8 innovations that are transforming supply chains

6 River Systems

The supply chain is a complex, multi-faceted process encompassing everything from warehouse fulfillment to logistics. The program launched in Portland, Oregon and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with the added bonus of reducing harmful emissions. On-demand warehousing.

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

NC State SCRC

A recent article in Bloomberg suggests that warehouses are now becoming one of the hottest investments in the market, based on recent moves by the Blackstone Group LP, who are betting $18.7

A Look at the Lehigh Valley Warehousing Boom

Consumer Goods Logistics

It may be too early to make a claim of that magnitude, but that’s what some people are saying about Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley – home to KANE’s Allentown warehousing campus. An East Coast version of Southern California’s Inland Empire? Logistics Industry News

What Exactly Is Omnichannel 2.0 and How Is It Different?

Cerasis

Retailers and warehouses must work to please more customers, stay competitive with Big Box retailers and Amazon, and still create a unique customer experience. According to the Wharton University of Pennsylvania , the measures to fully utilize omnichannel 2.0

Four Strategies To Deploy As Supply Chain Hits Main Street

Supply Chain Shaman

My local Pennsylvania town’s recycling organization no longer accepts cardboard or glass. In parallel, three more raised their hands to speak on robotic automation in their warehouses focused on the redefinition of channel fulfillment. May was a conference month.

Digitization and the Future of Supply Chains

Enterra Insights

” People who live in Pennsylvania are familiar with anachronistic encounters with the Amish who still traverse busy streets riding in horse-drawn carriages. ” Advanced Robotics and machine learning — “Modern warehouse management, plus ‘non-physical’ robotics, like database tools for deeper trend analysis that can help predict the future.”

Good News For Workers In New (and Old) Distribution Centers

Lucas

An article this weekend in the New York Times put a spotlight on the growing demand for warehouse and distribution center workers in US e-fulfillment hubs. Mobile Work Execution News Productivity Recruitment and Retention Warehouse Automation Warehouse Technology WMS

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Thanksgiving 2018

Enterra Insights

Other states with significant turkey production include Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, South Dakota, Utah, and California. … Thank the drivers for spending countless hours on the road, and thank the warehouse managers for keeping the turkeys frozen.

Turkey 100

FOCUS 2015: On Track for Innovation

Supply Chain Nation

The Warehouse of Tomorrow. While nearly every supply chain function has been impacted by omni-channel commerce, warehousing and distribution have been under special scrutiny as companies seek to minimize the cost to serve customers across channels.

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

EFT

Along with the Gloucester County facility, goPuff will also build a new 30,000-square-foot headquarters in Philadelphia and 10 warehouses across Pennsylvania as part of a $4 million expansion plan expected to generate over 500 new jobs. 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.

Sheetz Expands with New Distribution Center

Creating Supply Chain Excellence

Kitchen bakery, distribution and warehousing center for the Sheetz distribution fleet, and offer space for various other corporate support departments. Warehousing, Distribution, and Fulfillment. Blog Post Distribution warehousing and distribution

What Exactly Is Omnichannel 2.0 and How Is It Different?

Veridian Solutions

A Guide to the Warehouse Metrics Supply Chain Execs Should Track. Retailers and warehouses must work to please more customers, stay competitive with Big Box retailers and Amazon, and still create a unique customer experience. According to the Wharton University of Pennsylvania , the measures to fully utilize omnichannel 2.0 needs warehouses to abandon their legacy systems and move into the digital age with integrated, comprehensive platforms.

3PL providers and shippers struggling to improve agility as infrastructure and workforce readiness hampers capabilities finds study

EFT

Supply chains are investing in integrated technologies to reverse this trend, which include: enterprise resource planning software (72%); warehouse management systems (56%); transportation management networks (38%); and supply chain visibility tools (34%).

Allentown gains traction as freight hub

DAT Solutions

Allentown, PA, was once a major manufacturing town, but it has emerged more recently as a popular location for warehouses and distribution centers, especially at this time of year.

Welcome Amazon to the Freight Brokerage Market

Logistics Trends and Insights

The article continues, describing the service as the following: It allows shippers to get instant quotes on the packages they want to ship between warehouses. It’s been over a week now since the news broke about Amazon and their freight brokerage business.

Greg Javor: “Our mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit”

Supply Chain Movement

My first job was a warehouse supervisor trainee for a public warehouse (nowadays a 3PL), in Baltimore, Maryland. For example, we had a regional distribution facility in Reading Pennsylvania.

This Week in Logistics News (April 29 – May 3, 2019)

Talking Logistics

req’d) Amazon dismisses idea automation will eliminate all its warehouse jobs soon (Reuters). I received a few questions yesterday about Indago , our new market research community for supply chain practitioners that benefits charities. The most common question was “What does Indago mean?”.

Fostering a Passion for Food Into a Career in Supply Chain

Supply Chain Nation

At the time, we were expanding rapidly into new markets in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. From there, I worked in a variety of capacities in warehouse operations and logistics operations and a couple of tech roles in the warehouse.

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Top 10 Cities for eCommerce Fulfillment

FLEXE

Allentown, Pennsylvania. Short-term” warehousing traditionally meant signing a one-year lease and committing to a service contract. For example, in Q4 when the holidays hit, companies like Walmart and Urban Outfitters hit about 80% of their warehouse capacity.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment — Infographic

FLEXE

Allentown, Pennsylvania. For example, when Cyber Monday hits a company like Urban Outfitters or Walmart their warehouse capacity goes to about 80%. Winning e-commerce customers means fast, low-cost delivery. Ultimately, this requires getting your product closer to your customers.

Campbell Testing Service to Deliver Soup to Customers’ Doors

Material Handling & Logistics

But the test project would attempt to forge a direct link with shoppers, setting the stage for customers to browse for canned soups on Campbell’s website and have them shipped from its warehouses to their front doors.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

If you frequently ship between states, or are considering opening a warehouse location in a particular state, take a look at our state-by-state breakdown below to help you make the best decision for you and your business. Pennsylvania. Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

If you frequently ship between states, or are considering opening a warehouse location in a particular state, take a look at our state-by-state breakdown below to help you make the best decision for you and your business. Pennsylvania. Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape.

Do Freight Shipping Prices Vary by State?

Freight Center

If you frequently ship between states, or are considering opening a warehouse location in a particular state, take a look at our state-by-state breakdown below to help you make the best decision for you and your business. Pennsylvania. Short Answer: Yes. Several factors can impact the cost of freight shipping, including your shipment’s weight, dimensions and any special handling requirements, such as temperature or shape.

Top 11 Cities for Pop-up Fulfillment - Infographic

FLEXE

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