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Q&A | Helping OEMs Love Their Supply Chain

We sat down with David Schultz, NewStream's business development manager, recently to discuss the process for onboarding new customers, their concerns, NewStream's value adds, and how we help original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) love their supply chain

Sep 24, 2021 1:39 PM Sara Kaderly
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What is the Difference Between a Warehouse and a Distribution Center?

While warehouses and distribution centers may appear similar from the outside, and the terms are frequently used interchangeably when discussing logistics and supply chain management, they operate very differently on the inside. Each is intended to handle distinct objectives, tasks, and responsibilities. It is critical to understand the differences between warehouses and distribution centers to select the best logistics and supply chain solution for your company's needs and achieve your inventory turnover goals. 

Aug 24, 2021 8:45 PM Ha Beavers
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How Does Just-In-Time Delivery Work for Ecommerce?

E-commerce, also known as online retail, has changed the way consumers shop. Despite accounting for just over 13% of global retail sales, e-commerce generated an estimate of $215 billion in the United States. Retail has seen substantial changes because of technological advancements, which have had an impact on e-commerce. As businesses have attempted to accommodate unpredictable fluctuations in supply and demand, such changes have come with the complexity of inventory management connected with e-commerce. Many online retailers have adopted Just-In-Time delivery to optimize inventory management and ensure customer satisfaction.

Aug 17, 2021 5:57 PM Ha Beavers
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Contract Warehousing

You have outgrown your current warehousing situation, or you do not have the financial capacity to build a warehouse, what do you do now? If you are looking to rent out new warehousing space, contract warehousing services may be the solution that you are looking for. Whether your needs include extra space to store goods or a full-time facility crew to distribute your product, contract warehousing can do it all. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of contract warehousing.

Jul 7, 2021 1:24 PM Jacob Harris
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Building a Warehouse Vs Outsourcing

Business today is growing. Whether it be a one-person operation out of a garage or a multi-million-dollar operation, businesses will always have the need to expand their inventory. As a supply chain strategy, businesses will choose either to build or add on to warehousing to increase storage capacity or to outsource their warehousing and distribution to a third-party logistics provider (3PL).Which is the best option for your company? the pros and cons of building or expanding a new warehouse compared to outsourcing.

Jun 16, 2021 3:42 PM Jacob Harris
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