Malouf acquires 1 million sq ft distribution centre in Texas

EFT

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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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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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

36 innovative companies re-inventing and rethinking supply chain and logistics

6 River Systems

With how quickly new technology, tips and warehouse management techniques are emerging, wouldn’t it be nice to take a page from someone else’s book? As of mid-2017, 80% of the company’s shipments out of its warehouse were going to areas other than California and New York.

Top 5 Ways Inventory Tracking Technology Is Evolving

Cerasis

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.

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

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

2019 Logistics & Supply Chain Events to Attend in the US

EazyStock

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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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.

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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Blockchain for ELD Roadcheck: How the Technology Aids ELD Management

Cerasis

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.

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.

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.

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

NC State SCRC

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.

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

Cerasis

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.

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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Compelling Use Cases for Drones in Today’s Supply Chain

Techgistics

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.

3 Supply Chain Services That Are Worth Outsourcing

AFFLINK

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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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.

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.

Poems about Supply Chain Management Software

Kinaxis

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.

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.

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.

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

FLEXE

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.

Climate Change and the Supply Chain

Elementum

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.

What Happens To Your Freight During A Natural Disaster?

Freight Center

Together, Florida and Texas represent nearly 15% of the U.S. This could mean altering their route to avoid the storm, or making sure warehouse facilities are prepared to withstand the brunt of the storm when moving goods isn’t a viable option. 2017 went down on record as one of the costliest years for natural disasters in the United States, standing at $306 billion in damages.

New Year’s Resolution #1 for Supply Chain Planners: Improve Performance Measurement

Demand Solutions

When an item is out of stock in their Massachusetts warehouse, they’ll overnight it from their Texas warehouse just to make sure they fill the order. New Year’s resolutions: useful gimmick for getting your life in order, or standing joke? The answer to this question is entirely up to you.

This Week in Logistics News (November 17-21, 2014)

Talking Logistics

As reported in the Wall Street Journal yesterday, it appears that “Amazon’s robot army is finally falling into place,” with deployments at warehouses in California, Kentucky, Texas, and others. Driverless trucks on our roads and Kiva robots in the warehouse are just the beginning.

Amazon's Whole Foods Takeover: One Year Later

Elementum

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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Putting the WoW! Into Service Supply Chain

Supply Chain Opz

Literature Review In 1985, Parasuraman, Zeithaml & Berry of Texas A&M University published a paper called " A Conceptual Model of Service Quality and Its Implications for Future Research ". They have a warehouse very close to 3PL''s hub.

This Week in Logistics News (March 23-27, 2015)

Talking Logistics

With my son’s travel baseball team scheduled to begin its season next weekend, the coaches are employing some field maintenance tools you don’t normally see at a baseball field: For all of you who play baseball in California, Texas, and Florida, you have it so easy my friends.

Logistics of Hurricane Harvey's Humanitarian Aid

Elementum

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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Want to Help With FEMA Loads? It's Complicated.

DAT Solutions

Clean-up and emergency relief efforts are still underway in Texas, Florida and surrounding regions. Trucks, warehouse space, and logistics services are needed in Florida, Georgia and even Texas, and they may be required soon in Massachusetts or New Jersey.

Reefers Gain Momentum, Especially in Georgia

DAT Solutions

Georgia beat out Texas to become the number-one state for reefer loads last week, with California as a distant third. Atlanta was a super-hot market for reefers as well as vans, thanks to all the seasonal produce leaving refrigerated warehouses and food processing plants.

This Week in Logistics News (September 29 – October 3, 2014)

Talking Logistics

It also wants them to stagger special offers geographically—so a GoPro camera might be on sale one day in Texas and a different day in Florida. . We had friends over for dinner last Friday, and the kids ran off to play hide-and-seek after eating.