Category: Warehousing

How Can Cloud Computing Benefit Supply Chain Management?

This month, multinational cloud computing corporation Oracle announced that it will acquire LogFire, a company that produces cloud-based supply chain management (SCM) software for warehouses. Oracle has worked with LogFire in the past, and now hopes to leverage their SCM expertise to create a comprehensive software suite of cloud computing applications for other companies in… Read more »

Drones Emerge as Valuable Tools in Supply Chain Logistics

In December, 2013 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled plans for a new service called Amazon Prime Air that would use drones to deliver packages to customers’ homes within 30 minutes of placing an order. Because drones aren’t bound by postcodes, they have the potential to make delivery services faster and more efficient than ever. Prime… Read more »

E-commerce Causes Demand for Warehousing to Soar

During the 19th Century, the Industrial Revolution sparked a series of innovations that made it possible for manufacturers to create more goods than consumers could purchase for the first time in human history. Now, two hundred years later, the Digital Revolution is having a similarly transformative effect on the global consumer market. With more people… Read more »

More Supply Chain Managers are Embracing Robotics

Workforce automation is a hot topic of discussion in many industries these days, and supply chain management and logistics is no exception. More than any other emerging technology, supply chain managers are turning to robotics to increase the efficiency of their operations and ensure that shipments stay on schedule. According to a recent annual survey… Read more »

Benefits of a Bonded Warehouse

Companies that regularly export products abroad rely on bonded warehousing facilities to store their goods in foreign countries until duty taxes have been paid and shipping logistics have been sorted out. These facilities provide businesses with a safe, secure place for businesses to store their goods while they take care of all the legal and… Read more »

Warehousing Services in Buffalo, NY

Speed Global Services offers transport services between the US and Canada, but we also offer warehousing services. If your company is looking for a safe, affordable environment to house your product, look no further than Speed Global Services. We’ve compiled a few tips on how to differentiate between your storage options to ascertain whether or… Read more »