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2018 3PL Refrigerated Warehouse Cold Chain Industry Trends

2018 3PL Refrigerated Warehouse Cold Chain Industry Trends

The cold chain industry is changing fast.  Between the increased development and usage of temperature sensitive biologic pharmaceuticals and consumer preferences for convenient, fresh foods, the cold chain must adapt quickly. One main factor is dominating the cold...

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EDI & APIs:  Data Interchange in the Supply Chain

EDI & APIs: Data Interchange in the Supply Chain

  Today, supply chain operations must move faster than ever before, largely due to the deluge of individual consumer orders that must be processed from online shoppers.  Operational and order processing speed can provide a competitive advantage and affect the...

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Using Technology to Solve Last Mile Delivery Challenges

Using Technology to Solve Last Mile Delivery Challenges

As supply chain trends come and go, this is a revolution. According to industry experts, Amazon reportedly has had an overwhelming effect on the buying habits of consumers. The supply chain and logistics industry has been turned upside down by ecommerce omnichannel...

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Dirty Little Secrets of Holiday Returns 3: Reverse Logistics

Dirty Little Secrets of Holiday Returns 3: Reverse Logistics

Oh, those fickle consumers.   They shop online and in stores then return a good deal of what they purchased.  Popular articles and news reports focus on the increased importance of the customer experience as being key to the success of every retailer, both brick and...

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2018 3PL Study Recap: 3PL-Shipper Collaboration &  3PL IT

2018 3PL Study Recap: 3PL-Shipper Collaboration & 3PL IT

Introduction As the speed of supply chain and logistics operations advances to service increasing consumer demand, there is a greater need for real time information visibility and communication between shippers and 3PL providers.With this said, more shippers and 3PLs...

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Manufacturers:  How to Use a 3PL to Reduce Costs

Manufacturers: How to Use a 3PL to Reduce Costs

What are Manufacturing Support Services? For a variety of reasons, manufacturers often choose to outsource various aspects of their work to third party logistics companies, enabling them to save on recruiting, training, employment taxes, salaries and employee benefit...

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Using a 3PL for Meal Kits, Subscription Boxes & Kitting

Using a 3PL for Meal Kits, Subscription Boxes & Kitting

Customized Fulfillment of Subscription Boxes for Consumers  Today, consumers like the convenience of a “set it and forget it” mentality.  They purchase subscriptions for everything from clothing, technology, food, personal care items and much more, have the automated...

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Bluetooth Technology for Warehouse Operations

Bluetooth Technology for Warehouse Operations

What is Bluetooth and How Does it Work? Bluetooth provides a solution to the challenges of ensuring that devices can communicate seamlessly with each other in real time using a standard protocol and means of determining how much data can be transmitted at one...

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11 Ways 3PLs are Helping Retailers & Manufacturers Today

11 Ways 3PLs are Helping Retailers & Manufacturers Today

During 2016, logistics and freight operations professionals enabled U.S. businesses to reduce costs for the first time since 2009.  This is an impressive result, especially given the explosive demand fueled by the e-commerce sector and the overcapacity, slack demand...

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2017 3PL and Supply Chain Technology Update

2017 3PL and Supply Chain Technology Update

What Do 3PL Customers Want from Their Logistics Providers? It is a complex, changing world that is often very confusing.  Throw yesterday’s projections out the window!  Now consumers are changing all the rules, causing fluctuations and disruptions in the supply...

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Online Shopping, Omnichannel Retail & the Importance of CX

Online Shopping, Omnichannel Retail & the Importance of CX

For years, 3PLs and the clients they serve have put products first. With the advent of omnichannel retail in the past few years, consumer behavior and expectations have changed dramatically, necessitating significant changes in the supply chain.  Now consumers rather...

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2017 Cold Storage Industry Update

2017 Cold Storage Industry Update

What’s Going on in Today’s Cold Storage Warehouse? Today’s food supply chain is changing.  Consumer tastes, needs and expectations are driving change in numerous directions. Cost concerns, food product safety and traceability are major issues.  In recent years, more...

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Mobile Technology Used in the Cold Storage Warehouse

Mobile Technology Used in the Cold Storage Warehouse

Upgrading your technology is easy with GO Zebra. Click here for more information There are a lot of things to consider when it comes to mobile technology used in the cold storage warehouse. Will your workers be able to quickly enter data with gloved hands? Are...

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3PL Cold Storage Warehouse Infographic

3PL Cold Storage Warehouse Infographic

3PL cold storage warehouse have been steadily increasing their capacity in the U.S. and worldwide over the past few years. U.S. cold storage warehousing capacity has been increasing since 2013. Growth in 3PL cold storage from 2013 to 2015 was an increase of 1.9...

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The Changing Dynamics of Last Mile Delivery and Logistics

The Changing Dynamics of Last Mile Delivery and Logistics

The Rise of Last Mile Delivery Service Providers The tremendous growth of the e-commerce market for durable consumer products and grocery goods has resulted in a corresponding increase in direct-to-consumer (D2C) deliveries.  The rise of Amazon in the marketplace has...

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Inventory Management Continued: 5 Tips You Need to Know

Inventory Management Continued: 5 Tips You Need to Know

We have continued this popular new series into week six to bring you some more easy-to-implement inventory management tips. This week we take a look at some simple steps you can integrate into your supply chain to optimize workforce efficiency and inventory...

