How Choosing the Right Warehouse Can Help Your Business Grow Internationally

Globalization has made the commerce world smaller and smaller. These days, it’s not unusual for an item to be made in China and then shipped to and used in the USA. Or, perhaps, made in South Africa and used in France. The possibilities seem endless when it comes to worldwide commerce. How can the right… Read more »

Reasons to Consider Drayage Services

The term drayage refers to a logistics service that carries freight over a short distance. As a part of intermodal shopping, drayage is especially important to the container shipping industry. How else would freight or containers get from, say, a ship to a rail car or from rail to a truck? Drayage is an essential… Read more »

How Warehouses Can Optimize E-Commerce Order Fulfillment

More and more people (and businesses) order items online and then have them shipped to their residence or place of business. How can eCommerce order fulfillment in warehouses be optimized? Order fulfillment involves the whole process from the sale of an item to the post-delivery experience of the customer. Typically, there are several steps involved,… Read more »

What Can Warehouses Do To Prepare for the Black Friday and Christmas Rush?

Have you ever been to a store in January? It’s not too crowded. But if you’ve ever been to a store in December, right before Christmas, you know that it’s one of the busiest times of the year. The holiday shopping season is typically the time of year when most businesses see seasonal year-end increases… Read more »

Now is a Great Time to Start Preparing Your Warehouse For Cold Weather

Winter brings with it colder weather and when temperatures outside start to go below freezing, it’s time to make sure your warehouse is ready for the colder weather. What are some things you can do to help keep warm air inside while also minimizing the impact of carbon emissions? HVAC Systems and Air Circulation First,… Read more »

Is This Recent Warehousing Trend Actually a Myth?

There’s a warehousing “trend” that’s going around in logistics’ circles that says more warehouses are being built with an emphasis on smaller warehouses being built in urban areas. Is there any truth to that rumor or is it actually a myth? Thanks to the growth of online sales there are more and more products being… Read more »

What Should You Look For in a Third Party Logistics Partner?

Some companies spend too much time worrying about warehousing, to the point of not getting other important work done. For those who are more worried about damaged inventory, looking over spreadsheets, or constantly thinking about OSHA compliance rules, there’s a solution… Why not look for a third party logistics partner? Have them handle the headaches!… Read more »

How Outsourcing Warehousing Services can Help Your Company’s Bottom Line

Affiliated Warehouse Companies provides you with information on all aspects of public warehousing– at no cost or obligation to you! When you’re in need of a public warehousing resource, and want to know more about things such as site selection, insurance, and warehousing law, call us at 732-739-2323. We know about warehouses across North America,… Read more »

What You Should Know About Contract Warehousing

Has your company been brainstorming ways to get goods in the hands of your customers or vendors quicker? Do you wish you had a more central location that could help reduce the transportation expenses you pay? Moreover, are you looking for a warehousing solution that doesn’t lock you in to a long term agreement and… Read more »

What Warehouses Mean to Your Business

Running a business in the modern world, especially in the world we find ourselves in today, is complex. There are myriad things business owners and managers must worry about, often on a daily basis. As such, it’s vital to have professional partnerships you can rely on to help your company reach new heights and find… Read more »