Category: Miscellaneous

The Profound Impact of Amazon on the Warehousing Industry

Warehouse worker scans the product barcode scanner

Have you heard of the Amazon effect? It’s the impact created by the online, e-commerce, and/or digital marketplace on the traditional brick-and-mortar business model. Because so many people can buy so many things on Amazon’s website and have the items shipped to their homes, this changes shopping patterns, customer expectations, and competition in the retail… Read more »

A Look at E-Commerce’s Disruption of the Supply Chain

Artificial Intelligence in Warehouses

Have you been to a mall recently? In many cities, malls aren’t exactly bustling with activity. Retail in general has had a tough time recently, and that’s because more and more people are shopping online. E-commerce is changing the way things are sold, and it’s essentially altering the supply chain. E-Commerce and the Warehousing Industry… Read more »

An Overview of Container Drayage Services

forklift loading pallet

Cargo containers need to be transported from one location to another, and the fancy term for this is “container drayage,” also known as intermodal freight transport. When Are Container Drayage Services Optimal? Why would a company utilize container drayage services? Well, they’ve got items that need to be moved and they would like the cargo… Read more »

Myths to Ignore About Public Warehousing

Public Warehousing

Public warehousing is a great thing for commerce and businesses in a wide range of industries. Nevertheless, there are some myths regarding public warehousing that you can just go right ahead and look past. Here are three examples of said myths. You Will Get Nickeled and Dimed Using Public Warehouses We all have a story… Read more »

A Couple of Fascinating Historical Facts About Warehousing

Wooden Palette

Lately, our blog has turned into posts about a bunch of serious topics…like how to keep your warehouse safe while working through a global pandemic. Alas, it’s time to have a blog that’s a bit (a lot) more fun. In order to get where you want to go within the warehousing industry, it’s vital you… Read more »

What Makes a Great Warehouse Worker?

Although all the rage is with artificial intelligence and robots within the warehousing industry, one truism remains as obvious as ever: a warehouse is only as good as the people working inside it. Warehouses with knowledgeable staffs help their companies reach new heights; warehouses without great people tend to always be hiring, and the lack… Read more »

How to Keep Your Warehouse Cool in the Summer

Keeping Warehouses Cool in the Summer

The blazing hot summer sun did not get the memo that we’re already dealing with professional and personal difficulties stemming from working during a global pandemic. Although most of us love the summer sun when we’re out on the golf course, barbecuing or at the beach, the heat can ware patience thin, even for the… Read more »

Mobility is Key For Warehouse Management Systems

Warehouse Management Systems

The pressure on warehouses to be as efficient as possible has never been greater. Time is of the essence in business, and finding ways to cutdown on waste while improving efficiency is a tenet of any business. One way for warehouses to improve their efficiency is to have a mobile warehouse management system. Reasons to… Read more »

3 Important Questions to Ask a Warehouse Provider


Are you looking for warehouse space and aren’t sure who to turn to? If so, you may be talking to different providers and wondering whom you should choose. Of course, obvious factors like cost will come up. But while doing your research, here are three other key questions you should consider asking. What Happens If… Read more »

Here’s Why You Should Consider a Warehouse Operations Audit

Warehouse Operation Audits

What are some of the things that you could potentially improve with regards to your warehouse operations  to make them more efficient? If you’re not asking yourself this question on a regular basis, you’re likely passing up on the opportunity to make important changes to your warehouse operations. You should get into the habit of… Read more »