6 Warehouse management trends to watch in 2019

September 9, 2019

Systems that use machine learning to sense and adapt. WMS vendors working with their Original Equipment Managers to "democratize" automation. Better, faster return-to-inventory management. Expanded functionalities that make implementations easier.

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Horizon Lines

Horizon Lines, Inc. operates as a holding company for Horizon Lines, LLC (Horizon Lines) and wholly owned subsidiaries, Horizon Logistics Holdings, LLC (Horizon Logistics), Hawaii Stevedores, Inc. (HSI) and Horizon Lines of Puerto Rico, Inc. (HLPR). The Company’s services are classified into two businesses: Horizon Lines and Horizon Logistics. Horizon Lines operates as a Jones Act container shipping business with primary service to ports within the continental United States, Puerto Rico, Alaska, Hawaii and Guam. Horizon Lines also offers terminal services. Horizon Logistics manages integrated logistics service offerings, including rail, trucking, warehousing, distribution and non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) services. HLPR operates as an agent for Horizon Lines in Puerto Rico and also provides terminal services in Puerto Rico.

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The shipping & receiving process

Infographic | December 12, 2019

Within the supply chain process, there is a much smaller piece of the puzzle that is arguably the most critical component in maintaining accurate inventory: The Shipping and Receiving Logistics Process. Inventory is not Initially rec.. and reported accurately during these processes

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Creating an Integrated Supply Chain in Retail Grocery

Infographic | January 3, 2020

With the ongoing expansion of online retail, consumers want more convenience and a wider selection of fresh products, which have shorter shelf lives—putting more pressure on the entire supply chain. This pressure is pushing retailers' cost and service metrics in the wrong direction and boosting tension between retailers and their CPG suppliers. But what if they dealt with this pressure by looking at the supply chain together and using digital tools to collaborate.

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Building A Green Supply Chain In 2020

Infographic | February 11, 2020

With visibility across the supply chain, Procurement is perfectly equipped to implement and enforce sustainable practices. How can the function promote responsible, ethical, green practices in the new decade? Check out the infographic below to learn more.

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WORKING OF LOGISTICS & SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Infographic | January 3, 2020

Mechanism of Logistics Management. A proper supply chain may include transportation, shipping, receiving, storage supplier. Manufacture transmit load to supplier, warehouse and 3 PL Providers & Packages will be given to the local facility.

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How Blockchain Can Help the Logistics Industry

Infographic | December 6, 2019

India's logistics industry will be worth USD 215 billion by 2020. A significant portion of it is still dependent on manual paperwork. A large number of companies and contractors can lead to delays, lost forms or late approvals. A transparent and decentralised digital ledger system that tracks changes in possession and ownership of goods in real-time.

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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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Spotlight

Horizon Lines

Horizon Lines, Inc. operates as a holding company for Horizon Lines, LLC (Horizon Lines) and wholly owned subsidiaries, Horizon Logistics Holdings, LLC (Horizon Logistics), Hawaii Stevedores, Inc. (HSI) and Horizon Lines of Puerto Rico, Inc. (HLPR). The Company’s services are classified into two businesses: Horizon Lines and Horizon Logistics. Horizon Lines operates as a Jones Act container shipping business with primary service to ports within the continental United States, Puerto Rico, Alaska, Hawaii and Guam. Horizon Lines also offers terminal services. Horizon Logistics manages integrated logistics service offerings, including rail, trucking, warehousing, distribution and non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) services. HLPR operates as an agent for Horizon Lines in Puerto Rico and also provides terminal services in Puerto Rico.

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