Malouf acquires 1 million sq ft distribution centre in Texas


The new warehouse is equipped with an automated system that the Malouf in-house development team can customize to ship more than 3,600 units per hour. Malouf will begin shipping products out of this new warehouse at the beginning of next year.

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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. In reality, warehouse robots are augmenting the work of humans, streamlining tedious, repetitive tasks and reducing errors, while also easing the physical demands on warehouse workers.

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Guest Post: Texas Now the Number 1 State for Refrigerated Freight Volume

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Texas is now the number one state for refrigerated freight volume on DAT Load Boards, surpassing California by a wide margin. More refrigerated truckloads are available in Texas than in California. the imported produce must be inspected, usually in a refrigerated warehouse in Texas.

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Logistics Planning Crucial to Smooth Warehouse Start-up Projects

Consumer Goods Logistics

Back in 2005, the Tyler Texas Area Builders Association built a large home from the ground up in less than 3 hours. Supply Chain Challenges Warehouse Operations Ecommerce Fulfillment

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28 supply chain professionals share the biggest challenges of supply chain management

6 River Systems

Our supply chain involves a contract manufacturer, a third-party testing facility, warehouses to store inventory and a freighting company. University of North Texas. Warehouse Operations

Top 5 Ways Inventory Tracking Technology Is Evolving


As a result, the home improvement giant gained a sizeable profit while providing the materials needed to begin the road to the recovery for the Texas coast. Supply Chain Technology WarehouseThe demand for omnichannel shopping is larger than ever.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

Swisslog acquires warehouse automation provider FORTE Industries in the United States. In the warehouse automation realm, Swisslog announced that it has acquired FORTE Industries, a warehouse automation system integrator based in Mason, Ohio.

A Beer Distributor Leverages the Industrial Internet of Things to Improve Customer Service and Operations

Logistics Viewpoints

Six years ago, Del Papa Distributing, a third generation family-owned beer distribution company that delivers more than 10 million cases of beer annually, decided that Galveston, Texas was not the ideal location for their operations.

Amazon–Robots Roam the Warehouses

Operations and Supply Chain Management

warehouses with squat, orange, wheeled robots that move stocked shelves to workers, instead of having employees seek items amid long aisles of merchandise, according to people familiar with the matter. At a 1.2-million-square-foot warehouse in Tracy, Calif., Logistics Picking Warehous

Ecommerce Logistics: From Your Site to Their Doorstep


How do you put your brand in a spot to offer expedited shipping without putting in the time, resources, and investment of several warehouses? Warehousing and storage. It would be much cheaper to ship the order to a customer in California from a warehouse in California.

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US


The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) brings an extensive network of warehouse logistics leaders together with warehousing suppliers in this three-day trade show. If you’re looking to improve your warehouse logistics, this event is the right choice for you!

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Supply Chain Impact of Hurricane Harvey Could Be Worse than Expected

Material Handling & Logistics

Resilinc has mapped almost 800 factories, warehouses, distribution centers etc. to the region of Texas that was affected by Hurricane Harvey, and 300 of them are in the Houston vicinity. Second, Texas’ chemical industry is a foundational block of the interconnected global supply chain.

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Outbound Tender Rejections Increase for the First Time Since March Peak

Zipline Logistics

Covering loads has been easy in the Northeast, except outbound South Texas, Southern California, and Florida as capacity out of these regions is tighter with produce heating up. Warehouses in New York and New Jersey are reopening in the next 30 days. Texas.

26 logistics professionals reveal the biggest trends in logistics technology

6 River Systems

Logistics technologies such as robotic warehouse systems make automation a reality, while drones improve last-mile delivery capabilities and better tracking with tools like RFID tags improve visibility throughout the supply chain. Warehouse Efficiency

Blockchain for ELD Roadcheck: How the Technology Aids ELD Management


More importantly, states with a high number of industrial shipments, such as California and Texas, stood out and ranked highest in the number of OOS violations.

Managing Logistics for The World’s Largest Company with Gary Sostack

The Logistics of Logistics

We once had to move a prototype oil rig from Texas to Saudi Arabia. One of the bidders had a very unorganized warehouse. The five-year contract was going to deliver millions of dollars of cost saving and initiatives, such as no longer needing to pay for one of our warehouses and some employees. [24:44] [00:38] Please introduce yourself and your company. I’m Gary Sostack, President and Founder of ElementaLogistics LLC.

Freight Volume Rebounds to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Zipline Logistics

No issues cover ing loads throughout the market, except for outbound freight from California, South Texas, Georgia, and Florida to the N ortheast as capacity is tighter. South Texas is heating up for outbound volume as capacity tightens in relation to more orders. Texas ? .

ALAN Assists in Humanitarian Relief

3PL Insights

In the days following Hurricane Harvey, an overflow of support from many individuals and companies has come to Texas’ aid, after what has been named the worst disaster in Texas history. Those seeking to procure humanitarian services in the form of transportation, local warehouse space, material handling equipment, and other essentials are able to request these needs through the web portal, which is also a clearinghouse for those goods and amenities.

