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How to Prepare Your Warehouse for the Summer Heat

Is your company’s warehouse air conditioned? If not, it’s going to get awfully hot inside of it once the temperatures start to rise this summer. There are steps you should take to keep your warehouse space as cool as possible. Take a look at tips for doing it below. Install ceiling fans and industrial fans…. Read more »

Technologies That Could Help Warehouses Become More Efficient

Companies that utilize warehouses are always looking for new ways to become more efficient. One way many of them do it is by incorporating cutting-edge forms of technology into their warehouses. Technology can be used to make everything from receiving shipments to finding items in the warehouse much easier. Check out a few forms of… Read more »

An Overview of Our Rewarding Partnership with Hall’s Warehouse Corp.

If your company is looking to use warehouse space, there’s a good chance that Affiliated Warehouse Companies can help you find exactly what you’re looking for. We work closely with a large number of warehouse partners throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico and are more than capable of tracking down the ideal warehouse for you… Read more »

What Does Cross Docking Entail?

If your company is committed to getting the products you produce to your customers as quickly as possible, you might want to consider cross docking. Cross docking is a term that refers to the practice of taking products from a manufacturing plant and shipping them directly to customers. It eliminates the need for storing products… Read more »

Affiliated Warehouse Companies, Inc. is proud to work with Tippmann Group

Affiliated Warehouse Companies, Inc. is proud to work with Tippmann Group that also owns Interstate Cold Storage celebrating 50 years of cold storage excellence.  Tippmann Group has built public refrigerated and freezer warehouses operated by Interstate Cold Storage in Chicago (Joliet), IL, Cincinnati (Hamilton), OH, Indianapolis, IN, Norfolk (Newport News), VA, Nashville (Murfreesboro), TN.  Mr…. Read more »

The Impact of E-Commerce on Warehouses

As recently as just a decade ago, most companies weren’t all that concerned with where they rented warehouse space. In fact, renting warehouse space on the outskirts of a city was ideal because it allowed companies to send and receive shipments without disturbing anyone or causing any trouble. But that has changed dramatically in a… Read more »

Online Grocery Shopping Could Lead to a Higher Demand for Cold Storage Warehouses

At some point in the not-too-distant future, there’s a good chance that the majority of people in the U.S. are going to begin buying their groceries online. People are already buying just about everything else they need online, so it’s only a matter of time before they start food shopping online as well. They will… Read more »

What Companies Can Learn From the KFC Fiasco

In January, more than 900 KFC restaurants in the United Kingdom were forced to shut down temporarily due to a serious lack of supplies. Many KFC locations were left without important menu items like fries, coleslaw, and chicken. The mishap occurred after DHL, the company that recently partnered up with KFC to handle shipments in… Read more »

What is LTL Shipping?

If your company needs to send out a large shipment, you can obviously use trucking services to do it. But what happens if you have a shipment that’s large but not large enough to fill up a full 48- or 53-foot trailer? Well, in that case, it would be more beneficial for you to take… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide to Selecting a Warehouse

Renting or purchasing a warehouse for your company can provide you with many different benefits. It can give you a place to store everything you use to provide services to your clients. It can also allow you to access storage for the products you sell. But before you decide to obtain a warehouse for your… Read more »