Capacity signs on for 300,000-square-foot of space in New Jersey

EFT

Located at 1601 Livingston Avenue, the space is custom-built for modern fulfilment technology and will serve as Capacity's new headquarters. provides Capacity with its new headquarters recognizing our accomplishments, celebrating client growth and promoting expansion into new opportunities.". The will be ready for occupancy later in 2019, with Capacity planning to begin operations at the site from February 1, 2020.

Making Room for the Megaships in New York and New Jersey

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

It takes more than deep water to accommodate a modern-day containership. Sometimes you have to raise a bridge as well. Read More

Supply Chain News on Owner Operator Model in Trucking under Siege

Supply Chain Digest

California Law could End Owner Operators in the State, after New Jersey Uses Tough California ABC Test

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Aug. 22, 2019

Supply Chain Digest

New Jersey Targets Independent Drivers, Target Plans Private Label Foods, Mixed Signals on Freight Volumes, CEOs Going for Corporate Social Responsibility

Drayage: Truck Turn Time

PLS Logistics

The drayage business is facing a crisis in ports from California to New Jersey. Congestion at coastal ports is adding millions to shipping costs while reducing productivity of drayage companies and threatening commerce’s explosion.

The Garden State Flourishes With Supply Chain Opportunities

Supply Chain Link

Even though it is the fourth smallest state, New Jersey is packed with an immense amount of opportunity for supply chains. Good things come in small packages. The garden. Read more. 11/03/2015. Distribution. Supply Chain. Distribution, Supply Chain.

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Oct. 6, 2016

Supply Chain Digest

What Companies Did What at CSCMP 2016, New Jersey Hiking Diesel Taxes Big Time, Interest in Highly Automated DCs Growing, NRF has Bullish Forecast for 2016 Holiday Spend

From Vine to Glass: Wine Supply Chain

Supply Chain Link

From California to New Jersey, North America produces some of the best wines in the world with popularity increasing year-over-year. Americans now consume the most wine in the world and consumption is forecasted to increase by 2 percent between 2015 and 2019 1.

The Garden State Flourishes With Supply Chain Opportunities

Supply Chain Link

Even though it is the fourth smallest state, New Jersey is packed with an immense amount of opportunity for supply chains. Good things come in small packages. The garden state is home to nearly nine million people and has the highest population density in the country.

Supply Chain Graphic of the Week on Prices for Warehouse Land Continue to Soar

Supply Chain Digest

Land in Northern New Jersey Up 17 percent to 1.75 Million Dollars per Acre, Rising 35 percent to 980,000 Thousand Dollars in the Inland Empire

5 Biggest Mistakes Sellers Make When Using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) with Ephraim Ausch

The Logistics of Logistics

Tactical has locations in New Jersey and California, and I’m based in New Jersey. I grew up in a Monsey, New York, a small town in Rockland County. My first job was working as a customer service representative for a bulk candy company that had an online store and 4 retail locations in New York. open a new service offering, Fulfillment by Amazon within Tactical. [06:41] [00:52] Please introduce yourself.

GoPuff gets go-ahead for 300,00 sq ft technology & distribution centre in South Jersey

EFT

GoPuff, an on-demand delivery company, has accepted a grant from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority with the aim of becoming fully operational by the end of 2019. It is expected that the facility will support more than 600 new jobs over the next three years. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority in November approved a $39.1 million tax incentive for the South Jersey facility goPuff had been considering.

TMS Optimization: Transitioning from “Nice to Have” to “Must Have”

Talking Logistics

With the vast increase in parcel shipments for ecommerce, the ability to plan a line haul, provided you have the volume, from New Jersey to a service center in California for distribution there locally can have a huge impact on costs. Optimization is a ubiquitous term in the supply chain and logistics industry. We all talk about how we need to optimize our operations. In practice, however, relatively few companies are using optimization technology, particularly in transportation.

The environmental and social value of Vertical Farming

The UCLA Anderson Global Supply Chain Blog

Based in New Jersey, AeroFarms has raised US$100 million to grow a variety of produce (rocket, watercress, and baby kale) using its own patented “areoponic” technology -- a process of growing plants in an air or mist environment using 95% less water without the use of soil or pesticides.

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Blockchain: Preventing E. Coli Through Enhanced Traceability

APICS

Consider that two weeks ago, the earliest signs of an outbreak of the disease surfaced in New Jersey Blockchain has been touted as the cure-all for everything from financial fraud to voting, but this week Wired magazine’s Maryn McKenna suggested that blockchain could help prevent E.

Meet Graham – The Road Warrior from Down Under

The Network Effect

NPR) The biggest rises in traffic deaths were in: Oregon +27% Georgia +22% Florida +18% Some states saw a decline in traffic deaths: New Mexico -20% Kansas -7% New Jersey […]. In 2015 38,300 people were killed on U.S. roads, and 4.4 million were seriously injured, meaning 2015 likely was the deadliest driving year since 2008.

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The Future of Transportation: The New Airships

The Network Effect

The Hindenburg over Manhattan, New York, 1937 (courtesy Associated Press). When thinking of airships, or “skyliners” as they were often called, it’s difficult not to be overwhelmed by visions of the Hindenburg going down in flames in Lakehurst, New Jersey in 1937.

Kroger launching reusable packaging partnership for grocery e-commerce

EFT

Kroger and Loop will pilot a new reusable packaging system, enabling customers in select markets to purchase more than 100 products from leading consumer brands that have been redesigned with durable containers. The Kroger Co.

