6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond

July 8, 2019

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.

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SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd, and its associated companies acquire, own, manage and lease containers which are essential intermodal equipment used in global containerized cargo trade. This equipment has enabled the growth in global containerized trade because it allows efficient movement of goods via multiple transportation modes, including ships, rail, and trucks. We lease out equipment primarily under long-term contracts to the world's largest shipping lines.

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Your Essential Warehouse

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Regular maintenance of your warehouse should be a central part of the company's safety practices. Keeping your warehouse environment spic-and-span fosters a healthy workplace atmosphere, increased efficiency, and fewer accidents.

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What Is Wasted Motion Costing Your Warehouse?

Infographic | February 3, 2020

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WORKING OF LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Infographic | January 3, 2020

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TOP ISSUES FACING 3PL'S AND COLD STORAGE WAREHOUSES

Infographic | January 6, 2020

Power consumption: Energy cost have increased 33% over the past decade. Consumption rose from 5.25 c/KWH to over 7.01 c/KWH this accounting for nearly 15 percent of the facilities operating cost. Next to energy, labor costs are the second largest concern for a 3PL warehouse. The demand for skilled labor is at an all time high with manufactures, repack operators and other warehouses and retailers all competing for the same worker.

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SHIPPING SOLUTIONS FOR ECOMMERCE

Infographic | January 31, 2020

Choosing your packaging: When choosing what material to use for your products, it's important to consider the following: Packaging size packaging weight. Packaging durability: Will it maintain its integrity in bad weather. Origin country 2 product fragility product shape. Eco-friendly packaging options.

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THE DIGITAL LINK TO SUPPLY CHAIN

Infographic | January 3, 2020

Digital technologies drive efficiency of supply chain operations. Digital collaboration enables Zara to design, produce and deliver new apparel to stores in 14 days compared to 9 months for competition. Digital Technologies 11 Ensure Data Consistency Electron, Data Interchange platform helped Levi Strauss & Co. to reduce manual tracking and tracing of inbound shipments by 98%.

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SeaCube Containers LLC

SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd, and its associated companies acquire, own, manage and lease containers which are essential intermodal equipment used in global containerized cargo trade. This equipment has enabled the growth in global containerized trade because it allows efficient movement of goods via multiple transportation modes, including ships, rail, and trucks. We lease out equipment primarily under long-term contracts to the world's largest shipping lines.

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