07/16/2021

The Dallas-Ft. Worth Distribution Advantage

As the world regains its footing post-pandemic, the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area continues to grow economically. One of only two large U.S. metros to post three-year job gains, the Dallas region is recovering to pre-pandemic employment levels faster than all other large U.S. Metros.[1] Dallas ranks as the ninth-largest city in the United States with… Continue reading The Dallas-Ft. Worth Distribution Advantage

10/04/2020

Digital Twin – The Key for Proactive Supply Chain Planning

Guest Blog Post: Felipe Molino, Director of Solutions Engineering and Chris Pryer, Senior Scientist, NFI  Disruptions have become commonplace in the supply chain industry. For years, natural disasters and ever-changing regulations have highlighted company and industry instability. Most recently, companies were proven ill-equipped to manage significant and immediate change after the global COVID-19 pandemic caused… Continue reading Digital Twin – The Key for Proactive Supply Chain Planning

02/12/2019

Tips to Operating a Safe Warehouse

In warehouses, workers face accidents related to forklifts, stacking of products, improper equipment use, inadequate fire safety provisions, and even repetitive motion, among many others. The warehousing industry experiences nearly 15,000 injuries and illnesses each year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.1 To help decrease these accidents, warehouse operators should always promote and… Continue reading Tips to Operating a Safe Warehouse

01/22/2019

Distribution and Dedicated Transportation Outlooks: 2019

Guest Blog: William Mahoney, Senior Vice President, Sales at NFI Distribution Outlook Inventory levels in 2019 will continue to grow creating the demand for more third-party warehousing space in the coming year. Preemptive purchases for imported products from China looking to avoid new tariff fees will bleed out in the first half of 2019. Inventory… Continue reading Distribution and Dedicated Transportation Outlooks: 2019

12/11/2018

2018 Supply Chain Year in Review

This past year, the supply chain industry evolved to accommodate numerous factors, such as advances in technologies like automation, tightening capacity, and the ELD mandate. NFI’s executive team shares their insight into the top trends of 2018. William Mahoney, Senior Vice President Distribution NFI’s distribution and cross-docking business continues to grow organically and through acquisition… Continue reading 2018 Supply Chain Year in Review

10/02/2018

Hiring for the Holidays: How a 3PL Can Help Amongst the Labor Shortage

The holiday season is almost here, but in the shadow of the upcoming months are retailers that are falling short on seasonal employees to meet the upcoming rush.1 There is a widening gap between openings and workers that will create more competition for seasonal hires this year. The number of new positions is outpacing labor… Continue reading Hiring for the Holidays: How a 3PL Can Help Amongst the Labor Shortage