Top Warehouses in North America 2013

The Logistics of Logistics

The top warehouses in North America were recently profiled in a great article by the fine folks at Modern Material Handling. When mapping a supply chain, I would always put a big red circle around the warehouse. Back then, a warehouse was always suspected of being a big waste of money. In lean consulting, you would often find excess inventory, rework, over processing and other wasteful practices inside a warehouse. The 7 Warehouse Service Offerings.

Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?


Cost savings in warehousing and floor space along with associated reduction in personnel required. Trucking Challenges in North America. While the challenge may be looming globally, the North American automotive manufacturing base may be more inclined to try and dilute their just-in-time-sequence (JITS) supply loops. But why just in North America? Automotive retail sales models in North America are also disparate compared to places like Europe.


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North America’s Top Distribution Hubs

Supply Chain Link

Each distribution hub in North America is unique in more than their location, but also the logistics opportunities that lie in each area. Distribution Supply Chain 3pl Global Urban Hubs WarehousingAs speed and demand to market continue to play a role in distribution decisions, many shippers are evaluating which distribution locations would be ideal.

Amazon Fuels North America’s Most Severe Warehouse Shortage

Supply Chain Brain

Finding warehouse space around Toronto has never been harder, and the e-commerce fueled shortage is disrupting businesses and threatening the broader economy

Cross Border eCommerce – Key to Successful Entry in North America


When seller brands dream of penetrating the international e-commerce markets, they usually picture North America – and they have justifiable reasons for this: As of 2018, the average revenue per online shopper is the highest for the United States.

Daimler Trucks is short of workers across the board, CEO says

The Supply Chain Journal

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is short of all of them, exemplifying how hard it is to keep up with a hot economy following a pandemic, recently named CEO John O’Leary said. “It’s We have difficulty getting workers to build trucks and to work in our parts warehouses.

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.

Truck Talk: Hydrogen rising edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Lots has been written about Toyota Motor North America and Kenworth trucks working together to put 10 Class 8 fuel cell trucks into drayage service at the Port of Los Angeles. And the Xcient also will be shown in North America.

This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Ocado uses £150m from shareholders for warehouse robots (The Guardian). CX North America Expands Driver Mobile App with Digital Proof of Delivery Update. P&G, for example, is undertaking “a multibillion-dollar effort to remake an antiquated and inefficient network of factories, warehouses and offices into a new model that gets goods to stores more quickly,” reports Sharon Terlep in the Wall Street Journal. Our guinea pig Cow died this morning.

Camera monitoring systems gain fleet favor as adoption grows

The Supply Chain Journal

Oftentimes you not only have the two side mirrors, which are regulated, but you’ve got fender mirrors that look down at the passenger vehicle next to you,” said Mike Roeth, executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency. Mario Gafencu wishes the Stoneridge Inc.

US warehousing sector has over 50% more workers on payroll than five years ago but now faces tough labour market


According to Bureau of Labour Statistics data, the US warehousing and storage sector workforce has increased 13.6% Warehousing, too, has become more expensive because of higher labour costs and is expected to remain at higher levels in 2021 as well.”.

Can Kodiak Robotics compete with the big boys of autonomous trucking?

The Supply Chain Journal

If that doesn’t work, they will have to shift their strategy towards adjacencies in AV, like yard or warehouse management or construction or off-road.”. Kodiak Robotics is one of several Silicon Valley autonomous trucking software developers.

26 warehouse pros reveal the most important factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse

6 River Systems

As warehouses embrace technology to optimize the supply chain and reduce fulfillment costs , many companies are considering making the move to an automated warehouse. That said, there are many factors to consider when moving to an automated warehouse. To help you prepare for the transition, we reached out to a panel of warehouse pros and asked them to answer this question: “What’s the #1 factor to consider when moving to an automated warehouse?”

Truck Talk: Autonomous insurance edition

The Supply Chain Journal

Daimler Trucks North America said this week it would offer three levels of electric truck eConsulting through its Detroit subsidiary. Photo: Daimler Trucks North America).

