target Container Terminals

BluJay Solutions

The security breaches happened as a result of a sustained hacking attack on ports in the Netherlands and Belgium, yet the containers were initially targeted by criminals further up the supply chain and the potential impact on freight forwarders in terms of delays to shipments, suggests it makes good business sense for them to consider what they can do to protect their customers’ goods.

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 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.

Logistics property update: December 2020

EFT

Jaguar Transport acquires Ohio warehousing site. sq ft of warehousing and manufacturing space covering 511 acres and 10 miles of private rail, with a direct switch onto the CSX rail network. Work has been completed on Amazon’s latest Ontario, Canada, warehousing facility.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Great Maersk Shift

Freightos

Growing into a Warehousing and Fulfillment Powerhouse. A natural evolution after shipping and customs is, of course, warehousing and distribution. The following is a 5,000 word exploration of Maersk’s strategic shift to end-to-end logistics services, based on open sources.

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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.

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.

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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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?

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.”

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.

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.

UK ports in disarray and trade at risk

EFT

Ports and warehouses have strained under the weight of arrivals of PPE and restocking from businesses trying to catch up on lost sales from earlier in the year and their desire to create large scale reserves for both raw and finished goods before Brexit occurs at the very beginning of 2021. .

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.

This Week in Logistics News (November 28 – December 5)

Logistics Viewpoints

As the world prepares for the vaccine, Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands says it is ready. The KLM Cargo warehouse at Schiphol has four cold storage areas for pharmaceuticals and a fifth will be ready in January.

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

‘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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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.

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.

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.