Posts Categorized: Warehousing Industry

Will Global Warehousing Costs Increase?

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The global pandemic has had quite the impact on all sorts of things, including warehousing and warehousing costs. Both shippers and consignees can expect global warehousing costs to increase. Why? Well, there’s high demand and low supply. Combine that with rising construction costs, and you can expect warehousing rents to increase by 10% or more… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Warehouse for e-Commerce Growth

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Is the warehouse you currently use prepared for e-commerce growth? Or are the ones you’re looking at prepared? What if you work at a warehouse? How can warehouses prepare for inevitable e-commerce growth?  Order Picking No matter what the industry, the most labor-intensive and costly activity for most warehouses is order-picking. What can help that… Read more »

An Overview of Important Warehouse Zones

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Warehouses may have different zones used for different purposes. Certain items need to be stored in certain ways. For example, certain things might need to be stored above or below a certain temperature. Or, if something is volatile, it might need a special cabinet, area or room. Zoned storage involves locating items in a specific… Read more »

What Are Examples of a “Green” Supply Chain?

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These days it’s smart to think about the environment. We don’t want to live in a world where birds, fish and animals go extinct, leading to human extinction. We also don’t want to pollute the world anymore than it already is! Thankfully, more and more companies are thinking about “green” supply chains. Basically, this is… Read more »

How Warehouse Efficiency Can Boost Your Bottom Line

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Warehouse efficiency can have a big effect on your bottom line. The more efficient the warehouse is, the more money saved and the more profit realized, ideally. Working with an efficient warehouse will help you satisfy your customers’ needs in a timely and cost-effective manner. Warehouse Situation While most businesses spend a lot of time… Read more »