Category Archive: Warehouse

What Services Are Provided With Warehouse Inventory Management?

Workers Checking Goods On Belt In Distribution WarehouseInventory management involves the maintenance of inventory or supply, while simultaneously managing the flow from an existing inventory. Because inventory management can be very time-consuming and because accuracy is crucial, many companies choose to hire a third-party logistics team to provide inventory management. Here is an overview detailing some of the services provided.

  • Keep Track Of Your Products

    Lot coding and production code tracking means that you will always know where your inventory is. Companies like Bonded Service will also

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3 Benefits Of Using An OSHA Certified Warehouse

Warehouse Manager Instructing WorkerIn the United States, more than 145,000 people work in warehouse establishments. Employment safety is a vital factor in throughput centers. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), warehousing establishments must meet rigid safety standards to protect the safety of the people who work there. As a seller, OSHA certified warehouses do have some advantages.

  1. Employee Productivity

    In compliance with OSHA warehousing guidelines, all newly-hired employees have to receive training in general ergonomics, as well as

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Tips for Choosing the Right Public Warehouse for Your Inventory Needs

If you’re looking for a public warehouse, whatever the reason, there are a number of important factors to consider. Here are some tips to help you find one that’s right for you.

  1. Location Analysis

    The first thing to do is to analyze the location. One of the main advantages of using a public warehouse is that it does not confine you to a single geographic location as using your own facility would. Make a visit to the facility and

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What Is a Bonded Warehouse?

A bonded warehouse is a secure facility that is used for the storage of dutiable merchandise. When the bonded warehouse is a privately managed enterprise, a customs bond must be posted with the government. Once the goods have been placed in the warehouse, both the importer and the warehouse owner incur liability for the merchandise under that bond until the merchandise is:

A Bonded Warehouse

  • exported
  • destroyed under Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) supervision
  • withdrawn to an aircraft or vessel in international traffic
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3 Things You Should Know About Warehouse Agreements

Warehousing AgreementPublic warehouses usually work under an agreement that outlines specific services and rates for an allocated time frame. The time frame will vary depending on the type of warehouse you choose; most allow you to go month-to-month, though there are others who require a longer commitment. Here are three things you should consider before signing a warehouse agreement.

Storage Period and Charges

The storage period and charges should be agreed up front and will not change for the extent of … (Read more)