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What Is Contract Warehousing?

Contract warehousing is an arrangement in which a partner warehouse agrees to receive, store and ship goods for a client. The contract dictates the terms of service and length of the agreement. The time-frame can vary from months to years and the fee structure can be fixed cost, costs-plus or a combination of the two. Contract warehousing agreements can provide for various other services including handling, packaging, shipping and inventory management. 

Oct 18, 2019 12:17:00 PM NewStream Enterprises

How to Determine How Much Warehousing Space You Need from Partners

Do you need warehouse space? Every company’s storage and distribution requirements are different and determining how much warehouse space you need from your partners can be difficult. Since one of your main goals in finding a warehouse partner should be cost containment, it’s important that you get the right amount of space without overpaying. Reducing your costs when outsourcing your warehousing needs can increase profitability and pave the way for future growth. 

Oct 16, 2019 10:00:00 AM NewStream Enterprises

What Is Pick and Pack Warehousing?

Pick and pack warehousing is the process in which fulfillment centers choose products from shipments and re-package them for distribution. When shipments are received by the warehouse, items are stored and entered into an inventory management system for tracking and accountability. Picking refers to selecting the right quantities of products from warehouse storage. Packing, on the other hand, happens when those products are placed in shipping boxes with appropriate packaging materials, labeled, documented and shipped. 

Sep 29, 2019 1:19:42 PM NewStream Enterprises

How To Manage Warehouse Overflow

If your company has reached its warehouse storage capacity, you’re likely taking a productivity hit. Crowded or unorganized aisles significantly impacts warehouse efficiency, which can cause your operations to back up and adversely affect your bottom line. 

Sep 26, 2019 3:53:44 PM NewStream Enterprises

7 Benefits to Outsourcing Warehousing & Distribution

Thinking about outsourcing your warehousing and distribution? It's a big step, but one through which your business will see big gains. Here are some reasons why outsourcing can be a cost-saving answer to your supply chain concerns.

May 1, 2019 2:02:40 PM NewStream Enterprises