Double Handling: The Costs for an Off-site Cold Storage Facility

May 1, 2019

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Building a cold storage facility is expensive, but so is having an off-site rental. It can be easy to turn a short-term cold storage facility into a long-term solution, but you may be hurting yourself in the long run. From transportation costs to inventory management,...

Small logistics companies should always be looking for ways to up their game, and the solution may not be looking at your competitors rather at some of the most successful logistics companies. How do they handle inventory management?

In one warehouse, Kuecker Logistics used automation to improve inventory management. What once was a manual system which was inefficient, costly, and labor-intensive now has record shipments. Order fulfillment is no longer a worry and throughput and order accuracy has...

Omni-channel fulfillment is based around using one inventory to fulfill multiple types of orders which could lead to many advantages for a company. Done incorrectly could lead to a less efficient and a higher labor demand. If your company wants to look for ways to solv...

Owners preparing for a capital project or renovation can reap big benefits by breaking away from traditional construction methods and instead selecting design-build. Why? Because it has faster project delivery and saves time. So how does design-build work?

Remember where technology was 10 years ago? It was accessible but expensive and less capable. Looking at technology in 2018, we see that the growth rate increasing at a tremendous speed, while at the same time becoming less expensive and more capable. On the other hand...

Safety can make or break a workplace. To minimize the risk of a pallet load and/or handling equipment colliding with a rack column or another load, storage rack engineers incorporate a space allowance for workplace safety.

Even the most effective processes can be tightened up; supply chain is no exception. There are always ways to improve order fulfillment, but it's hard to know where to find ideas about how to improve. Examine these 5 areas for supply chain improvement.

As a company, you constantly are looking for ways to increase productivity. It is not always about keeping an efficient process, rather it is about focusing on the employees. How are you going to keep your employees happy?

Order picking is the process of pulling inventory in the warehouse to fill a customer order. Supply Chain Digest deems order picking an important part of order fulfillment. By considering the product location, picking method, and picking technology, your can increase i...

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