29 warehouse & automation experts share insights on how warehouse robots will impact industry employment

6 River Systems

Warehouse robots are just one form of warehouse automation , but they’re making a big impact. From greater flexibility and scalability to productivity gains, a faster ROI compared to other automation solutions and better resource management, warehouse robots are changing the face of warehousing. Read on to find out what our panel had to say about the impact of warehouse robots on industry employment. Warehouse robots are the future, plain and simple.

On-demand Warehousing Quarterly Pricing and Usage Report


On-demand warehousing entered the supply chain and logistics market in 2014 and has been growing ever since. Just as Airbnb turns unused guest rooms into a commodity, on-demand warehousing turns “dead space” into a valuable commercial asset. In order to help our warehouse partners make informed decisions about their warehouse strategies, FLEXE put together a quarterly report that reviews pricing, usage and volume trends in on-demand warehousing.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace


Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. Freightera Logistics’ award-winning online freight marketplace has partnered with Natural Resources Canada’s SmartWay program, to help create the North American Low Emission Freight Marketplace. The post Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace appeared first on Freightera Blog.

Managing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) For Future Growth


Bottom Line: It’s time to transition the role of warehouses from cost centers to revenue centers that support new digitally enabled supply chains and business models that require greater accuracy, speed, and scale than ever before. A Warehouse Management System is the tool that can make that happen. Like manufacturing, warehouses, and the systems that manage them, are going through an inflection point. How A Warehouse Management System (WMS) Helps Manufacturers Grow.

5 Ways On-demand Technology will Make your Next Public Warehousing Experience Easier


Pubic warehousing —a long-time solution for short-term warehousing needs—is evolving. The process of finding, evaluating and choosing the right public warehouse is now online and on-demand. New technology is connecting public warehouses across North America and bringing them together in an online marketplace , where businesses can find space faster and easier. Antiquated search (finding a warehouse partner can take weeks or months of phone calls).

On-demand warehousing company FLEXE secures $43 Million in Series B funding


Since launching in 2013, FLEXE claims to have created the largest open network of warehouses connected through a single technology platform, reaching more than 1,000 warehouses across North America. We are excited to announce our investment in FLEXE, the pioneer of on-demand warehousing, as the company continues to transform the $1.5

New cranes, cross-docks to help handle growing volumes in Pacific Northwest

The Supply Chain Journal

Increasing capacity in the Pacific Northwest also is a priority for Maersk Warehousing & Distribution, which is scheduled to open a 117,000-square-foot, 103-door cross-dock facility in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Sept.

$1.9 Trillion warehouse market growing strongly driven by emerging markets


The global market for warehousing is currently growing at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 6 – 8%, according to Beroe Inc, a procurement intelligence firm. The increasing service levels such as e-commerce and same-day delivery are influencing retailers to invest further in the warehouse industry. The growth of retail and FMCG goods has been the main driver for the industrial warehouse industry.

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The Last Fast Mile


You can get closer to your customers by having warehousing capabilities without having to rent or build facilities. Image: Column 3PL/Logistics Features & Opinion North AmericaA conversation with Chuck Moyer, Board Member, Customized Logistics and Delivery Association and CEO, Express Courier, Inc. (an an LSO company) operating a fleet of over 2,000 vehicles and 55 facilities. Chuck Moyer has spent 37 years in the transportation industry, 31 of them in the same-day sector.

Kenco adds warehouse in California; Lineage buys into Spain

The Supply Chain Journal

Separately, Lineage Logistics, an industrial real estate investment trust specializing in temperature-controlled services, said it has entered the Spanish market by acquiring Frigorificos de Navarra (Frinvarra), an operator of refrigerated warehousing and storage facilities.

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From DARPA to distribution centre: How Boston Dynamics went from military to warehouse operations


That's when we started visiting warehouses and understanding more about what their needs were, how big of a market it is, and some of the fundamental challenges they face. Boston Dynamics engineers needed to pare things back and concentrate on the day-to-day of warehouse operations.

