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Nexus Hires New General Manager

Lindsay PorthMonday, Oct 10, 2016

Dear Nexus Customers:

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Topics: warehousing, Logistics, Hiring

Chicago Warehouse Vacancy Rates over 2% Lower Than National Average

Lindsay PorthMonday, Jan 18, 2016

Empty warehouses are becoming even more rare.

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Topics: warehousing, Logistics, chicago warehousing

Now Hiring Local Chicago Drivers

Lindsay PorthSaturday, Nov 21, 2015

 

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Exploring Your 3PL Storage Options: Part 3

Lindsay PorthSaturday, Oct 24, 2015


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Topics: warehousing

Exploring Your Storage Options: Part 2

Lindsay PorthTuesday, Oct 06, 2015

As markets continue to shift, manufacturers and logistics professionals are taking stock of their options.  Many are wondering if their current warehouse has sufficient space to support their growth.  In this series we will dive into three basic storage options and help you determine the best type of contract for your unique business.

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Topics: warehousing

Exploring Your 3PL Storage Options: Part 1

Lindsay PorthFriday, Sep 25, 2015

As vacancy rates plummet many shippers are analyzing the roles of their current providers and the security of their space.  The biggest question on everyone’s mind seems to be “Will there be enough space for me?”.  In our new 3 part series we will dive into three basic storage options and help you determine the best type of contract for your unique business

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Topics: warehousing

Supply Chain Management Tips: Establishing Metrics

Lindsay PorthMonday, Aug 17, 2015

Establishing metrics might be one of the best efforts you can make in improving your supply chain management. Metrics will not only show strengths and weaknesses but can provide a roadmap to operations excellence.

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Topics: warehousing

How To Build Inventory When Warehouse Vacancy Rates Are Down

Lindsay PorthWednesday, Jul 22, 2015

If you are on the hunt for quality warehouse space in Chicago, you may be coming up empty handed. Many shippers, retailersand manufacturers are continuing to struggle with finding vacant distribution space, especially at the right price.

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Topics: warehousing

How To Leverage 3PL Relationship

Lindsay PorthWednesday, Jul 01, 2015

 

In the beginning, logistics companies were rooted in building solutions.  Solutions to problems manufacturers and shippers needed to outsource.  These solutions were often transactional, operational and seasonal. The life span of the relationship between the 3PL and the shipper was short.  As the industry matured, shippers reveled in the benefits of strategic relationships and skilled workforces. These forces dedicated themselves to continuous improvement and gained expertise through a familiarity with the product.   Customers began to enjoy the security of this expertise and its resulting increased market share.  

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Topics: warehousing

5 Keys to Successful Chicago Warehousing

Lindsay PorthThursday, Jun 25, 2015

Selecting the right warehouse and logistics provider is of the utmost importance when looking to relocate your supply chain. At Nexus we are commited to making your transition as smooth as possible. We've put our heads together and come up with the top 5 keys to successful warehousing in Chicago, IL.

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Topics: rail, Logistics, chicago warehousing

CHICAGOLAND SPACE AVAILABLE

Affordable seasonal and short-term WERC certified storage solutions available in the Chicagoland area at our Bedford Park, IL NexusHub.  Exclusive, secure access to the Chicago Land Bridge and Nexus processes expertly designed to save you time and money.  Click here to request a free rate quote, or connect with Lindsay Porth at 708-417-2989.