Distribution

13
Sep

3PLs Help Customers to Manage Increasingly Complex Supply Chains

The market for third-party logistics providers continues to grow – with projections for a 33 percent increase by 2022. A new whitepaper published by Enterprise Florida explores how 3PLs are helping companies of all sizes to manage increasingly complex and global supply chains. Benefits of 3PLs Ecommerce operations is one area where 3PLs are providing value, Saddle Creek’s CEO Cliff

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2
May

Demand Grows for CNG

Natural gas has proven to be one of the most popular alternative fuels for transportation because of its ability to reduce carbon emissions, stabilize fuel costs, and meet regulatory standards. In fact, according to one recent report, natural gas vehicle sales are expected to exceed 35 million by 2025.1   Compressed natural gas (CNG) fleets are being used increasingly for

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2
May

Omnichannel and the Millennial Shopper

Chances are, they’ve never sent a fax, taken a Polaroid picture or listened to their favorite song on an 8-track tape. Born between 1982 and 2000, the millennial generation is the largest in U.S. history – even bigger than the Baby Boom. Millennials spend $600 billion in the U.S. each year, and they are expected to account for 30% of

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2
May

Configure Your Distribution Center Network for Faster Delivery

In today’s increasingly omnichannel marketplace, manufacturers, retailers, and ecommerce companies alike are looking for new ways to get products in their customers’ hands faster without breaking the bank. In fact, consumers’ desire for low-cost, two-day delivery (rather than ultra-rapid delivery) is currently an area of focus for many supply chain executives, according to the 2015 “State of the Retail Supply

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2
May

Configure Your Distribution Center Network for Faster Delivery

In today’s increasingly omnichannel marketplace, manufacturers, retailers, and ecommerce companies alike are looking for new ways to get products in their customers’ hands faster without breaking the bank. In fact, consumers’ desire for low-cost, two-day delivery (rather than ultra-rapid delivery) is currently an area of focus for many supply chain executives, according to the 2015 “State of the Retail Supply

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5
Apr

Put Your Distribution Network to Work

Today, more and more companies are finding value in optimizing their distribution network. By taking a strategic approach to network configuration, they are improving service levels, better managing their inventory and reducing transportation costs. For optimum results, it is critical to consider several key factors when determining the optimal distribution locations: Convenience – Easy accessibility to main transportation routes and

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5
Apr

Chicago Distribution Center Opening in Early 2016

Seeking distribution space in the Chicago area? We can help. Our newest facility will open in Joliet, Illinois, in early 2016. Currently under construction, this 1.1 million-square-foot space can be built to suit your needs. It is strategically located in the CenterPoint Intermodal Center, ensuring two-day service to many major markets. Other convenient features include: Flexible warehouse space 132 dock

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