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Witron begins construction of 189,400-square-foot frozen food logistics center for Spanish grocer
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Witron begins construction of 189,400-square-foot frozen food logistics center for Spanish grocer

After the operational start at the beginning of 2021, the logistics center will supply 224 Mercadona stores throughout the autonomous community of...

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Drones, Storage Lockers, Autonomous Vehicles and National Security
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Drones, Storage Lockers, Autonomous Vehicles and National Security

New technologies may be creating unintended risk. Supply chain managers need to get involved to shape policy. While Donald Trump would lead you to...

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Annual Warehouse and Distribution Center Automation Survey: More automation, please
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Annual Warehouse and Distribution Center Automation Survey: More automation, please

Modern's 2019 automation survey proves that more warehouses and DCs than ever are interested and investing in automated materials handling...

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Commerce and NRF report April retail sales see annual gains and sequential declines
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Commerce and NRF report April retail sales see annual gains and sequential declines

Commerce reported that April retail sales, at $513.4 billion, fell 0.2% compared to March and were up 3.1% annually. NRF said that April retail...

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ERP in the age of omni-channel
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ERP in the age of omni-channel

In recent years, enterprise resource planning solutions have lost some luster, even being called "back office" systems. They're useful for...

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CBRE research shows mild decline in Q1 industrial and logistics real estate availability
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CBRE research shows mild decline in Q1 industrial and logistics real estate availability

Research recently released by industrial real estate firm CBRE showed that the first quarter availability rate for United States industrial real...

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A Guide To Omnichannel Fulfillment
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A Guide To Omnichannel Fulfillment

According to a recent survey, only 22% of North American retailers consider "omnichannel efforts" a top priority, compare that to 2015 when 45% of...

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Could Amazon Be Worried About The “Walmart Effect”?
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Could Amazon Be Worried About The “Walmart Effect”?

Could Amazon Be Worried About The "Walmart Effect"? We take a closer look at the parallels between the Walmart Effect and the Amazon Effect and...

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Defining and Executing Omnichannel Fulfillment
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Defining and Executing Omnichannel Fulfillment

Omnichannel is an integrated approach to retail that tries to provide the customers with a consistent shopping experience on different channels:...

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Q&A: Victor Garcia, president and CEO of CAI International
News 1 month ago
Q&A: Victor Garcia, president and CEO of CAI International

Before you can understand why inbound freight consolidation is the go-to solution for effective… Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman...

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DHL Supply Chain makes $100 million investment into S.C.-based distribution and warehouse park
News 1 month ago
DHL Supply Chain makes $100 million investment into S.C.-based distribution and warehouse park

DHL Supply Chain, a subsidiary of Deutsche Post DHL Group, formally announced a $100 million capital outlay to build a Dorchester, County South...

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Six Important Warehouse Management Trends to Watch in 2019
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Six Important Warehouse Management Trends to Watch in 2019

As the complexity of filling smaller orders faster continues to mount, our analysts expect more operations to embrace the value that WMS brings to...

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The State of Internet of Things (IoT) in the Warehouse
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The State of Internet of Things (IoT) in the Warehouse

Internet of Things is happening everywhere, from home thermostats to cars, to machinery in factories. Now IoT is taking hold in warehouses, though...

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JLL research highlights connection between gains in e-commerce and industrial clear heights
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JLL research highlights connection between gains in e-commerce and industrial clear heights

How Is Technology Reshaping the Supply Chain in 2019? Research recently issued by Chicago-based industrial real estate firm JLL shows a clear...

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Commerce and NRF report February retail sales gains
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Commerce and NRF report February retail sales gains

Commerce reported that January retail sales, at $506 billion, slipped 0.2% compared to January and rose 2.2% annually. How Is Technology Reshaping...

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Equipment Report: Pouch and pocket sorters shake up e-commerce distribution
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Equipment Report: Pouch and pocket sorters shake up e-commerce distribution

With e-fulfillment driving the need for high-rate order consolidation, pouch/pocket sortation systems address a number of top e-commerce challenges...

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Brooklyn Logistics Center marketed by Cushman & Wakefield to be completed by October 2019
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Brooklyn Logistics Center marketed by Cushman & Wakefield to be completed by October 2019

How Is Technology Reshaping the Supply Chain in 2019? A new Brooklyn, New York-based logistics facility being marketed by industrial real estate...

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‘Mega box’ leasing deal activity remains strong, says JLL
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‘Mega box’ leasing deal activity remains strong, says JLL

While there were fewer large leases in 2018, JLL explained that logistics-related sectors still accounted for around 50% of total share for the...

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JLL research: ‘Mega box’ leasing deal activity remains strong
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JLL research: ‘Mega box’ leasing deal activity remains strong

Despite fewer large leases in 2018, JLL explained logistics-related sectors still accounted for around 50% of total share for the year at levels...

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U.S. Department of Energy recognizes REI distribution center for energy efficiency
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U.S. Department of Energy recognizes REI distribution center for energy efficiency

The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized Better Buildings Alliance partner REI for the energy productivity advances made in its Arizona...

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Common Types of Warehouse Labels
News 2 months ago
Common Types of Warehouse Labels

Barcode labels are an important part of an efficiently run warehouse, whether the facility is a manufacturing operation, distribution center or...

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Streamlined battery inventory boosts warehouse efficiency
News 2 months ago
Streamlined battery inventory boosts warehouse efficiency

A lift truck fleet spread across more than 80 warehouses standardized around three brands of batteries and chargers-down from 20. Office Depot Inc....

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Other Voices: Top strategies for boosting warehouse productivity
News 2 months ago
Other Voices: Top strategies for boosting warehouse productivity

Five ways wholesale and retail distributors can improve warehouse logistics. Editor's note: The following column by Eric Allais, president and CEO...

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Port Tracker cites seasonal factors and tariff hold for low U.S.-bound retail container volumes
News 2 months ago
Port Tracker cites seasonal factors and tariff hold for low U.S.-bound retail container volumes

An annual lull between seasons and previously planned tariff increases on hold represent two main reasons for United States retail container port...

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E-commerce Logistics: Leverage new thinking
News 2 months ago
E-commerce Logistics: Leverage new thinking

The rapid growth of e-commerce is driving deep changes in logistics and transportation management, from tightening up trucking capacity to...

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Retail sales are up to start 2019
News 2 months ago
Retail sales are up to start 2019

Retail sales, for the month of January, saw annual gains, according to data issued today by the United States Department of Commerce and the...

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January retail sales see annual gains to start 2019, report Commerce and NRF
News 2 months ago
January retail sales see annual gains to start 2019, report Commerce and NRF

Commerce reported that January retails sales, at $504.4 billion, were up 0.2% compared to December and up 2.3% annually. Retail sales, for the...

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Six Warehouse Management Trends to Watch in 2019
News 2 months ago
Six Warehouse Management Trends to Watch in 2019

As the complexity of filling smaller orders faster continues to mount, our analysts expect more operations to embrace the value that WMS brings to...

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ATA’s Costello offers up detailed look at the state of the freight economy at RILA
News 2 months ago
ATA’s Costello offers up detailed look at the state of the freight economy at RILA

One of the best presentations at the RILA Link 2019 Retail Supply Chain Conference was offered up by American Trucking Associations (ATA) Chief...

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Simplifying Product Returns for Retailers, Etailers, and Consumers Using SEKO Logistics’ OmniReturns
News 2 months ago
Simplifying Product Returns for Retailers, Etailers, and Consumers Using SEKO Logistics’ OmniReturns

Chicago-based third-party logistics provider SEKO Logistics has launched a new OmniReturns service that improves cost and visibility for online...

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