01/27/2015

How Customization Has Evolved the Industrial Real Estate Market

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

12/30/2014

Winter Shipping Guide for Refrigerated Goods

Reading Time: < 1 minute Winter came early this year for many parts of North America. With record snow falls hitting new heights, businesses began to focus on the most efficient ways to ship their temperature sensitive goods while protecting them from freezing. Frigid outdoor temps make it more difficult for companies to control the temperature of their goods as… Continue reading Winter Shipping Guide for Refrigerated Goods

12/23/2014

Driver Digest: 10 Winter Driving Tips

Reading Time: 3 minutes For a large part of the United States and Canada, winter weather causes undesirable driving conditions. Snow, rain, and ice are the worst nightmares of most drivers. Many people avoid winter roads all together, but for some that isn’t an option. Among these are the truck drivers who are responsible for transporting goods through the… Continue reading Driver Digest: 10 Winter Driving Tips

12/16/2014

Is Your Supply Chain Social?

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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

12/02/2014

7 Benefits of Warehousing in California

Reading Time: 3 minutes California is home to many great things like the LA Lakers, the Silicon Valley, and the Beach Boys. One overseen quality of California is its supply chain efficiencies make it a great place to conduct business. California has a skilled distribution network with all modes of transportation available including: air, ocean, rail, and road. Many… Continue reading 7 Benefits of Warehousing in California

12/01/2014

Welcome to Supply Chain Link

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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