February 2022 | News | In Brief

IN BRIEF: New Services & Solutions

Tags: Warehousing, E-commerce, Technology

Services

  • Gebrüder Weiss opened a 65,900-square-foot warehouse in Conyers, Georgia. The new facility provides businesses with storage, pick and pack, retailer compliance capabilities, e-commerce solutions, and value-added services such as kitting.
  • Companies will have rail-served distribution warehouse space in Q4 2022 with a new 393,680-square-foot warehouse located in Bloomingdale, Georgia, just off Exit 148 on Interstate 16. Capital Development Partners broke ground on the River Road Logistics Center, which will offer dual rail connection to the Genessee and Wyoming rail service and provides access to the Port of Savannah.
  • Maersk and the Port of Rotterdam Authority reached an agreement for the logistics provider to construct a cross-dock and cold storage complex, scheduled to be completed in 2023. Located at Prinses Amaliahaven in the Rotterdam port area, the cross-dock will be used for the short-term storage of fast-moving consumer goods while the cold store will be used for the transhipment of agri-food products, including frozen meat, fish, vegetables, and fresh fruit.
  • SEKO Logistics' new e-commerce business unit expands its international cross-border shipping, global fulfillment, heavyweight last mile, and returns and recommerce solutions. SEKO Ecommerce supports brands selling through multiple channels and marketplaces, including Alibaba, Amazon, eBay, Tmall, and Walmart. It leverages SEKO's integrations with e-commerce platforms such as Shopify, Magento, Commerce Cloud, and Demandware.
  • Marine Repair Services-Container Maintenance Corporation (MRS-CMC) introduced a loaded container storage solution at 18 depot locations throughout the Southeast, Mid-South, and Gulf regions to provide shippers additional space to store loaded containers. MRS-CMC depots in Charleston, South Carolina; Greer, South Carolina; Houston, Texas; Memphis, Tennessee; and Savannah, Georgia, feature new load lift equipment. Two additional Savannah locations will open in the first half of 2022.

Products

  • BEUMER Group's new pouch system is designed to streamline reverse logistics operations. With a capacity of more than 10,000 items per hour, the BG Pouch System buffers, sorts, and sequences single items to limit manual item touches and automate returns and order handling processes.
  • PowerStak stackers from Presto ECOA meet a range of load transporting and stacking requirements. PowerStak units are equipped with powered drive, allowing operators to move palletized loads over long distances in warehouses and distribution centers, manufacturing and assembly work cells, different types of loading docks, and big-box retail and home improvement centers.
  • Brother Mobile Solutions introduced two models to its line of RuggedJet mobile label and receipt printers. The new RJ-3200 models—the 3-inch RJ-3230BL and RJ-3250WBL thermal printers—feature a microprocessor that provides users with connectivity options, such as Bluetooth, WiFi, and AirPrint, and a longer-lasting lithium-ion battery.
  • ORBIS Corporation added a StakPak Plus container to its suite of offerings to accommodate unique-shaped parts commonly found in the automotive supply chain. Available in 32-inch x 15-inch and 24-inch x 15-inch footprints, StakPak Plus totes feature a permanent collar that adds height and internal volume.
  • The Edge Stacker from the Raymond Corporation is a motorized, lithium-ion stacker with a 2,600-pound capacity. Designed for light-duty applications, the Edge Stacker offers high maneuverability with the capability to lift loads as high as 140 inches. It features adjustable base legs to suit multiple pallet sizes and aisle widths.

Technology

  • Overhaul, a supply chain visibility solution, now offers its real-time visibility and risk management SaaS platform across Microsoft Azure cloud services. Organizations can build supply chain resilience within Azure's ecosystem of partners and alliances across industries such as retail, manufacturing, and healthcare.
  • Nulogy, a provider of supply chain collaboration solutions, and Vantree Systems, a provider of automated EDI solutions for supply chain operations, launched a partnership to accelerate data automation for contract suppliers. Nulogy-enabled supply chain facilities can leverage data integrations to help trading partners—such as contract manufacturers and co-packers—communicate and interact quickly.
  • Shippers with multiple ERP systems can integrate them more easily with Open Message Systems Interface (OMSI) from IntelliTrans. The solution provides visibility from a purchase order number—as well as other reference numbers and information—across modes.
  • Commerce automation platform Linnworks launched an integration with eBay Fulfillment by Orange Connex (eF), which gives Linnworks customers visibility of their eBay Fulfillment activity, while tracking orders and inventory levels. The integration offers sellers end-to-end management of customer inventory, and provides order fulfillment services, including same-day handling and late cut-off times.





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