Relieving the stress and strains of distribution

DC Velocity

Here are 10 tips for improving worker comfort within your distribution facility. Lift Trucks

Seven Order Picking Techniques for Distribution Centers

SIPMM Professional Publications

In most distribution centers, order selecting is the most manual, labor-intensive, and high priced operation. The distribution center decides on the people […]. The post Seven Order Picking Techniques for Distribution Centers appeared first on SIPMM INSTITUTE.

Pentagon Supply Chain Improving Distribution Process

Material Handling and Logistics

The Pentagon, which manages a $35 billion commodity supply chain, is testing a cloud-based Warehouse Management System in one of its distribution centers to "better align with industry standards.&

21st Century Warehouse: How to Keep Up with Distribution Center Automation and Digitization

Cerasis

The post 21st Century Warehouse: How to Keep Up with Distribution Center Automation and Digitization appeared first on Transportation Management Company | Cerasis. Automation Distribution Supply Chain distribution center automation

Key Questions for a Successful Distribution Network

Speaker: Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations, Helix

How many distribution centers do we even need, and is that number feasible? Join Irina Rosca, Director of Supply Chain Operations at Helix and an experienced global supply chain strategist, as she walks through the key questions to a successful and efficient distribution network.

How many Distribution Centre Are There in Your Network?

Logistics Bureau

It’s really important to understand the cost impacts of t he number of distribution centres in your distribution network to make it more cost effective.

Dematic to open sequencing and distribution center in North Texas

DC Velocity

Facility replaces smaller operation, answers growing demand for automated material handling solutions, Dematic says. Material Handling

Bring Your Distribution Center Into the Future

Blue Horseshoe Solutions

According to the North American Industrial Forecast Report, the warehouse distribution sector will achieve a net absorption of 655 million square feet between 2017 and 2019. Strategy Supply Chain Warehousing Wholesale Distribution

CEntralized distribution network

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

One of them has caught my attention because I actually do not know what the real benefits of a centralized distribution network are. With this purpose I think that before knowing the benefits it is important to understand what a centralized distribution network is.

Navistar promotes Baumann; plans new distribution center

Fleet Owner

New initiatives will speed parts delivery, enable cellular calibration of new class 8 trucks

DISTRIBUTION IN A WAREHOUSE

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

There are scores of ways that goods are packed within distribution centers, according the value, toxicity, hygiene, temperature, size.

The Most Important Distribution Center Metrics to Track and Understand

Cerasis

Many of the following distribution center metrics to track closely mirror those found within transportation and manufacturing, but this listing will focus on those involved in distribution centers. What Distribution Center Metrics Need Tracking?

7 Distribution Operations Issues Highlighted in Industrial Distribution’s 68th Annual Survey

Cerasis

The results have been tabulated for the 68th annual Survey of Distribution Operations. This report is crucial in determining the direction in which the distribution business is headed. Consistency has always been at a premium in the distribution industry.

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

advantage through Distribution Networks

Logistics at MPEPS at UPV

How to achieve a competitive advantage through Distribution Networks. After the lesson on distribution networks, I researched to complete the training a bit more and I found how to obtain efficiency on the distribution. Previous steps in the design of distribution networks.

Penske Logistics opens fresh distribution center in Romulus MI

Refrigerated Transporter

Penske Logistics recently celebrated the grand opening of its new 606,000-square-foot, build-to-suit standard freezer/cooler distribution center in Romulus MI.

Making the Case for an Integrated Warehousing & Distribution Solution

Logistics Management

How companies can leverage a comprehensive, integrated warehouse and distribution solution that streamlines operations, improves efficiencies, and saves money

In-van delivery to speed up parts distribution

Logistics Trends and Insights

In the case of a service fleet, IDR could be used to handle the distribution and return of parts and equipment to service technicians’ vans. By: Ian Kerr of Postal Hub Podcast.

