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Is My New Warehouse Provider a Good Fit for My Business?

Entering into an agreement with a new warehouse provider is often compared to getting married after a first date. In many ways this is an accurate comparison, especially once the honeymoon phase is over. While some warehousing providers will make promises to earn your business, once you have product in their facilities, there’s a chance those promises may fall through. So, you’ve selected a warehouse provider based on location and price, and you’ve been working with them for some time. Now what? After things settle down,...
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GLOBAL TRADE MAGAZINE HONORS PORT JERSEY AS ONE OF AMERICA’S 100 LEADING 3PLs for 2017

Port Jersey Logistics (www.portjersey.com) has been named by Global Trade Magazine’s Special Feature as one of “America’s 100 Leading 3PLs for 2017”. As a winner in the “Special Services” category, Port Jersey Logistics is proven to be a global supply chain partner of choice! Global Trade Magazine (www.globaltrademag.com) Global Trade is a media brand focused on domestic and global expansion processes, logistics efficiencies, strategic location, information technology and intelligent banking solutions for U.S. manufacturers that export and their logistics partners. Erik Holck, Director, Business Development...
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Proper Inventory Rotation Reduces Lost Products and Saves Money!

As the mid-point between your manufacturing facility and your customers, your warehouse is the heart of your supply chain. Without a proper warehouse setup, your supply chain will not flow smoothly, resulting in possible shipment delays or even worse, your customers receiving product that could be expired! One of the most important aspects of your warehouse setup is choosing the proper inventory rotation technique based on the characteristics of your products. Unfortunately, most discussions about inventory rotation methods revolve around confusing acronyms that are often...
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Food Logistics Announces Port Jersey Logistics is in Top 100 Cold Storage Providers for 2017!

Cold chain compliance is critical in today’s marketplace for food product warehousing and distribution, especially for farm to table freshness and food safety. Port Jersey Logistics (www.portjersey.com) is pleased to be named one of the Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers of 2017. Food Logistics (www.FoodLogistics.com) - the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain congratulates Port Jersey Logistics on being named to the 2017 Top 3PL & Cold Storage Providers, an annual award that serves as a...
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Port Jersey named Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Providers for 2017 by Inbound Logistics

Port Jersey Logistics is excited to announce that they were once again selected as one of the Inbound Logistics Top 100 Third-Party Logistics Providers for 2017! Port Jersey is privileged to have been chosen out of thousands of other companies to be among the top performers within the industry. Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics www.inboundlogistics.com commented, “When choosing the 2017 Top 100 3PL Providers, Inbound Logistics editors looked for providers demonstrating excellence in optimizing transportation and logistics operations, as well as transformative solutions that drive...
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Proper packaging helps your product survive the supply chain

Your consumer packaging is eye-catching, but what happens when your shipper carton is not up to par? Proper packaging is essential to avoiding product damages throughout the journey from manufacturer to consumer. While many companies focus on the outside of packaging and the visual appeal to the customer, the carton itself is an afterthought. Unfortunately, packaging issues can end up leading to major supply chain issues down the road, delaying products from reaching consumers. Choosing the proper outer carton packaging for your products will save you...
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Why Proper Carton Labeling is Important in Your Supply Chain

In the world of supply chain, data and accuracy leads to success. The easier it is to obtain accurate data, the smoother the operation will flow.  Being able to quickly identify products is vital in every touch point in your supply chain. Some key points to be aware of are:       Item Number and Product Description
  • Each outer carton should have the item number and product description clearly printed in a large font on a side of the carton that will be easily visible when palletized. This...
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Smart Warehousing – Utilizing a Warehouse Management System for Success

At Tyler Distribution Centers Inc., our smart warehousing management system is designed to be customer friendly and offers functions to ensure that products are stored, rotated and fulfilled properly. As consumer demand for variety has grown, so have the number of SKUs produced by manufacturers. The demand for new and unique products has required manufacturers to consistently expand their product offerings to stay relevant. Changing consumer preferences have also allowed many smaller manufacturers to enter the market. With orders becoming increasingly complex, many of these manufacturers...
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5 Ways to Maintain Inventory Accuracy in a Public Warehouse and Fulfillment Center

Maintaining inventory accuracy requires efficiency and attention to detail through every step of the warehousing process, especially in a public warehouse and fulfillment center. If your company is struggling to maintain inventory accuracy in a public warehouse, we recommend following these 5 steps: 1. Conduct at least one physical inventory each year - Consistently performing physical inventories is the most effective and precise method for maintaining inventory accuracy. The knowledge of upcoming physical inventories will also help to ensure that your warehouse follows proper procedures throughout...
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The Value of Working with a Value-Added Services Warehouse

Whether you operate your own facility or outsource warehousing to a third-party provider, such as Tyler Distribution Centers, the warehouse is the last stop in the supply-chain before products are shipped to the retailers. Often, the retailer requirements are unknown at the time of production, or production issues create unpredictable errors which require immediate correction. At Tyler Distribution Centers, our value added services for warehousing allow our customers to rectify production issues and meet the ever-increasing demand for customization from retailers. Since a large percentage of...
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