Memphis wins. Well, at least when it comes to warehouse space, warehousing services, third party logistics, and other logistical advantages. Memphis has everyone else beat. Why else would FedEx’s world headquarters be here? From Memphis, you can get freight and parcels to 80% of the US population in 48 hours or less with standard service. You can also get expedited service to the continental US the next morning. We have mild weather, so we don’..
We offer a variety of warehousing services on top of the standard services like storage, handling, and order fulfillment. Additionally, we offer returns processing, pick and pack, cross-docking, staging, freight consolidation, break bulk, package assembly, kitting, delivery coordination, repacking, custom labeling, and a host of others that we accommodate on demand. Because we are located in Memphis, Tennessee we offer a logistical advantage ot..
Recently, we got a request and added a CCTV system to begin offering round-the-clock inventory monitoring via the Internet. So, in addition to knowing your goods are in the care of professional warehousemen, you can also get on your computer or smart phone and look at them anytime you want to, if looking at things sitting in a warehouse is your thing. This kind of continual improvement allows us to offer a broad range of value added services in..
Many carriers utilize our warehouse here in Memphis for freight consolidation. If you don’t know what that is, it’s a relatively simple thing. One or several trucks will pick up pieces of LTL freight and consolidate a whole load over a period of days and then load and move the entire load once all the smaller pieces have been collected. We also provide this service for other customers who need a place to ship parcel goods from many vendors and ..
We believe it’s important to generate as little waste as possible with our public warehouse operation here in Memphis, Tennessee, so we try and recycle as much of our generated waste as possible. We have managed to recycle nearly 100% of our corrugated cardboard waste. Currently we service all the rest of our waste for our 65,000 square foot warehouse with one small four yard dumpster. If you need a green partner for your warehousing, pick and ..
Accuracy in order fulfillment and shipping is a top concern for us, and for companies of all sizes who use third party logistics services. In addition to the geographical advantages Memphis offers for warehousing, cross-docking, and other services, we here at Alert Terminal Warehouse pride ourselves on achieving nearly perfect order accuracy every day for every customer. Since we’re a third-generation family owned business, we all have a solid ..
Recently UPS and FedEx both have switched to dimensional weight pricing when it comes to shipping parcels. It sounds more complicated than it is, but to sum it up: companies are apparently more likely to ship twenty-five 2 pound boxes rather than one well-packed fifty pound box, which tends to take up more room on the delivery truck, so they are charging more for the space a package takes up relative to its weight. Now, if you’re like our custo..