Cold chain distribution 2018

The LoadStar

SMi Group is proud to present the 13th annual industry leading conference and exhibition for Cold Chain Distribution, taking place on 10th & 11th December 2018. The post Cold chain distribution 2018 appeared first on The Loadstar.

Distribution networks may need to be reimagined—again

DC Velocity

How will the rise of automated vehicles change distribution networks? Strategy

Trending Sources

The Future of Retail Distribution

Logistics Management

Distributed order management, autonomous robots, blockchain and warehousing software are all working together to help retailers more effectively manage their end-to-end supply chains

Drones in Distribution: Thinking Inside the Box

Logistics Bureau

I’d be a little surprised if you haven’t yet heard about retail giant, Amazon and its plans for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), otherwise known as drones, in distribution. So is there really a place for drones in distribution? What Do You Think About Drones in Distribution?

Motion Industries opening new distribution center in Pacific Northwest

DC Velocity

The 62,000-square-foot facility in Auburn, Wash. will open in late spring. Material Handling

XPO opens last-mile distribution hub in Canada; first in the country

DC Velocity

Toronto facility to serve customers in Ontario. Transportation

XPO launches shared-space model for retail distribution

DC Velocity

"XPO Direct" opens firm's technology, trucks, and workforce for omnichannel and e-commerce operations. Strategy

The Benefits of Dynamic Pool Distribution

Talking Logistics

JP Wiggins, Co-Founder & Vice President of Logistics at 3Gtms , discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: Are you seeing increased demand for pool distribution capabilities from your clients and prospects? What are the benefits of pool distribution?

Thailand Distribution Network Design: Should You Optimise or Wait?

Logistics Bureau

No doubt if you rely on a distribution network to supply customers in Thailand, you have been keeping an interested eye on developments, as at some point, they may provide opportunities to reduce logistics costs for your business. But what if your Thailand distribution network has never been previously optimised, or even reviewed, as is commonly the case with companies for which logistics is not a core business function. Thailand Distribution Network Challenges.

Ford reorganises distribution in China

Automotive Logistics

Ford has created a single finished vehicle distribution channel for its Greater China region to replace a complex joint venture and dealer network and accelerate growth. The Ford National Distribution Services Division (NDSD) will be responsible for the marketing, sales and servicing of all cars the company sells in the world’s largest automotive market. The post Ford reorganises distribution in China appeared first on Automotive Logistics.

Logistics & Distribution Madrid

Logistics Business Magazine

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New Technologies in Apparel Retail Distribution

Apparel Logistics

Apparel retail distribution methods are constantly changing and evolving to meet the increasingly stringent demands of the consumer. The supply chain no longer moves products solely from the production line to the store.

Travel time key to lower labour costs in distribution centres

The LoadStar

A need to reduce picking times at distribution centres has led many warehouse operators to invest in all manner of voice-pick technology. The post Travel time key to lower labour costs in distribution centres appeared first on The Loadstar.

DHL eCommerce Opens New Distribution Center in Melbourne

Airfreight Logistics

Deutsche Post DHL Group subsidiary DHL eCommerce recently announced the opening of their new distribution center in Melbourne Australia. The post DHL eCommerce Opens New Distribution Center in Melbourne appeared first on Airfreight Logistics.

Product Distribution: Shrink Order-to-Delivery Cycle Time with Transloading and Deconsolidation

West Coast and California Logistics

Transloading is by no means a new method of product distribution, but the rationale for implementing it has changed over the years. West Coast Distribution Port Logistics DistributionIn the past, transload operations were primarily a cost-savings play as the contents of multiple 20-foot and 40-foot ocean containers can fit into relatively fewer 53-foot domestic trailers. This results in fewer trips and therefore lower costs.

DHL Supply Chain to Build Distribution Center for Eaton Electrical

Airfreight Logistics

Earlier this week DHL Supply Chain broke ground in Rheinbach, Germany for the construction a new distribution center for one of their clients Eaton , a multinational power management company.

DHL Supply Chain to Build Distribution Center for Eaton Electrical

Logistics Manager

Earlier this week DHL Supply Chain broke ground in Rheinbach, Germany for the construction a new distribution center for one of their clients Eaton , a multinational power management company.

Smokey Point Distributing to pay drivers annual salaries

Fleet Owner

Smokey Point Distributing (SPD) announced that starting June 1, it will pay qualified solo over-the-road drivers with flatbed hauling experience an annual salary of $65,000 and each qualified and experienced member of a driving team an annual salary

5 Key Warehouse Automation Technologies to Increase Distribution Profitability

Material Handling and Logistics

Learn how certain key technologies will solve your company's distribution challenges. These technologies can be added to current ERP and WMS systems to boost order fulfillment productivity by 30-70% in existing or new warehouse distribution operations

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Distribution from DFW Makes Sense

Apparel Logistics

If you're looking for a new distribution center, consider choosing one in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Companies need distribution centers that can deliver merchandise to their retail locations as quickly as possible. customers happy.

Hapag-Lloyd and CargoSphere Launch Digital Rate Distribution

Logistics Manager

Hapag-Lloyd Senior Director Sales & Service Processes, Henning Schleyerbach said, “Eliminating the email distribution of spreadsheets and PDFs is an exciting moment for Hapag-Lloyd.

