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Reason to Outsource #1: Internal Inventory Management Can Be Costly One of the main reasons for outsourcing your inventory management is that having inventory sitting in your warehouse can be a drain on cash. According to a recent post on LinkedIn, “Warehouse and distribution activities typically represent 25-35% percent of overall logistics costs for businesses. […]

The Port of Houston continues to gain market share at the expense of West Coast ports, as the port’s percentage of total U.S. TEU volumes increased from 4.6 percent to 5.2 percent, according to investment management firm JLL. The West Coast still handles 53.8 percent of the total U.S. TEUs, although the gap between each […]

By Kellie Lynch WDS is now incorporating bulk liquid transloading into its scope of logistics services.  Transferring bulk liquid between a wide range of units, including ISO tanks, FlexiTanks, rail cars, and packaged units is now easy and affordable with our new rail sided transloading services.  If you are unfamiliar with transloading, it is the […]

Additional shipping services and strong economy build momentum for Savannah By Kellie Lynch May 2017 was an all-time record month for container volume for The Georgia Ports Authority, which handled 350,104 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), an 11.68 % increase compared to the same month a year ago, or 35,619 additional TEUs. The increase was spurred […]

FEATURED IN:   CLEVELAND, OH – May 24, 2017 – World Distribution Services (WDS) is pleased to announce the relocation of its larger and newly built warehousing and distribution facility in Savannah, GA, close to the Gateway of American Commerce, the Port of Savannah. The state-of-the-art 150,000 square-foot facility, with contiguous expansion space, is now […]

Southeast ports continue to grow, attracting BCOs By Kellie Lynch For the first time ever, Savannah is beating the Port of New York and New Jersey (PONYNJ) for weekly trans-Pacific alliance services.  Despite the alliances shrinking from four to three, Savannah has gained weekly services – increasing its number from 18 to 22 since April […]