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

Trends—March 2014

Inbound Logistics

New Jersey’s salty tale misplaces blame on the Jones Act; UPS unveils new hazmat shipping protocol; Automakers collaborate to map the auto supply chain

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

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

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.

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.

February 22, 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Tech

Supply Chain Matters

According to the report, this new capital will further Flexport’s plans for broader technology development and augmentation of services to broader industry verticals and shippers. TuSimple Raises $95 Million in New Funding.

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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.

Takeover and Tuck-In Acquisitions Underway Involving Global Ocean Container Shipping Lines

Supply Chain Matters

In that same vein, this week, the shipping giant announced the acquisition of New Jersey based customs broker Vandergrift Inc.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Hospitals Suffer from a Lack of Market Transparency: New Evidence from a Research Project with SCWorx

NC State SCRC

In our study, we accessed a sample of data from three major hospitals in the United States in Chicago, New Jersey, and Florida, in collaboration with SCWorx, which part of a national initiative to drive improved data integrity in hospital acquisition systems.

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.

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.

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.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

EazyStock has complied a new list of the top 2019 Supply Chain events that you can’t afford to miss. You will also gain insight on new innovations and technological applications within the industry. Princeton, New Jersey.

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8 Ways to Make Your Fulfillment Center Run More Efficiently

EazyStock

is a performance driven WOMEN-OWNED fastener company with offices in Clifton, New Jersey and Charleston, South Carolina. This is a guest post contributed by Halle Summers. Halle is a Marketing Coordinator for FASTENation Inc.

Consumers Demand Supply Chain Accountability Down to the Last Straw

Material Handling & Logistics

There were plastic straw bans in individual municipalities in Florida, New Jersey and California. There are also active attempts to prohibit straws in New York City, Washington, D.C., Is your business at risk due to unethical supply chain practices?

Warehouses Are Full as Holiday Season Commences

Material Handling & Logistics

The February and March%ages are skewed because of changes in when Asian factories close for Lunar New Year each year. Imports take a breather as retail shelves are fully stocked for peak season.

Most Important U.S. Infrastructure to Build is within its Borders

Enterra Insights

On the other end of the spectrum, the study found the following ten states falling woefully short in maintaining their infrastructure: Mississippi, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, West Virginia, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.[4] 6] The Deloitte study concluded, “Governments will need to coordinate with the private sector and explore new financing strategies to get infrastructure projects off the ground.”

Rhode Island Named Bottom State for Infrastructure and Transportation as US Underinvestment Takes Toll

EFT

Other poor performers alongside Rhode Island in both reports include Maine, New Hampshire, West Virginia, Connecticut, Mississippi, and, surprisingly, Massachusetts, all of which came in the bottom 10 in both reports. New Mexico. New York. #28. New Mexico. #31. New Jersey.

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 Panama Canal Expansion: Time Versus Cost Trade-Off

Transportfolio

But the East Coast ports—especially the largest ones, New York-New Jersey, Savannah and Charleston, and Norfolk—are most likely to be winners in the battle for market share.