American Warehouse Blog

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Cross-docking: In One Door and Out the Other

Inventory management, Logistics, Transportation | April 28, 2018

If you’re not cross-docking, you’re missing an opportunity to gain a fully optimized supply chain. Cross-docking services streamline your distribution process, reduce risk in inventory handling and lower your costs. […]


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Hope on the Homefront for Port of Portland

Logistics, Transportation | March 20, 2018

The marine facilities at our hometown of Portland, OR offer advantages over other Pacific NW ports because of access and proximity to major markets as well as having the only […]


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Transportation Capacity Nearly Maxed Out

Logistics, Transportation | March 6, 2018

Last month, we touched on the challenges faced by the global transportation industry. By land and by sea, logistics professionals are being called upon to provide solutions to meet consumer […]


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Partner Spotlight: Knickerbockers American Manufacturing

Inventory management, Logistics, Market penetration, Transportation, Warehousing | February 12, 2018

Knickerbocker, an American manufacturer of high-quality bed frames and bedding support systems, has been family-owned and operated for 100 years. Brothers Jacob and Lazar are 4th generation operators of the […]


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The Perfect Storm in Global Shipping

Logistics, Transportation, Warehousing | January 27, 2018

The global logistics shipping industry, from domestic trucking to international air and ocean transportation, is experiencing a whirlwind of upheaval and change. Driven by the political climate, changing consumer demands […]


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Transloading Eases Distribution Pain

Logistics, Transportation | December 12, 2017

Transloading services offer a quick and cost-effective solution to a trucker’s worst nightmares. Whether you’re in a pinch to store a truck-load for a day, or have missed a delivery […]


Outbound Logistics

Choosing the Optimal Outbound Logistics Solution

Inventory management, Logistics, Transportation | September 19, 2017

Outbound logistics is the process of storing inventory and transporting the merchandise to the customer. There are process efficiencies at each end of the equation that when optimized, enhance your […]


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Partner Spotlight: Samuel Strapping Expands West

Inventory management, Logistics, Transportation | September 18, 2017

Samuel Strapping Systems is a single source supplier for packaging and unitizing products and machinery operating in the eastern US and Canada. Their systems and equipment have applications across a […]


3PL Pricing Guide

Pricing a Third Party Logistics Provider

Inventory management, Logistics, Transportation, Warehousing | September 15, 2017

Hiring an outside vendor for transportation management is an exercise in trust and is an important business decision. A great 3PL acts as an extension of your supply chain team. […]


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FLEXE Space for Modern Logistics

Business, Logistics, Warehousing | July 21, 2017

An emerging market is growing quicker than expected. You’re out of warehouse storage. Your customer needs the product now. Enter FLEXE, the marketplace for warehouse space. FLEXE aims to solve […]