New Building Products Distribution Contract For Downton

Logistics Business Magazine

Major UK building products manufacturer Knauf has awarded a new distribution contract to transport specialist CM Downton covering full loads from its factory in Sittingbourne to customers in the South East and throughout the M4 corridor.

What distribution system is best for the farmer?

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

After collection, oranges are distributed to families or to wholesalers in refrigerated transport. The cultivation and trade of citrus fruits, especially orange, is one of the bases of the economy of the Valencian community.

The Mind-Boggling Complexities of Food Distribution (Why Optimization is Critical)

Talking Logistics

Over the past few weeks, there’s been a lot of buzz and discussion about Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, everything from the impact to competing grocery retailers and prices to the accelerated evolution of omni-channel distribution. Craig McGuirk, distribution manager of The Kroger Co.’s

Nippon Express to Own Largest Distribution Center in the Port of Rotterdam

Logistics Manager

and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will see the development of the largest distribution center to operate in Rotterdam. Distribution & Warehousing Manager for the Port of Rotterdam, Danny Levenswaard said, “We are delighted that W.

What is a Shared Distribution Strategy?

Triskele Logistics

So what is a Shared Distribution Strategy, and how can it help my organization to overcome Supply Chain Challenges? Efficient Supply Chain

The Future of Retail Distribution

247 Customs Broker

The retail supply chain is a complex animal that has been affected by everything from the uptick in e-commerce to the move to omni-channel distribution to the so-called “Amazon effect,” to name a few. In lieu of that “traditional approach,” a growing number of retailers are turning to technologies like distributed order management (DOM), warehouse management software, robots and even blockchain to run their supply chains more effectively and efficiently.

A new way for distributing letters

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

Last month was tested in Sevilla an assited pedal tricycle for the distribution of mail packages. The objective of this test was to check if the vehicle is viable, with a view to its possible use in certain parts of the country.

Solving Complex DC-to-Store Distribution Challenges

247 Customs Broker

In this exclusive webinar Quintiq’s Robert Oliver takes an in-depth look into the complexities of food logistics, with a special emphasis on the distribution center-to-store routing challenge. Date/Time Thursday, April 12, 2018 2:00PM.

Hapag-Lloyd Launches Digital Rate Distribution

Logistics Business Magazine

This integration is a dramatic improvement over current labor-intensive industry practices of frequent email distribution of carrier-proprietary file attachments. ” The post Hapag-Lloyd Launches Digital Rate Distribution appeared first on Logistics Business® Magazine.

Distribution Center Robots: How Robots Continue to Power the Distribution Center

247 Customs Broker

While robotics have resulted in some job loss, the case studies of Amazon, as noted by The New York Times , reveal that Amazon has added more than 80,000 jobs since they began adding Kiva robots to their distribution centers. How to Successfully Implement Robotics in Your Distribution Center.

Why “Y’all” Should Consider An Atlanta Distribution Center

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Here are 10 fun facts collected from the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Department of Economic Development, and other notable experts about why an Atlanta distribution center could be a smart choice for you. When it comes to fast and cost-effective fulfillment, there are numerous reasons why Atlanta, Georgia should be on your mind.

Kubota UK appoints Carousel as sole dealer distribution partner

The LoadStar

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Should You Expand Your Distribution Network? Take Our 6-Question Test

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

Good news for Ecommerce fulfillment: It doesn’t always require a dense distribution center network to reach most U.S. Or do you need to increase your delivery speed and agility by expanding your distribution network? customers quickly. In fact, if you operate a single warehouse in the middle of the country, you can usually get deliveries to them in 3 days or less (on average) – without having to charge a premium.

PepsiCo, The Problems of a Wrong Distribution Strategy.

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

PepsiCo, The Problems of a Wrong Distribution Strategy. When a company enters a foreign market, the keys to its success is the distribution strategy, the channels it uses, as well as market know-how and customer knowledge and understanding. The case study of PepsiCo, provides evidence of the situation that a company faces when its distribution strategy is not correct.

Solving Complex DC-to-Store Distribution Challenges

Logistics Management

In this exclusive webinar Quintiq's Robert Oliver takes an in-depth look into the complexities of food logistics, with a special emphasis on the distribution center-to-store routing challenge

3PL Sets Up Pan-Asian Distribution Platform for European Retailer

Logistics Business Magazine

Norwegian children’s quality furniture and equipment manufacturer Stokke has contracted with GEODIS in China to establish a pan-Asian warehousing and distribution platform. GEODIS will also organize the distribution of orders to retail outlets in over twenty cities throughout China.

UK’s CM Downton secures distribution contract from Knauf

247 Customs Broker

UK-based logistics firm CM Downton has secured a three-year distribution contract from building products manufacturer Knauf. Image: CM Downton has received a three-year distribution contract from building products manufacturer Knauf. LBR Staff Writer. Published 15 June 2018.

Multi-Source Distribution to Omni-Channel Locations

Material Handling and Logistics

Logility Inc. has announced the availability of Dynamic Allocation and Replenishment, a new capability within Logility Voyager Retail Optimization

Rase Distribution invests £930,000 in its fleet – Logistics Manager

247 Customs Broker

Lincoln based logistics firm Rase Distribution has invested £930,000 into vehicles and trailers to expand its fleet at its depot on the former RAF Wickenby Airfield. Rase’s primary concern is “operating a fleet that maximises our ‘up-time’,” said Geoff Hill, director at Rase Distribution.