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Poems about Supply Chain Management Software


Bad Warehouse. There once was a planner from Texas. by Alexa Cheater A collection of bad supply chain poems: volume 2. After the success of last year’s bad supply chain poems, I’ve decided to resurrect this cringe-worthy tradition in honor of Bad Poetry Day.

3 Supply Chain Services That Are Worth Outsourcing


Warehouses. Did you know that warehouses and distribution costs eat up 25 percent to 35 percent of companies' logistics budgets? It costs a pretty penny to rent warehouses, hire warehouse staff, maintain equipment, and invest in the newest technologies.

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ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

warehouse will be added to The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s operation in Lebanon, Conn. By installing a warehouse in this region, the Company expects to improve its environmental footprint by reducing the number of miles traveled within its distribution network while also reducing costs and improving its customer service levels. The warehouse is part of ScottsMiracle-Gro’s high-service distribution model that the Company began implementing across the U.S. A new 100,000-sq.

Logistics Market Stays Flat as May Begins

Zipline Logistics

Still easy to cover for all markets except outbound south Texas and Florida to the northeast as capacity out of these markets is harder to come by. . Warehouses in New Jersey and New York are reopening in the next 30 days. Texas .

Supply Chain Crystal Ball Gazing: Let’s Look Ahead to 2028

Logistics Bureau

We are on the cusp of a robotic revolution, whether you think of robots in the context of automated human replacements in the warehouse or self-driving vehicles on the road, rails, in the air, and at sea. Robots Run the Warehouse.

How the IoT Platform Fixes Problems in Today’s Logistics Industry


For example, a logistics provider will be able to identify potential problems immediately within a given warehouse before the truck arrives. While logistics and manufacturing have grown exponentially, problems have become more complicated.

Climate Change and the Supply Chain


The year 2017 has been catastrophic in terms of natural disasters, particularly hurricanes; in August, Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of coastal Texas and prompted the shutdown of several ports and petrochemical complexes in the region. Aside from checking the location where warehouses and factories should be built, companies should research whether the area has experienced flooding in the past.

Harvey’s Impact on the Global Supply Chain: The Role of Analytics


Entire warehouses full of products, as well as significant links in the global supply chain could be affected, as well as transport and other nodes.

Local Sourcing, Global Supply Chain

BluJay Solutions

The Texas manufacturing facility will be managed by Motorola’s Singapore-based global manufacturing partner and is located less than four hours by road from the Port of Houston, which is a key US freight forwarding hub, ranking first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled.

Compelling Use Cases for Drones in Today’s Supply Chain


Congested roads are not just a mega-city problem; according to a report from the Texas Transportation Institute, Americans spent 6.9 Natarajan said drones can reduce the labor intensive process of checking stocks around the warehouse to one day. Although the U.S.

Amazon's Whole Foods Takeover: One Year Later


But Amazon has begun to centralize purchasing for its suppliers to a single location in Whole Foods’ Texas headquarters. Currently only used for warehouse deliveries, the app is slated for eventual use in all of Amazon’s operations.

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Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid


Hurricane Harvey has been wreaking havoc in the state of Texas since Friday, August 25th, crippling most of the state, and specifically devastating Houston. 33 counties in Texas are under federal disaster declaration.

FMCG Supply Chain: The Top 10 Smash Hits (with a twist)

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Dolly Parton sits at 2 with The Best Little Warehouse in Texas – Dolly certainly has a couple of big hits and this is one of them. The worlds of Supply Chain and popular music may be strange bed fellows but if you look closely you will see many a smash hit have a supply chain theme.

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Emergency Freight: What Harvey Tells Us About Irma

DAT Solutions

Harvey hit Houston on Friday evening, August 25, and hung over the metro area for days, dumping more than 50 inches of rain on Southeastern Texas and Southwestern Louisiana. And the Midwestern warehouses were also called on to supply Colorado, which is often served by Houston.

Freight Rates Adjust to Post-Hurricane Irma Demand

DAT Solutions

Load counts also continued to climb out of Dallas and Houston, as Texas works its way back to business as usual. Transportation and logistics professionals are urged to contact the American Logistics Aid Network , if you can help provide trucks, trailers, or warehouse space.

Despite NAFTA Uncertainty, Logistics Investments Continue

Logistics Trends and Insights

Ryder System opened a new logistics facility in Laredo, Texas. began development of a $41 million facility in El Paso, Texas, to expand its work in the cross-border market along the Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico corridor.

Outdated Supply Chains Can’t Meet Consumers’ “Need-It-Now” Mentality


From on-demand warehousing and fulfillment to network analysis and expertise, you don’t have to do it all alone to succeed. Similarly, our friends at FLEXE are solving the on-demand warehousing and fulfillment challenge in a way that helps brands better compete.