6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond

| July 8, 2019

article image
We have discussed how manufacturers are changing the landscape through surprising, innovative trends.  Changes in manufacturing processes, which will increase production, lead to one ultimate result–the logistics industry must change. For third-party logistics providers (3PLs), logistics industry trends will dramatically affect how logistics providers of all sizes operate. Take a look at some of the top trends to expect in 2016 for the logistics industry and how they will inherently relate to the merger and acquisition trends.

Spotlight

Westway Terminals

Westway Terminal Company LLC is a premier provider of bulk liquid storage and related services across North America. We concentrate on the chemical and commodity markets and distinguish ourselves by providing high quality customer service. From creating convenient locations to custom building facilities to unique storage and blending services, we are willing to do whatever it takes to help our customers.

OTHER ARTICLES

Ultimate guide to warehouse logistics: Enhance organization, movement, and management

Article | October 19, 2020

Warehouse logistics is the heart of any supply chain operation, assimilating and dispatching goods to ensure availability and timely delivery. With more consumers turning to e-commerce, it’s important for businesses of all sizes to bolster the supply chain to handle the e-commerce business model. According to research conducted by BigCommerce, the top three factors that influence consumers’ online purchasing decisions are convenience, cost and free shipping. In fact, the National Retail Federation (NRF) found that 75% of consumers expect delivery to be free even for orders under $50.

Read More

What is supply chain? A definitive guide.

Article | March 13, 2020

Getting the supply chain right is make or break to companies - especially in the modern world, where consumers expect to receive goods quicker than ever before. But what actually is the supply chain? A supply chain is defined as the entire process of making and selling commercial goods, including every stage from the supply of materials and the manufacture of the goods through to their distribution and sale. Successfully managing supply chains is essential to any company hoping to compete.

Read More

THE CIRCULAR SUPPLY CHAIN IS THE FUTURE FOR SHIPPING AND BUSINESS

Article | March 6, 2020

Companies everywhere are paying attention to consumer demand for greener products and processes. Therefore, the world’s supply chains are becoming circular rather than linear. Manufacturers are looking at ways to improve product longevity and the ease with which they can recover, repair and resell goods.

Read More

DEALING WITH WAREHOUSE CHALLENGES WHILE YOUR BUSINESS GROWS: 4 TIPS

Article | March 12, 2020

In business change is inevitable, but growth is optional. Selecting a WMS system for a growing business in the UAE or Saudi Arabia is an important decision that should not be taken lightly because the right system will need to meet current needs while facilitating growth to achieve and accommodate future goals. Selecting a system is not only a matter of efficiency and productivity, for both logistics and the actual business, but also prioritises competing for and retaining customers. Current technology and variety mean customers expect supreme convenience and optimal data sharing from their logistic service providers and can find it elsewhere if you cannot meet that.

Read More

Spotlight

Westway Terminals

Westway Terminal Company LLC is a premier provider of bulk liquid storage and related services across North America. We concentrate on the chemical and commodity markets and distinguish ourselves by providing high quality customer service. From creating convenient locations to custom building facilities to unique storage and blending services, we are willing to do whatever it takes to help our customers.

Events