On-Demand Warehousing Quarterly Pricing and Usage Report


<p>On-demand warehousing entered the supply chain and logistics market in 2014. Every year, more data is available to help us better understand how on-demand warehousing is playing a role in the modern supply chain.</p> </p> <blockquote><h3>This report is the second in a quarterly series that highlights trends and insights in on-demand warehousing.</h3></blockquote>

The 3 Biggest Problems Your Logistics Teams Will Face in Q4 and How to Solve Them with On-Demand Warehousing


On-demand warehousing—a marketplace platform that connects retailers in need of warehouse space with warehouse operators that have it—enables retailers to scale their distribution networks as demand, well, demands. Roger also knows the right answer is not to invest in more fixed assets or warehousing space, as it’ll leave him with too much capacity after the first of the year. Here are three common logistics problems you can easily solve with on-demand warehousing.

Quarterly Report for On-Demand Warehousing Pricing and Usage: 2016 Summary


We wanted to know how pricing and usage of on-demand warehousing trended in 2016. On-demand warehousing is no different. FLEXE has been providing easy-to-use, short-term warehousing solutions since 2013. It is an illustration of how on-demand warehousing is being used across North America—enabling FLEXE customers and partners to view a benchmark of marketplace data. The Demand for New Warehousing Solutions Increases.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2nd, 2019


and the CVSA’s current roadcheck inspections across North America. For three days in June, enforcement officials will be conducting International Roadcheck at more than 1,500 roadside locations across North America. Warehousing Market Cooling Down : The white-hot market for U.S. warehouse space will cool down over the next three years. Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2 nd , 2019.

Logistics Startup: FLEXE and Pop-up Warehousing


This is the first in a series of posts on start-ups in the Logistics industry and we’ll start with a “shared economy” player, Flexe, a marketplace for excess warehousing space. FLEXE is a cloud-based peer-to-peer marketplace for sharing excess warehouse capacity; the airbnb for warehouses. FLEXE connects partial or temporary warehouse space with companies that need short term storage and provides order fulfillment services. Source: FLEXE.

Amazon to hire 75K workers for North American logistics, fulfillment

The Supply Chain Journal

NASDAQ:AMZN) said Thursday that it will hire 75,000 logistics and fulfillment workers in North America at an average starting wage of $17 an hour. Last-mile delivery Logistics/Supply Chains Modern Shipper Top Stories Warehouse Amazon Logistics Inc.

The Future of Commercial Real Estate 2020

3PL Insights

This creates a demand for more warehouses under 120,000 sq. These small to midsized warehouses have experienced a 30% increase in rent over past five years which is double the average of larger facilities. At the beginning of 2020, the commercial real estate market was looking great.

Warehouse Automation and Robotics with Mal Walker

Logistics Bureau

Mal Walker has recently been over to Promat , North America’s largest material handling equipment, and systems exhibition, and he is sharing with us his learning experience during the expo. Take a tour and learn about automation and robotics in warehousing. Consultants Materials Handling Technology Warehouse Automation autonomous robots autostore goods-to-person order fulfillment robotics warehouse management system WMS

Lessons from Startups and Fortune 500s Using Short-term Warehousing to Get Ahead


Supply chain managers for Ace Hardware, Iron Mountain and a bed-in-a-box startup came together at the recent Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) annual conference and shared their personal stories about how they are using short-term (on-demand) warehousing to solve overflow problems, generate new revenues and gain ground in the battle for fast, low-cost distribution.

Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2nd, 2019


and the CVSA’s current roadcheck inspections across North America. For three days in June, enforcement officials will be conducting International Roadcheck at more than 1,500 roadside locations across North America. Warehousing Market Cooling Down : The white-hot market for U.S. warehouse space will cool down over the next three years. Transportation TIP List: Week of June 2 nd , 2019.