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Inventory Management Tips: Optimizing Your Warehouse

Inventory Management Tips: Optimizing Your Warehouse

In week two of this ongoing series we will take a deep dive into some easy to implement supply chain management solutions that will help to reduce labor costs and improve inventory data availability. In many cases warehouse operators may overlook these...

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Inventory Management Tips for an Optimized Warehouse

Inventory Management Tips for an Optimized Warehouse

In this new series we will explore top tips on how to improve inventory management in the warehouse. This week we will take a closer look at the primary sources for order fulfillment issues and how 3PLs, warehouses and distribution centers are preventing these...

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Food Supply Chain Safety from Farm to Fork

Food Supply Chain Safety from Farm to Fork

The concept of "farm to fork" relates to the traceability of edible products as they move throughout the food supply chain. Key SCM players including food manufacturers, 3PLs, farmers, distribution...

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Supply Chain Track and Trace Beginner’s Roadmap

Supply Chain Track and Trace Beginner’s Roadmap

Inventory track and trace throughout the supply chain is a more critical function than ever before. Each year more and more cases of consumer sickness and death are reported due to contaminated food and pharmaceutical products. Regulatory agencies such as the FDA have...

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Is Your 3PL Caught in the "IT Gap"?

Is Your 3PL Caught in the "IT Gap"?

According to the 2016 Third-Party Logistics Study, 98% of customers believe that the continued success of their global supply chains depends upon managing data and being able to make informed...

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Cold Storage Warehouse Best Practices

Cold Storage Warehouse Best Practices

As products evolve and consumer demands change cold storage warehouse space is a more critical branch of the supply chain than ever. Products being stored in these refrigerated warehouses...

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Do You Need a New WMS?

Do You Need a New WMS?

If your business has been using the same warehouse management software for several years, you may want to evaluate whether this technology suits your current operation and future plans. Technology advances at a rapid rate-you wouldn’t want your business to get left...

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The How and Why of Crossdocking

The How and Why of Crossdocking

Crossdocking is increasing in popularity among warehouses, distribution centers and third party logistics providers because it is an excellent way to combat increasing transportation...

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EDI Integration – FAQ About EDI

EDI Integration – FAQ About EDI

Frequently Asked Questions about EDI. What are the main questions that 3PL providers and warehouse owners ask when looking for EDI integration and EDI implementation? Join Datex Corporations resident EDI consultants Bryan Batchelder and Mark Urban as they discuss...

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3PL IT Capabilities

3PL IT Capabilities

In an industry where customer service is key it is critical to focus on factors that affect your ability to service customers effectively. This is what the third party logistics industry has turned its focus to in recent years. While 69% of 3PLs think that their...

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Hardware in Warehousing

Hardware in Warehousing

Automated data collection technologies have been gaining popularity in the warehousing, distribution, 3PL, manufacturing, retail and many other industries with physical inventory. Industry leading supply chain hardware vendor Motorola Solutions performed their study...

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3PL Trends and Evolution

3PL Trends and Evolution

3PL Trends 2014 With a growth rate exceeding 3 times the rate of growth of the U.S. economy, the third party logistics industry is booming in the United States and around the world. 3PL growth is...

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RFID Solutions | What Is RFID? | Jamison RFID and Datex

RFID Solutions | What Is RFID? | Jamison RFID and Datex

"How RFID Works" is the first in a two part series of webinars facilitated by Jamison RFID experts. The webinar, sponsored by Jamison RFID, discusses the basics of RFID, such as what is RFID, how the systems work, and the practical uses of RFID. The presentation...

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Cold Storage Software- Video

Cold Storage Software- Video

Discover Datex 3pl WMS cold storage software and applications- inside Datex Footprint WMS. You can see our cold storage software 3pl wms application is a Microsoft-based application that is designed very similar to Outlook. I want to demonstrate some of the highlights...

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Datex FootPrint® WMS Features for 3PLs

Datex FootPrint® WMS Features for 3PLs

Managing inventories for multiple customers often at multiple warehouse facilities with multiple users creates a highly complex business model, one fraught with potential error. Add to this that each customer is unique with their own specific billing criteria,...

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Solve Top 3PL Challenges with Datex WMS Software

Solve Top 3PL Challenges with Datex WMS Software

Are you a third party logistics provider? If you are, your business tends to be very complicated. You probably feel like you are going off in a million different directions trying to make all of your customers happy each and every day. In your business, no two...

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Profit-ability – Datex Footprint WMS

Profit-ability – Datex Footprint WMS

Profit-ability. Not a dirty word. See How Datex FootPrint® WMS software can help make your organization more profitable. Learn How Datex FootPrint® WMS can help make your business be more profitable. Developed with input from warehousing, distribution and third party...

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Top 10 Features of Datex FootPrint® WMS Webinar

Top 10 Features of Datex FootPrint® WMS Webinar

Register to Watch A brief demonstration of features included in the Microsoft based system, Datex FootPrint® WMS, designed to make businesses more profitable: Datex Workflow Designer "Drag and Drop" Customizable Report Builder 3PL Billing Dock Door Appointment...

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