Creek Notes

Creek Notes

by: SC Logistics Services

Peak Condition Packaging Critical in Fulfillment for Saddle Creek Customer

POSTED: Wednesday, 10 February 2016
When providing products with "purity, integrity and care" is key to your company mantra, they must arrive in peak condition. And if you're a specialty company distributing those products from thousands of miles away, you need a logistics partner who can deliver. For Jurlique, an Australian manufacturer of organic skin-care products, Saddle Creek Logistics Services is a natural fit. The Business Challenge After two decades in the skin-care industry, Jurlique was expanding globally. Plans called for...

Drone Testing: One More Example of Innovation at Saddle Creek

POSTED: Thursday, 04 February 2016
It looked like something out of Star Wars, but the unidentified object flying inside our Lakeland, Fla., warehouse yesterday was actually a drone. The Innovation Lab at our headquarter campus has been actively testing the use of drones in production environments. Equipped with specialized scanning hardware and software to perform cycle counts and physical inventories, drones may prove to be a viable solution for our clients with high-density racking, narrow aisle widths and 24/7 operations. With...

Warehouse Growth for Saddle Creek Means More Availability for Market Needs

POSTED: Wednesday, 03 February 2016
Late last week, CBRE, a real estate brokerage firm, released a summary of their upcoming Q4 2015 US Industrial MarketView report. It was all good news for our economy, but bad news for companies who need warehouse space. The demand for industrial space has grown continuously for the last seven years and, despite the addition of 148.7 million sq. ft. in new construction, availability still declined. This quarter marked the lowest availability rate since 2001 -...