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

Cerasis

Spurred by the record-breaking growth of e-commerce and rising labor costs, robots can have a very positive impact in distribution centers when implemented correctly. Why Do Companies Fear Distribution Center Robots and Their Implementation? Distribution center robots are a force in the Amazon powerhouse, reports the Association for Advancing Automation. Anyone who has worked in a distribution center knows that exceptions arise constantly. Distribution Robotics

Distribution networks may need to be reimagined—again

DC Velocity

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

Kia to expand UK distribution centre

Automotive Logistics

Kia Motors is to create additional capacity for 8,000 more cars at its UK import and distribution centre in Stallingborough, North Lincolnshire. hectares of extra land from Associated British Ports (ABP), adjoining Kia’s existing distribution centre which can hold up to 17,000 cars on 35.6

Integrate Product Packaging into Distribution Center Operations

Kane is Able

Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies often outsource product packaging to outside contract packagers, adding a costly and time-consuming step between manufacturing and the distribution center. Specific consumer products look exactly the same when they roll off the manufacturing line.

Penske Logistics opens fresh distribution center in Romulus

Refrigerated Transporter

Penske Logistics recently celebrated the grand opening of its new 606,000-square-foot, build-to-suit standard freezer/cooler distribution center in Romulus MI.

Looking for a 'Plug & Play' Warehousing and Marketing Distribution Partner?

Amware Logistics and Fulfillment

We’ve all heard the term “plug and play.” And who doesn’t love that concept? Just open the box, plug it in and you are done. Marketing Fulfillment

Collaborate and Save: Pool Distribution for Temperature-Controlled Transportation

West Coast and California Logistics

Welcome to pool distribution. West Coast Distribution Shared Warehousing Food Supply Chain Refrigerated Trucking Cold Chain Managment Pool Distribution Freight Consolidation

Great Dane announces three new flatbed distribution centers

Fleet Owner

Great Dane has established three new flatbed trailer distribution centers located across the United States. The new locations include Trudell Trailers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Northeast Great Dane in Florida, New York; and Crossroads Trailer in Denve

How Slotting Optimization Technology Fosters Strategic Improvement for Distribution Centers

Cerasis

Today, warehouse managers face an endless battle with a growing number of products and limited storage capacity, and among distribution center managers, the challenge of warehouse slotting is even more difficult. Put Strategy First in Your Distribution Center Today.

7 Distribution Technology Trends Worth Discussing

Cerasis

Modern distribution technology has significantly changed how suppliers get their products to end-users, and consumers are driving changes in how Distributors use technology to better their business processes. As a result, you need to understand what distribution technology trends, as explained by Advantage Business Media and Lindsay Konzak of Modern Distribution Management , are being seen in today's distribution network and how they will impact future operations.

Find the Future of Foodservice Distribution

Blue Horseshoe Solutions

Find the future of foodservice distribution at IFDA’s Distribution Solutions Conference. The post Find the Future of Foodservice Distribution appeared first on ERP Implementation & Supply Chain Consulting - Blue Horseshoe

Gregory distribution opens Heritage Centre

247 Customs Broker

Gregory Distribution has opened a Heritage Centre in Cullompton to celebrate its centenary. The post Gregory distribution opens Heritage Centre appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News.

Warehouse and Distribution Metrics: The KPIs That Drive Results

Learncor

When operating an industrial facility - whether it's an inbound materials warehouse or a finished goods distribution center, the focus should be on driving business results. warehouse transformation warehouse management warehouse metrics distribution center metrics

Coop expands Oslo distribution centre

247 Customs Broker

Norwegian food retailer Coop is expanding its central goods distribution centre in cooperation with Witron to give a 33 per cent higher picking volume. The… The post Coop expands Oslo distribution centre appeared first on 24/7 Customs Broker News. Co-op Equipment Food & Drink Intralogistics Logistics News Witron customs broker customs clearance freight imports logistics shipping

The 7 Principles of Warehouse and Distribution Centre Design

Logistics Bureau

Warehouse and distribution centre (DC) design is a fascinating and absorbing topic, but alas, is often misunderstood. This becomes even more important as distribution and fulfillment processes change in line with the shift toward omnichannel sales.

[Infographic] eCommerce Distribution for Small Businesses

Cerasis

Editor's Note: Today's blog is by Carl Turner who is a freelance writer in the distribution field. Carl is discussing with us how small businesses can save with eCommerce distribution. Today’s eCommerce distribution businesses are dynamic and efficient entities.

Let a 3PL’s West Coast Distribution Center Help You During the Driver Shortage

West Coast and California Logistics

population residing in these Western states, West region distribution is a vital part of the supply chains of companies whose products originate in the Central and Eastern U.S.