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Important Considerations for Choosing RFID Pallets

RFID pallets are a state-of-the-art and highly efficient method for warehouse pallet tracking that can significantly streamline your logistics if implemented properly. RFID, or Radio Frequency Identification, in the form of RFID plastic pallets, is a way to clearly identify your pallets and cargo and their location along the supply chain and expedite the transfer […]

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Why Reusability Is Essential to Supply Chain Success

Traditionally, the drive to reduce waste in the supply chain has been focused on recycling. Plastic pallets and wood pallets can both be recycled, and wood and plastic pallet recycling is certainly effective at reducing waste, but is it as effective as reusing plastic pallets? Reusable packaging solutions are the wave of the future, and […]

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Hygienic Pallets Improve the Sanitation of Supply Chains

In areas such as the food and beverage industry and the pharmaceutical industry, finding ways to improve supply chain sanitation is paramount. As our understanding of the dangers of contamination along the supply chain has grown, so have consumer and industry supply chain hygiene standards. Finding ways to transport food, medicine and other sensitive goods […]

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North American Logistics Trends: Now to 2030

As markets change and the way people order and receive goods evolves in the U.S. and Canada, we can also expect big changes in approaches to North American logistics. North American supply chain management must account for changing North American logistics trends, so it is important to know what those trends are likely to be […]

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Emerging Green Trends in Warehousing

The benefits of “going green” when it comes to your industrial practices are no longer in dispute. Not only can green initiatives save you money and protect the environment, but they also signal to your customers that you are community-minded and that you care about them and the world in which we all live. Today’s […]

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How Global Warehousing Trends Could Influence Your Business Model

There was a time when warehousing used to be relatively simple. You had your store and then you had your warehouse, where you kept all your extra inventory. When the store ran out of stock of something, you headed to the warehouse and picked some more up. The new face of retailing has changed global […]

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How Walmart, Amazon, Target and Others Are Changing Ecommerce Logistics

In 2016, online sales reached a staggering 396.4 billion dollars, according to the Department of Commerce. Ecommerce is here to stay, and the prevalence of e-commerce means sales companies who wish to stay competitive need to have an ecommerce presence and need to understand ecommerce supply chain management. To understand changing ecommerce logistics, it’s a good idea to look at some of the ecommerce logistics trends […]

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6 Ways Amazon Is Changing Supply Chain Management

What is “the Amazon Effect” on supply chain management? If you haven’t heard of it yet, you will soon. The Amazon Effect refers to how the digital marketplace has changed the traditional business model. It is named, of course, after the online behemoth Amazon.com, and has specific ramifications for supply chain operations. As the world’s […]

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3 Ways Consumers Are Transforming the Supply Chain

The days when customers walked into a store, looked at your product and then purchased or failed to purchase based on whether or not they liked what they saw are over. Today’s consumer has access to a staggering amount of information thanks to digital technology, which has radically transformed the way goods are supplied to […]

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Purified Recycled Water: What Does It Mean for the Bottled Water Industry?

In most of the United States, many people are blissfully unaware of the challenges of getting potable drinking water. Even if you are unfortunate enough to live in one of the many states where the tap water is too contaminated to safely drink, you can usually purchase bottled water for little more than a dollar […]

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