We get lots of requests for cross-docking and short-term storage, and since Memphis, Tennessee is the distribution capital of the US, our warehouse sees a lot of freight coming and going. We offer no appointment cross-docking at competitive rates with available night and weekend service to help companies and independent agents get the maximum benefit out of their trucks and trailers. Usually with our cross-docking service, pallets of goods are ..
This article highlights why we are such sticklers for process when it comes to shipping our customers’ freight. A lot of freight from a lot of warehouses leaves Memphis everyday and we do our best to make sure our customers don’t fall victim to this kind of theft. We’ve made a few truck drivers mad when we wouldn’t release freight without the proper id and info from them, but that’s the price you pay when you insist on doing things the right wa..
I came across this article in a membership newsletter from the IWLA. This seems like it could have some interesting impacts on logistics and warehousing, and even though Memphis doesn’t have a deep water port, we are the distribution capital of the US. More and faster freight will likely mean more storage and distribution for public warehouses like us in Memphis. Read the article here.
Recently we’ve been doing a little research into frozen storage. Being a smaller public warehouse here in Memphis, TN, we’re trying to gauge the demand and availability of frozen storage for smaller accounts our size. Ideally, we’d love to be able to offer refrigerated storage and frozen storage immediately, but it’s hard to gauge just how much these services are needed. Currently, there is one large provider of frozen storage here in Memphis, ..
We’ve been in the warehousing business in Memphis, TN for a long time. We opened our first warehouse here in 1948, though we’ve moved to a different part of the city since then. Warehousing has been around for a lot longer than that, though.
Here’s an interesting entry describing warehouses in ancient Rome:
Here’s an interesting story about an ancient Egyptian warehouse, discovered fairly recently:
Among the various warehousing services like order fulfillment, kitting, light assembly, and repacking, we also offer cross-docking and trans-loading services. Our location here in Memphis, TN makes us an ideal location for third-party logistics services like load consolidation and short-term storage for freight going just about anywhere. A number of our cross-docking customers use our warehouse facilities to drop off partial loads from many dif..
FedEx, based right here in Memphis, TN, has recently added a new tool that will allow residential customers to schedule and reroute deliveries. I think we have been frustrated with shipping at one time or another when we’ve missed a package due to not being home to sign for it. Their new tool is designed to alleviate that frustration. This will also help companies like us who do order fulfillment because sometimes deal with customer dissatisfac..
In addition to our order fulfillment, cross-docking, storage, and light assembly services, we have also taken on returns processing. For most returns processing accounts, we simply charge an hourly rate and process inventory as it comes in, accounting for item numbers, descriptions, and quantities. Our customers have realized the logistical advantage of utilizing our location in Memphis, TN due to our central location and short transit times f..