02/17/2015

The Supply Chain Attraction to the Lehigh Valley Grows

Distributors, manufacturers, and 3pls have been migrating to the Lehigh Valley over the past decade to take advantage of logistics benefits and opportunities. In fact, it was recently recognized as one of the nation’s emerging markets1. The Lehigh Valley is located in Northeast Pennsylvania where underdeveloped farm land and factories once stood. Today as farmers… Continue reading The Supply Chain Attraction to the Lehigh Valley Grows

01/27/2015

How Customization Has Evolved the Industrial Real Estate Market

Shifts in industrial real estate are giving businesses more options than ever before. Gone are the days of moving into a generic warehouse and adapting your processes to the building. Built-to-suit facilities contribute to a company’s unique needs, enabling design features to optimize the overall productivity of a facility. Pad Ready Sites A site is… Continue reading How Customization Has Evolved the Industrial Real Estate Market

12/16/2014

Is Your Supply Chain Social?

A supply chain’s success is heavily dependent on the ability of different entities to collaborate effectively. Miscommunication can completely derail an order. Synchronized communication is one of the largest problems supply chain professionals face – fortunately technology can help. As technology advances so do the opportunities for industries to take advantage of improving their processes… Continue reading Is Your Supply Chain Social?

12/09/2014

Natural Gas Costs Went Down in 2014 and Here’s Why

Transporting goods is a major expense in a company’s supply chain. In fact, transportation costs make up about 63% of total logistics expenses1. Trucking alone comprises about 48% of logistics costs. Companies are always looking for ways to cut costs and improve efficiency and one way to accomplish this is by using natural gas. Natural… Continue reading Natural Gas Costs Went Down in 2014 and Here’s Why

12/01/2014

Welcome to Supply Chain Link

Supply Chain Link is your connection to the industry’s best practices and insights. As the industry evolves, we want to provide you with knowledgeable information that can be applied across the entire supply chain, specifically in areas like transportation, distribution, intermodal, global, real estate, and brokerage. Our 80 years of industry experience and over 8,000… Continue reading Welcome to Supply Chain Link