Practical Approaches to Temperature Controlled Pharmaceutical Logistics and Storage

Supply Chain Movement

In May 2015, the first seminar in New Jersey, USA brought 65 professionals together, most pharmaceutical manufacturers. Practical Approaches to Temperature Controlled Pharmaceutical Logistics and Storage. Date: 12-13 April, 2016. Venue: Hotel BLOOM! Brussels, Belgium.

Six Logistics “Facts” That Are Wrong

Freightos

One explanation for this may be the new generation of employees, the Millennials, who will represent 50% of the workforce by 2020. As Transport Intelligence’s latest report, Global Freight Forwarding 2016 , puts it: “New, exciting technologies are being developed which have the potential to transform forwarding and trade processes. The New Panama Canal Means Larger Ships Docking In New York. It’s a brand new world. Six Freight “Facts” That Are Wrong.

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Consumers Have More Choices than Ever this Holiday Shopping Season

Supply Chain Nation

In an article posted to New Jersey 101.5’s Many NJ shoppers are over it – Dino Flammia writes that the Black Friday shopping rush appears to have lost its appeal with many New Jersey consumers. Thanksgiving Day is quickly becoming the new “traditional” launch of the holiday shopping season – or is it? Friday in 5 – interesting news bits from around the supply chain horn, served up in one spot to keep you up to date.

IoT Speeds Over-the-Road Shipment Tracking

Talking Logistics

In response to this growing complexity, companies moving goods around the world are embracing digital supply chain solutions, powered by new tracking technologies and data analytics. With this new level of end-to-end shipment visibility, shippers can instantly access transit times from every carrier along the route to create efficiencies and increase communication within their organizations – ultimately providing the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Ocean Freight Routing Terms Explained

Material Handling & Logistics

This term is used to describe an intermodal freight service that utilizes ocean and truck or rail to transport to another port location, for example, a shipment coming from Shanghai to New York via Long Beach. Knowing the best way to route your shipment can save you headaches and money.

This Week in Logistics News (December 10-14, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Deliv signs up 20 new U.S. Labor Groups Call for Better Warehouse Working Conditions in New Jersey (WSJ – sub. In China, the company had to create spill-proof lids, new delivery containers and packaging in order to keep beverages hot and cold items cold.

Bring Out the Best in Your Supply Chain

Kinaxis

The Port of New York and New Jersey was hit hard, and they “had about 24 hours’ notice before Sandy hit,” she said. A Norfolk-based railway company (CSX) then created a new rail route to New York to help get shipments back there until the port was repaired.

Blockchain: Preventing E. Coli Through Enhanced Traceability

Kinaxis

Consider that in mid-April, the earliest signs of an outbreak of the disease surfaced in New Jersey. by All By: APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi, CSCP, CPA, CAE. This article was originally published on apics.org, and is repubished with permission.

Think Backwards

JDA software

SCN: Can you tell us a bit about your family and growing up in New Jersey? I was born in New Brunswick, grew up in East Brunswick, moved to North Brunswick when I got married and now I live in South Brunswick.

Organized Retail Crime is Growing, Losses up 7% from Last Year

Material Handling & Logistics

These criminals find new ways to expand their networks and manipulate the retail supply chain every day. A National Retail Federation report found that 92% of companies surveyed had been a victim of organized retail crime in the past year.

Warehouses are the next HOT investment triggered by the digital transformation of the supply chain

NC State SCRC

The properties being acquired by BREP are in high-growth markets such as the San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles areas, Seattle, Miami, New Jersey and Portland, Oregon, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.

Hurricane Michael could bring spike in FEMA freight

DAT Solutions

The winds will be less intense, but there's still danger of storm surges and flooding in Georgia and the Carolinas, and maybe as far north as New Jersey. Hurricane Michael has made landfall with the Florida panhandle as a very scary Category 4.

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).

What is Supply Chain Compliance and Why is it Important?

AB&R

Be sure to check out this case study to read how we helped a major healthcare company implement a new UDI labeling process for medical devices. New Hampsire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York.

How to Protect Your Freight From Cargo Thieves

GTG Technology Group

A few areas with high rates of cargo theft are Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York, Miami, Houston, and Chicago. 5 Tips for Protecting Your Freight Against Cargo Thieves. Protecting freight is one of the responsibilities you have to your clients.

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This Week in Logistics News (November 10-14, 2014)

Talking Logistics

This week, FedEx Freight drivers voted against the union in Newark, New Jersey , and Con-way Freight employees did the same in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Doing Business in the Netherlands

QAD

state of New Jersey. After the last election in 2017, it took an additional 225 days for the new government to reach a consensus on programs and policies with the four major political parties.

Taking the “Ouch” Out of Transportation Costs

Talking Logistics

For instance, while transpacific rates have dropped from 12 to 25 percent for shipments from Shanghai to Los Angeles or New York respectively, the cost of moving goods from Asia to Europe are uncomfortably up 16 percent over last year. The US has been plagued by a truck driver shortage, recently made worse with new federal trucking regulations and higher fuel costs.

Identity Theft, Trucking Style

Talking Logistics

I first wrote about this problem almost three years ago, when I commented about a story in the New York Times about thieves that stole six truckloads of tomatoes and one truckload of cucumbers from Florida growers, along with a truckload of frozen meat, by setting up a bogus trucking company and deceiving a broker. Significant fictitious pick-up activity has also been reported in Florida, Texas and New Jersey. A couple of years ago, I was a victim of identity theft.

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