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Tips for Finding the Right Warehouse in Los Angeles

Above view of people working in large warehouse, counting goods on moving cart between shelves with packed boxes

Are you currently looking or plan to look for “the right warehouse” in Los Angeles? What are some tips for finding what you want? Location is Key First, consider location. You want to be in close proximity to major ports and transportation hubs if those matter to you. For most companies, it’s all about location!… Read more »

Why it May Be hard to Find Warehousing in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is more than just Hollywood and celebrities, though– it’s also a major port and transportation hub. It’s the kind of place companies want to be because so many other companies are located there– it’s a major place to do business not only in the USA but in the world, too. Because Los Angeles… Read more »

How to Reduce Warehousing Costs

Warehouses are like other businesses– they need to be productive and competitive and ideally make a profit for their owners. How can warehouse managers and workers work together to reduce warehouse costs?  Here’s a basic question that really can help you assess your current situation: Is all your inventory easily visible… or not? When inventory… Read more »

Proper Shipping Warehouse Practices

Do you manage a warehouse or work in one? What are proper warehouse shipping practices? In general, you have to take into account the items you’re shipping and determine how to package them– perhaps boxes, envelopes or pallets will work depending on what’s what.  The Three Steps of Shipping Shipping typically involves three steps. First,… Read more »

Preparing Warehouses for the Cold of Winter

In most places, summertime gets hot and wintertime gets cold. Storing goods at a warehouse should be a good experience, but sometimes things go wrong and items (as well as warehouse workers) get too hot or too cold. Winter, for example, can bring with it freezingly cold temperatures along with ice, snow and brutal winds…. Read more »

What Should You Avoid When Searching for a Warehousing Partner?

Are you thinking of taking on a warehousing partner? You have to be careful who you choose! What are some mistakes to avoid?  History of Success For starters, when you look at potential warehousing partners, do what you can to measure their success or lack of it. For instance, how often do they make inaccurate… Read more »

What to Look For in the Right Third Party Logistics Company

Choosing the right logistics partner is kind of like dating. You want to establish and nurture a relationship that’s beneficial and doesn’t cause too many headaches or problems, right? You just want to find a partner that you can get along with, who does what they say they’ll do, shows up when needed and fulfills… Read more »

How to Successfully Run a Cold Storage Warehouse

Cold Storage Warehouse

Some products, like food or pharmaceutical drugs, need to be kept cold in order to protect their quality and effectiveness. What are some tips for running a cold storage warehouse? Right Temperature Settings For starters, it’s important to maintain an adequate temperature for your products. To do so, make sure you have the correct insulation… Read more »

Finding New Warehousing Property Could Be Difficult In The Next Few Years

Finding sites to rent to set up warehouses will be difficult in the next couple years. Why? Well there’s a combination of low vacancies and high rents at this time. Larger Inventory Positions Companies seem to be taking on larger inventory positions than before– they need places to store stuff, but they’re having a harder… Read more »